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 2.3.9

रम्यं बिन्दुसरो नाम यत्र राजा भगीरथः ।
दृष्ट्वा भागीरथीं गङ्गामुवास बहुलाः समाः ॥ ९ ॥

ramyaṃ bindusaro nāma yatra rājā bhagīrathaḥ |
dṛṣṭvā bhāgīrathīṃ gaṅgāmuvāsa bahulāḥ samāḥ || 9 ||

Note! The following is not a translation of the above verse, but merely an arbitrary extract of the English text. to be adorned with every kind of gems and celebrated all over the world.' There is also, I think, O you of the Kuru race, a fierce club placed in the lake Vindu by the King (of the...

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

Ramya, Bindusaras, Bindusara, Naman, Yatra, Raja, Bhagiratha, Bhagirathi, Ganga, Bahula, Sama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 2.3.9). 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: “ramyaṃ bindusaro nāma yatra rājā bhagīrathaḥ
  • ramyam -
  • ramya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ramya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ramyā (noun, feminine)
    ram -> ramya (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √ram]
    ram -> ramya (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √ram]
    ram -> ramyā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √ram]
    ram -> ramya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √ram class 1 verb], [accusative single from √ram]
    ram -> ramya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √ram class 1 verb], [accusative single from √ram class 1 verb], [nominative single from √ram], [accusative single from √ram]
  • bindusaro* -
  • bindusaras (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    bindusara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • nāma -
  • nāman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • yatra -
  • yatra (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yatra (indeclinable)
    yatra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yatra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • rājā* -
  • rāja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    rājā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bhagīrathaḥ -
  • bhagīratha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “dṛṣṭvā bhāgīrathīṃ gaṅgāmuvāsa bahulāḥ samāḥ
  • dṛṣṭvā -
  • dṛś -> dṛṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dṛś]
  • bhāgīrathīm -
  • bhāgīrathī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • gaṅgām -
  • gaṅgā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • uvāsa -
  • vas (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vas (verb class 6)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • bahulāḥ -
  • bahula (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    bahulā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • samāḥ -
  • sama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    samā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 2.3.9

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 2.3.9 in Kannada sript:
ರಮ್ಯಂ ಬಿನ್ದುಸರೋ ನಾಮ ಯತ್ರ ರಾಜಾ ಭಗೀರಥಃ ।
ದೃಷ್ಟ್ವಾ ಭಾಗೀರಥೀಂ ಗಙ್ಗಾಮುವಾಸ ಬಹುಲಾಃ ಸಮಾಃ ॥ ೯ ॥

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 2.3.9 in Bengali sript:
রম্যং বিন্দুসরো নাম যত্র রাজা ভগীরথঃ ।
দৃষ্ট্বা ভাগীরথীং গঙ্গামুবাস বহুলাঃ সমাঃ ॥ ৯ ॥

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 2.3.9 in Gujarati sript:
રમ્યં બિન્દુસરો નામ યત્ર રાજા ભગીરથઃ ।
દૃષ્ટ્વા ભાગીરથીં ગઙ્ગામુવાસ બહુલાઃ સમાઃ ॥ ૯ ॥

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 2.3.9 in Malayalam sript:
രമ്യം ബിന്ദുസരോ നാമ യത്ര രാജാ ഭഗീരഥഃ ।
ദൃഷ്ട്വാ ഭാഗീരഥീം ഗങ്ഗാമുവാസ ബഹുലാഃ സമാഃ ॥ ൯ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 2.3.9 in Telugu sript:
రమ్యం బిన్దుసరో నామ యత్ర రాజా భగీరథః ।
దృష్ట్వా భాగీరథీం గఙ్గామువాస బహులాః సమాః ॥ ౯ ॥

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