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 3.107.17

षष्टिस्तानि सहस्राणि सागराणां महात्मनाम् ।
कापिलं तेज आसाद्य क्षणेन निधनं गताः ॥ १७ ॥

ṣaṣṭistāni sahasrāṇi sāgarāṇāṃ mahātmanām |
kāpilaṃ teja āsādya kṣaṇena nidhanaṃ gatāḥ || 17 ||

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

...towards the land where the Kalinga tribes dwell." "Lomasa said, 'There is the land, O Kunti’s son, where the Kalinga tribes dwell. Through it passes the river Vaitarani, on the...

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

Shashtih, Shashti, Tad, Tani, Sahasra, Sagara, Mahatman, Mahatmana, Kapila, Teja, Tejas, Asadya, Kshana, Nidhana, Gata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 3.107.17). 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: “ṣaṣṭistāni sahasrāṇi sāgarāṇāṃ mahātmanām
  • ṣaṣṭis -
  • ṣaṣṭiḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ṣaṣṭi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • tāni -
  • tānī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    tānī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    tānī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
  • sahasrāṇi -
  • sahasra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • sāgarāṇām -
  • sāgara (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    sāgara (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    sāgarā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • mahātmanām -
  • mahātman (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    mahātman (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    mahātmanā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “kāpilaṃ teja āsādya kṣaṇena nidhanaṃ gatāḥ
  • kāpilam -
  • kāpila (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kāpila (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • teja* -
  • tejas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    teja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • āsādya -
  • āsādya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āsādya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kṣaṇena -
  • kṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    kṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • nidhanam -
  • nidhana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nidhana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    nidhanā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • gatāḥ -
  • gata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    gatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 3.107.17

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 3.107.17 in Kannada sript:
ಷಷ್ಟಿಸ್ತಾನಿ ಸಹಸ್ರಾಣಿ ಸಾಗರಾಣಾಂ ಮಹಾತ್ಮನಾಮ್ ।
ಕಾಪಿಲಂ ತೇಜ ಆಸಾದ್ಯ ಕ್ಷಣೇನ ನಿಧನಂ ಗತಾಃ ॥ ೧೭ ॥

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 3.107.17 in Bengali sript:
ষষ্টিস্তানি সহস্রাণি সাগরাণাং মহাত্মনাম্ ।
কাপিলং তেজ আসাদ্য ক্ষণেন নিধনং গতাঃ ॥ ১৭ ॥

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 3.107.17 in Gujarati sript:
ષષ્ટિસ્તાનિ સહસ્રાણિ સાગરાણાં મહાત્મનામ્ ।
કાપિલં તેજ આસાદ્ય ક્ષણેન નિધનં ગતાઃ ॥ ૧૭ ॥

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 3.107.17 in Malayalam sript:
ഷഷ്ടിസ്താനി സഹസ്രാണി സാഗരാണാം മഹാത്മനാമ് ।
കാപിലം തേജ ആസാദ്യ ക്ഷണേന നിധനം ഗതാഃ ॥ ൧൭ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 3.107.17 in Telugu sript:
షష్టిస్తాని సహస్రాణి సాగరాణాం మహాత్మనామ్ ।
కాపిలం తేజ ఆసాద్య క్షణేన నిధనం గతాః ॥ ౧౭ ॥

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