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 3.81.41

शङ्खिनीं तत्र आसाद्य तीर्थसेवी कुरूद्वह ।
देव्यास्तीर्थे नरः स्नात्वा लभते रूपमुत्तमम् ॥ ४१ ॥

śaṅkhinīṃ tatra āsādya tīrthasevī kurūdvaha |
devyāstīrthe naraḥ snātvā labhate rūpamuttamam || 41 ||

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...there, O tiger among men, a man is freed from every sorrow. One should then repair, O virtuous one, after bowing to the great mountain (Himavat), to the source of the Ganges, which...

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

Shankhini, Tatra, Asadya, Tirthasevin, Kuru, Udvaha, Devi, Devya, Tirtha, Nara, Nri, Snatva, Labhat, Rupa, Uttamam, Uttama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 3.81.41). 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.

  • Line1: “śaṅkhinīṃ tatra āsādya tīrthasevī kurūdvaha
  • śaṅkhinīm -
  • śaṅkhinī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • āsādya -
  • āsādya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āsādya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tīrthasevī -
  • tīrthasevin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kurū -
  • kuru (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kuru (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [imperative active second single]
  • udvaha -
  • udvaha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    udvaha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line2: “devyāstīrthe naraḥ snātvā labhate rūpamuttamam
  • devyās -
  • devī (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    dīv -> devya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √dīv], [vocative plural from √dīv]
    dīv -> devyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √dīv], [vocative plural from √dīv], [accusative plural from √dīv]
  • tīrthe -
  • tīrtha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • naraḥ -
  • nara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    nṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • snātvā* -
  • snātva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    snātvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • labhate -
  • labh -> labhat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √labh class 1 verb]
    labh -> labhat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √labh class 1 verb]
    labh (verb class 1)
    [present middle third single]
  • rūpam -
  • rūpa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    rūpa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    rūpā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • uttamam -
  • uttamam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    uttama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    uttama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    uttamā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 3.81.41

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 3.81.41 in Kannada sript:
ಶಙ್ಖಿನೀಂ ತತ್ರ ಆಸಾದ್ಯ ತೀರ್ಥಸೇವೀ ಕುರೂದ್ವಹ ।
ದೇವ್ಯಾಸ್ತೀರ್ಥೇ ನರಃ ಸ್ನಾತ್ವಾ ಲಭತೇ ರೂಪಮುತ್ತಮಮ್ ॥ ೪೧ ॥

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 3.81.41 in Bengali sript:
শঙ্খিনীং তত্র আসাদ্য তীর্থসেবী কুরূদ্বহ ।
দেব্যাস্তীর্থে নরঃ স্নাত্বা লভতে রূপমুত্তমম্ ॥ ৪১ ॥

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 3.81.41 in Gujarati sript:
શઙ્ખિનીં તત્ર આસાદ્ય તીર્થસેવી કુરૂદ્વહ ।
દેવ્યાસ્તીર્થે નરઃ સ્નાત્વા લભતે રૂપમુત્તમમ્ ॥ ૪૧ ॥

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 3.81.41 in Malayalam sript:
ശങ്ഖിനീം തത്ര ആസാദ്യ തീര്ഥസേവീ കുരൂദ്വഹ ।
ദേവ്യാസ്തീര്ഥേ നരഃ സ്നാത്വാ ലഭതേ രൂപമുത്തമമ് ॥ ൪൧ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 3.81.41 in Telugu sript:
శఙ్ఖినీం తత్ర ఆసాద్య తీర్థసేవీ కురూద్వహ ।
దేవ్యాస్తీర్థే నరః స్నాత్వా లభతే రూపముత్తమమ్ ॥ ౪౧ ॥

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