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 3.24.5

ततः कुरुश्रेष्ठमुपेत्य पौराः प्रदक्षिणं चक्रुरदीनसत्त्वाः ।
तं ब्राह्मणाश्चाभ्यवदन्प्रसन्ना मुख्याश्च सर्वे कुरुजाङ्गलानाम् ॥ ५ ॥

tataḥ kuruśreṣṭhamupetya paurāḥ pradakṣiṇaṃ cakruradīnasattvāḥ |
taṃ brāhmaṇāścābhyavadanprasannā mukhyāśca sarve kurujāṅgalānām || 5 ||

Note! The following is not a translation of the above verse, but merely an arbitrary extract of the English text.

...And the lake within that forest, ever resounding with Vedic recitations, became sacred like a second region of Brahma. And the sounds of the Yajus, the Riks, the Samas, and other words...

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

Tatah, Tad, Tata, Kurushreshtha, Upetya, Paura, Pradakshinam, Pradakshina, Cakru, Adinasattva, Brahmana, Abhi, Avadat, Prasanna, Mukhya, Sarva, Kurujangala,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 3.24.5). 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: “tataḥ kuruśreṣṭhamupetya paurāḥ pradakṣiṇaṃ cakruradīnasattvāḥ
  • 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]
  • kuruśreṣṭham -
  • kuruśreṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • upetya -
  • upetya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    upetya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • paurāḥ -
  • paura (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • pradakṣiṇam -
  • pradakṣiṇam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    pradakṣiṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pradakṣiṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    pradakṣiṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • cakrur -
  • cakru (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    cakru (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    kṛ (verb class 1)
    [perfect active third plural]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [perfect active third plural]
    kṛ (verb class 5)
    [perfect active third plural]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [perfect active third plural]
    kṛ (verb class 3)
    [perfect active third plural]
    kṛ (verb class 6)
    [perfect active third plural]
  • adīnasattvāḥ -
  • adīnasattva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    adīnasattvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “taṃ brāhmaṇāścābhyavadanprasannā mukhyāśca sarve kurujāṅgalānām
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • brāhmaṇāś -
  • brāhmaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    brāhmaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • abhya -
  • abhi (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    abhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    abhi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    abhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    abhī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    abhī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    abhī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    abhi (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • avadan -
  • avadat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
    vad (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active third plural]
  • prasannā* -
  • prasanna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    prasannā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • mukhyāś -
  • mukhya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    mukhyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sarve -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sarvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • kurujāṅgalānām -
  • kurujāṅgala (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    kurujāṅgala (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 3.24.5

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 3.24.5 in Kannada sript:
ತತಃ ಕುರುಶ್ರೇಷ್ಠಮುಪೇತ್ಯ ಪೌರಾಃ ಪ್ರದಕ್ಷಿಣಂ ಚಕ್ರುರದೀನಸತ್ತ್ವಾಃ ।
ತಂ ಬ್ರಾಹ್ಮಣಾಶ್ಚಾಭ್ಯವದನ್ಪ್ರಸನ್ನಾ ಮುಖ್ಯಾಶ್ಚ ಸರ್ವೇ ಕುರುಜಾಙ್ಗಲಾನಾಮ್ ॥ ೫ ॥

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 3.24.5 in Bengali sript:
ততঃ কুরুশ্রেষ্ঠমুপেত্য পৌরাঃ প্রদক্ষিণং চক্রুরদীনসত্ত্বাঃ ।
তং ব্রাহ্মণাশ্চাভ্যবদন্প্রসন্না মুখ্যাশ্চ সর্বে কুরুজাঙ্গলানাম্ ॥ ৫ ॥

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 3.24.5 in Gujarati sript:
તતઃ કુરુશ્રેષ્ઠમુપેત્ય પૌરાઃ પ્રદક્ષિણં ચક્રુરદીનસત્ત્વાઃ ।
તં બ્રાહ્મણાશ્ચાભ્યવદન્પ્રસન્ના મુખ્યાશ્ચ સર્વે કુરુજાઙ્ગલાનામ્ ॥ ૫ ॥

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 3.24.5 in Malayalam sript:
തതഃ കുരുശ്രേഷ്ഠമുപേത്യ പൌരാഃ പ്രദക്ഷിണം ചക്രുരദീനസത്ത്വാഃ ।
തം ബ്രാഹ്മണാശ്ചാഭ്യവദന്പ്രസന്നാ മുഖ്യാശ്ച സര്വേ കുരുജാങ്ഗലാനാമ് ॥ ൫ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 3.24.5 in Telugu sript:
తతః కురుశ్రేష్ఠముపేత్య పౌరాః ప్రదక్షిణం చక్రురదీనసత్త్వాః ।
తం బ్రాహ్మణాశ్చాభ్యవదన్ప్రసన్నా ముఖ్యాశ్చ సర్వే కురుజాఙ్గలానామ్ ॥ ౫ ॥

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