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 2.24.14

विजित्य चाहवे शूरान्पार्वतीयान्महारथान् ।
ध्वजिन्या व्यजयद्राजन्पुरं पौरवरक्षितम् ॥ १४ ॥

vijitya cāhave śūrānpārvatīyānmahārathān |
dhvajinyā vyajayadrājanpuraṃ pauravarakṣitam || 14 ||

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

...will surely be thine, and you will surely obtain your desires fulfilled. "Thus addressed, Arjuna, surrounded by a large host, set out in that celestial car of wonderful achievements he...

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

Ahu, Shura, Parvatiya, Maharatha, Dhvajini, Vyajaya, Dra, Pur, Pura, Paurava, Rakshita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 2.24.14). 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: “vijitya cāhave śūrānpārvatīyānmahārathān
  • vijitya -
  • -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ahave -
  • ahu (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    ahu (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperfect middle first single]
  • śūrān -
  • śūra (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • pārvatīyān -
  • pārvatīya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative plural], [ablative single]
    pārvatīya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • mahārathān -
  • mahāratha (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “dhvajinyā vyajayadrājanpuraṃ pauravarakṣitam
  • dhvajinyā* -
  • dhvajinī (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • vyajaya -
  • vyajaya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vyajaya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • drā -
  • dra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    drā (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • ajan -
  • jan (verb class 1)
    [aorist active second single], [aorist active third single]
    jan (verb class 10)
    [aorist active second single], [aorist active third single]
    jan (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active second single], [imperfect active third single], [aorist active second single], [aorist active third single]
    jan (verb class 3)
    [aorist active second single], [aorist active third single]
    jan (verb class 4)
    [aorist active second single], [aorist active third single]
  • puram -
  • pura (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pura (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    purā (noun, feminine)
    pur (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • paurava -
  • paurava (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    paurava (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • rakṣitam -
  • rakṣita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    rakṣita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    rakṣitā (noun, feminine)
    rakṣ -> rakṣita (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √rakṣ]
    rakṣ -> rakṣita (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √rakṣ]
    rakṣ -> rakṣitā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √rakṣ]
    rakṣ -> rakṣita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √rakṣ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √rakṣ]
    rakṣ -> rakṣita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √rakṣ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √rakṣ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √rakṣ], [accusative single from √rakṣ]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 2.24.14

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 2.24.14 in Kannada sript:
ವಿಜಿತ್ಯ ಚಾಹವೇ ಶೂರಾನ್ಪಾರ್ವತೀಯಾನ್ಮಹಾರಥಾನ್ ।
ಧ್ವಜಿನ್ಯಾ ವ್ಯಜಯದ್ರಾಜನ್ಪುರಂ ಪೌರವರಕ್ಷಿತಮ್ ॥ ೧೪ ॥

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 2.24.14 in Bengali sript:
বিজিত্য চাহবে শূরান্পার্বতীযান্মহারথান্ ।
ধ্বজিন্যা ব্যজযদ্রাজন্পুরং পৌরবরক্ষিতম্ ॥ ১৪ ॥

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 2.24.14 in Gujarati sript:
વિજિત્ય ચાહવે શૂરાન્પાર્વતીયાન્મહારથાન્ ।
ધ્વજિન્યા વ્યજયદ્રાજન્પુરં પૌરવરક્ષિતમ્ ॥ ૧૪ ॥

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 2.24.14 in Malayalam sript:
വിജിത്യ ചാഹവേ ശൂരാന്പാര്വതീയാന്മഹാരഥാന് ।
ധ്വജിന്യാ വ്യജയദ്രാജന്പുരം പൌരവരക്ഷിതമ് ॥ ൧൪ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 2.24.14 in Telugu sript:
విజిత్య చాహవే శూరాన్పార్వతీయాన్మహారథాన్ ।
ధ్వజిన్యా వ్యజయద్రాజన్పురం పౌరవరక్షితమ్ ॥ ౧౪ ॥

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