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 3.131.17

श्येन उवाच ।
न वराहं न चोक्षाणं न मृगान्विविधांस्तथा ।
भक्षयामि महाराज किमन्नाद्येन तेन मे ॥ १७ ॥

śyena uvāca |
na varāhaṃ na cokṣāṇaṃ na mṛgānvividhāṃstathā |
bhakṣayāmi mahārāja kimannādyena tena me || 17 ||

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...arose in the splendid sacrifice performed by king Janaka, the Brahmanas well pleased, and with joined hands, approached Ashtavakra, and began to pay him homage.' "Thereupon Ashtavakra...

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

Shyena, Varaha, Coksha, Mriga, Vividha, Tatha, Maharaja, Maharajan, Kim, Annadya, Tad, Tena, Asmad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 3.131.17). 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: “śyena uvāca
  • śyena* -
  • śyena (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • 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]
  • Line 2: “na varāhaṃ na cokṣāṇaṃ na mṛgānvividhāṃstathā
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • varāham -
  • varāha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    varāhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • cokṣā -
  • cokṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    cokṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    cokṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • āṇam -
  • aṇ (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • mṛgān -
  • mṛga (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • vividhāṃs -
  • vividha (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 3: “bhakṣayāmi mahārāja kimannādyena tena me
  • bhakṣayāmi -
  • bhakṣ (verb class 10)
    [present active first single]
    bhakṣ (verb class 0)
    [present active first single]
  • mahārāja -
  • mahārāja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mahārājan (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    mahārājan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • annādyena -
  • annādya (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • tena -
  • tena (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    tan (verb class 8)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • me -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 3.131.17

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 3.131.17 in Kannada sript:
ಶ್ಯೇನ ಉವಾಚ ।
ನ ವರಾಹಂ ನ ಚೋಕ್ಷಾಣಂ ನ ಮೃಗಾನ್ವಿವಿಧಾಂಸ್ತಥಾ ।
ಭಕ್ಷಯಾಮಿ ಮಹಾರಾಜ ಕಿಮನ್ನಾದ್ಯೇನ ತೇನ ಮೇ ॥ 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 3.131.17 in Bengali sript:
শ্যেন উবাচ ।
ন বরাহং ন চোক্ষাণং ন মৃগান্বিবিধাংস্তথা ।
ভক্ষযামি মহারাজ কিমন্নাদ্যেন তেন মে ॥ 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 3.131.17 in Gujarati sript:
શ્યેન ઉવાચ ।
ન વરાહં ન ચોક્ષાણં ન મૃગાન્વિવિધાંસ્તથા ।
ભક્ષયામિ મહારાજ કિમન્નાદ્યેન તેન મે ॥ 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 3.131.17 in Malayalam sript:
ശ്യേന ഉവാച ।
ന വരാഹം ന ചോക്ഷാണം ന മൃഗാന്വിവിധാംസ്തഥാ ।
ഭക്ഷയാമി മഹാരാജ കിമന്നാദ്യേന തേന മേ ॥ ൧൭ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 3.131.17 in Telugu sript:
శ్యేన ఉవాచ ।
న వరాహం న చోక్షాణం న మృగాన్వివిధాంస్తథా ।
భక్షయామి మహారాజ కిమన్నాద్యేన తేన మే ॥ ౧౭ ॥

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