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 3.80.52

कार्त्तिक्यां तु विशेषेण योऽभिगच्छेत पुष्करम् ।
फलं तत्राक्षयं तस्य वर्धते भरतर्षभ ॥ ५२ ॥

kārttikyāṃ tu viśeṣeṇa yo'bhigaccheta puṣkaram |
phalaṃ tatrākṣayaṃ tasya vardhate bharatarṣabha || 52 ||

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...proceed to the Dhrishadwati. Bathing there and worshipping the gods, one obtaines, O Bharata, merit that is superior to that of both the Agnishtoma and the Atiratra sacrifices. O chief...

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

Karttiki, Vishesha, Yah, Abhi, Pushkara, Phala, Tatra, Akshaya, Tad, Bharatarshabha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 3.80.52). 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: “kārttikyāṃ tu viśeṣeṇa yo'bhigaccheta puṣkaram
  • kārttikyām -
  • kārttikī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • viśeṣeṇa -
  • viśeṣa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    viśeṣa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • yo' -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    yu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • 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)
    [adverb]
    abhī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    abhī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    abhi (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • gaccheta -
  • gam (verb class 1)
    [optative active second plural], [optative middle third single]
  • puṣkaram -
  • puṣkara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    puṣkara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “phalaṃ tatrākṣayaṃ tasya vardhate bharatarṣabha
  • phalam -
  • phala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    phala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    phalā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • tatrā -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • akṣayam -
  • akṣaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    akṣaya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    akṣayā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    kṣi (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]
    kṣi (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first single]
    kṣī (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]
  • tasya -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • vardhate -
  • vṛdh (verb class 1)
    [present middle third single]
  • bharatarṣabha -
  • bharatarṣabha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 3.80.52

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 3.80.52 in Kannada sript:
ಕಾರ್ತ್ತಿಕ್ಯಾಂ ತು ವಿಶೇಷೇಣ ಯೋಽಭಿಗಚ್ಛೇತ ಪುಷ್ಕರಮ್ ।
ಫಲಂ ತತ್ರಾಕ್ಷಯಂ ತಸ್ಯ ವರ್ಧತೇ ಭರತರ್ಷಭ ॥ ೫೨ ॥

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 3.80.52 in Bengali sript:
কার্ত্তিক্যাং তু বিশেষেণ যোঽভিগচ্ছেত পুষ্করম্ ।
ফলং তত্রাক্ষযং তস্য বর্ধতে ভরতর্ষভ ॥ ৫২ ॥

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 3.80.52 in Gujarati sript:
કાર્ત્તિક્યાં તુ વિશેષેણ યોઽભિગચ્છેત પુષ્કરમ્ ।
ફલં તત્રાક્ષયં તસ્ય વર્ધતે ભરતર્ષભ ॥ ૫૨ ॥

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 3.80.52 in Malayalam sript:
കാര്ത്തിക്യാം തു വിശേഷേണ യോഽഭിഗച്ഛേത പുഷ്കരമ് ।
ഫലം തത്രാക്ഷയം തസ്യ വര്ധതേ ഭരതര്ഷഭ ॥ ൫൨ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 3.80.52 in Telugu sript:
కార్త్తిక్యాం తు విశేషేణ యోఽభిగచ్ఛేత పుష్కరమ్ ।
ఫలం తత్రాక్షయం తస్య వర్ధతే భరతర్షభ ॥ ౫౨ ॥

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