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 3.51.2

ततश्चिन्तापरा दीना विवर्णवदना कृशा ।
बभूव दमयन्ती तु निःश्वासपरमा तदा ॥ २ ॥

tataścintāparā dīnā vivarṇavadanā kṛśā |
babhūva damayantī tu niḥśvāsaparamā tadā || 2 ||

Note! This is not a direct translation of the verse, but merely an approximate preview., therefore, choose one of them for your lord.' Thus addressed by Sakra, Nala said with joined hands, 'I have come here with the self same object. It behoves you not to...

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

Tatah, Tad, Tata, Cintapara, Dina, Vivarnavadana, Krisha, Damayanti, Damayat, Nihshvasaparama, Tada,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 3.51.2). 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: “tataścintāparā dīnā vivarṇavadanā kṛśā
  • tataś -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (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]
  • cintāparā* -
  • cintāpara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    cintāparā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • dīnā* -
  • dīna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    dīnā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • vivarṇavadanā -
  • vivarṇavadanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • kṛśā -
  • kṛśā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “babhūva damayantī tu niḥśvāsaparamā tadā
  • babhūva -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
  • damayantī -
  • damayantī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    dam -> damayantī (participle, feminine)
    [compound from √dam]
    dam -> damayat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √dam], [vocative dual from √dam], [accusative dual from √dam]
    dam -> damayantī (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √dam]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • niḥśvāsaparamā -
  • niḥśvāsaparamā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • tadā -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 3.51.2

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 3.51.2 in Kannada sript:
ತತಶ್ಚಿನ್ತಾಪರಾ ದೀನಾ ವಿವರ್ಣವದನಾ ಕೃಶಾ ।
ಬಭೂವ ದಮಯನ್ತೀ ತು ನಿಃಶ್ವಾಸಪರಮಾ ತದಾ ॥ ೨ ॥

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 3.51.2 in Bengali sript:
ততশ্চিন্তাপরা দীনা বিবর্ণবদনা কৃশা ।
বভূব দমযন্তী তু নিঃশ্বাসপরমা তদা ॥ ২ ॥

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 3.51.2 in Gujarati sript:
તતશ્ચિન્તાપરા દીના વિવર્ણવદના કૃશા ।
બભૂવ દમયન્તી તુ નિઃશ્વાસપરમા તદા ॥ ૨ ॥

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 3.51.2 in Malayalam sript:
തതശ്ചിന്താപരാ ദീനാ വിവര്ണവദനാ കൃശാ ।
ബഭൂവ ദമയന്തീ തു നിഃശ്വാസപരമാ തദാ ॥ ൨ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 3.51.2 in Telugu sript:
తతశ్చిన్తాపరా దీనా వివర్ణవదనా కృశా ।
బభూవ దమయన్తీ తు నిఃశ్వాసపరమా తదా ॥ ౨ ॥

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