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 3.79.17

मनःप्रीतिकरं भद्रे यद्ब्रवीषि सुमध्यमे ।
तन्मे प्रीणाति हृदयममृतप्राशनोपमम् ॥ १७ ॥

manaḥprītikaraṃ bhadre yadbravīṣi sumadhyame |
tanme prīṇāti hṛdayamamṛtaprāśanopamam || 17 ||

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

...away a thousand kine. O virtuous king, one should next repair to the excellent region of Vishnu, where Hari is always present. Bathing there and bowing down unto Hari, the Creator...

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

Kara, Bhadra, Yat, Yad, Sumadhyama, Hridaya, Amritaprashana, Upama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 3.79.17). 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: “manaḥprītikaraṃ bhadre yadbravīṣi sumadhyame
  • manaḥprīti -
  • manaḥprīti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • karam -
  • kara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • bhadre -
  • bhadra (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bhadra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    bhadrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • yad -
  • yat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • bravīṣi -
  • brū (verb class 2)
    [present active second single]
  • sumadhyame -
  • sumadhyama (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    sumadhyama (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sumadhyamā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “tanme prīṇāti hṛdayamamṛtaprāśanopamam
  • tanme -
  • prīṇāti -
  • prī (verb class 9)
    [present active third single]
  • hṛdayam -
  • hṛdaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    hṛdaya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    hṛdayā (noun, feminine)
  • amṛtaprāśano -
  • amṛtaprāśana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • upamam -
  • upama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    upama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    upamā (noun, feminine)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 3.79.17

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 3.79.17 in Kannada sript:
ಮನಃಪ್ರೀತಿಕರಂ ಭದ್ರೇ ಯದ್ಬ್ರವೀಷಿ ಸುಮಧ್ಯಮೇ ।
ತನ್ಮೇ ಪ್ರೀಣಾತಿ ಹೃದಯಮಮೃತಪ್ರಾಶನೋಪಮಮ್ ॥ ೧೭ ॥

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 3.79.17 in Bengali sript:
মনঃপ্রীতিকরং ভদ্রে যদ্ব্রবীষি সুমধ্যমে ।
তন্মে প্রীণাতি হৃদযমমৃতপ্রাশনোপমম্ ॥ ১৭ ॥

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 3.79.17 in Gujarati sript:
મનઃપ્રીતિકરં ભદ્રે યદ્બ્રવીષિ સુમધ્યમે ।
તન્મે પ્રીણાતિ હૃદયમમૃતપ્રાશનોપમમ્ ॥ ૧૭ ॥

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 3.79.17 in Malayalam sript:
മനഃപ്രീതികരം ഭദ്രേ യദ്ബ്രവീഷി സുമധ്യമേ ।
തന്മേ പ്രീണാതി ഹൃദയമമൃതപ്രാശനോപമമ് ॥ ൧൭ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 3.79.17 in Telugu sript:
మనఃప్రీతికరం భద్రే యద్బ్రవీషి సుమధ్యమే ।
తన్మే ప్రీణాతి హృదయమమృతప్రాశనోపమమ్ ॥ ౧౭ ॥

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