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 3.99.18

तदा स्म मन्त्रं सहिताः प्रचक्रुस्त्रैलोक्यनाशार्थमभिस्मयन्तः ।
तत्र स्म केचिन्मतिनिश्चयज्ञास्तांस्तानुपायाननुवर्णयन्ति ॥ १८ ॥

tadā sma mantraṃ sahitāḥ pracakrustrailokyanāśārthamabhismayantaḥ |
tatra sma kecinmatiniścayajñāstāṃstānupāyānanuvarṇayanti || 18 ||

Note! The following is not a translation of the above verse, but merely an arbitrary extract of the English text.

...by means of practising great austerities), and will (thus) bring (to this world) the river that flows in three (separate) streams, Ganga, O chief of men! May good luck be thine! Take...

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

Tada, Sma, Mantra, Sahita, Pra, Cakru, Trailokya, Nashartha, Abhi, Yat, Yantri, Tatra, Kah, Kim, Cit, Matinishcaya, Jna, Upaya, Anuva, Rina,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 3.99.18). 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: “tadā sma mantraṃ sahitāḥ pracakrustrailokyanāśārthamabhismayantaḥ
  • tadā -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • sma -
  • sma (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sman (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • mantram -
  • mantra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mantrā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • sahitāḥ -
  • sahita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sahitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    sah -> sahita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √sah class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √sah class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √sah class 10 verb], [vocative plural from √sah class 10 verb]
    sah -> sahitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √sah class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √sah class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √sah class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √sah class 10 verb], [vocative plural from √sah class 10 verb], [accusative plural from √sah class 10 verb]
  • pra -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • cakrus -
  • cakru (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    cakru (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    kṛ (verb class 1)
    [perfect active third plural]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [perfect active third plural]
    kṛ (verb class 5)
    [perfect active third plural]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [perfect active third plural]
    kṛ (verb class 3)
    [perfect active third plural]
    kṛ (verb class 6)
    [perfect active third plural]
  • trailokya -
  • trailokya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    trailokya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nāśārtham -
  • nāśārtha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nāśārtha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative 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]
  • sma -
  • sma (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sman (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • yantaḥ -
  • yat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    yantṛ (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    i -> yat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √i class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √i class 2 verb]
  • Line 2: “tatra sma kecinmatiniścayajñāstāṃstānupāyānanuvarṇayanti
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • sma -
  • sma (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sman (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • ke -
  • ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    ka (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • cin -
  • cit (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    cit (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    cit (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • matiniścaya -
  • matiniścaya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jñās -
  • jña (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    jñā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • tāṃs -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • tān -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • upāyān -
  • upāya (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • anuvar -
  • anuvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    nu (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • ṛṇa -
  • ṛṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ṛṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yanti -
  • yanti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √i class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √i class 2 verb], [accusative plural from √i class 2 verb]
    i (verb class 2)
    [present active third plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 3.99.18

Cover of edition (2013)

The complete Mahabharata (12 Volumes)
by Kisari Mohan Ganguly (2013)

4900 pages; [Publisher: Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.] ISBN: ‎ 812150094X or 9788121500944;

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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 3.99.18 in Kannada sript:
ತದಾ ಸ್ಮ ಮನ್ತ್ರಂ ಸಹಿತಾಃ ಪ್ರಚಕ್ರುಸ್ತ್ರೈಲೋಕ್ಯನಾಶಾರ್ಥಮಭಿಸ್ಮಯನ್ತಃ ।
ತತ್ರ ಸ್ಮ ಕೇಚಿನ್ಮತಿನಿಶ್ಚಯಜ್ಞಾಸ್ತಾಂಸ್ತಾನುಪಾಯಾನನುವರ್ಣಯನ್ತಿ ॥ ೧೮ ॥

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 3.99.18 in Bengali sript:
তদা স্ম মন্ত্রং সহিতাঃ প্রচক্রুস্ত্রৈলোক্যনাশার্থমভিস্মযন্তঃ ।
তত্র স্ম কেচিন্মতিনিশ্চযজ্ঞাস্তাংস্তানুপাযাননুবর্ণযন্তি ॥ ১৮ ॥

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 3.99.18 in Gujarati sript:
તદા સ્મ મન્ત્રં સહિતાઃ પ્રચક્રુસ્ત્રૈલોક્યનાશાર્થમભિસ્મયન્તઃ ।
તત્ર સ્મ કેચિન્મતિનિશ્ચયજ્ઞાસ્તાંસ્તાનુપાયાનનુવર્ણયન્તિ ॥ ૧૮ ॥

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 3.99.18 in Malayalam sript:
തദാ സ്മ മന്ത്രം സഹിതാഃ പ്രചക്രുസ്ത്രൈലോക്യനാശാര്ഥമഭിസ്മയന്തഃ ।
തത്ര സ്മ കേചിന്മതിനിശ്ചയജ്ഞാസ്താംസ്താനുപായാനനുവര്ണയന്തി ॥ ൧൮ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 3.99.18 in Telugu sript:
తదా స్మ మన్త్రం సహితాః ప్రచక్రుస్త్రైలోక్యనాశార్థమభిస్మయన్తః ।
తత్ర స్మ కేచిన్మతినిశ్చయజ్ఞాస్తాంస్తానుపాయాననువర్ణయన్తి ॥ ౧౮ ॥

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