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 3.40.29

अहोऽयं सुकुमाराङ्गो हिमवच्छिखरालयः ।
गाण्डीवमुक्तान्नाराचान्प्रतिगृह्णात्यविह्वलः ॥ २९ ॥

aho'yaṃ sukumārāṅgo himavacchikharālayaḥ |
gāṇḍīvamuktānnārācānpratigṛhṇātyavihvalaḥ || 29 ||

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

...be able to escape from you. When you will armed with these, range over the field of battle, the land, beyond doubt, will be destitute of Kshatriyas.'" Vaisampayana continued, "After...

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

Ahan, Ahu, Aya, Idam, Sukumaranga, Himavat, Shikhara, Alaya, Ali, Gandivamukta, Ara, Aca, Prati, Avihvala,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 3.40.29). 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: “aho'yaṃ sukumārāṅgo himavacchikharālayaḥ
  • aho' -
  • ahan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ahar (noun, neuter)
    [adverb]
    ahu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    ahu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    has (verb class 1)
    [aorist active second single]
  • ayam -
  • aya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sukumārāṅgo* -
  • sukumārāṅga (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • himavacch -
  • himavat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    himavat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • śikharā -
  • śikhara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śikhara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śikharā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • alayaḥ -
  • alaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ali (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    lay (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active second single]
  • Line 2: “gāṇḍīvamuktānnārācānpratigṛhṇātyavihvalaḥ
  • gāṇḍīvamuktānn -
  • gāṇḍīvamukta (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • ārā -
  • āra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ārā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    ār (verb class 4)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
  • ācān -
  • āca (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • prati -
  • prati (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    prati (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pratī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    pratī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    pratī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    prati (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • gṛhṇātya -
  • grah (verb class 9)
    [present active third single]
  • avihvalaḥ -
  • avihvala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 3.40.29

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 3.40.29 in Kannada sript:
ಅಹೋಽಯಂ ಸುಕುಮಾರಾಙ್ಗೋ ಹಿಮವಚ್ಛಿಖರಾಲಯಃ ।
ಗಾಣ್ಡೀವಮುಕ್ತಾನ್ನಾರಾಚಾನ್ಪ್ರತಿಗೃಹ್ಣಾತ್ಯವಿಹ್ವಲಃ ॥ ೨೯ ॥

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 3.40.29 in Bengali sript:
অহোঽযং সুকুমারাঙ্গো হিমবচ্ছিখরালযঃ ।
গাণ্ডীবমুক্তান্নারাচান্প্রতিগৃহ্ণাত্যবিহ্বলঃ ॥ ২৯ ॥

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 3.40.29 in Gujarati sript:
અહોઽયં સુકુમારાઙ્ગો હિમવચ્છિખરાલયઃ ।
ગાણ્ડીવમુક્તાન્નારાચાન્પ્રતિગૃહ્ણાત્યવિહ્વલઃ ॥ ૨૯ ॥

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 3.40.29 in Malayalam sript:
അഹോഽയം സുകുമാരാങ്ഗോ ഹിമവച്ഛിഖരാലയഃ ।
ഗാണ്ഡീവമുക്താന്നാരാചാന്പ്രതിഗൃഹ്ണാത്യവിഹ്വലഃ ॥ ൨൯ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 3.40.29 in Telugu sript:
అహోఽయం సుకుమారాఙ్గో హిమవచ్ఛిఖరాలయః ।
గాణ్డీవముక్తాన్నారాచాన్ప్రతిగృహ్ణాత్యవిహ్వలః ॥ ౨౯ ॥

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