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 3.234.21

तस्याभिपततस्तूर्णं गदाहस्तस्य संयुगे ।
गदां सर्वायसीं पार्थः शरैश्चिच्छेद सप्तधा ॥ २१ ॥

tasyābhipatatastūrṇaṃ gadāhastasya saṃyuge |
gadāṃ sarvāyasīṃ pārthaḥ śaraiściccheda saptadhā || 21 ||

Note! The following is not a translation of the above verse, but merely an arbitrary extract of the English text.

...Leave you my brother king Suyodhana.' Thus addressed by the illustrious son of Pandu, the Gandharvas, laughing aloud, replied unto him saying, 'O child, there is but one in the...

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

Tad, Abhi, Patat, Turnam, Turna, Gadahasta, Samyuga, Gada, Sarvayasi, Partha, Shara, Saptadha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 3.234.21). 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: “tasyābhipatatastūrṇaṃ gadāhastasya saṃyuge
  • tasyā -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • abhi -
  • abhi (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    abhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    abhi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    abhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    abhī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    abhī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    abhī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    abhi (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • patatas -
  • patat (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    patat (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    pat -> patat (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √pat class 1 verb], [ablative single from √pat class 1 verb], [genitive single from √pat class 1 verb]
    pat -> patat (participle, neuter)
    [ablative single from √pat class 1 verb], [genitive single from √pat class 1 verb]
    pat (verb class 1)
    [present active third dual]
  • tūrṇam -
  • tūrṇam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tūrṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    tūrṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tūrṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    tvar -> tūrṇa (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √tvar class 1 verb]
    tvar -> tūrṇa (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √tvar class 1 verb], [accusative single from √tvar class 1 verb]
  • gadāhastasya -
  • gadāhasta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    gadāhasta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • saṃyuge -
  • saṃyuga (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • Line 2: “gadāṃ sarvāyasīṃ pārthaḥ śaraiściccheda saptadhā
  • gadām -
  • gadā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • sarvāyasīm -
  • sarvāyasī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • pārthaḥ -
  • pārtha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śaraiś -
  • śara (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    śara (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • ciccheda -
  • chid (verb class 7)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    chid (verb class 9)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • saptadhā -
  • saptadhā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 3.234.21

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 3.234.21 in Kannada sript:
ತಸ್ಯಾಭಿಪತತಸ್ತೂರ್ಣಂ ಗದಾಹಸ್ತಸ್ಯ ಸಂಯುಗೇ ।
ಗದಾಂ ಸರ್ವಾಯಸೀಂ ಪಾರ್ಥಃ ಶರೈಶ್ಚಿಚ್ಛೇದ ಸಪ್ತಧಾ ॥ ೨೧ ॥

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 3.234.21 in Bengali sript:
তস্যাভিপততস্তূর্ণং গদাহস্তস্য সংযুগে ।
গদাং সর্বাযসীং পার্থঃ শরৈশ্চিচ্ছেদ সপ্তধা ॥ ২১ ॥

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 3.234.21 in Gujarati sript:
તસ્યાભિપતતસ્તૂર્ણં ગદાહસ્તસ્ય સંયુગે ।
ગદાં સર્વાયસીં પાર્થઃ શરૈશ્ચિચ્છેદ સપ્તધા ॥ ૨૧ ॥

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 3.234.21 in Malayalam sript:
തസ്യാഭിപതതസ്തൂര്ണം ഗദാഹസ്തസ്യ സംയുഗേ ।
ഗദാം സര്വായസീം പാര്ഥഃ ശരൈശ്ചിച്ഛേദ സപ്തധാ ॥ ൨൧ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 3.234.21 in Telugu sript:
తస్యాభిపతతస్తూర్ణం గదాహస్తస్య సంయుగే ।
గదాం సర్వాయసీం పార్థః శరైశ్చిచ్ఛేద సప్తధా ॥ ౨౧ ॥

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