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 3.248.17

स कोटिकाश्यस्तच्छ्रुत्वा रथात्प्रस्कन्द्य कुण्डली ।
उपेत्य पप्रच्छ तदा क्रोष्टा व्याघ्रवधूमिव ॥ १७ ॥

sa koṭikāśyastacchrutvā rathātpraskandya kuṇḍalī |
upetya papraccha tadā kroṣṭā vyāghravadhūmiva || 17 ||

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...the celestial messenger, 'O messenger of the gods, I bow unto you. Do you, O sire, depart in peace. I have nothing to do with either happiness, or heaven having such prominent defects...

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

Kotikashya, Tat, Tad, Ratha, Kundali, Kundalin, Upetya, Tada, Kroshta, Vyaghravadhu, Iva,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 3.248.17). 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.

  • Line1: “sa koṭikāśyastacchrutvā rathātpraskandya kuṇḍalī
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • koṭikāśyas -
  • koṭikāśya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tacch -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • śrutvā -
  • śru -> śrutvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √śru]
  • rathāt -
  • ratha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • praskandya -
  • kuṇḍalī -
  • kuṇḍalī (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kuṇḍalī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    kuṇḍalin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line2: “upetya papraccha tadā kroṣṭā vyāghravadhūmiva
  • upetya -
  • upetya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    upetya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • papraccha -
  • praś (verb class 6)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
  • tadā -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • kroṣṭā* -
  • kroṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    kroṣṭā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • vyāghravadhūm -
  • vyāghravadhū (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 3.248.17

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 3.248.17 in Kannada sript:
ಸ ಕೋಟಿಕಾಶ್ಯಸ್ತಚ್ಛ್ರುತ್ವಾ ರಥಾತ್ಪ್ರಸ್ಕನ್ದ್ಯ ಕುಣ್ಡಲೀ ।
ಉಪೇತ್ಯ ಪಪ್ರಚ್ಛ ತದಾ ಕ್ರೋಷ್ಟಾ ವ್ಯಾಘ್ರವಧೂಮಿವ ॥ ೧೭ ॥

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 3.248.17 in Bengali sript:
স কোটিকাশ্যস্তচ্ছ্রুত্বা রথাত্প্রস্কন্দ্য কুণ্ডলী ।
উপেত্য পপ্রচ্ছ তদা ক্রোষ্টা ব্যাঘ্রবধূমিব ॥ ১৭ ॥

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 3.248.17 in Gujarati sript:
સ કોટિકાશ્યસ્તચ્છ્રુત્વા રથાત્પ્રસ્કન્દ્ય કુણ્ડલી ।
ઉપેત્ય પપ્રચ્છ તદા ક્રોષ્ટા વ્યાઘ્રવધૂમિવ ॥ ૧૭ ॥

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 3.248.17 in Malayalam sript:
സ കോടികാശ്യസ്തച്ഛ്രുത്വാ രഥാത്പ്രസ്കന്ദ്യ കുണ്ഡലീ ।
ഉപേത്യ പപ്രച്ഛ തദാ ക്രോഷ്ടാ വ്യാഘ്രവധൂമിവ ॥ ൧൭ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 3.248.17 in Telugu sript:
స కోటికాశ్యస్తచ్ఛ్రుత్వా రథాత్ప్రస్కన్ద్య కుణ్డలీ ।
ఉపేత్య పప్రచ్ఛ తదా క్రోష్టా వ్యాఘ్రవధూమివ ॥ ౧౭ ॥

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