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 1.205.15

अनास्तिक्यं च सर्वेषामस्माकमपि रक्षणे ।
प्रतितिष्ठेत लोकेऽस्मिन्नधर्मश्चैव नो भवेत् ॥ १५ ॥

anāstikyaṃ ca sarveṣāmasmākamapi rakṣaṇe |
pratitiṣṭheta loke'sminnadharmaścaiva no bhavet || 15 ||

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

...were afflicted with great grief. With passions and senses and souls under complete control, they then went to the abode of the Grandsire, moved by compassion for the universe. Arrived there...

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

Anastikya, Sarva, Asmaka, Asmad, Api, Rakshana, Prati, Loka, Idam, Adharma,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.205.15). 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: “anāstikyaṃ ca sarveṣāmasmākamapi rakṣaṇe
  • anāstikyam -
  • anāstikya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sarveṣām -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • asmākam -
  • asmāka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    asmāka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmākā (noun, feminine)
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive plural]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • rakṣaṇe -
  • rakṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    rakṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    rakṣaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “pratitiṣṭheta loke'sminnadharmaścaiva no bhavet
  • prati -
  • prati (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    prati (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pratī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    pratī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    pratī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    prati (Preverb)
  • tiṣṭheta -
  • sthā (verb class 1)
    [optative active second plural], [optative middle third single]
  • loke' -
  • loka (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    lok (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]
  • asminn -
  • idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • adharmaś -
  • adharma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • 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]
  • no* -
  • na (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative plural], [dative plural], [genitive plural]
  • bhavet -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.205.15

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 1.205.15 in Kannada sript:
ಅನಾಸ್ತಿಕ್ಯಂ ಚ ಸರ್ವೇಷಾಮಸ್ಮಾಕಮಪಿ ರಕ್ಷಣೇ ।
ಪ್ರತಿತಿಷ್ಠೇತ ಲೋಕೇಽಸ್ಮಿನ್ನಧರ್ಮಶ್ಚೈವ ನೋ ಭವೇತ್ ॥ ೧೫ ॥

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 1.205.15 in Bengali sript:
অনাস্তিক্যং চ সর্বেষামস্মাকমপি রক্ষণে ।
প্রতিতিষ্ঠেত লোকেঽস্মিন্নধর্মশ্চৈব নো ভবেত্ ॥ ১৫ ॥

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 1.205.15 in Gujarati sript:
અનાસ્તિક્યં ચ સર્વેષામસ્માકમપિ રક્ષણે ।
પ્રતિતિષ્ઠેત લોકેઽસ્મિન્નધર્મશ્ચૈવ નો ભવેત્ ॥ ૧૫ ॥

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 1.205.15 in Malayalam sript:
അനാസ്തിക്യം ച സര്വേഷാമസ്മാകമപി രക്ഷണേ ।
പ്രതിതിഷ്ഠേത ലോകേഽസ്മിന്നധര്മശ്ചൈവ നോ ഭവേത് ॥ ൧൫ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 1.205.15 in Telugu sript:
అనాస్తిక్యం చ సర్వేషామస్మాకమపి రక్షణే ।
ప్రతితిష్ఠేత లోకేఽస్మిన్నధర్మశ్చైవ నో భవేత్ ॥ ౧౫ ॥

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