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 3.175.20

नागायुतसमप्राणः सिंहस्कन्धो महाभुजः ।
गृहीतो व्यजहात्सत्त्वं वरदानेन मोहितः ॥ २० ॥

nāgāyutasamaprāṇaḥ siṃhaskandho mahābhujaḥ |
gṛhīto vyajahātsattvaṃ varadānena mohitaḥ || 20 ||

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

...with a view to suggesting topics to speak upon, saying, 'You who are ancient (in years), know the deeds of gods and demons, and illustrious saints, and of all the royal ones. We...

English translation by Kisari Mohan Ganguly (2013) Read online Buy now!

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (3.175.20). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Naga, Ayuta, Sama, Prana, Pran, Simhaskandha, Mahabhuja, Grihitri, Grihita, Vyaja, Hat, Sattva, Varadana, Mohita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 3.175.20). 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: “nāgāyutasamaprāṇaḥ siṃhaskandho mahābhujaḥ
  • nāgā -
  • nāgā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    nāga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nāga (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ayuta -
  • ayuta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ayuta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yu (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active second plural], [imperfect middle third single]
  • sama -
  • sama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sam (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • prāṇaḥ -
  • prāṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    prāṇ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    prāṇ (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • siṃhaskandho* -
  • siṃhaskandha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mahābhujaḥ -
  • mahābhuja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “gṛhīto vyajahātsattvaṃ varadānena mohitaḥ
  • gṛhīto* -
  • gṛhītṛ (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    gṛhīta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    grah -> gṛhīta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √grah class 9 verb]
  • vyaja -
  • vyaja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • hāt -
  • ha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    ha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    -> hāt (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √ class 1 verb]
  • sattvam -
  • sattva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sattva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • varadānena -
  • varadāna (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • mohitaḥ -
  • mohita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    muh -> mohita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √muh]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 3.175.20

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 3.175.20 in Kannada sript:
ನಾಗಾಯುತಸಮಪ್ರಾಣಃ ಸಿಂಹಸ್ಕನ್ಧೋ ಮಹಾಭುಜಃ ।
ಗೃಹೀತೋ ವ್ಯಜಹಾತ್ಸತ್ತ್ವಂ ವರದಾನೇನ ಮೋಹಿತಃ ॥ ೨೦ ॥

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 3.175.20 in Bengali sript:
নাগাযুতসমপ্রাণঃ সিংহস্কন্ধো মহাভুজঃ ।
গৃহীতো ব্যজহাত্সত্ত্বং বরদানেন মোহিতঃ ॥ ২০ ॥

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 3.175.20 in Gujarati sript:
નાગાયુતસમપ્રાણઃ સિંહસ્કન્ધો મહાભુજઃ ।
ગૃહીતો વ્યજહાત્સત્ત્વં વરદાનેન મોહિતઃ ॥ ૨૦ ॥

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 3.175.20 in Malayalam sript:
നാഗായുതസമപ്രാണഃ സിംഹസ്കന്ധോ മഹാഭുജഃ ।
ഗൃഹീതോ വ്യജഹാത്സത്ത്വം വരദാനേന മോഹിതഃ ॥ ൨൦ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 3.175.20 in Telugu sript:
నాగాయుతసమప్రాణః సింహస్కన్ధో మహాభుజః ।
గృహీతో వ్యజహాత్సత్త్వం వరదానేన మోహితః ॥ ౨౦ ॥

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