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 3.12.72

भीमबाहुबलोत्पिष्टे विनष्टे राक्षसे ततः ।
विविशुस्तद्वनं वीराः क्षेमं निहतकण्टकम् ॥ ७२ ॥

bhīmabāhubalotpiṣṭe vinaṣṭe rākṣase tataḥ |
viviśustadvanaṃ vīrāḥ kṣemaṃ nihatakaṇṭakam || 72 ||

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...for the Dvaita woods." Vidura said, 'It was thus, O lord of men, that Kirmira was slain in combat by Bhima, in obedience, O Kaurava, to the commands of Yudhishthira the just! And...

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

Bhima, Bahubala, Utpishta, Vinashta, Vinashti, Rakshasa, Tatah, Tad, Tata, Tadvan, Tadvat, Vira, Kshema, Nihata, Kantaka,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 3.12.72). 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: “bhīmabāhubalotpiṣṭe vinaṣṭe rākṣase tataḥ
  • bhīma -
  • bhīma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhīma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bāhubalo -
  • bāhubala (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bāhubala (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • utpiṣṭe -
  • utpiṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    utpiṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    utpiṣṭā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • vinaṣṭe -
  • vinaṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    vinaṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    vinaṣṭā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vinaṣṭi (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • rākṣase -
  • rākṣasa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    rākṣasa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • tataḥ -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • Line 2: “viviśustadvanaṃ vīrāḥ kṣemaṃ nihatakaṇṭakam
  • viviśus -
  • viś (verb class 6)
    [perfect active third plural]
    viś (verb class 1)
    [perfect active third plural]
  • tadvan -
  • tadvan (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    tadvat (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • am -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    e (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • vīrāḥ -
  • vīra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vīrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • kṣemam -
  • kṣema (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kṣema (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kṣemā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • nihata -
  • nihata (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nihata (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kaṇṭakam -
  • kaṇṭaka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 3.12.72

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 3.12.72 in Kannada sript:
ಭೀಮಬಾಹುಬಲೋತ್ಪಿಷ್ಟೇ ವಿನಷ್ಟೇ ರಾಕ್ಷಸೇ ತತಃ ।
ವಿವಿಶುಸ್ತದ್ವನಂ ವೀರಾಃ ಕ್ಷೇಮಂ ನಿಹತಕಣ್ಟಕಮ್ ॥ ೭೨ ॥

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 3.12.72 in Bengali sript:
ভীমবাহুবলোত্পিষ্টে বিনষ্টে রাক্ষসে ততঃ ।
বিবিশুস্তদ্বনং বীরাঃ ক্ষেমং নিহতকণ্টকম্ ॥ ৭২ ॥

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 3.12.72 in Gujarati sript:
ભીમબાહુબલોત્પિષ્ટે વિનષ્ટે રાક્ષસે તતઃ ।
વિવિશુસ્તદ્વનં વીરાઃ ક્ષેમં નિહતકણ્ટકમ્ ॥ ૭૨ ॥

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 3.12.72 in Malayalam sript:
ഭീമബാഹുബലോത്പിഷ്ടേ വിനഷ്ടേ രാക്ഷസേ തതഃ ।
വിവിശുസ്തദ്വനം വീരാഃ ക്ഷേമം നിഹതകണ്ടകമ് ॥ ൭൨ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 3.12.72 in Telugu sript:
భీమబాహుబలోత్పిష్టే వినష్టే రాక్షసే తతః ।
వివిశుస్తద్వనం వీరాః క్షేమం నిహతకణ్టకమ్ ॥ ౭౨ ॥

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