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).
महेन्द्रस्यापि नेत्राणां पार्श्वतः पृष्ठतोऽग्रतः ।
रक्तान्तानां विशालानां सहस्रं सर्वतोऽभवत् ॥ २५ ॥
mahendrasyāpi netrāṇāṃ pārśvataḥ pṛṣṭhato'grataḥ |
raktāntānāṃ viśālānāṃ sahasraṃ sarvato'bhavat || 25 ||
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...hunger and thirst, with matted locks on their heads and attired in barks of trees, they acquired sufficient ascetic merit at length. Besmearing themselves with dirt from head to foot, living...English translation by Kisari Mohan Ganguly (2013) Read online Buy now!
Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (1.203.25). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.
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- Line 1: “mahendrasyāpi netrāṇāṃ pārśvataḥ pṛṣṭhato'grataḥ”
- mahendrasyā -
mahendra (noun, masculine)[genitive single]
- api -
api (indeclinable preposition)[indeclinable preposition]ap (noun, neuter)[locative single]
- netrāṇām -
netra (noun, masculine)[genitive plural]netra (noun, neuter)[genitive plural]
- pārśvataḥ -
- pṛṣṭhato' -
- agrataḥ -
agrataḥ (indeclinable)[indeclinable]agratas (noun, neuter)[compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
- Line 2: “raktāntānāṃ viśālānāṃ sahasraṃ sarvato'bhavat”
- raktāntānām -
raktānta (noun, masculine)[genitive plural]raktānta (noun, neuter)[genitive plural]raktāntā (noun, feminine)[genitive plural]
- viśālānām -
viśāla (noun, masculine)[genitive plural]viśāla (noun, neuter)[genitive plural]viśālā (noun, feminine)[genitive plural]
- sahasram -
sahasram (indeclinable)[indeclinable]sahasra (noun, masculine)[adverb], [accusative single]sahasra (noun, neuter)[adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
- sarvato' -
sarvataḥ (indeclinable)[indeclinable]sarvata (noun, masculine)[nominative single]
- abhavat -
√bhū (verb class 1)[imperfect active third single]
Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.203.25