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 1.128.15

माकन्दीमथ गङ्गायास्तीरे जनपदायुताम् ।
सोऽध्यावसद्दीनमनाः काम्पिल्यं च पुरोत्तमम् ।
दक्षिणांश्चैव पाञ्चालान्यावच्चर्मण्वती नदी ॥ १५ ॥

mākandīmatha gaṅgāyāstīre janapadāyutām |
so'dhyāvasaddīnamanāḥ kāmpilyaṃ ca purottamam |
dakṣiṇāṃścaiva pāñcālānyāvaccarmaṇvatī nadī || 15 ||

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

...said this, he smiled a little and again said, 'Fear not for your life, brave king! We, Brahmanas, are ever forgiving. And, O bull among Kshatriyas, my affection and love for you...

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

Makandi, Atha, Ganga, Tira, Janapadayuta, Sah, Adhi, Asat, Dinamanas, Kampilya, Purottama, Dakshina, Pancala, Avat, Carmanvat, Carmanvati, Nadi, Nadin,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.128.15). 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: “mākandīmatha gaṅgāyāstīre janapadāyutām
  • mākandīm -
  • mākandī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • atha -
  • atha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • gaṅgāyās -
  • gaṅgā (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • tīre -
  • tīra (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    tīra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • janapadāyutām -
  • janapadāyutā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “so'dhyāvasaddīnamanāḥ kāmpilyaṃ ca purottamam
  • so' -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    so (noun, feminine)
    [compound]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • adhyāva -
  • adhī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    dhyā (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • asad -
  • asat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    asat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    sas (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • dīnamanāḥ -
  • dīnamanas (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kāmpilyam -
  • kāmpilya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kāmpilya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kāmpilyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • purottamam -
  • purottama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    purottama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 3: “dakṣiṇāṃścaiva pāñcālānyāvaccarmaṇvatī nadī
  • dakṣiṇāṃś -
  • dakṣiṇa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • pāñcālānyā -
  • pāñcāla (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • āvac -
  • āvat (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    av (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active third single]
    u (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • carmaṇvatī -
  • carmaṇvatī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    carmaṇvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • nadī -
  • nadī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    nadi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    nadi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    nadin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.128.15

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 1.128.15 in Kannada sript:
ಮಾಕನ್ದೀಮಥ ಗಙ್ಗಾಯಾಸ್ತೀರೇ ಜನಪದಾಯುತಾಮ್ ।
ಸೋಽಧ್ಯಾವಸದ್ದೀನಮನಾಃ ಕಾಮ್ಪಿಲ್ಯಂ ಚ ಪುರೋತ್ತಮಮ್ ।
ದಕ್ಷಿಣಾಂಶ್ಚೈವ ಪಾಞ್ಚಾಲಾನ್ಯಾವಚ್ಚರ್ಮಣ್ವತೀ ನದೀ ॥ ೧೫ ॥

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 1.128.15 in Bengali sript:
মাকন্দীমথ গঙ্গাযাস্তীরে জনপদাযুতাম্ ।
সোঽধ্যাবসদ্দীনমনাঃ কাম্পিল্যং চ পুরোত্তমম্ ।
দক্ষিণাংশ্চৈব পাঞ্চালান্যাবচ্চর্মণ্বতী নদী ॥ ১৫ ॥

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 1.128.15 in Gujarati sript:
માકન્દીમથ ગઙ્ગાયાસ્તીરે જનપદાયુતામ્ ।
સોઽધ્યાવસદ્દીનમનાઃ કામ્પિલ્યં ચ પુરોત્તમમ્ ।
દક્ષિણાંશ્ચૈવ પાઞ્ચાલાન્યાવચ્ચર્મણ્વતી નદી ॥ ૧૫ ॥

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 1.128.15 in Malayalam sript:
മാകന്ദീമഥ ഗങ്ഗായാസ്തീരേ ജനപദായുതാമ് ।
സോഽധ്യാവസദ്ദീനമനാഃ കാമ്പില്യം ച പുരോത്തമമ് ।
ദക്ഷിണാംശ്ചൈവ പാഞ്ചാലാന്യാവച്ചര്മണ്വതീ നദീ ॥ ൧൫ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 1.128.15 in Telugu sript:
మాకన్దీమథ గఙ్గాయాస్తీరే జనపదాయుతామ్ ।
సోఽధ్యావసద్దీనమనాః కామ్పిల్యం చ పురోత్తమమ్ ।
దక్షిణాంశ్చైవ పాఞ్చాలాన్యావచ్చర్మణ్వతీ నదీ ॥ ౧౫ ॥

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