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 3.175.2

पौलस्त्यं योऽऽह्वयद्युद्धे धनदं बलदर्पितः ।
नलिन्यां कदनं कृत्वा वराणां यक्षरक्षसाम् ॥ २ ॥

paulastyaṃ yo''hvayadyuddhe dhanadaṃ baladarpitaḥ |
nalinyāṃ kadanaṃ kṛtvā varāṇāṃ yakṣarakṣasām || 2 ||

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

...and freed from all your sins—you will reach the city of Hastina—the well-known city situated in the midst of a fine territory! —Then the magnanimous king having been acquainted with...

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

Paulastya, Dhanada, Baladarpita, Nalini, Kadana, Kritva, Kritvan, Vara, Yaksha, Rakshas, Rakshasa,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 3.175.2). 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: “paulastyaṃ yo''hvayadyuddhe dhanadaṃ baladarpitaḥ
  • paulastyam -
  • paulastya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    paulastya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    paulastyā (noun, feminine)
  • Cannot analyse yo''hvayadyuddhe*dh
  • dhanadam -
  • dhanada (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dhanada (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dhanadā (noun, feminine)
    dhanadā (noun, masculine)
  • baladarpitaḥ -
  • baladarpita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “nalinyāṃ kadanaṃ kṛtvā varāṇāṃ yakṣarakṣasām
  • nalinyām -
  • nalinī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • kadanam -
  • kadana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kṛtvā -
  • kṛtvā (indeclinable)
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛtvan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • varāṇām -
  • vara (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    vara (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    varā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • 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]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 3.175.2

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 3.175.2 in Kannada sript:
ಪೌಲಸ್ತ್ಯಂ ಯೋಽಽಹ್ವಯದ್ಯುದ್ಧೇ ಧನದಂ ಬಲದರ್ಪಿತಃ ।
ನಲಿನ್ಯಾಂ ಕದನಂ ಕೃತ್ವಾ ವರಾಣಾಂ ಯಕ್ಷರಕ್ಷಸಾಮ್ ॥ ೨ ॥

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 3.175.2 in Bengali sript:
পৌলস্ত্যং যোঽঽহ্বযদ্যুদ্ধে ধনদং বলদর্পিতঃ ।
নলিন্যাং কদনং কৃত্বা বরাণাং যক্ষরক্ষসাম্ ॥ ২ ॥

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 3.175.2 in Gujarati sript:
પૌલસ્ત્યં યોઽઽહ્વયદ્યુદ્ધે ધનદં બલદર્પિતઃ ।
નલિન્યાં કદનં કૃત્વા વરાણાં યક્ષરક્ષસામ્ ॥ ૨ ॥

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 3.175.2 in Malayalam sript:
പൌലസ്ത്യം യോഽഽഹ്വയദ്യുദ്ധേ ധനദം ബലദര്പിതഃ ।
നലിന്യാം കദനം കൃത്വാ വരാണാം യക്ഷരക്ഷസാമ് ॥ ൨ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 3.175.2 in Telugu sript:
పౌలస్త్యం యోఽఽహ్వయద్యుద్ధే ధనదం బలదర్పితః ।
నలిన్యాం కదనం కృత్వా వరాణాం యక్షరక్షసామ్ ॥ ౨ ॥

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