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 3.157.46

भीमबाहुबलोत्सृष्टैर्बहुधा यक्षरक्षसाम् ।
विनिकृत्तान्यदृश्यन्त शरीराणि शिरांसि च ॥ ४६ ॥

bhīmabāhubalotsṛṣṭairbahudhā yakṣarakṣasām |
vinikṛttānyadṛśyanta śarīrāṇi śirāṃsi ca || 46 ||

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...by the name of) Asta. Having, O king, arrived at this, the Sun ever abides by the truth. And king Varuna protects all creatures, abiding in this king of mountains, and also in the vast...

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

Bhima, Bahubala, Utsrishta, Bahudha, Yaksha, Rakshas, Rakshasa, Vinikritta, Sharira, Shiras,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 3.157.46). 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: “bhīmabāhubalotsṛṣṭairbahudhā yakṣarakṣasām
  • bhīma -
  • bhīma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhīma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bāhubalo -
  • bāhubala (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bāhubala (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • utsṛṣṭair -
  • utsṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    utsṛṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • bahudhā -
  • bahudhā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • yakṣa -
  • yakṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yakṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yakṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • rakṣasām -
  • rakṣas (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    rakṣas (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    rakṣasā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “vinikṛttānyadṛśyanta śarīrāṇi śirāṃsi ca
  • vinikṛttānya -
  • vinikṛtta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • adṛśyanta -
  • dṛś (verb class 1)
    [imperfect passive third plural]
  • śarīrāṇi -
  • śarīra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • śirāṃsi -
  • śiras (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 3.157.46

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 3.157.46 in Kannada sript:
ಭೀಮಬಾಹುಬಲೋತ್ಸೃಷ್ಟೈರ್ಬಹುಧಾ ಯಕ್ಷರಕ್ಷಸಾಮ್ ।
ವಿನಿಕೃತ್ತಾನ್ಯದೃಶ್ಯನ್ತ ಶರೀರಾಣಿ ಶಿರಾಂಸಿ ಚ ॥ ೪೬ ॥

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 3.157.46 in Bengali sript:
ভীমবাহুবলোত্সৃষ্টৈর্বহুধা যক্ষরক্ষসাম্ ।
বিনিকৃত্তান্যদৃশ্যন্ত শরীরাণি শিরাংসি চ ॥ ৪৬ ॥

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 3.157.46 in Gujarati sript:
ભીમબાહુબલોત્સૃષ્ટૈર્બહુધા યક્ષરક્ષસામ્ ।
વિનિકૃત્તાન્યદૃશ્યન્ત શરીરાણિ શિરાંસિ ચ ॥ ૪૬ ॥

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 3.157.46 in Malayalam sript:
ഭീമബാഹുബലോത്സൃഷ്ടൈര്ബഹുധാ യക്ഷരക്ഷസാമ് ।
വിനികൃത്താന്യദൃശ്യന്ത ശരീരാണി ശിരാംസി ച ॥ ൪൬ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 3.157.46 in Telugu sript:
భీమబాహుబలోత్సృష్టైర్బహుధా యక్షరక్షసామ్ ।
వినికృత్తాన్యదృశ్యన్త శరీరాణి శిరాంసి చ ॥ ౪౬ ॥

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