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 2.66.1

जनमेजय उवाच ।
अनुज्ञातांस्तान्विदित्वा सरत्नधनसंचयान् ।
पाण्डवान्धार्तराष्ट्राणां कथमासीन्मनस्तदा ॥ १ ॥

janamejaya uvāca |
anujñātāṃstānviditvā saratnadhanasaṃcayān |
pāṇḍavāndhārtarāṣṭrāṇāṃ kathamāsīnmanastadā || 1 ||

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

...safety to the shore.'" Vaisampayana continued,—"Hearing these words of Karna in the midst of the Kurus,—viz., that the sons of Pandu were saved by their wife,—the angry Bhimasena in great...

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

Janamejaya, Anujnata, Sarat, Dhanasancaya, Pandava, Dhartarashtra, Katham, Katha, Mana, Manas, Tada,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 2.66.1). 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: “janamejaya uvāca
  • janamejaya* -
  • janamejaya (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: “anujñātāṃstānviditvā saratnadhanasaṃcayān
  • anujñātāṃs -
  • anujñāta (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • tān -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • viditvā -
  • vid -> viditvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vid]
  • sarat -
  • sarat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    sarat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    sṛ -> sarat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √sṛ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √sṛ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √sṛ class 1 verb]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dhanasañcayān -
  • dhanasañcaya (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • Line 3: “pāṇḍavāndhārtarāṣṭrāṇāṃ kathamāsīnmanastadā
  • pāṇḍavān -
  • pāṇḍava (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • dhārtarāṣṭrāṇām -
  • dhārtarāṣṭra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    dhārtarāṣṭra (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • katham -
  • katham (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    katham (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kathā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    katha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    katha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • āsīn -
  • ās (verb class 2)
    [aorist active third single], [injunctive active third single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • manas -
  • manas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    mana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tadā -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 2.66.1

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 2.66.1 in Kannada sript:
ಜನಮೇಜಯ ಉವಾಚ ।
ಅನುಜ್ಞಾತಾಂಸ್ತಾನ್ವಿದಿತ್ವಾ ಸರತ್ನಧನಸಂಚಯಾನ್ ।
ಪಾಣ್ಡವಾನ್ಧಾರ್ತರಾಷ್ಟ್ರಾಣಾಂ ಕಥಮಾಸೀನ್ಮನಸ್ತದಾ ॥ 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 2.66.1 in Bengali sript:
জনমেজয উবাচ ।
অনুজ্ঞাতাংস্তান্বিদিত্বা সরত্নধনসংচযান্ ।
পাণ্ডবান্ধার্তরাষ্ট্রাণাং কথমাসীন্মনস্তদা ॥ 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 2.66.1 in Gujarati sript:
જનમેજય ઉવાચ ।
અનુજ્ઞાતાંસ્તાન્વિદિત્વા સરત્નધનસંચયાન્ ।
પાણ્ડવાન્ધાર્તરાષ્ટ્રાણાં કથમાસીન્મનસ્તદા ॥ 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 2.66.1 in Malayalam sript:
ജനമേജയ ഉവാച ।
അനുജ്ഞാതാംസ്താന്വിദിത്വാ സരത്നധനസംചയാന് ।
പാണ്ഡവാന്ധാര്തരാഷ്ട്രാണാം കഥമാസീന്മനസ്തദാ ॥ ൧ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 2.66.1 in Telugu sript:
జనమేజయ ఉవాచ ।
అనుజ్ఞాతాంస్తాన్విదిత్వా సరత్నధనసంచయాన్ ।
పాణ్డవాన్ధార్తరాష్ట్రాణాం కథమాసీన్మనస్తదా ॥ ౧ ॥

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