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 3.165.23

स शङ्खी कवची बाणी प्रगृहीतशरासनः ।
दानवालयमत्युग्रं प्रयातोऽस्मि युयुत्सया ॥ २३ ॥

sa śaṅkhī kavacī bāṇī pragṛhītaśarāsanaḥ |
dānavālayamatyugraṃ prayāto'smi yuyutsayā || 23 ||

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...the summit of this lower range of the Gandhamadana.' "Yudhishthira said, 'O Dhananjaya, by fortune it is that the weapons have been obtained by you; by fortune it is that the master...

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

Shankhin, Shankhi, Kavacin, Kavaci, Banin, Pragrihita, Sharasana, Danava, Alaya, Atyugra, Prayatri, Prayata, Yuyutsa,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 3.165.23). 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.

  • Line1: “sa śaṅkhī kavacī bāṇī pragṛhītaśarāsanaḥ
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śaṅkhī -
  • śaṅkhī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    śaṅkhī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    śaṅkhin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kavacī -
  • kavacī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    kavacī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    kavacin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bāṇī -
  • bāṇin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • pragṛhīta -
  • pragṛhīta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pragṛhīta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śarāsanaḥ -
  • śarāsana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line2: “dānavālayamatyugraṃ prayāto'smi yuyutsayā
  • dānavā -
  • dānava (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dānava (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • alayam -
  • alaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    alaya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    alayā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    lay (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]
  • atyugram -
  • atyugra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    atyugra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    atyugrā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • prayāto' -
  • prayātṛ (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    prayāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • asmi -
  • as (verb class 2)
    [present active first single]
  • yuyutsayā -
  • yuyutsā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 3.165.23

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 3.165.23 in Kannada sript:
ಸ ಶಙ್ಖೀ ಕವಚೀ ಬಾಣೀ ಪ್ರಗೃಹೀತಶರಾಸನಃ ।
ದಾನವಾಲಯಮತ್ಯುಗ್ರಂ ಪ್ರಯಾತೋಽಸ್ಮಿ ಯುಯುತ್ಸಯಾ ॥ ೨೩ ॥

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 3.165.23 in Bengali sript:
স শঙ্খী কবচী বাণী প্রগৃহীতশরাসনঃ ।
দানবালযমত্যুগ্রং প্রযাতোঽস্মি যুযুত্সযা ॥ ২৩ ॥

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 3.165.23 in Gujarati sript:
સ શઙ્ખી કવચી બાણી પ્રગૃહીતશરાસનઃ ।
દાનવાલયમત્યુગ્રં પ્રયાતોઽસ્મિ યુયુત્સયા ॥ ૨૩ ॥

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 3.165.23 in Malayalam sript:
സ ശങ്ഖീ കവചീ ബാണീ പ്രഗൃഹീതശരാസനഃ ।
ദാനവാലയമത്യുഗ്രം പ്രയാതോഽസ്മി യുയുത്സയാ ॥ ൨൩ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 3.165.23 in Telugu sript:
స శఙ్ఖీ కవచీ బాణీ ప్రగృహీతశరాసనః ।
దానవాలయమత్యుగ్రం ప్రయాతోఽస్మి యుయుత్సయా ॥ ౨౩ ॥

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