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 3.82.80

ब्राह्मणेन भवेच्चीर्णं व्रतं द्वादशवार्षिकम् ।
इतरेषां तु वर्णानां सर्वपापं प्रणश्यति ॥ ८० ॥

brāhmaṇena bhaveccīrṇaṃ vrataṃ dvādaśavārṣikam |
itareṣāṃ tu varṇānāṃ sarvapāpaṃ praṇaśyati || 80 ||

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

...me, and by turns visit these tirthas, O you virtuous one! By this, you will acquire great fame, like king Mahabhisha! O tiger among kings, even as the virtuous Yayati and king Pururavas...

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

Brahmana, Cirna, Vrata, Dvadashavarshika, Itara, Varna, Sarvapapa, Prana, Shyat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 3.82.80). 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: “brāhmaṇena bhaveccīrṇaṃ vrataṃ dvādaśavārṣikam
  • brāhmaṇena -
  • brāhmaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    brāhmaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • bhavec -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • cīrṇam -
  • cīrṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    cīrṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    cīrṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • vratam -
  • vrata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vrata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • dvādaśavārṣikam -
  • dvādaśavārṣika (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dvādaśavārṣika (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “itareṣāṃ tu varṇānāṃ sarvapāpaṃ praṇaśyati
  • itareṣām -
  • itara (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    itara (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • varṇānām -
  • varṇa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    varṇa (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    varṇā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • sarvapāpam -
  • sarvapāpa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sarvapāpa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • praṇa -
  • praṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    praṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śyati -
  • śā -> śyat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √śā class 4 verb]
    śā -> śyat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √śā class 4 verb]
    śā (verb class 4)
    [present active third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 3.82.80

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 3.82.80 in Kannada sript:
ಬ್ರಾಹ್ಮಣೇನ ಭವೇಚ್ಚೀರ್ಣಂ ವ್ರತಂ ದ್ವಾದಶವಾರ್ಷಿಕಮ್ ।
ಇತರೇಷಾಂ ತು ವರ್ಣಾನಾಂ ಸರ್ವಪಾಪಂ ಪ್ರಣಶ್ಯತಿ ॥ ೮೦ ॥

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 3.82.80 in Bengali sript:
ব্রাহ্মণেন ভবেচ্চীর্ণং ব্রতং দ্বাদশবার্ষিকম্ ।
ইতরেষাং তু বর্ণানাং সর্বপাপং প্রণশ্যতি ॥ ৮০ ॥

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 3.82.80 in Gujarati sript:
બ્રાહ્મણેન ભવેચ્ચીર્ણં વ્રતં દ્વાદશવાર્ષિકમ્ ।
ઇતરેષાં તુ વર્ણાનાં સર્વપાપં પ્રણશ્યતિ ॥ ૮૦ ॥

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 3.82.80 in Malayalam sript:
ബ്രാഹ്മണേന ഭവേച്ചീര്ണം വ്രതം ദ്വാദശവാര്ഷികമ് ।
ഇതരേഷാം തു വര്ണാനാം സര്വപാപം പ്രണശ്യതി ॥ ൮൦ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 3.82.80 in Telugu sript:
బ్రాహ్మణేన భవేచ్చీర్ణం వ్రతం ద్వాదశవార్షికమ్ ।
ఇతరేషాం తు వర్ణానాం సర్వపాపం ప్రణశ్యతి ॥ ౮౦ ॥

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