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 1.125.24

गव्ये विषाणकोशे च चले रज्ज्ववलम्बिते ।
निचखान महावीर्यः सायकानेकविंशतिम् ॥ २४ ॥

gavye viṣāṇakośe ca cale rajjvavalambite |
nicakhāna mahāvīryaḥ sāyakānekaviṃśatim || 24 ||

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...seemed to laugh on account of the rows of white cranes that were then on the wing. And seeing Indra thus viewing the arena from affection (for his son), the sun too dispersed the clouds...

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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 (1.125.24). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Gavya, Vishanakosha, Cala, Cali, Rajjvavalambin, Tad, Yushmad, Cakhana, Mahavirya, Sayaka, Ekavimshati,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.125.24). 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: “gavye viṣāṇakośe ca cale rajjvavalambite
  • gavye -
  • gavya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    gavya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    gavyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    gu -> gavya (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √gu class 1 verb], [locative single from √gu class 6 verb]
    gu -> gavya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √gu class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √gu class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √gu class 1 verb], [locative single from √gu class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √gu class 6 verb], [vocative dual from √gu class 6 verb], [accusative dual from √gu class 6 verb], [locative single from √gu class 6 verb]
    gu -> gavyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √gu class 1 verb], [vocative single from √gu class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √gu class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √gu class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √gu class 6 verb], [vocative single from √gu class 6 verb], [vocative dual from √gu class 6 verb], [accusative dual from √gu class 6 verb]
  • viṣāṇakośe -
  • viṣāṇakośa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • cale -
  • cala (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    cala (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    calā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    cali (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • rajjvavalambi -
  • rajjvavalambin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    rajjvavalambin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • 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]
  • Line 2: “nicakhāna mahāvīryaḥ sāyakānekaviṃśatim
  • ni -
  • ni (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ni (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ni (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    ni (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • cakhāna -
  • khai -> cakhāna (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √khai class 1 verb]
    khai -> cakhāna (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √khai class 1 verb]
    khan (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • mahāvīryaḥ -
  • mahāvīrya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sāyakān -
  • sāyaka (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • ekaviṃśatim -
  • ekaviṃśati (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.125.24

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 1.125.24 in Kannada sript:
ಗವ್ಯೇ ವಿಷಾಣಕೋಶೇ ಚ ಚಲೇ ರಜ್ಜ್ವವಲಮ್ಬಿತೇ ।
ನಿಚಖಾನ ಮಹಾವೀರ್ಯಃ ಸಾಯಕಾನೇಕವಿಂಶತಿಮ್ ॥ ೨೪ ॥

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 1.125.24 in Bengali sript:
গব্যে বিষাণকোশে চ চলে রজ্জ্ববলম্বিতে ।
নিচখান মহাবীর্যঃ সাযকানেকবিংশতিম্ ॥ ২৪ ॥

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 1.125.24 in Gujarati sript:
ગવ્યે વિષાણકોશે ચ ચલે રજ્જ્વવલમ્બિતે ।
નિચખાન મહાવીર્યઃ સાયકાનેકવિંશતિમ્ ॥ ૨૪ ॥

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 1.125.24 in Malayalam sript:
ഗവ്യേ വിഷാണകോശേ ച ചലേ രജ്ജ്വവലമ്ബിതേ ।
നിചഖാന മഹാവീര്യഃ സായകാനേകവിംശതിമ് ॥ ൨൪ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 1.125.24 in Telugu sript:
గవ్యే విషాణకోశే చ చలే రజ్జ్వవలమ్బితే ।
నిచఖాన మహావీర్యః సాయకానేకవింశతిమ్ ॥ ౨౪ ॥

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