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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).
प्रातिष्ठत महाबाहुः प्रगृहीतशरासनः ।
वधाय धार्तराष्ट्राणां निःश्वस्योर्ध्वमुदीक्ष्य च ॥ १७ ॥
prātiṣṭhata mahābāhuḥ pragṛhītaśarāsanaḥ |
vadhāya dhārtarāṣṭrāṇāṃ niḥśvasyordhvamudīkṣya ca || 17 ||
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...worlds—the wielder of the trident—bore with a glad heart, like a mountain bearing a shower of rocks. Soon, however, the arrows of Phalguna were exhausted. And noticing this fact, Arjuna...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 (3.38.17). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.
Prati, Tha, Mahabahu, Pragrihita, Sharasana, Vadha, Dhartarashtra, Nihshvasya, Urdhvam, Urdhva, Udikshya,
Analysis of Sanskrit grammar
Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 3.38.17). 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: “prātiṣṭhata mahābāhuḥ pragṛhītaśarāsanaḥ”
- prātiṣ -
prāti (noun, feminine)[nominative single]
- ṭha -
ṭha (noun, masculine)[compound], [vocative single]
- ta -
ta (noun, masculine)[compound], [vocative single]ta (noun, neuter)[compound], [vocative single]tan (noun, masculine)[compound]
- mahābāhuḥ -
mahābāhu (noun, masculine)[nominative single]mahābāhu (noun, feminine)[nominative single]
- pragṛhīta -
pragṛhīta (noun, masculine)[compound], [vocative single]pragṛhīta (noun, neuter)[compound], [vocative single]
- śarāsanaḥ -
śarāsana (noun, masculine)[nominative single]
- Line 2: “vadhāya dhārtarāṣṭrāṇāṃ niḥśvasyordhvamudīkṣya ca”
- vadhāya -
vadha (noun, masculine)[dative single]
- dhārtarāṣṭrāṇām -
dhārtarāṣṭra (noun, masculine)[genitive plural]dhārtarāṣṭra (noun, neuter)[genitive plural]
- niḥśvasyo -
- ūrdhvam -
ūrdhvam (indeclinable)[indeclinable]ūrdhva (noun, masculine)[adverb], [accusative single]ūrdhva (noun, neuter)[adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]ūrdhvā (noun, feminine)[adverb]
- udīkṣya -
- ca -
ca (indeclinable conjunction)[indeclinable conjunction]ca (noun, masculine)[compound], [vocative single]ca (noun, neuter)[compound], [vocative single]
Other print editions:
Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 3.38.17
The Mahabharata in Kannada (Set of 32 Volumes)
by Bharatha Darshana Bangalore (2003)
ಶ್ರೇಮಹಭಾರತ [ಮಹಾಭಾರತ]; 13907 pages;Buy now!
Preview of verse 3.38.17 in Kannada sript:
ಪ್ರಾತಿಷ್ಠತ ಮಹಾಬಾಹುಃ ಪ್ರಗೃಹೀತಶರಾಸನಃ ।
ವಧಾಯ ಧಾರ್ತರಾಷ್ಟ್ರಾಣಾಂ ನಿಃಶ್ವಸ್ಯೋರ್ಧ್ವಮುದೀಕ್ಷ್ಯ ಚ ॥ ೧೭ ॥
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.]Buy now!
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.Buy now!
The Mahabharata in Bengali (Two Volumes)
by Akshay Library, Kolkata (2019)
3049 pages; [মহাভারত] [মহার্ষী বদভ্যাস (Maharishi Vedvyas)]Buy now!
Preview of verse 3.38.17 in Bengali sript:
প্রাতিষ্ঠত মহাবাহুঃ প্রগৃহীতশরাসনঃ ।
বধায ধার্তরাষ্ট্রাণাং নিঃশ্বস্যোর্ধ্বমুদীক্ষ্য চ ॥ ১৭ ॥
Mahabharat in Gujarati (20 Volumes)
by Dinkar Joshi (દિનકર જોશી) (2010)
14252 pages; [મહાભારત] [Publisher: Pravin Prakashan Pvt. Ltd, Rajkot]Buy now!
Preview of verse 3.38.17 in Gujarati sript:
પ્રાતિષ્ઠત મહાબાહુઃ પ્રગૃહીતશરાસનઃ ।
વધાય ધાર્તરાષ્ટ્રાણાં નિઃશ્વસ્યોર્ધ્વમુદીક્ષ્ય ચ ॥ ૧૭ ॥
Shri Mahabharatam in Malayalam (2 volumes)
by Swami Mridananda (2018)
1681 pages; [Publisher: Ramakrishna Math, Thrissur]Buy now!
Preview of verse 3.38.17 in Malayalam sript:
പ്രാതിഷ്ഠത മഹാബാഹുഃ പ്രഗൃഹീതശരാസനഃ ।
വധായ ധാര്തരാഷ്ട്രാണാം നിഃശ്വസ്യോര്ധ്വമുദീക്ഷ്യ ച ॥ ൧൭ ॥
Mahabharata in Telugu (7 Volumes)
by Gita Press, Gorakhpur (2018)
Preview of verse 3.38.17 in Telugu sript:
ప్రాతిష్ఠత మహాబాహుః ప్రగృహీతశరాసనః ।
వధాయ ధార్తరాష్ట్రాణాం నిఃశ్వస్యోర్ధ్వముదీక్ష్య చ ॥ ౧౭ ॥