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 3.270.8

तं दृष्ट्वावस्थितं संख्ये हरयः पवनात्मजम् ।
वेगेन महता राजन्संन्यवर्तन्त सर्वशः ॥ ८ ॥

taṃ dṛṣṭvāvasthitaṃ saṃkhye harayaḥ pavanātmajam |
vegena mahatā rājansaṃnyavartanta sarvaśaḥ || 8 ||

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

...of boats necessary for carrying all our troops. How, again, can one like us raise such obstacles in the way of the merchants? Our army is very large. The foe will make a great havoc...

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

Avasthita, Sankhya, Hari, Haraya, Pavanatmaja, Vega, Mahata, Rajan, Rajat, Sarvashah,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 3.270.8). 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: “taṃ dṛṣṭvāvasthitaṃ saṃkhye harayaḥ pavanātmajam
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    tan (noun, masculine)
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • dṛṣṭvā -
  • dṛś -> dṛṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dṛś]
  • avasthitam -
  • avasthita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    avasthita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    avasthitā (noun, feminine)
  • saṅkhye -
  • saṅkhya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    saṅkhya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    saṅkhyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • harayaḥ -
  • hari (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    hari (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    haraya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • pavanātmajam -
  • pavanātmaja (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “vegena mahatā rājansaṃnyavartanta sarvaśaḥ
  • vegena -
  • vega (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • mahatā* -
  • mahatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    mahata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • rājan -
  • rājan (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    rāj -> rājat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √rāj class 1 verb], [vocative single from √rāj class 1 verb]
  • saṃnya -
  • saṃni (Preverb)
  • avartanta -
  • vṛt (verb class 1)
    [imperfect middle third plural]
  • sarvaśaḥ -
  • sarvaśaḥ (indeclinable)

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 3.270.8

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 3.270.8 in Kannada sript:
ತಂ ದೃಷ್ಟ್ವಾವಸ್ಥಿತಂ ಸಂಖ್ಯೇ ಹರಯಃ ಪವನಾತ್ಮಜಮ್ ।
ವೇಗೇನ ಮಹತಾ ರಾಜನ್ಸಂನ್ಯವರ್ತನ್ತ ಸರ್ವಶಃ ॥ ೮ ॥

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 3.270.8 in Bengali sript:
তং দৃষ্ট্বাবস্থিতং সংখ্যে হরযঃ পবনাত্মজম্ ।
বেগেন মহতা রাজন্সংন্যবর্তন্ত সর্বশঃ ॥ ৮ ॥

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 3.270.8 in Gujarati sript:
તં દૃષ્ટ્વાવસ્થિતં સંખ્યે હરયઃ પવનાત્મજમ્ ।
વેગેન મહતા રાજન્સંન્યવર્તન્ત સર્વશઃ ॥ ૮ ॥

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 3.270.8 in Malayalam sript:
തം ദൃഷ്ട്വാവസ്ഥിതം സംഖ്യേ ഹരയഃ പവനാത്മജമ് ।
വേഗേന മഹതാ രാജന്സംന്യവര്തന്ത സര്വശഃ ॥ ൮ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 3.270.8 in Telugu sript:
తం దృష్ట్వావస్థితం సంఖ్యే హరయః పవనాత్మజమ్ ।
వేగేన మహతా రాజన్సంన్యవర్తన్త సర్వశః ॥ ౮ ॥

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