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 3.51.9

श्रुत्वा तु पार्थिवाः सर्वे दमयन्त्याः स्वयंवरम् ।
अभिजग्मुस्तदा भीमं राजानो भीमशासनात् ॥ ९ ॥

śrutvā tu pārthivāḥ sarve damayantyāḥ svayaṃvaram |
abhijagmustadā bhīmaṃ rājāno bhīmaśāsanāt || 9 ||

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

...suppressed his passion. And at the sight of Naishadha, overpowered by his effulgence, those first of women sprang up from their seats in amazement. And filled with wonder (at his sight...

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

Parthiva, Sarva, Damayanti, Svayamvara, Abhi, Tada, Bhima, Rajan, Rajana, Bhimashasana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 3.51.9). 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: “śrutvā tu pārthivāḥ sarve damayantyāḥ svayaṃvaram
  • śrutvā -
  • śru -> śrutvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √śru]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • pārthivāḥ -
  • pārthiva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative 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]
  • damayantyāḥ -
  • damayantī (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    dam -> damayantī (participle, feminine)
    [ablative single from √dam], [genitive single from √dam]
  • svayaṃvaram -
  • svayaṃvara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    svayaṃvara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    svayaṃvarā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “abhijagmustadā bhīmaṃ rājāno bhīmaśāsanāt
  • abhi -
  • abhi (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    abhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    abhi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    abhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    abhī (noun, masculine)
    abhī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    abhī (noun, feminine)
    abhi (Preverb)
  • jagmus -
  • gam (verb class 1)
    [perfect active third plural]
    gam (verb class 2)
    [perfect active third plural]
    gam (verb class 3)
    [perfect active third plural]
  • tadā* -
  • tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    tada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • bhīmam -
  • bhīma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhīma (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bhīmā (noun, feminine)
  • rājāno* -
  • rājan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    rājāna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhīmaśāsanāt -
  • bhīmaśāsana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 3.51.9

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 3.51.9 in Kannada sript:
ಶ್ರುತ್ವಾ ತು ಪಾರ್ಥಿವಾಃ ಸರ್ವೇ ದಮಯನ್ತ್ಯಾಃ ಸ್ವಯಂವರಮ್ ।
ಅಭಿಜಗ್ಮುಸ್ತದಾ ಭೀಮಂ ರಾಜಾನೋ ಭೀಮಶಾಸನಾತ್ ॥ ೯ ॥

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 3.51.9 in Bengali sript:
শ্রুত্বা তু পার্থিবাঃ সর্বে দমযন্ত্যাঃ স্বযংবরম্ ।
অভিজগ্মুস্তদা ভীমং রাজানো ভীমশাসনাত্ ॥ ৯ ॥

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 3.51.9 in Gujarati sript:
શ્રુત્વા તુ પાર્થિવાઃ સર્વે દમયન્ત્યાઃ સ્વયંવરમ્ ।
અભિજગ્મુસ્તદા ભીમં રાજાનો ભીમશાસનાત્ ॥ ૯ ॥

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 3.51.9 in Malayalam sript:
ശ്രുത്വാ തു പാര്ഥിവാഃ സര്വേ ദമയന്ത്യാഃ സ്വയംവരമ് ।
അഭിജഗ്മുസ്തദാ ഭീമം രാജാനോ ഭീമശാസനാത് ॥ ൯ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 3.51.9 in Telugu sript:
శ్రుత్వా తు పార్థివాః సర్వే దమయన్త్యాః స్వయంవరమ్ ।
అభిజగ్ముస్తదా భీమం రాజానో భీమశాసనాత్ ॥ ౯ ॥

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