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 3.7.16

सोऽनुमान्य नरश्रेष्ठान्पाण्डवान्कुरुनन्दनान् ।
नियोगाद्राजसिंहस्य गन्तुमर्हसि मानद ॥ १६ ॥

so'numānya naraśreṣṭhānpāṇḍavānkurunandanān |
niyogādrājasiṃhasya gantumarhasi mānada || 16 ||

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

...Kurukshetra. And performing their ablutions in the Sarasvati, the Drisadwati and the Yamuna, they went from one forest to another, travelling in an westernly direction. And at length...

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

Sah, Anuma, Anya, Narashreshtha, Pandava, Kurunandana, Niyoga, Rajasimha, Gantu, Manada,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 3.7.16). 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: “so'numānya naraśreṣṭhānpāṇḍavānkurunandanān
  • so' -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    so (noun, feminine)
    [compound]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • anumā -
  • anumā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    nu (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first plural]
  • anya -
  • anya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    an -> anya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √an]
  • naraśreṣṭhān -
  • naraśreṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • pāṇḍavān -
  • pāṇḍava (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • kurunandanān -
  • kurunandana (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “niyogādrājasiṃhasya gantumarhasi mānada
  • niyogād -
  • niyoga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • rājasiṃhasya -
  • rājasiṃha (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • gantum -
  • gam -> gantum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √gam]
    gam -> gantum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √gam]
    gam -> gantum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √gam]
    gantu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • arhasi -
  • arh (verb class 1)
    [present active second single]
  • mānada -
  • mānada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mānada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 3.7.16

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 3.7.16 in Kannada sript:
ಸೋಽನುಮಾನ್ಯ ನರಶ್ರೇಷ್ಠಾನ್ಪಾಣ್ಡವಾನ್ಕುರುನನ್ದನಾನ್ ।
ನಿಯೋಗಾದ್ರಾಜಸಿಂಹಸ್ಯ ಗನ್ತುಮರ್ಹಸಿ ಮಾನದ ॥ ೧೬ ॥

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 3.7.16 in Bengali sript:
সোঽনুমান্য নরশ্রেষ্ঠান্পাণ্ডবান্কুরুনন্দনান্ ।
নিযোগাদ্রাজসিংহস্য গন্তুমর্হসি মানদ ॥ ১৬ ॥

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 3.7.16 in Gujarati sript:
સોઽનુમાન્ય નરશ્રેષ્ઠાન્પાણ્ડવાન્કુરુનન્દનાન્ ।
નિયોગાદ્રાજસિંહસ્ય ગન્તુમર્હસિ માનદ ॥ ૧૬ ॥

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 3.7.16 in Malayalam sript:
സോഽനുമാന്യ നരശ്രേഷ്ഠാന്പാണ്ഡവാന്കുരുനന്ദനാന് ।
നിയോഗാദ്രാജസിംഹസ്യ ഗന്തുമര്ഹസി മാനദ ॥ ൧൬ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 3.7.16 in Telugu sript:
సోఽనుమాన్య నరశ్రేష్ఠాన్పాణ్డవాన్కురునన్దనాన్ ।
నియోగాద్రాజసింహస్య గన్తుమర్హసి మానద ॥ ౧౬ ॥

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