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 1.150.16

वृकोदरबलो नान्यो न भूतो न भविष्यति ।
योऽभ्युदीयाद्युधि श्रेष्ठमपि वज्रधरं स्वयम् ॥ १६ ॥

vṛkodarabalo nānyo na bhūto na bhaviṣyati |
yo'bhyudīyādyudhi śreṣṭhamapi vajradharaṃ svayam || 16 ||

Note! This is not a direct translation of the verse, but merely an approximate preview.

...which is inevitable. Wife, son, and daughter, all these are sought for one’s own self. As you are possessed of a good understanding, kill you your sorrows. I will myself go there. This...

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

Vrikodara, Bala, Bhuta, Bhutas, Bhavishyat, Yah, Adyu, Dha, Shreshtha, Api, Vajradhara, Svayam,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.150.16). 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: “vṛkodarabalo nānyo na bhūto na bhaviṣyati
  • vṛkodara -
  • vṛkodara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • balo* -
  • bala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • nānyo -
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhūto* -
  • bhūtas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    bhūta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhaviṣyati -
  • bhaviṣyat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bhaviṣyat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    bhū (verb class 1)
    [future active third single]
  • Line 2: “yo'bhyudīyādyudhi śreṣṭhamapi vajradharaṃ svayam
  • yo' -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    yu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • abhyud -
  • abhyud (Preverb)
  • īyā -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [optative middle first single]
  • adyu -
  • adyu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    adyu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    adyu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • dhi -
  • dhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    dhī (noun, feminine)
    dhā (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • śreṣṭham -
  • śreṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śreṣṭha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śreṣṭhā (noun, feminine)
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • vajradharam -
  • vajradhara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vajradhara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vajradharā (noun, feminine)
  • svayam -
  • svayam (indeclinable)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.150.16

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 1.150.16 in Kannada sript:
ವೃಕೋದರಬಲೋ ನಾನ್ಯೋ ನ ಭೂತೋ ನ ಭವಿಷ್ಯತಿ ।
ಯೋಽಭ್ಯುದೀಯಾದ್ಯುಧಿ ಶ್ರೇಷ್ಠಮಪಿ ವಜ್ರಧರಂ ಸ್ವಯಮ್ ॥ ೧೬ ॥

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 1.150.16 in Bengali sript:
বৃকোদরবলো নান্যো ন ভূতো ন ভবিষ্যতি ।
যোঽভ্যুদীযাদ্যুধি শ্রেষ্ঠমপি বজ্রধরং স্বযম্ ॥ ১৬ ॥

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 1.150.16 in Gujarati sript:
વૃકોદરબલો નાન્યો ન ભૂતો ન ભવિષ્યતિ ।
યોઽભ્યુદીયાદ્યુધિ શ્રેષ્ઠમપિ વજ્રધરં સ્વયમ્ ॥ ૧૬ ॥

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 1.150.16 in Malayalam sript:
വൃകോദരബലോ നാന്യോ ന ഭൂതോ ന ഭവിഷ്യതി ।
യോഽഭ്യുദീയാദ്യുധി ശ്രേഷ്ഠമപി വജ്രധരം സ്വയമ് ॥ ൧൬ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 1.150.16 in Telugu sript:
వృకోదరబలో నాన్యో న భూతో న భవిష్యతి ।
యోఽభ్యుదీయాద్యుధి శ్రేష్ఠమపి వజ్రధరం స్వయమ్ ॥ ౧౬ ॥

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