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 1.187.19

गृह्णातु विधिवत्पाणिमद्यैव कुरुनन्दनः ।
पुण्येऽहनि महाबाहुरर्जुनः कुरुतां क्षणम् ॥ १९ ॥

gṛhṇātu vidhivatpāṇimadyaiva kurunandanaḥ |
puṇye'hani mahābāhurarjunaḥ kurutāṃ kṣaṇam || 19 ||

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...themselves down for sleep, Krishna lying along the line of their feet as their nether pillow. And the bed on which they lay was made of kusa grass upon which was spread their deer-skins...

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

Vidhivat, Panimat, Kurunandana, Punya, Ahan, Mahabahu, Arjuna, Kuruta, Kshanam, Kshana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.187.19). 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: “gṛhṇātu vidhivatpāṇimadyaiva kurunandanaḥ
  • gṛhṇātu -
  • grah (verb class 9)
    [imperative active third single]
  • vidhivat -
  • vidhivat (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • pāṇimad -
  • pāṇimat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    pāṇimat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • yai -
  • (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    i (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    e (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • kurunandanaḥ -
  • kurunandana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “puṇye'hani mahābāhurarjunaḥ kurutāṃ kṣaṇam
  • puṇye' -
  • puṇya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    puṇya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    puṇyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    puṇ -> puṇya (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √puṇ class 10 verb]
    puṇ -> puṇya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √puṇ class 10 verb], [vocative dual from √puṇ class 10 verb], [accusative dual from √puṇ class 10 verb], [locative single from √puṇ class 10 verb]
    puṇ -> puṇyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √puṇ class 10 verb], [vocative single from √puṇ class 10 verb], [vocative dual from √puṇ class 10 verb], [accusative dual from √puṇ class 10 verb]
    puṇ (verb class 6)
    [present passive first single]
  • ahani -
  • ahan (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • mahābāhur -
  • mahābāhu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    mahābāhu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • arjunaḥ -
  • arjuna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kurutām -
  • kurutā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [imperative active third dual], [imperative middle third single]
  • kṣaṇam -
  • kṣaṇam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kṣaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.187.19

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 1.187.19 in Kannada sript:
ಗೃಹ್ಣಾತು ವಿಧಿವತ್ಪಾಣಿಮದ್ಯೈವ ಕುರುನನ್ದನಃ ।
ಪುಣ್ಯೇಽಹನಿ ಮಹಾಬಾಹುರರ್ಜುನಃ ಕುರುತಾಂ ಕ್ಷಣಮ್ ॥ ೧೯ ॥

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 1.187.19 in Bengali sript:
গৃহ্ণাতু বিধিবত্পাণিমদ্যৈব কুরুনন্দনঃ ।
পুণ্যেঽহনি মহাবাহুরর্জুনঃ কুরুতাং ক্ষণম্ ॥ ১৯ ॥

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 1.187.19 in Gujarati sript:
ગૃહ્ણાતુ વિધિવત્પાણિમદ્યૈવ કુરુનન્દનઃ ।
પુણ્યેઽહનિ મહાબાહુરર્જુનઃ કુરુતાં ક્ષણમ્ ॥ ૧૯ ॥

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 1.187.19 in Malayalam sript:
ഗൃഹ്ണാതു വിധിവത്പാണിമദ്യൈവ കുരുനന്ദനഃ ।
പുണ്യേഽഹനി മഹാബാഹുരര്ജുനഃ കുരുതാം ക്ഷണമ് ॥ ൧൯ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 1.187.19 in Telugu sript:
గృహ్ణాతు విధివత్పాణిమద్యైవ కురునన్దనః ।
పుణ్యేఽహని మహాబాహురర్జునః కురుతాం క్షణమ్ ॥ ౧౯ ॥

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