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 1.203.27

तथा देवनिकायानामृषीणां चैव सर्वशः ।
मुखान्यभिप्रवर्तन्ते येन याति तिलोत्तमा ॥ २७ ॥

tathā devanikāyānāmṛṣīṇāṃ caiva sarvaśaḥ |
mukhānyabhipravartante yena yāti tilottamā || 27 ||

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

...observed their vows. And during the course of their ascetic penances, a wonderful incident occurred there. For the mountains of Vindhya, heated for a long course of years by the power of...

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

Tatha, Devanikaya, Rishi, Sarvashah, Mukha, Abhiprava, Ritam, Tad, Yushmad, Yena, Yah, Yat, Yati, Tilottama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.203.27). 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: “tathā devanikāyānāmṛṣīṇāṃ caiva sarvaśaḥ
  • tathā* -
  • tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    tatha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • devanikāyānām -
  • devanikāya (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • ṛṣīṇām -
  • ṛṣi (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • sarvaśaḥ -
  • sarvaśaḥ (indeclinable)
  • Line 2: “mukhānyabhipravartante yena yāti tilottamā
  • mukhānya -
  • mukha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • abhipravar -
  • abhiprava (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ṛtan -
  • ṛtam (indeclinable)
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • yena -
  • yena (indeclinable)
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • yāti -
  • yāti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    yāti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    yāti (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    yāt (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    yāt (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [present active third single]
  • tilottamā -
  • tilottamā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.203.27

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 1.203.27 in Kannada sript:
ತಥಾ ದೇವನಿಕಾಯಾನಾಮೃಷೀಣಾಂ ಚೈವ ಸರ್ವಶಃ ।
ಮುಖಾನ್ಯಭಿಪ್ರವರ್ತನ್ತೇ ಯೇನ ಯಾತಿ ತಿಲೋತ್ತಮಾ ॥ ೨೭ ॥

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 1.203.27 in Bengali sript:
তথা দেবনিকাযানামৃষীণাং চৈব সর্বশঃ ।
মুখান্যভিপ্রবর্তন্তে যেন যাতি তিলোত্তমা ॥ ২৭ ॥

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 1.203.27 in Gujarati sript:
તથા દેવનિકાયાનામૃષીણાં ચૈવ સર્વશઃ ।
મુખાન્યભિપ્રવર્તન્તે યેન યાતિ તિલોત્તમા ॥ ૨૭ ॥

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 1.203.27 in Malayalam sript:
തഥാ ദേവനികായാനാമൃഷീണാം ചൈവ സര്വശഃ ।
മുഖാന്യഭിപ്രവര്തന്തേ യേന യാതി തിലോത്തമാ ॥ ൨൭ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 1.203.27 in Telugu sript:
తథా దేవనికాయానామృషీణాం చైవ సర్వశః ।
ముఖాన్యభిప్రవర్తన్తే యేన యాతి తిలోత్తమా ॥ ౨౭ ॥

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