Mahabharata [sanskrit]

699,462 words | ISBN-10: 812150094X | ISBN-13: 9788121500944

The Sanskrit edition of the Mahabharata, one of the largest epic poems ever written, consisting of 100,000 metrical verses. Consisting of 18 books, the Mahabharata details the history and legends concerning ancient India (Bharata), including a major battle campaign involving the Kauravas and the Pandavas, also known as the Kurukshetra War. This portion also contains the Bhagavad-Gita. Alternative titles: Mahābhārata (महाभारत).

Verse 1.124.3

राजन्संप्राप्तविद्यास्ते कुमराः कुरुसत्तम ।
ते दर्शयेयुः स्वां शिक्षां राजन्ननुमते तव ॥ ३ ॥

rājansaṃprāptavidyāste kumarāḥ kurusattama |
te darśayeyuḥ svāṃ śikṣāṃ rājannanumate tava || 3 ||

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...dexterously' the princes began to hit marks with shafts engraved with their respective names. And seeing the prowess of the princes armed with bows and arrows, the spectators thought that...

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Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (1.124.3). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Rajan, Rajat, Sampraptavidya, Tad, Yushmad, Kum, Ara, Kurusattama, Sva, Shiksha, Rajanna,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.124.3). If the system was successful in segmenting the sentence, you will see of which words it is made up of, generally consisting of Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Participles and Indeclinables. Click on the link to show all possible derivations of the word.

  • Line 1: “rājansaṃprāptavidyāste kumarāḥ kurusattama
  • rājan -
  • rājan (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    rāj -> rājat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √rāj class 1 verb], [vocative single from √rāj class 1 verb]
  • samprāptavidyās -
  • samprāptavidya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    samprāptavidyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • kum -
  • kum (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ku (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • arāḥ -
  • ara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    arā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active second single]
    rās (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active second single]
  • kurusattama -
  • kurusattama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “te darśayeyuḥ svāṃ śikṣāṃ rājannanumate tava
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • darśayeyuḥ -
  • dṛś (verb class 0)
    [optative active third plural]
  • svām -
  • svā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • śikṣām -
  • śikṣā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • rājanna -
  • rājanna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rājanna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • num -
  • nu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • ate -
  • tava -
  • yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.124.3

Cover of edition (2003)

The Mahabharata in Kannada (Set of 32 Volumes)
by Bharatha Darshana Bangalore (2003)

ಶ್ರೇಮಹಭಾರತ [ಮಹಾಭಾರತ]; 13907 pages;

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Preview of verse 1.124.3 in Kannada sript:
ರಾಜನ್ಸಂಪ್ರಾಪ್ತವಿದ್ಯಾಸ್ತೇ ಕುಮರಾಃ ಕುರುಸತ್ತಮ ।
ತೇ ದರ್ಶಯೇಯುಃ ಸ್ವಾಂ ಶಿಕ್ಷಾಂ ರಾಜನ್ನನುಮತೇ ತವ ॥ ೩ ॥

Cover of edition (2008)

The Complete Mahabharata (9 volumes)
by M. N. Dutt (2008)

6415 pages; Sanskrit Text with English Translation; [Edited By: Dr. Ishwar Chandra Sharma & Dr. O.N. Bimali] [Publisher: Parimal Publication Pvt. Ltd.]

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Cover of edition (2017)

Mahabharata (Hindi Translation, Six Volumes)
by Sahityacharya Pandit Ramnarayandutt Shastri Pandey "Ram" (2017)

7350 pages; [महाभारत] [Publisher: Gita Press, Gorakhpur] 44 Color and Black/white illustrations.

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Cover of Bengali edition

The Mahabharata in Bengali (Two Volumes)
by Akshay Library, Kolkata (2019)

3049 pages; [মহাভারত] [মহার্ষী বদভ্যাস (Maharishi Vedvyas)]

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Preview of verse 1.124.3 in Bengali sript:
রাজন্সংপ্রাপ্তবিদ্যাস্তে কুমরাঃ কুরুসত্তম ।
তে দর্শযেযুঃ স্বাং শিক্ষাং রাজন্ননুমতে তব ॥ ৩ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

Mahabharat in Gujarati (20 Volumes)
by Dinkar Joshi (દિનકર જોશી) (2010)

14252 pages; [મહાભારત] [Publisher: Pravin Prakashan Pvt. Ltd, Rajkot]

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Preview of verse 1.124.3 in Gujarati sript:
રાજન્સંપ્રાપ્તવિદ્યાસ્તે કુમરાઃ કુરુસત્તમ ।
તે દર્શયેયુઃ સ્વાં શિક્ષાં રાજન્નનુમતે તવ ॥ ૩ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

Shri Mahabharatam in Malayalam (2 volumes)
by Swami Mridananda (2018)

1681 pages; [Publisher: Ramakrishna Math, Thrissur]

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Preview of verse 1.124.3 in Malayalam sript:
രാജന്സംപ്രാപ്തവിദ്യാസ്തേ കുമരാഃ കുരുസത്തമ ।
തേ ദര്ശയേയുഃ സ്വാം ശിക്ഷാം രാജന്നനുമതേ തവ ॥ ൩ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

Mahabharata in Telugu (7 Volumes)
by Gita Press, Gorakhpur (2018)

7248pages

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Preview of verse 1.124.3 in Telugu sript:
రాజన్సంప్రాప్తవిద్యాస్తే కుమరాః కురుసత్తమ ।
తే దర్శయేయుః స్వాం శిక్షాం రాజన్ననుమతే తవ ॥ ౩ ॥

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