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 3.6.1

वैशंपायन उवाच ।
पाण्डवास्तु वने वासमुद्दिश्य भरतर्षभाः ।
प्रययुर्जाह्नवीकूलात्कुरुक्षेत्रं सहानुगाः ॥ १ ॥

vaiśaṃpāyana uvāca |
pāṇḍavāstu vane vāsamuddiśya bharatarṣabhāḥ |
prayayurjāhnavīkūlātkurukṣetraṃ sahānugāḥ || 1 ||

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

...may be that he asks for. And the person, male or female, that recites or hears this hymn day after day, if he or she desires for a son, obtaines one, and if riches, obtaines them, and...

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

Vaishampayana, Pandava, Vana, Vani, Vasa, Uddishya, Bharatarshabha, Pra, Yayu, Jahnavi, Kula, Kurukshetra, Saha, Uksh,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 3.6.1). 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: “pāṇḍavāstu vane vāsamuddiśya bharatarṣabhāḥ
  • pāṇḍavās -
  • pāṇḍava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • vane -
  • vana (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    vana (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    vanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vani (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    vani (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • vāsam -
  • vāsa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vāsā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • uddiśya -
  • uddiśya (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • bharatarṣabhāḥ -
  • bharatarṣabha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • Line 3: “prayayurjāhnavīkūlātkurukṣetraṃ sahānugāḥ
  • pra -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • yayur -
  • yayu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yayu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [perfect active third plural]
  • jāhnavī -
  • jāhnavī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    jāhnavi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    jāhnavi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • kūlāt -
  • kūla (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • kurukṣetram -
  • kurukṣetra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kurukṣetra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • sahān -
  • saha (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • ug -
  • ukṣ (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    ukṣ (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • āḥ -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    o (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 3.6.1

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 3.6.1 in Kannada sript:
ವೈಶಂಪಾಯನ ಉವಾಚ ।
ಪಾಣ್ಡವಾಸ್ತು ವನೇ ವಾಸಮುದ್ದಿಶ್ಯ ಭರತರ್ಷಭಾಃ ।
ಪ್ರಯಯುರ್ಜಾಹ್ನವೀಕೂಲಾತ್ಕುರುಕ್ಷೇತ್ರಂ ಸಹಾನುಗಾಃ ॥ 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 3.6.1 in Bengali sript:
বৈশংপাযন উবাচ ।
পাণ্ডবাস্তু বনে বাসমুদ্দিশ্য ভরতর্ষভাঃ ।
প্রযযুর্জাহ্নবীকূলাত্কুরুক্ষেত্রং সহানুগাঃ ॥ 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 3.6.1 in Gujarati sript:
વૈશંપાયન ઉવાચ ।
પાણ્ડવાસ્તુ વને વાસમુદ્દિશ્ય ભરતર્ષભાઃ ।
પ્રયયુર્જાહ્નવીકૂલાત્કુરુક્ષેત્રં સહાનુગાઃ ॥ 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 3.6.1 in Malayalam sript:
വൈശംപായന ഉവാച ।
പാണ്ഡവാസ്തു വനേ വാസമുദ്ദിശ്യ ഭരതര്ഷഭാഃ ।
പ്രയയുര്ജാഹ്നവീകൂലാത്കുരുക്ഷേത്രം സഹാനുഗാഃ ॥ ൧ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 3.6.1 in Telugu sript:
వైశంపాయన ఉవాచ ।
పాణ్డవాస్తు వనే వాసముద్దిశ్య భరతర్షభాః ।
ప్రయయుర్జాహ్నవీకూలాత్కురుక్షేత్రం సహానుగాః ॥ ౧ ॥

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