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 1.128.8

एवमुक्त्वा प्रहस्यैनं निश्चित्य पुनरब्रवीत् ।
मा भैः प्राणभयाद्राजन्क्षमिणो ब्राह्मणा वयम् ॥ ८ ॥

evamuktvā prahasyainaṃ niścitya punarabravīt |
mā bhaiḥ prāṇabhayādrājankṣamiṇo brāhmaṇā vayam || 8 ||

Note! The following is not a translation of the above verse, but merely an arbitrary extract of the English text.

...Garuda seizeth a huge snake after agitating the waters of the ocean. At the sight of this, the Pancala troops ran away in all directions. "Then Dhananjaya, having thus exhibited the might...

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

Evam, Eva, Uktva, Prahasya, Aina, Nishcitya, Punar, Mas, Bha, Pranabhaya, Rajan, Rajat, Kshamin, Brahmana, Vaya, Asmad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.128.8). 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: “evamuktvā prahasyainaṃ niścitya punarabravīt
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    evam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • uktvā -
  • uktvā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    vac -> uktvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vac]
    vac -> uktvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vac]
  • prahasyai -
  • prahasya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prahasya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ainam -
  • aina (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • niścitya -
  • niścitya (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • punar -
  • punar (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    punar (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • abravīt -
  • brū (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “ bhaiḥ prāṇabhayādrājankṣamiṇo brāhmaṇā vayam
  • mā* -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    mās (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhaiḥ -
  • bha (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    bha (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • prāṇabhayād -
  • prāṇabhaya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • rājan -
  • rājan (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    rāj -> rājat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √rāj class 1 verb], [vocative single from √rāj class 1 verb]
  • kṣamiṇo* -
  • kṣamin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    kṣamin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • brāhmaṇā* -
  • brāhmaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    brāhmaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • vayam -
  • vaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vayā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative dual]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.128.8

Cover of edition (2013)

The complete Mahabharata (12 Volumes)
by Kisari Mohan Ganguly (2013)

4900 pages; [Publisher: Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.] ISBN: ‎ 812150094X or 9788121500944;

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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 1.128.8 in Kannada sript:
ಏವಮುಕ್ತ್ವಾ ಪ್ರಹಸ್ಯೈನಂ ನಿಶ್ಚಿತ್ಯ ಪುನರಬ್ರವೀತ್ ।
ಮಾ ಭೈಃ ಪ್ರಾಣಭಯಾದ್ರಾಜನ್ಕ್ಷಮಿಣೋ ಬ್ರಾಹ್ಮಣಾ ವಯಮ್ ॥ ೮ ॥

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 1.128.8 in Bengali sript:
এবমুক্ত্বা প্রহস্যৈনং নিশ্চিত্য পুনরব্রবীত্ ।
মা ভৈঃ প্রাণভযাদ্রাজন্ক্ষমিণো ব্রাহ্মণা বযম্ ॥ ৮ ॥

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 1.128.8 in Gujarati sript:
એવમુક્ત્વા પ્રહસ્યૈનં નિશ્ચિત્ય પુનરબ્રવીત્ ।
મા ભૈઃ પ્રાણભયાદ્રાજન્ક્ષમિણો બ્રાહ્મણા વયમ્ ॥ ૮ ॥

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 1.128.8 in Malayalam sript:
ഏവമുക്ത്വാ പ്രഹസ്യൈനം നിശ്ചിത്യ പുനരബ്രവീത് ।
മാ ഭൈഃ പ്രാണഭയാദ്രാജന്ക്ഷമിണോ ബ്രാഹ്മണാ വയമ് ॥ ൮ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 1.128.8 in Telugu sript:
ఏవముక్త్వా ప్రహస్యైనం నిశ్చిత్య పునరబ్రవీత్ ।
మా భైః ప్రాణభయాద్రాజన్క్షమిణో బ్రాహ్మణా వయమ్ ॥ ౮ ॥

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