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 1.211.10

अक्रूरः सारणश्चैव गदो भानुर्विडूरथः ।
निशठश्चारुदेष्णश्च पृथुर्विपृथुरेव च ॥ १० ॥

akrūraḥ sāraṇaścaiva gado bhānurviḍūrathaḥ |
niśaṭhaścārudeṣṇaśca pṛthurvipṛthureva ca || 10 ||

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...splendour. He seemed to have illuminated the whole region like the Sun himself. Beholding his ascetic devotion of that nature and his wonderful beauty, we alighted in that region, in...

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

Akrura, Sarana, Gada, Bhanu, Viduratha, Nishatha, Carudeshna, Prithu, Viprithu, Eva,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 1.211.10). 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: “akrūraḥ sāraṇaścaiva gado bhānurviḍūrathaḥ
  • akrūraḥ -
  • akrūra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sāraṇaś -
  • sāraṇa (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]
  • gado* -
  • gada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhānur -
  • bhānu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    bhānu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • viḍūrathaḥ -
  • viḍūratha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “niśaṭhaścārudeṣṇaśca pṛthurvipṛthureva ca
  • niśaṭhaś -
  • niśaṭha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • cārudeṣṇaś -
  • cārudeṣṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pṛthur -
  • pṛthu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vipṛthur -
  • vipṛthu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 1.211.10

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 1.211.10 in Kannada sript:
ಅಕ್ರೂರಃ ಸಾರಣಶ್ಚೈವ ಗದೋ ಭಾನುರ್ವಿಡೂರಥಃ ।
ನಿಶಠಶ್ಚಾರುದೇಷ್ಣಶ್ಚ ಪೃಥುರ್ವಿಪೃಥುರೇವ ಚ ॥ ೧೦ ॥

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 1.211.10 in Bengali sript:
অক্রূরঃ সারণশ্চৈব গদো ভানুর্বিডূরথঃ ।
নিশঠশ্চারুদেষ্ণশ্চ পৃথুর্বিপৃথুরেব চ ॥ ১০ ॥

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 1.211.10 in Gujarati sript:
અક્રૂરઃ સારણશ્ચૈવ ગદો ભાનુર્વિડૂરથઃ ।
નિશઠશ્ચારુદેષ્ણશ્ચ પૃથુર્વિપૃથુરેવ ચ ॥ ૧૦ ॥

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 1.211.10 in Malayalam sript:
അക്രൂരഃ സാരണശ്ചൈവ ഗദോ ഭാനുര്വിഡൂരഥഃ ।
നിശഠശ്ചാരുദേഷ്ണശ്ച പൃഥുര്വിപൃഥുരേവ ച ॥ ൧൦ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 1.211.10 in Telugu sript:
అక్రూరః సారణశ్చైవ గదో భానుర్విడూరథః ।
నిశఠశ్చారుదేష్ణశ్చ పృథుర్విపృథురేవ చ ॥ ౧౦ ॥

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