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 3.247.3

नातप्ततपसः पुंसो नामहायज्ञयाजिनः ।
नानृता नास्तिकाश्चैव तत्र गच्छन्ति मुद्गल ॥ ३ ॥

nātaptatapasaḥ puṃso nāmahāyajñayājinaḥ |
nānṛtā nāstikāścaiva tatra gacchanti mudgala || 3 ||

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

...collecting a drona of corn. And celebrating the Darsa and Paurnamasya sacrifices, that one devoid of guile, used to pass his days by taking the food that remained after the deities...

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

Apta, Tapasa, Tapas, Pums, Naman, Jna, Ajina, Rita, Nastika, Tatra, Gacchat, Mudgala,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 3.247.3). 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: “nātaptatapasaḥ puṃso nāmahāyajñayājinaḥ
  • nāt -
  • na (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • apta -
  • apta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    apta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tapasaḥ -
  • tapasa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tapas (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • puṃso* -
  • puṃs (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • nāma -
  • nāman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • hāya -
  • -> hāya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √]
    -> hāya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √]
    -> hāya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √]
    ha (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    ha (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • jñayā -
  • jñā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • ajinaḥ -
  • ajina (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “nānṛtā nāstikāścaiva tatra gacchanti mudgala
  • nān -
  • na (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • ṛtā* -
  • ṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    ṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • nāstikāś -
  • nāstika (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    nāstikā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • gacchanti -
  • gacchat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    gam (verb class 1)
    [present active third plural]
  • mudgala -
  • mudgala (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mudgala (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 3.247.3

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 3.247.3 in Kannada sript:
ನಾತಪ್ತತಪಸಃ ಪುಂಸೋ ನಾಮಹಾಯಜ್ಞಯಾಜಿನಃ ।
ನಾನೃತಾ ನಾಸ್ತಿಕಾಶ್ಚೈವ ತತ್ರ ಗಚ್ಛನ್ತಿ ಮುದ್ಗಲ ॥ ೩ ॥

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 3.247.3 in Bengali sript:
নাতপ্ততপসঃ পুংসো নামহাযজ্ঞযাজিনঃ ।
নানৃতা নাস্তিকাশ্চৈব তত্র গচ্ছন্তি মুদ্গল ॥ ৩ ॥

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 3.247.3 in Gujarati sript:
નાતપ્તતપસઃ પુંસો નામહાયજ્ઞયાજિનઃ ।
નાનૃતા નાસ્તિકાશ્ચૈવ તત્ર ગચ્છન્તિ મુદ્ગલ ॥ ૩ ॥

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 3.247.3 in Malayalam sript:
നാതപ്തതപസഃ പുംസോ നാമഹായജ്ഞയാജിനഃ ।
നാനൃതാ നാസ്തികാശ്ചൈവ തത്ര ഗച്ഛന്തി മുദ്ഗല ॥ ൩ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 3.247.3 in Telugu sript:
నాతప్తతపసః పుంసో నామహాయజ్ఞయాజినః ।
నానృతా నాస్తికాశ్చైవ తత్ర గచ్ఛన్తి ముద్గల ॥ ౩ ॥

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