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 3.280.28

तदेषा लभतां कामं यथाभिलषितं वधूः ।
अप्रमादश्च कर्तव्यः पुत्रि सत्यवतः पथि ॥ २८ ॥

tadeṣā labhatāṃ kāmaṃ yathābhilaṣitaṃ vadhūḥ |
apramādaśca kartavyaḥ putri satyavataḥ pathi || 28 ||

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

...Satyavan. The bestowal of your daughter, therefore, is approved by me!' The king said, 'What you have said, O illustrious one, should never be disobeyed, for your words are...

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

Tada, Isha, Labhat, Kamam, Kama, Yathabhilashita, Vadhu, Apramada, Kartavya, Putri, Putrin, Satyavat, Pathin, Pathi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 3.280.28). 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: “tadeṣā labhatāṃ kāmaṃ yathābhilaṣitaṃ vadhūḥ
  • tade -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    tada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    tada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • iṣā* -
  • iṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    iṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • labhatām -
  • labh -> labhat (participle, masculine)
    [genitive plural from √labh class 1 verb]
    labh -> labhat (participle, neuter)
    [genitive plural from √labh class 1 verb]
    labh (verb class 1)
    [imperative active third dual], [imperative middle third single]
  • kāmam -
  • kāmam (indeclinable)
    kāma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kāma (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kāmā (noun, feminine)
  • yathābhilaṣitam -
  • yathābhilaṣita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    yathābhilaṣita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    yathābhilaṣitā (noun, feminine)
  • vadhūḥ -
  • vadhu (noun, feminine)
    [accusative plural]
    vadhū (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “apramādaśca kartavyaḥ putri satyavataḥ pathi
  • apramādaś -
  • apramāda (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kartavyaḥ -
  • kartavya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kṛ -> kartavya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ -> kartavya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √kṛ class 3 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 6 verb]
  • putri -
  • putrī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    putrin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    putrin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • satyavataḥ -
  • satyavat (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    satyavat (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • pathi -
  • pathin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [locative single]
    pathī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    pathī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    pathī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 3.280.28

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 3.280.28 in Kannada sript:
ತದೇಷಾ ಲಭತಾಂ ಕಾಮಂ ಯಥಾಭಿಲಷಿತಂ ವಧೂಃ ।
ಅಪ್ರಮಾದಶ್ಚ ಕರ್ತವ್ಯಃ ಪುತ್ರಿ ಸತ್ಯವತಃ ಪಥಿ ॥ ೨೮ ॥

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 3.280.28 in Bengali sript:
তদেষা লভতাং কামং যথাভিলষিতং বধূঃ ।
অপ্রমাদশ্চ কর্তব্যঃ পুত্রি সত্যবতঃ পথি ॥ ২৮ ॥

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 3.280.28 in Gujarati sript:
તદેષા લભતાં કામં યથાભિલષિતં વધૂઃ ।
અપ્રમાદશ્ચ કર્તવ્યઃ પુત્રિ સત્યવતઃ પથિ ॥ ૨૮ ॥

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 3.280.28 in Malayalam sript:
തദേഷാ ലഭതാം കാമം യഥാഭിലഷിതം വധൂഃ ।
അപ്രമാദശ്ച കര്തവ്യഃ പുത്രി സത്യവതഃ പഥി ॥ ൨൮ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 3.280.28 in Telugu sript:
తదేషా లభతాం కామం యథాభిలషితం వధూః ।
అప్రమాదశ్చ కర్తవ్యః పుత్రి సత్యవతః పథి ॥ ౨౮ ॥

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