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 2.51.14

धृतराष्ट्र उवाच ।
वाक्यं न मे रोचते यत्त्वयोक्तं यत्ते प्रियं तत्क्रियतां नरेन्द्र ।
पश्चात्तप्स्यसे तदुपाक्रम्य वाक्यं न हीदृशं भावि वचो हि धर्म्यम् ॥ १४ ॥

dhṛtarāṣṭra uvāca |
vākyaṃ na me rocate yattvayoktaṃ yatte priyaṃ tatkriyatāṃ narendra |
paścāttapsyase tadupākramya vākyaṃ na hīdṛśaṃ bhāvi vaco hi dharmyam || 14 ||

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

...such aid) deserve such good fortune. The Pandavas then will become your equals (instead of, as now, superiors); therefore, gamble you with the Pandavas. "Dhritarashtra said.— 'The...

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

Dhritarashtra, Vakya, Asmad, Yat, Yad, Tva, Yushmad, Ukta, Yatta, Priyam, Pri, Priya, Tatkriya, Narendra, Pashcat, Pashca, Tad, Tat, Upa, Akramya, Idrish, Idrisha, Bhavin, Bhavi, Vaca, Vacas, Dharmya, Dharmi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 2.51.14). 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: “dhṛtarāṣṭra uvāca
  • dhṛtarāṣṭra* -
  • dhṛtarāṣṭra (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: “vākyaṃ na me rocate yattvayoktaṃ yatte priyaṃ tatkriyatāṃ narendra
  • vākyam -
  • vākya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vac -> vākya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vac class 2 verb], [accusative single from √vac class 3 verb]
    vac -> vākya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vac class 2 verb], [accusative single from √vac class 2 verb], [nominative single from √vac class 3 verb], [accusative single from √vac class 3 verb]
    vak -> vākya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vak class 1 verb]
    vak -> vākya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vak class 1 verb], [accusative single from √vak class 1 verb]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • me -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • rocate -
  • ruc (verb class 1)
    [present middle third 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]
  • tvayo -
  • tvā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [instrumental single]
  • uktam -
  • ukta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ukta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    uktā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    vac -> ukta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vac class 2 verb], [accusative single from √vac class 3 verb]
    vac -> ukta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vac class 2 verb], [accusative single from √vac class 2 verb], [nominative single from √vac class 3 verb], [accusative single from √vac class 3 verb]
  • yatte -
  • yatta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    yatta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    yattā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    yat -> yatta (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √yat class 1 verb]
    yat -> yatta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √yat class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √yat class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √yat class 1 verb], [locative single from √yat class 1 verb]
    yat -> yattā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √yat class 1 verb], [vocative single from √yat class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √yat class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √yat class 1 verb]
  • priyam -
  • priyam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    priya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    priya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    priyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    prī (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    prī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • tatkriya -
  • tatkriya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tatkriya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • narendra -
  • narendra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 3: “paścāttapsyase tadupākramya vākyaṃ na hīdṛśaṃ bhāvi vaco hi dharmyam
  • paścāt -
  • paścāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    paśca (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    paśca (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • tapsyase -
  • tap (verb class 1)
    [future middle second single]
    tap (verb class 4)
    [future middle second single]
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • upā -
  • upā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    upa (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    upa (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    upa (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • ākramya -
  • ākramya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ākramya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vākyam -
  • vākya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vac -> vākya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vac class 2 verb], [accusative single from √vac class 3 verb]
    vac -> vākya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vac class 2 verb], [accusative single from √vac class 2 verb], [nominative single from √vac class 3 verb], [accusative single from √vac class 3 verb]
    vak -> vākya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vak class 1 verb]
    vak -> vākya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vak class 1 verb], [accusative single from √vak class 1 verb]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • īdṛśam -
  • īdṛśa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    īdṛśa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    īdṛśā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    īdṛś (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    īdṛś (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • bhāvi -
  • bhāvin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bhāvin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    bhāvī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bhāvī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    bhāvī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    bhū (verb class 1)
    [injunctive middle third single]
  • vaco* -
  • vacas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vacas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vaca (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • dharmyam -
  • dharmya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dharmya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dharmyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    dharmī (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 2.51.14

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 2.51.14 in Kannada sript:
ಧೃತರಾಷ್ಟ್ರ ಉವಾಚ ।
ವಾಕ್ಯಂ ನ ಮೇ ರೋಚತೇ ಯತ್ತ್ವಯೋಕ್ತಂ ಯತ್ತೇ ಪ್ರಿಯಂ ತತ್ಕ್ರಿಯತಾಂ ನರೇನ್ದ್ರ ।
ಪಶ್ಚಾತ್ತಪ್ಸ್ಯಸೇ ತದುಪಾಕ್ರಮ್ಯ ವಾಕ್ಯಂ ನ ಹೀದೃಶಂ ಭಾವಿ ವಚೋ ಹಿ ಧರ್ಮ್ಯಮ್ ॥ 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 2.51.14 in Bengali sript:
ধৃতরাষ্ট্র উবাচ ।
বাক্যং ন মে রোচতে যত্ত্বযোক্তং যত্তে প্রিযং তত্ক্রিযতাং নরেন্দ্র ।
পশ্চাত্তপ্স্যসে তদুপাক্রম্য বাক্যং ন হীদৃশং ভাবি বচো হি ধর্ম্যম্ ॥ 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 2.51.14 in Gujarati sript:
ધૃતરાષ્ટ્ર ઉવાચ ।
વાક્યં ન મે રોચતે યત્ત્વયોક્તં યત્તે પ્રિયં તત્ક્રિયતાં નરેન્દ્ર ।
પશ્ચાત્તપ્સ્યસે તદુપાક્રમ્ય વાક્યં ન હીદૃશં ભાવિ વચો હિ ધર્મ્યમ્ ॥ 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 2.51.14 in Malayalam sript:
ധൃതരാഷ്ട്ര ഉവാച ।
വാക്യം ന മേ രോചതേ യത്ത്വയോക്തം യത്തേ പ്രിയം തത്ക്രിയതാം നരേന്ദ്ര ।
പശ്ചാത്തപ്സ്യസേ തദുപാക്രമ്യ വാക്യം ന ഹീദൃശം ഭാവി വചോ ഹി ധര്മ്യമ് ॥ ൧൪ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 2.51.14 in Telugu sript:
ధృతరాష్ట్ర ఉవాచ ।
వాక్యం న మే రోచతే యత్త్వయోక్తం యత్తే ప్రియం తత్క్రియతాం నరేన్ద్ర ।
పశ్చాత్తప్స్యసే తదుపాక్రమ్య వాక్యం న హీదృశం భావి వచో హి ధర్మ్యమ్ ॥ ౧౪ ॥

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