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 2.5.64

कच्चिद्विदित्वा पुरुषानुत्तमाधममध्यमान् ।
त्वं कर्मस्वनुरूपेषु नियोजयसि भारत ॥ ६४ ॥

kaccidviditvā puruṣānuttamādhamamadhyamān |
tvaṃ karmasvanurūpeṣu niyojayasi bhārata || 64 ||

Note! The following is not a translation of the above verse, but merely an arbitrary extract of the English text.

...own soul and obtained the mastery over your own senses? Before you marchest out against your foes, dost you properly employ the four arts of reconciliation, gift (of wealth) producing...

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

Purusha, Uttamadhamamadhyama, Tva, Yushmad, Karman, Anurupa, Bharata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 2.5.64). 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: “kaccidviditvā puruṣānuttamādhamamadhyamān
  • Cannot analyse kaccidviditvā*pu
  • puruṣān -
  • puruṣa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • uttamādhamamadhyamān -
  • uttamādhamamadhyama (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “tvaṃ karmasvanurūpeṣu niyojayasi bhārata
  • tvam -
  • tva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tva (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • karmasva -
  • karman (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • anurūpeṣu -
  • anurūpa (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    anurūpa (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • niyo -
  • (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • jayasi -
  • ji (verb class 1)
    [present active second single]
  • bhārata -
  • bhārata (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhārata (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 2.5.64

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 2.5.64 in Kannada sript:
ಕಚ್ಚಿದ್ವಿದಿತ್ವಾ ಪುರುಷಾನುತ್ತಮಾಧಮಮಧ್ಯಮಾನ್ ।
ತ್ವಂ ಕರ್ಮಸ್ವನುರೂಪೇಷು ನಿಯೋಜಯಸಿ ಭಾರತ ॥ ೬೪ ॥

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 2.5.64 in Bengali sript:
কচ্চিদ্বিদিত্বা পুরুষানুত্তমাধমমধ্যমান্ ।
ত্বং কর্মস্বনুরূপেষু নিযোজযসি ভারত ॥ ৬৪ ॥

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 2.5.64 in Gujarati sript:
કચ્ચિદ્વિદિત્વા પુરુષાનુત્તમાધમમધ્યમાન્ ।
ત્વં કર્મસ્વનુરૂપેષુ નિયોજયસિ ભારત ॥ ૬૪ ॥

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 2.5.64 in Malayalam sript:
കച്ചിദ്വിദിത്വാ പുരുഷാനുത്തമാധമമധ്യമാന് ।
ത്വം കര്മസ്വനുരൂപേഷു നിയോജയസി ഭാരത ॥ ൬൪ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 2.5.64 in Telugu sript:
కచ్చిద్విదిత్వా పురుషానుత్తమాధమమధ్యమాన్ ।
త్వం కర్మస్వనురూపేషు నియోజయసి భారత ॥ ౬౪ ॥

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