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 2.29.1

वैशंपायन उवाच ।
नकुलस्य तु वक्ष्यामि कर्माणि विजयं तथा ।
वासुदेवजितामाशां यथासौ व्यजयत्प्रभुः ॥ १ ॥

vaiśaṃpāyana uvāca |
nakulasya tu vakṣyāmi karmāṇi vijayaṃ tathā |
vāsudevajitāmāśāṃ yathāsau vyajayatprabhuḥ || 1 ||

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...due rites Sahadeva, that tiger among men—that master of battle. And Sahadeva accepted that worship and made him pay tribute. And having brought king Nila under his sway thus, the victorious...

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

Vaishampayana, Nakula, Karman, Vijaya, Tatha, Vasudeva, Jit, Jita, Asha, Yatha, Asi, Asu, Adah, Vyaja, Yat, Yad, Prabhu,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 2.29.1). 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: “vaiśaṃpāyana uvāca
  • vaiśampāyana* -
  • vaiśampāyana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “nakulasya tu vakṣyāmi karmāṇi vijayaṃ tathā
  • nakulasya -
  • nakula (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    nakula (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • vakṣyāmi -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [future active first single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [future active first single]
    vah (verb class 1)
    [future active first single]
  • karmāṇi -
  • karman (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • vijayam -
  • vijaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vijaya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vijayā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 3: “vāsudevajitāmāśāṃ yathāsau vyajayatprabhuḥ
  • vāsudeva -
  • vāsudeva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vāsudeva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jitām -
  • jit (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    jit (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    jitā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    ji -> jitā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √ji class 1 verb], [accusative single from √ji class 9 verb]
  • āśām -
  • āśā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • asau -
  • asi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    asi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    asu (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    adaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    adaḥ (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • vyaja -
  • vyaja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yat -
  • yat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • prabhuḥ -
  • prabhu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    prabhu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 2.29.1

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 2.29.1 in Kannada sript:
ವೈಶಂಪಾಯನ ಉವಾಚ ।
ನಕುಲಸ್ಯ ತು ವಕ್ಷ್ಯಾಮಿ ಕರ್ಮಾಣಿ ವಿಜಯಂ ತಥಾ ।
ವಾಸುದೇವಜಿತಾಮಾಶಾಂ ಯಥಾಸೌ ವ್ಯಜಯತ್ಪ್ರಭುಃ ॥ ೧ ॥

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 2.29.1 in Bengali sript:
বৈশংপাযন উবাচ ।
নকুলস্য তু বক্ষ্যামি কর্মাণি বিজযং তথা ।
বাসুদেবজিতামাশাং যথাসৌ ব্যজযত্প্রভুঃ ॥ ১ ॥

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 2.29.1 in Gujarati sript:
વૈશંપાયન ઉવાચ ।
નકુલસ્ય તુ વક્ષ્યામિ કર્માણિ વિજયં તથા ।
વાસુદેવજિતામાશાં યથાસૌ વ્યજયત્પ્રભુઃ ॥ ૧ ॥

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 2.29.1 in Malayalam sript:
വൈശംപായന ഉവാച ।
നകുലസ്യ തു വക്ഷ്യാമി കര്മാണി വിജയം തഥാ ।
വാസുദേവജിതാമാശാം യഥാസൌ വ്യജയത്പ്രഭുഃ ॥ ൧ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 2.29.1 in Telugu sript:
వైశంపాయన ఉవాచ ।
నకులస్య తు వక్ష్యామి కర్మాణి విజయం తథా ।
వాసుదేవజితామాశాం యథాసౌ వ్యజయత్ప్రభుః ॥ ౧ ॥

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