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 3.85.15

अगस्त्यस्य च राजेन्द्र तत्राश्रमवरो महान् ।
हिरण्यबिन्दुः कथितो गिरौ कालंजरे नृप ॥ १५ ॥

agastyasya ca rājendra tatrāśramavaro mahān |
hiraṇyabinduḥ kathito girau kālaṃjare nṛpa || 15 ||

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...had dwelt of yore the eternal god himself of justice, and it was thither that the illustrious Rishi Agastya had repaired to behold that deity. It is from that lake that all the rivers...

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

Agastya, Rajendra, Tatra, Ashrama, Vara, Varas, Maha, Mahat, Hiranyabindu, Kathita, Gir, Gira, Giri, Kalanjara, Nripa,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 3.85.15). 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: “agastyasya ca rājendra tatrāśramavaro mahān
  • agastyasya -
  • agastya (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • rājendra -
  • rājendra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tatrā -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • aśrama -
  • aśrama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aśrama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • varo* -
  • varas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mahān -
  • maha (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    mahat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “hiraṇyabinduḥ kathito girau kālaṃjare nṛpa
  • hiraṇyabinduḥ -
  • hiraṇyabindu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kathito* -
  • kathita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kath -> kathita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √kath class 10 verb]
  • girau -
  • gir (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    gir (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    gira (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    giri (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    giri (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • kālañjare -
  • kālañjara (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kālañjarā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kālañjara (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • nṛpa -
  • nṛpa (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 3.85.15

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 3.85.15 in Kannada sript:
ಅಗಸ್ತ್ಯಸ್ಯ ಚ ರಾಜೇನ್ದ್ರ ತತ್ರಾಶ್ರಮವರೋ ಮಹಾನ್ ।
ಹಿರಣ್ಯಬಿನ್ದುಃ ಕಥಿತೋ ಗಿರೌ ಕಾಲಂಜರೇ ನೃಪ ॥ ೧೫ ॥

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 3.85.15 in Bengali sript:
অগস্ত্যস্য চ রাজেন্দ্র তত্রাশ্রমবরো মহান্ ।
হিরণ্যবিন্দুঃ কথিতো গিরৌ কালংজরে নৃপ ॥ ১৫ ॥

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 3.85.15 in Gujarati sript:
અગસ્ત્યસ્ય ચ રાજેન્દ્ર તત્રાશ્રમવરો મહાન્ ।
હિરણ્યબિન્દુઃ કથિતો ગિરૌ કાલંજરે નૃપ ॥ ૧૫ ॥

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 3.85.15 in Malayalam sript:
അഗസ്ത്യസ്യ ച രാജേന്ദ്ര തത്രാശ്രമവരോ മഹാന് ।
ഹിരണ്യബിന്ദുഃ കഥിതോ ഗിരൌ കാലംജരേ നൃപ ॥ ൧൫ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 3.85.15 in Telugu sript:
అగస్త్యస్య చ రాజేన్ద్ర తత్రాశ్రమవరో మహాన్ ।
హిరణ్యబిన్దుః కథితో గిరౌ కాలంజరే నృప ॥ ౧౫ ॥

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