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 3.175.12

स ददर्श महाकायं भुजङ्गं लोमहर्षणम् ।
गिरिदुर्गे समापन्नं कायेनावृत्य कन्दरम् ॥ १२ ॥

sa dadarśa mahākāyaṃ bhujaṅgaṃ lomaharṣaṇam |
giridurge samāpannaṃ kāyenāvṛtya kandaram || 12 ||

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

...accordance with the views of the Brahmanas and of Pandu’s sons, thus,— "The sons of Pandu, and the Brahmanas assembled here, and the daughter of Drupada, and Satyabhama, likewise...

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

Mahakaya, Bhujanga, Lomaharshana, Giridurga, Samapanna, Kaya, Kandara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 3.175.12). 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: “sa dadarśa mahākāyaṃ bhujaṅgaṃ lomaharṣaṇam
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dadarśa -
  • dṛś (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • mahākāyam -
  • mahākāya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mahākāya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    mahākāyā (noun, feminine)
  • bhujaṅgam -
  • bhujaṅga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhujaṅga (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • lomaharṣaṇam -
  • lomaharṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    lomaharṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    lomaharṣaṇā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “giridurge samāpannaṃ kāyenāvṛtya kandaram
  • giridurge -
  • giridurga (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • samāpannam -
  • samāpanna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    samāpanna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    samāpannā (noun, feminine)
  • kāyenā -
  • kāya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    kāya (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • āvṛtya -
  • kandaram -
  • kandara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kandarā (noun, feminine)

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 3.175.12

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 3.175.12 in Kannada sript:
ಸ ದದರ್ಶ ಮಹಾಕಾಯಂ ಭುಜಙ್ಗಂ ಲೋಮಹರ್ಷಣಮ್ ।
ಗಿರಿದುರ್ಗೇ ಸಮಾಪನ್ನಂ ಕಾಯೇನಾವೃತ್ಯ ಕನ್ದರಮ್ ॥ ೧೨ ॥

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 3.175.12 in Bengali sript:
স দদর্শ মহাকাযং ভুজঙ্গং লোমহর্ষণম্ ।
গিরিদুর্গে সমাপন্নং কাযেনাবৃত্য কন্দরম্ ॥ ১২ ॥

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 3.175.12 in Gujarati sript:
સ દદર્શ મહાકાયં ભુજઙ્ગં લોમહર્ષણમ્ ।
ગિરિદુર્ગે સમાપન્નં કાયેનાવૃત્ય કન્દરમ્ ॥ ૧૨ ॥

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 3.175.12 in Malayalam sript:
സ ദദര്ശ മഹാകായം ഭുജങ്ഗം ലോമഹര്ഷണമ് ।
ഗിരിദുര്ഗേ സമാപന്നം കായേനാവൃത്യ കന്ദരമ് ॥ ൧൨ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 3.175.12 in Telugu sript:
స దదర్శ మహాకాయం భుజఙ్గం లోమహర్షణమ్ ।
గిరిదుర్గే సమాపన్నం కాయేనావృత్య కన్దరమ్ ॥ ౧౨ ॥

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