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).
तथैव क्षत्रियश्रेष्ठा धर्मराजमुपासते ।
श्रीमान्महात्मा धर्मात्मा मुञ्जकेतुर्विवर्धनः ॥ १८ ॥
tathaiva kṣatriyaśreṣṭhā dharmarājamupāsate |
śrīmānmahātmā dharmātmā muñjaketurvivardhanaḥ || 18 ||
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...Yudhishthira, and gladdened him by their sacred discourses. And so also numerous principal Kshatriyas, such as the illustrious and virtuous Mujaketu, Vivarddhana, Sangramjit, Durmukha...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 (2.4.18). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.
Tatha, Kshatriya, Shreshtha, Dharmaraj, Dharmaraja, Upa, Asat, Shrimat, Mahatma, Dharmatman, Munjaketu, Vivardhana,
Analysis of Sanskrit grammar
Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 2.4.18). 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: “tathaiva kṣatriyaśreṣṭhā dharmarājamupāsate”
- tathai -
tathā (indeclinable correlative)[indeclinable correlative]tathā (indeclinable)[indeclinable]tatha (noun, masculine)[compound], [vocative single]tatha (noun, neuter)[compound], [vocative single]tathā (noun, feminine)[nominative single]
- aiva -
√i (verb class 2)[imperfect active first dual]
- kṣatriya -
kṣatriya (noun, masculine)[compound], [vocative single]kṣatriya (noun, neuter)[compound], [vocative single]
- śreṣṭhā* -
śreṣṭha (noun, masculine)[nominative plural], [vocative plural]śreṣṭhā (noun, feminine)[nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
- dharmarājam -
dharmarāja (noun, masculine)[adverb], [accusative single]dharmarājan (noun, masculine)[adverb]dharmarāj (noun, masculine)[accusative single]
- upā -
upā (indeclinable)[indeclinable]upa (indeclinable adverb)[indeclinable adverb]upa (indeclinable preposition)[indeclinable preposition]upa (indeclinable)[indeclinable]
- asate -
asat (noun, masculine)[dative single]asat (noun, neuter)[dative single]
- Line 2: “śrīmānmahātmā dharmātmā muñjaketurvivardhanaḥ”
- śrīmān -
śrīmat (noun, masculine)[nominative single]
- mahātmā* -
mahātmā (noun, feminine)[nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
- dharmātmā -
dharmātman (noun, masculine)[nominative single]
- muñjaketur -
muñjaketu (noun, masculine)[nominative single]
- vivardhanaḥ -
vivardhana (noun, masculine)[nominative single]
Other print editions:
Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 2.4.18
The Mahabharata in Kannada (Set of 32 Volumes)
by Bharatha Darshana Bangalore (2003)
ಶ್ರೇಮಹಭಾರತ [ಮಹಾಭಾರತ]; 13907 pages;Buy now!
Preview of verse 2.4.18 in Kannada sript:
ತಥೈವ ಕ್ಷತ್ರಿಯಶ್ರೇಷ್ಠಾ ಧರ್ಮರಾಜಮುಪಾಸತೇ ।
ಶ್ರೀಮಾನ್ಮಹಾತ್ಮಾ ಧರ್ಮಾತ್ಮಾ ಮುಞ್ಜಕೇತುರ್ವಿವರ್ಧನಃ ॥ ೧೮ ॥
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 2.4.18 in Bengali sript:
তথৈব ক্ষত্রিযশ্রেষ্ঠা ধর্মরাজমুপাসতে ।
শ্রীমান্মহাত্মা ধর্মাত্মা মুঞ্জকেতুর্বিবর্ধনঃ ॥ ১৮ ॥
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 2.4.18 in Gujarati sript:
તથૈવ ક્ષત્રિયશ્રેષ્ઠા ધર્મરાજમુપાસતે ।
શ્રીમાન્મહાત્મા ધર્માત્મા મુઞ્જકેતુર્વિવર્ધનઃ ॥ ૧૮ ॥
Shri Mahabharatam in Malayalam (2 volumes)
by Swami Mridananda (2018)
1681 pages; [Publisher: Ramakrishna Math, Thrissur]Buy now!
Preview of verse 2.4.18 in Malayalam sript:
തഥൈവ ക്ഷത്രിയശ്രേഷ്ഠാ ധര്മരാജമുപാസതേ ।
ശ്രീമാന്മഹാത്മാ ധര്മാത്മാ മുഞ്ജകേതുര്വിവര്ധനഃ ॥ ൧൮ ॥
Mahabharata in Telugu (7 Volumes)
by Gita Press, Gorakhpur (2018)
Preview of verse 2.4.18 in Telugu sript:
తథైవ క్షత్రియశ్రేష్ఠా ధర్మరాజముపాసతే ।
శ్రీమాన్మహాత్మా ధర్మాత్మా ముఞ్జకేతుర్వివర్ధనః ॥ ౧౮ ॥