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 3.38.22

नूनं ते भ्रातरः सर्वे त्वत्कथाभिः प्रजागरे ।
रंस्यन्ते वीरकर्माणि कीर्तयन्तः पुनः पुनः ॥ २२ ॥

nūnaṃ te bhrātaraḥ sarve tvatkathābhiḥ prajāgare |
raṃsyante vīrakarmāṇi kīrtayantaḥ punaḥ punaḥ || 22 ||

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

...bow, the mountaineer snatched from his hands that celestial bow. And beholding his bow snatched from him, Arjuna took up his sword, and wishing to end the conflict, rushed at his foe...

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

Nunam, Tad, Yushmad, Bhratri, Sarva, Katha, Prajagara, Virakarma, Virakarman, Kirtayat, Puna,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 3.38.22). 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: “nūnaṃ te bhrātaraḥ sarve tvatkathābhiḥ prajāgare
  • nūnam -
  • nūnam (indeclinable)
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • bhrātaraḥ -
  • bhrātṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • 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]
  • tvat -
  • yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [ablative single]
  • kathābhiḥ -
  • kathā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • prajāgare -
  • prajāgara (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    prajāgara (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    prajāgarā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “raṃsyante vīrakarmāṇi kīrtayantaḥ punaḥ punaḥ
  • raṃsyante -
  • ram (verb class 1)
    [future middle third plural]
  • vīrakarmāṇi -
  • vīrakarma (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    vīrakarman (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • kīrtayantaḥ -
  • kīrtayat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    kīrt -> kīrtayat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √kīrt class 10 verb], [vocative plural from √kīrt class 10 verb]
  • punaḥ -
  • pu (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    puna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • punaḥ -
  • pu (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    puna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 3.38.22

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 3.38.22 in Kannada sript:
ನೂನಂ ತೇ ಭ್ರಾತರಃ ಸರ್ವೇ ತ್ವತ್ಕಥಾಭಿಃ ಪ್ರಜಾಗರೇ ।
ರಂಸ್ಯನ್ತೇ ವೀರಕರ್ಮಾಣಿ ಕೀರ್ತಯನ್ತಃ ಪುನಃ ಪುನಃ ॥ ೨೨ ॥

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 3.38.22 in Bengali sript:
নূনং তে ভ্রাতরঃ সর্বে ত্বত্কথাভিঃ প্রজাগরে ।
রংস্যন্তে বীরকর্মাণি কীর্তযন্তঃ পুনঃ পুনঃ ॥ ২২ ॥

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 3.38.22 in Gujarati sript:
નૂનં તે ભ્રાતરઃ સર્વે ત્વત્કથાભિઃ પ્રજાગરે ।
રંસ્યન્તે વીરકર્માણિ કીર્તયન્તઃ પુનઃ પુનઃ ॥ ૨૨ ॥

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 3.38.22 in Malayalam sript:
നൂനം തേ ഭ്രാതരഃ സര്വേ ത്വത്കഥാഭിഃ പ്രജാഗരേ ।
രംസ്യന്തേ വീരകര്മാണി കീര്തയന്തഃ പുനഃ പുനഃ ॥ ൨൨ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 3.38.22 in Telugu sript:
నూనం తే భ్రాతరః సర్వే త్వత్కథాభిః ప్రజాగరే ।
రంస్యన్తే వీరకర్మాణి కీర్తయన్తః పునః పునః ॥ ౨౨ ॥

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