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 3.193.5

कुवलाश्वस्य पुत्राणां सहस्राण्येकविंशतिः ।
सर्वे विद्यासु निष्णाता बलवन्तो दुरासदाः ॥ ५ ॥

kuvalāśvasya putrāṇāṃ sahasrāṇyekaviṃśatiḥ |
sarve vidyāsu niṣṇātā balavanto durāsadāḥ || 5 ||

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

...and dry up the body that is made of flesh and blood. The man whose heart is without holiness, suffers torture only by undergoing penances in ignorance of their meaning. He is never freed...

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

Kuvalashva, Putra, Sahasra, Ekavimshati, Sarva, Vidya, Nishnata, Balavat, Durasada,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 3.193.5). 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: “kuvalāśvasya putrāṇāṃ sahasrāṇyekaviṃśatiḥ
  • kuvalāśvasya -
  • kuvalāśva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • putrāṇām -
  • putra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    putra (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    putrā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • sahasrāṇye -
  • sahasra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ekaviṃśatiḥ -
  • ekaviṃśati (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “sarve vidyāsu niṣṇātā balavanto durāsadāḥ
  • sarve -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sarvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • vidyāsu -
  • vidyā (noun, feminine)
    [locative plural]
  • niṣṇātā* -
  • niṣṇāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    niṣṇātā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • balavanto* -
  • balavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • durāsadāḥ -
  • durāsada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    durāsadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 3.193.5

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 3.193.5 in Kannada sript:
ಕುವಲಾಶ್ವಸ್ಯ ಪುತ್ರಾಣಾಂ ಸಹಸ್ರಾಣ್ಯೇಕವಿಂಶತಿಃ ।
ಸರ್ವೇ ವಿದ್ಯಾಸು ನಿಷ್ಣಾತಾ ಬಲವನ್ತೋ ದುರಾಸದಾಃ ॥ 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 3.193.5 in Bengali sript:
কুবলাশ্বস্য পুত্রাণাং সহস্রাণ্যেকবিংশতিঃ ।
সর্বে বিদ্যাসু নিষ্ণাতা বলবন্তো দুরাসদাঃ ॥ 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 3.193.5 in Gujarati sript:
કુવલાશ્વસ્ય પુત્રાણાં સહસ્રાણ્યેકવિંશતિઃ ।
સર્વે વિદ્યાસુ નિષ્ણાતા બલવન્તો દુરાસદાઃ ॥ 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 3.193.5 in Malayalam sript:
കുവലാശ്വസ്യ പുത്രാണാം സഹസ്രാണ്യേകവിംശതിഃ ।
സര്വേ വിദ്യാസു നിഷ്ണാതാ ബലവന്തോ ദുരാസദാഃ ॥ ൫ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 3.193.5 in Telugu sript:
కువలాశ్వస్య పుత్రాణాం సహస్రాణ్యేకవింశతిః ।
సర్వే విద్యాసు నిష్ణాతా బలవన్తో దురాసదాః ॥ ౫ ॥

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