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 1.134.8

अर्चिताश्च नरैः पौरैः पाण्डवा भरतर्षभाः ।
जग्मुरावसथं पश्चात्पुरोचनपुरस्कृताः ॥ ८ ॥

arcitāśca naraiḥ pauraiḥ pāṇḍavā bharatarṣabhāḥ |
jagmurāvasathaṃ paścātpurocanapuraskṛtāḥ || 8 ||

Note! The following is not a direct translation of the verse, but merely an approximate preview. must grapple with it courageously. He who trusts in a foe who has been brought under subjection by force, summons his own death as a crab by her act of conception. You should always...

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

Arcita, Nara, Paura, Pandava, Bharatarshabha, Avasatha, Pashcat, Pashca, Purocana, Puraskrita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.134.8). 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: “arcitāśca naraiḥ pauraiḥ pāṇḍavā bharatarṣabhāḥ
  • arcitāś -
  • arcita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    arcitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    ṛc -> arcita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √ṛc], [vocative plural from √ṛc]
    ṛc -> arcitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √ṛc], [vocative plural from √ṛc], [accusative plural from √ṛc]
    ṛc -> arcita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √ṛc], [vocative plural from √ṛc]
    ṛc -> arcitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √ṛc], [vocative plural from √ṛc], [accusative plural from √ṛc]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • naraiḥ -
  • nara (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    nara (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • pauraiḥ -
  • paura (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    paura (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • pāṇḍavā* -
  • pāṇḍava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • bharatarṣabhāḥ -
  • bharatarṣabha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • Line 2: “jagmurāvasathaṃ paścātpurocanapuraskṛtāḥ
  • jagmur -
  • gam (verb class 1)
    [perfect active third plural]
    gam (verb class 2)
    [perfect active third plural]
    gam (verb class 3)
    [perfect active third plural]
  • āvasatham -
  • āvasatha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • paścāt -
  • paścāt (indeclinable)
    paśca (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    paśca (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • purocana -
  • purocana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • puraskṛtāḥ -
  • puraskṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    puraskṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.134.8

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 1.134.8 in Kannada sript:
ಅರ್ಚಿತಾಶ್ಚ ನರೈಃ ಪೌರೈಃ ಪಾಣ್ಡವಾ ಭರತರ್ಷಭಾಃ ।
ಜಗ್ಮುರಾವಸಥಂ ಪಶ್ಚಾತ್ಪುರೋಚನಪುರಸ್ಕೃತಾಃ ॥ 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 1.134.8 in Bengali sript:
অর্চিতাশ্চ নরৈঃ পৌরৈঃ পাণ্ডবা ভরতর্ষভাঃ ।
জগ্মুরাবসথং পশ্চাত্পুরোচনপুরস্কৃতাঃ ॥ 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 1.134.8 in Gujarati sript:
અર્ચિતાશ્ચ નરૈઃ પૌરૈઃ પાણ્ડવા ભરતર્ષભાઃ ।
જગ્મુરાવસથં પશ્ચાત્પુરોચનપુરસ્કૃતાઃ ॥ 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 1.134.8 in Malayalam sript:
അര്ചിതാശ്ച നരൈഃ പൌരൈഃ പാണ്ഡവാ ഭരതര്ഷഭാഃ ।
ജഗ്മുരാവസഥം പശ്ചാത്പുരോചനപുരസ്കൃതാഃ ॥ ൮ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 1.134.8 in Telugu sript:
అర్చితాశ్చ నరైః పౌరైః పాణ్డవా భరతర్షభాః ।
జగ్మురావసథం పశ్చాత్పురోచనపురస్కృతాః ॥ ౮ ॥

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