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 2.11.13

तस्यां स भगवानास्ते विदधद्देवमायया ।
स्वयमेकोऽनिशं राजंल्लोकांल्लोकपितामहः ॥ १३ ॥

tasyāṃ sa bhagavānāste vidadhaddevamāyayā |
svayameko'niśaṃ rājaṃllokāṃllokapitāmahaḥ || 13 ||

Note! The following is not a direct translation of the verse, but merely an approximate preview.

...Sabha I describe unto you, belonging to Brahma the Grandsire." "Narada said,— Listen to me, O child, as I tell you of the assembly house of the Grandsire, that house which none can...

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

Bhagavat, Svayam, Eka, Anisham, Anisha, Rajan, Rajat, Loka, Lokapitamaha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 2.11.13). 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: “tasyāṃ sa bhagavānāste vidadhaddevamāyayā
  • tasyām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhagavān -
  • bhagavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • āste -
  • ās (verb class 2)
    [present middle third single]
  • Cannot analyse vidadhaddevamāyayā
  • Line 2: “svayameko'niśaṃ rājaṃllokāṃllokapitāmahaḥ
  • svayam -
  • svayam (indeclinable)
  • eko' -
  • eka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • aniśam -
  • aniśam (indeclinable)
    aniśa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    aniśa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    aniśā (noun, feminine)
  • rājaṃl -
  • rājan (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    rāj -> rājat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √rāj class 1 verb], [vocative single from √rāj class 1 verb]
  • lokāṃl -
  • loka (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • lokapitāmahaḥ -
  • lokapitāmaha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 2.11.13

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 2.11.13 in Kannada sript:
ತಸ್ಯಾಂ ಸ ಭಗವಾನಾಸ್ತೇ ವಿದಧದ್ದೇವಮಾಯಯಾ ।
ಸ್ವಯಮೇಕೋಽನಿಶಂ ರಾಜಂಲ್ಲೋಕಾಂಲ್ಲೋಕಪಿತಾಮಹಃ ॥ ೧೩ ॥

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 2.11.13 in Bengali sript:
তস্যাং স ভগবানাস্তে বিদধদ্দেবমাযযা ।
স্বযমেকোঽনিশং রাজংল্লোকাংল্লোকপিতামহঃ ॥ ১৩ ॥

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 2.11.13 in Gujarati sript:
તસ્યાં સ ભગવાનાસ્તે વિદધદ્દેવમાયયા ।
સ્વયમેકોઽનિશં રાજંલ્લોકાંલ્લોકપિતામહઃ ॥ ૧૩ ॥

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 2.11.13 in Malayalam sript:
തസ്യാം സ ഭഗവാനാസ്തേ വിദധദ്ദേവമായയാ ।
സ്വയമേകോഽനിശം രാജംല്ലോകാംല്ലോകപിതാമഹഃ ॥ ൧൩ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 2.11.13 in Telugu sript:
తస్యాం స భగవానాస్తే విదధద్దేవమాయయా ।
స్వయమేకోఽనిశం రాజంల్లోకాంల్లోకపితామహః ॥ ౧౩ ॥

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