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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).
बको दाल्भ्यः स्थूलशिराः कृष्णद्वैपायनः शुकः ।
सुमन्तुर्जैमिनिः पैलो व्यासशिष्यास्तथा वयम् ॥ ९ ॥
bako dālbhyaḥ sthūlaśirāḥ kṛṣṇadvaipāyanaḥ śukaḥ |
sumanturjaiminiḥ pailo vyāsaśiṣyāstathā vayam || 9 ||
Note! This is not a direct translation of the verse, but merely an approximate preview.
...gods with various kinds of music and numerous species of excellent and costly perfumes, the athletes and mimes and prize-fighters and bards and encomiasts began to gratify that illustrious...English translation by Kisari Mohan Ganguly (2013) Read online Buy now!
Glossary of Sanskrit terms
Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (2.4.9). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.
Baka, Dalbhi, Dalbhya, Sthulashiras, Krishnadvaipayana, Shuka, Sumantu, Jaimini, Paila, Vyasa, Tha, Vaya, Asmad,
Analysis of Sanskrit grammar
Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 2.4.9). 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: “bako dālbhyaḥ sthūlaśirāḥ kṛṣṇadvaipāyanaḥ śukaḥ”
- bako* -
baka (noun, masculine)[nominative single]
- dālbhyaḥ -
dālbhī (noun, feminine)[nominative plural], [vocative plural]dālbhya (noun, masculine)[nominative single]
- sthūlaśirāḥ -
sthūlaśiras (noun, masculine)[nominative single]
- kṛṣṇadvaipāyanaḥ -
kṛṣṇadvaipāyana (noun, masculine)[nominative single]
- śukaḥ -
śuka (noun, masculine)[nominative single]
- Line 2: “sumanturjaiminiḥ pailo vyāsaśiṣyāstathā vayam”
- sumantur -
sumantu (noun, masculine)[nominative single]sumantu (noun, feminine)[nominative single]
- jaiminiḥ -
jaimini (noun, masculine)[nominative single]
- pailo* -
paila (noun, masculine)[nominative single]
- vyāsa -
vyāsa (noun, masculine)[compound], [vocative single]vyāsa (noun, neuter)[compound], [vocative single]
- śiṣyāsta -
√śās (verb class 2)[benedictive active second plural]
- thā* -
tha (noun, masculine)[nominative plural], [vocative plural]
- vayam -
vaya (noun, masculine)[adverb], [accusative single]vayā (noun, feminine)[adverb]asmad (pronoun, none)[nominative dual]
Other print editions:
Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 2.4.9
The Mahabharata in Kannada (Set of 32 Volumes)
by Bharatha Darshana Bangalore (2003)
ಶ್ರೇಮಹಭಾರತ [ಮಹಾಭಾರತ]; 13907 pages;Buy now!
Preview of verse 2.4.9 in Kannada sript:
ಬಕೋ ದಾಲ್ಭ್ಯಃ ಸ್ಥೂಲಶಿರಾಃ ಕೃಷ್ಣದ್ವೈಪಾಯನಃ ಶುಕಃ ।
ಸುಮನ್ತುರ್ಜೈಮಿನಿಃ ಪೈಲೋ ವ್ಯಾಸಶಿಷ್ಯಾಸ್ತಥಾ ವಯಮ್ ॥ ೯ ॥
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.]Buy now!
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.Buy now!
The Mahabharata in Bengali (Two Volumes)
by Akshay Library, Kolkata (2019)
3049 pages; [মহাভারত] [মহার্ষী বদভ্যাস (Maharishi Vedvyas)]Buy now!
Preview of verse 2.4.9 in Bengali sript:
বকো দাল্ভ্যঃ স্থূলশিরাঃ কৃষ্ণদ্বৈপাযনঃ শুকঃ ।
সুমন্তুর্জৈমিনিঃ পৈলো ব্যাসশিষ্যাস্তথা বযম্ ॥ ৯ ॥
Mahabharat in Gujarati (20 Volumes)
by Dinkar Joshi (દિનકર જોશી) (2010)
14252 pages; [મહાભારત] [Publisher: Pravin Prakashan Pvt. Ltd, Rajkot]Buy now!
Preview of verse 2.4.9 in Gujarati sript:
બકો દાલ્ભ્યઃ સ્થૂલશિરાઃ કૃષ્ણદ્વૈપાયનઃ શુકઃ ।
સુમન્તુર્જૈમિનિઃ પૈલો વ્યાસશિષ્યાસ્તથા વયમ્ ॥ ૯ ॥
Shri Mahabharatam in Malayalam (2 volumes)
by Swami Mridananda (2018)
1681 pages; [Publisher: Ramakrishna Math, Thrissur]Buy now!
Preview of verse 2.4.9 in Malayalam sript:
ബകോ ദാല്ഭ്യഃ സ്ഥൂലശിരാഃ കൃഷ്ണദ്വൈപായനഃ ശുകഃ ।
സുമന്തുര്ജൈമിനിഃ പൈലോ വ്യാസശിഷ്യാസ്തഥാ വയമ് ॥ ൯ ॥
Mahabharata in Telugu (7 Volumes)
by Gita Press, Gorakhpur (2018)
Preview of verse 2.4.9 in Telugu sript:
బకో దాల్భ్యః స్థూలశిరాః కృష్ణద్వైపాయనః శుకః ।
సుమన్తుర్జైమినిః పైలో వ్యాసశిష్యాస్తథా వయమ్ ॥ ౯ ॥