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 3.270.9

ततः शब्दो महानासीत्तुमुलो लोमहर्षणः ।
रामरावणसैन्यानामन्योन्यमभिधावताम् ॥ ९ ॥

tataḥ śabdo mahānāsīttumulo lomaharṣaṇaḥ |
rāmarāvaṇasainyānāmanyonyamabhidhāvatām || 9 ||

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

...if a hole is detected. Therefore, to cross the sea in boats and rafts does not recommend itself to me. I will, however, pray to the Ocean for the necessary means. Foregoing food...

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

Tatah, Tad, Tata, Shabda, Mahana, Tumula, Lomaharshana, Rama, Ravana, Sainya, Anyonyam, Anyonya, Abhidha, Avat, Avata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 3.270.9). 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: “tataḥ śabdo mahānāsīttumulo lomaharṣaṇaḥ
  • tataḥ -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • śabdo* -
  • śabda (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mahānā -
  • mahāna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mahāna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • āsīt -
  • ās (verb class 2)
    [aorist active third single], [injunctive active third single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • tumulo* -
  • tumula (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • lomaharṣaṇaḥ -
  • lomaharṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “rāmarāvaṇasainyānāmanyonyamabhidhāvatām
  • rāma -
  • rāma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rāma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperative active first plural]
  • rāvaṇa -
  • rāvaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rāvaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sainyānām -
  • sainya (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    sainya (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    sainyā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • anyonyam -
  • anyonyam (indeclinable)
    anyonya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    anyonya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    anyonyā (noun, feminine)
  • abhidhā -
  • abhidhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • avatām -
  • avat (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    avat (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    avatā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    u -> avat (participle, masculine)
    [genitive plural from √u class 1 verb]
    u -> avat (participle, neuter)
    [genitive plural from √u class 1 verb]
    av (verb class 1)
    [imperative active third dual]
    u (verb class 1)
    [imperative active third dual], [imperative middle third single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 3.270.9

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 3.270.9 in Kannada sript:
ತತಃ ಶಬ್ದೋ ಮಹಾನಾಸೀತ್ತುಮುಲೋ ಲೋಮಹರ್ಷಣಃ ।
ರಾಮರಾವಣಸೈನ್ಯಾನಾಮನ್ಯೋನ್ಯಮಭಿಧಾವತಾಮ್ ॥ ೯ ॥

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 3.270.9 in Bengali sript:
ততঃ শব্দো মহানাসীত্তুমুলো লোমহর্ষণঃ ।
রামরাবণসৈন্যানামন্যোন্যমভিধাবতাম্ ॥ ৯ ॥

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 3.270.9 in Gujarati sript:
તતઃ શબ્દો મહાનાસીત્તુમુલો લોમહર્ષણઃ ।
રામરાવણસૈન્યાનામન્યોન્યમભિધાવતામ્ ॥ ૯ ॥

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 3.270.9 in Malayalam sript:
തതഃ ശബ്ദോ മഹാനാസീത്തുമുലോ ലോമഹര്ഷണഃ ।
രാമരാവണസൈന്യാനാമന്യോന്യമഭിധാവതാമ് ॥ ൯ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 3.270.9 in Telugu sript:
తతః శబ్దో మహానాసీత్తుములో లోమహర్షణః ।
రామరావణసైన్యానామన్యోన్యమభిధావతామ్ ॥ ౯ ॥

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