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 3.175.5

यदृच्छया धनुष्पाणिर्बद्धखड्गो वृकोदरः ।
ददर्श तद्वनं रम्यं देवगन्धर्वसेवितम् ॥ ५ ॥

yadṛcchayā dhanuṣpāṇirbaddhakhaḍgo vṛkodaraḥ |
dadarśa tadvanaṃ ramyaṃ devagandharvasevitam || 5 ||

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

...mentioned by you; and even more than the same! As promised by us, we have spent all the twelve years in lonely forests. O Kesava, having in the prescribed way completed the period...

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

Yadriccha, Dhanushpani, Baddha, Khadga, Vrikodara, Tadvan, Tadvat, Ramya, Devagandharva, Sevita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 3.175.5). 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: “yadṛcchayā dhanuṣpāṇirbaddhakhaḍgo vṛkodaraḥ
  • yadṛcchayā -
  • yadṛcchā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • dhanuṣpāṇir -
  • dhanuṣpāṇi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    dhanuṣpāṇi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • baddha -
  • baddha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    baddha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • khaḍgo* -
  • khaḍga (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vṛkodaraḥ -
  • vṛkodara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “dadarśa tadvanaṃ ramyaṃ devagandharvasevitam
  • dadarśa -
  • dṛś (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • tadvan -
  • tadvan (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    tadvat (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • am -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    e (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • ramyam -
  • ramya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ramya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ramyā (noun, feminine)
    ram -> ramya (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √ram]
    ram -> ramya (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √ram]
    ram -> ramyā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √ram]
    ram -> ramya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √ram class 1 verb], [accusative single from √ram]
    ram -> ramya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √ram class 1 verb], [accusative single from √ram class 1 verb], [nominative single from √ram], [accusative single from √ram]
  • devagandharva -
  • devagandharva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    devagandharva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sevitam -
  • sevita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sevita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sevitā (noun, feminine)
    sīv -> sevita (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √sīv]
    sīv -> sevita (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √sīv]
    sīv -> sevitā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √sīv]
    sev -> sevita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √sev class 1 verb]
    sev -> sevita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √sev class 1 verb], [accusative single from √sev class 1 verb]
    sīv -> sevita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √sīv]
    sīv -> sevita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √sīv], [accusative single from √sīv]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 3.175.5

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 3.175.5 in Kannada sript:
ಯದೃಚ್ಛಯಾ ಧನುಷ್ಪಾಣಿರ್ಬದ್ಧಖಡ್ಗೋ ವೃಕೋದರಃ ।
ದದರ್ಶ ತದ್ವನಂ ರಮ್ಯಂ ದೇವಗನ್ಧರ್ವಸೇವಿತಮ್ ॥ ೫ ॥

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 3.175.5 in Bengali sript:
যদৃচ্ছযা ধনুষ্পাণির্বদ্ধখড্গো বৃকোদরঃ ।
দদর্শ তদ্বনং রম্যং দেবগন্ধর্বসেবিতম্ ॥ ৫ ॥

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 3.175.5 in Gujarati sript:
યદૃચ્છયા ધનુષ્પાણિર્બદ્ધખડ્ગો વૃકોદરઃ ।
દદર્શ તદ્વનં રમ્યં દેવગન્ધર્વસેવિતમ્ ॥ ૫ ॥

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 3.175.5 in Malayalam sript:
യദൃച്ഛയാ ധനുഷ്പാണിര്ബദ്ധഖഡ്ഗോ വൃകോദരഃ ।
ദദര്ശ തദ്വനം രമ്യം ദേവഗന്ധര്വസേവിതമ് ॥ ൫ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 3.175.5 in Telugu sript:
యదృచ్ఛయా ధనుష్పాణిర్బద్ధఖడ్గో వృకోదరః ।
దదర్శ తద్వనం రమ్యం దేవగన్ధర్వసేవితమ్ ॥ ౫ ॥

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