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 2.55.11

सर्वज्ञः सर्वभावज्ञः सर्वशत्रुभयंकरः ।
इति स्म भाषते काव्यो जम्भत्यागे महासुरान् ॥ ११ ॥

sarvajñaḥ sarvabhāvajñaḥ sarvaśatrubhayaṃkaraḥ |
iti sma bhāṣate kāvyo jambhatyāge mahāsurān || 11 ||

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

...immediately after his birth, cried discordantly like a jackal, it was well known that he had been ordained to bring about the destruction of the Bharata race. Know, O king, that he...

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

Sarvajna, Sarvabhava, Jna, Sarva, Shatrubha, Yah, Karas, Kara, Iti, Sma, Kavya, Kavi, Jambhat, Aga, Mahasura,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 2.55.11). 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: “sarvajñaḥ sarvabhāvajñaḥ sarvaśatrubhayaṃkaraḥ
  • sarvajñaḥ -
  • sarvajña (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sarvabhāva -
  • sarvabhāva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jñaḥ -
  • jña (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sarva -
  • sarva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sarva (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • śatrubha -
  • śatrubha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yaṅ -
  • yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • karaḥ -
  • karas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    kara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “iti sma bhāṣate kāvyo jambhatyāge mahāsurān
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • sma -
  • sma (indeclinable)
    sman (noun, masculine)
  • bhāṣate -
  • bhāṣ (verb class 1)
    [present middle third single]
  • kāvyo* -
  • kāvya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kav -> kāvya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √kav class 1 verb]
    kāvī (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    kāvī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • jambhatyā -
  • jambh -> jambhat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √jambh class 1 verb]
    jambh -> jambhat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √jambh class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √jambh class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √jambh class 1 verb], [locative single from √jambh class 1 verb]
    jambh (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
  • āge -
  • āgā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ag (verb class 1)
    [imperfect middle first single], [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
  • mahāsurān -
  • mahāsura (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 2.55.11

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 2.55.11 in Kannada sript:
ಸರ್ವಜ್ಞಃ ಸರ್ವಭಾವಜ್ಞಃ ಸರ್ವಶತ್ರುಭಯಂಕರಃ ।
ಇತಿ ಸ್ಮ ಭಾಷತೇ ಕಾವ್ಯೋ ಜಮ್ಭತ್ಯಾಗೇ ಮಹಾಸುರಾನ್ ॥ ೧೧ ॥

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 2.55.11 in Bengali sript:
সর্বজ্ঞঃ সর্বভাবজ্ঞঃ সর্বশত্রুভযংকরঃ ।
ইতি স্ম ভাষতে কাব্যো জম্ভত্যাগে মহাসুরান্ ॥ ১১ ॥

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 2.55.11 in Gujarati sript:
સર્વજ્ઞઃ સર્વભાવજ્ઞઃ સર્વશત્રુભયંકરઃ ।
ઇતિ સ્મ ભાષતે કાવ્યો જમ્ભત્યાગે મહાસુરાન્ ॥ ૧૧ ॥

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 2.55.11 in Malayalam sript:
സര്വജ്ഞഃ സര്വഭാവജ്ഞഃ സര്വശത്രുഭയംകരഃ ।
ഇതി സ്മ ഭാഷതേ കാവ്യോ ജമ്ഭത്യാഗേ മഹാസുരാന് ॥ ൧൧ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 2.55.11 in Telugu sript:
సర్వజ్ఞః సర్వభావజ్ఞః సర్వశత్రుభయంకరః ।
ఇతి స్మ భాషతే కావ్యో జమ్భత్యాగే మహాసురాన్ ॥ ౧౧ ॥

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