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 3.203.46

आकिंचन्यं सुसंतोषो निराशित्वमचापलम् ।
एतदेव परं ज्ञानं सदात्मज्ञानमुत्तमम् ॥ ४६ ॥

ākiṃcanyaṃ susaṃtoṣo nirāśitvamacāpalam |
etadeva paraṃ jñānaṃ sadātmajñānamuttamam || 46 ||

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

...These seventeen are said to be the unknown or incomprehensible qualities. I have described all this to you, what else dost you wish to know?'" "Markandeya continued, 'O Bharata...

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

Akincanya, Susantosha, Nirashitva, Apala, Etad, Etada, Iva, Param, Para, Jnana, Sadatman, Uttamam, Uttama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 3.203.46). 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: “ākiṃcanyaṃ susaṃtoṣo nirāśitvamacāpalam
  • ākiñcanyam -
  • ākiñcanya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ākiñcanya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • susantoṣo* -
  • susantoṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • nirāśitvam -
  • nirāśitva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • acā -
  • ac (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
    añc (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • apalam -
  • apala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    apala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    apalā (noun, feminine)
    pal (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]
  • Line 2: “etadeva paraṃ jñānaṃ sadātmajñānamuttamam
  • etade -
  • etad (noun, masculine)
    [dative single], [instrumental single]
    etadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [nominative single]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
  • param -
  • param (indeclinable)
    para (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    para (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • jñānam -
  • jñāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    jñānā (noun, feminine)
  • sadātma -
  • sadātman (noun, masculine)
    sadātman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • jñānam -
  • jñāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    jñānā (noun, feminine)
  • uttamam -
  • uttamam (indeclinable)
    uttama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    uttama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    uttamā (noun, feminine)

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 3.203.46

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 3.203.46 in Kannada sript:
ಆಕಿಂಚನ್ಯಂ ಸುಸಂತೋಷೋ ನಿರಾಶಿತ್ವಮಚಾಪಲಮ್ ।
ಏತದೇವ ಪರಂ ಜ್ಞಾನಂ ಸದಾತ್ಮಜ್ಞಾನಮುತ್ತಮಮ್ ॥ ೪೬ ॥

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 3.203.46 in Bengali sript:
আকিংচন্যং সুসংতোষো নিরাশিত্বমচাপলম্ ।
এতদেব পরং জ্ঞানং সদাত্মজ্ঞানমুত্তমম্ ॥ ৪৬ ॥

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 3.203.46 in Gujarati sript:
આકિંચન્યં સુસંતોષો નિરાશિત્વમચાપલમ્ ।
એતદેવ પરં જ્ઞાનં સદાત્મજ્ઞાનમુત્તમમ્ ॥ ૪૬ ॥

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 3.203.46 in Malayalam sript:
ആകിംചന്യം സുസംതോഷോ നിരാശിത്വമചാപലമ് ।
ഏതദേവ പരം ജ്ഞാനം സദാത്മജ്ഞാനമുത്തമമ് ॥ ൪൬ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 3.203.46 in Telugu sript:
ఆకించన్యం సుసంతోషో నిరాశిత్వమచాపలమ్ ।
ఏతదేవ పరం జ్ఞానం సదాత్మజ్ఞానముత్తమమ్ ॥ ౪౬ ॥

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