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 1.138.6

आगमंस्ते वनोद्देशमल्पमूलफलोदकम् ।
क्रूरपक्षिमृगं घोरं सायाह्ने भरतर्षभाः ॥ ६ ॥

āgamaṃste vanoddeśamalpamūlaphalodakam |
krūrapakṣimṛgaṃ ghoraṃ sāyāhne bharatarṣabhāḥ || 6 ||

Note! The following is not a direct translation of the verse, but merely an approximate preview. the Pandavas, after worshipping them with great reverence, to dwell in it with Kunti and all their friends. And place you there seats and conveyances and beds, all of the best workmanship...

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

Agama, Sti, Vanoddesha, Alpa, Mulaphala, Udaka, Krura, Pakshi, Ric, Ghoram, Ghora, Sayahan, Sayahna, Bharatarshabha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.138.6). 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: “āgamaṃste vanoddeśamalpamūlaphalodakam
  • āgamaṃ -
  • āgama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    āgama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    āgamā (noun, feminine)
  • ste -
  • sti (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [present middle third single]
  • vanoddeśam -
  • vanoddeśa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • alpa -
  • alpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    alpa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • mūlaphalo -
  • mūlaphala (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • udakam -
  • udaka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “krūrapakṣimṛgaṃ ghoraṃ sāyāhne bharatarṣabhāḥ
  • krūra -
  • krūra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    krūra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pakṣim -
  • pakṣi (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • ṛg -
  • ṛc (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • am -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    e (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • ghoram -
  • ghoram (indeclinable)
    ghora (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ghora (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ghorā (noun, feminine)
  • sāyāhne -
  • sāyāhan (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    sāyāhna (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • bharatarṣabhāḥ -
  • bharatarṣabha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.138.6

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 1.138.6 in Kannada sript:
ಆಗಮಂಸ್ತೇ ವನೋದ್ದೇಶಮಲ್ಪಮೂಲಫಲೋದಕಮ್ ।
ಕ್ರೂರಪಕ್ಷಿಮೃಗಂ ಘೋರಂ ಸಾಯಾಹ್ನೇ ಭರತರ್ಷಭಾಃ ॥ ೬ ॥

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 1.138.6 in Bengali sript:
আগমংস্তে বনোদ্দেশমল্পমূলফলোদকম্ ।
ক্রূরপক্ষিমৃগং ঘোরং সাযাহ্নে ভরতর্ষভাঃ ॥ ৬ ॥

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 1.138.6 in Gujarati sript:
આગમંસ્તે વનોદ્દેશમલ્પમૂલફલોદકમ્ ।
ક્રૂરપક્ષિમૃગં ઘોરં સાયાહ્ને ભરતર્ષભાઃ ॥ ૬ ॥

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 1.138.6 in Malayalam sript:
ആഗമംസ്തേ വനോദ്ദേശമല്പമൂലഫലോദകമ് ।
ക്രൂരപക്ഷിമൃഗം ഘോരം സായാഹ്നേ ഭരതര്ഷഭാഃ ॥ ൬ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 1.138.6 in Telugu sript:
ఆగమంస్తే వనోద్దేశమల్పమూలఫలోదకమ్ ।
క్రూరపక్షిమృగం ఘోరం సాయాహ్నే భరతర్షభాః ॥ ౬ ॥

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