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 3.97.9

प्रत्युवाच ततोऽगस्त्यः प्रहसन्निल्वलं तदा ।
ईशं ह्यसुर विद्मस्त्वां वयं सर्वे धनेश्वरम् ॥ ९ ॥

pratyuvāca tato'gastyaḥ prahasannilvalaṃ tadā |
īśaṃ hyasura vidmastvāṃ vayaṃ sarve dhaneśvaram || 9 ||

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...same ruler of men, of mighty arms, as soon as he beheld the god—that giver of boons—fell down at his feet, with both his queens, and proffered a prayer to have a son. And the god...

English translation by Kisari Mohan Ganguly (2013) Read online Buy now!

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (3.97.9). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Prati, Tatah, Tad, Tata, Agasti, Agastya, Prahasat, Ilvala, Tada, Isha, Ish, Asura, Tva, Yushmad, Vaya, Asmad, Sarva, Dhaneshvara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 3.97.9). 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: “pratyuvāca tato'gastyaḥ prahasannilvalaṃ tadā
  • pratyu -
  • prati (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    prati (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    pratī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    pratī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    pratī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    prati (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • tato' -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • agastyaḥ -
  • agastī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    agastya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • prahasann -
  • prahasat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • ilvalam -
  • ilvala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ilvalā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • tadā -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “īśaṃ hyasura vidmastvāṃ vayaṃ sarve dhaneśvaram
  • īśam -
  • īśa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    īśa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    īśā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    īś (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • hya -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • asura -
  • asura (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    asura (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vidmas -
  • vid (verb class 2)
    [present active first plural]
  • tvām -
  • tvā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative single]
  • vayam -
  • vaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vayā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative dual]
  • sarve -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sarvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • dhaneśvaram -
  • dhaneśvara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 3.97.9

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 3.97.9 in Kannada sript:
ಪ್ರತ್ಯುವಾಚ ತತೋಽಗಸ್ತ್ಯಃ ಪ್ರಹಸನ್ನಿಲ್ವಲಂ ತದಾ ।
ಈಶಂ ಹ್ಯಸುರ ವಿದ್ಮಸ್ತ್ವಾಂ ವಯಂ ಸರ್ವೇ ಧನೇಶ್ವರಮ್ ॥ ೯ ॥

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 3.97.9 in Bengali sript:
প্রত্যুবাচ ততোঽগস্ত্যঃ প্রহসন্নিল্বলং তদা ।
ঈশং হ্যসুর বিদ্মস্ত্বাং বযং সর্বে ধনেশ্বরম্ ॥ ৯ ॥

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 3.97.9 in Gujarati sript:
પ્રત્યુવાચ તતોઽગસ્ત્યઃ પ્રહસન્નિલ્વલં તદા ।
ઈશં હ્યસુર વિદ્મસ્ત્વાં વયં સર્વે ધનેશ્વરમ્ ॥ ૯ ॥

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 3.97.9 in Malayalam sript:
പ്രത്യുവാച തതോഽഗസ്ത്യഃ പ്രഹസന്നില്വലം തദാ ।
ഈശം ഹ്യസുര വിദ്മസ്ത്വാം വയം സര്വേ ധനേശ്വരമ് ॥ ൯ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 3.97.9 in Telugu sript:
ప్రత్యువాచ తతోఽగస్త్యః ప్రహసన్నిల్వలం తదా ।
ఈశం హ్యసుర విద్మస్త్వాం వయం సర్వే ధనేశ్వరమ్ ॥ ౯ ॥

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