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 3.61.88

निषधानामधिपतिं नलं रिपुनिघातिनम् ।
भैमि धर्मभृतां श्रेष्ठं द्रक्ष्यसे विगतज्वरम् ॥ ८८ ॥

niṣadhānāmadhipatiṃ nalaṃ ripunighātinam |
bhaimi dharmabhṛtāṃ śreṣṭhaṃ drakṣyase vigatajvaram || 88 ||

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

...owns my heart and resembles the celestials in mien, day and night do I burn in grief." "Unto Bhima’s daughter thus lamenting with tearful eyes, and afflicted and speaking in accents...

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

Nishadha, Adhipati, Nala, Ripu, Nighatin, Bhaimi, Dharmabhrit, Shreshtha, Dra, Kshi, Asi, Vigatajvara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 3.61.88). 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: “niṣadhānāmadhipatiṃ nalaṃ ripunighātinam
  • niṣadhānām -
  • niṣadha (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    niṣadha (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    niṣadhā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • adhipatim -
  • adhipati (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • nalam -
  • nala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ripu -
  • ripu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ripu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ripu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • nighātinam -
  • nighātin (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “bhaimi dharmabhṛtāṃ śreṣṭhaṃ drakṣyase vigatajvaram
  • bhaimi -
  • bhaimi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bhaimī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • dharmabhṛtām -
  • dharmabhṛt (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • śreṣṭham -
  • śreṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śreṣṭha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śreṣṭhā (noun, feminine)
  • dra -
  • dra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kṣya -
  • kṣi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ase -
  • asi (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    asi (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • vigatajvaram -
  • vigatajvara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vigatajvara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vigatajvarā (noun, feminine)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 3.61.88

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 3.61.88 in Kannada sript:
ನಿಷಧಾನಾಮಧಿಪತಿಂ ನಲಂ ರಿಪುನಿಘಾತಿನಮ್ ।
ಭೈಮಿ ಧರ್ಮಭೃತಾಂ ಶ್ರೇಷ್ಠಂ ದ್ರಕ್ಷ್ಯಸೇ ವಿಗತಜ್ವರಮ್ ॥ ೮೮ ॥

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 3.61.88 in Bengali sript:
নিষধানামধিপতিং নলং রিপুনিঘাতিনম্ ।
ভৈমি ধর্মভৃতাং শ্রেষ্ঠং দ্রক্ষ্যসে বিগতজ্বরম্ ॥ ৮৮ ॥

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 3.61.88 in Gujarati sript:
નિષધાનામધિપતિં નલં રિપુનિઘાતિનમ્ ।
ભૈમિ ધર્મભૃતાં શ્રેષ્ઠં દ્રક્ષ્યસે વિગતજ્વરમ્ ॥ ૮૮ ॥

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 3.61.88 in Malayalam sript:
നിഷധാനാമധിപതിം നലം രിപുനിഘാതിനമ് ।
ഭൈമി ധര്മഭൃതാം ശ്രേഷ്ഠം ദ്രക്ഷ്യസേ വിഗതജ്വരമ് ॥ ൮൮ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 3.61.88 in Telugu sript:
నిషధానామధిపతిం నలం రిపునిఘాతినమ్ ।
భైమి ధర్మభృతాం శ్రేష్ఠం ద్రక్ష్యసే విగతజ్వరమ్ ॥ ౮౮ ॥

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