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 3.291.10

अथ वा धर्ममेतं त्वं मन्यसे तपतां वर ।
ऋते प्रदानाद्बन्धुभ्यस्तव कामं करोम्यहम् ॥ १० ॥

atha vā dharmametaṃ tvaṃ manyase tapatāṃ vara |
ṛte pradānādbandhubhyastava kāmaṃ karomyaham || 10 ||

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

...surrender thyself! You shalt surely attain happiness thereby. Since, O timid maiden, you have invoked me with mantras, it is not proper for me to go away without any purpose being attained...

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

Atha, Var, Dharma, Eta, Esha, Tva, Yushmad, Tapat, Tapata, Vara, Rite, Rita, Riti, Pradana, Bandhu, Kamam, Kama, Aha, Asmad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 3.291.10). 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: “atha dharmametaṃ tvaṃ manyase tapatāṃ vara
  • atha -
  • atha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • vā* -
  • vār (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    vār (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    va (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • dharmam -
  • dharma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dharman (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    dharman (noun, neuter)
    [adverb]
    dharmā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • etam -
  • eta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    etā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    eṣa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • tvam -
  • tva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tva (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • manyase -
  • man (verb class 4)
    [present middle second single], [present passive second single]
    man (verb class 8)
    [present passive second single]
  • tapatām -
  • tapat (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    tapat (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    tapat (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    tapatā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    tap -> tapat (participle, masculine)
    [genitive plural from √tap class 1 verb]
    tap -> tapat (participle, neuter)
    [genitive plural from √tap class 1 verb]
    tap (verb class 1)
    [imperative active third dual], [imperative middle third single]
  • vara -
  • vara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vṛ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • Line 2: “ṛte pradānādbandhubhyastava kāmaṃ karomyaham
  • ṛte -
  • ṛte (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ṛte (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ṛta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ṛta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    ṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ṛti (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    ṛti (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • pradānād -
  • pradāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • bandhubhyas -
  • bandhu (noun, masculine)
    [dative plural], [ablative plural]
    bandhū (noun, neuter)
    [dative plural], [ablative plural]
  • tava -
  • yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
  • kāmam -
  • kāmam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kāma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kāma (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kāmā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • karomya -
  • kṛ (verb class 8)
    [present active first single]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 3.291.10

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 3.291.10 in Kannada sript:
ಅಥ ವಾ ಧರ್ಮಮೇತಂ ತ್ವಂ ಮನ್ಯಸೇ ತಪತಾಂ ವರ ।
ಋತೇ ಪ್ರದಾನಾದ್ಬನ್ಧುಭ್ಯಸ್ತವ ಕಾಮಂ ಕರೋಮ್ಯಹಮ್ ॥ ೧೦ ॥

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 3.291.10 in Bengali sript:
অথ বা ধর্মমেতং ত্বং মন্যসে তপতাং বর ।
ঋতে প্রদানাদ্বন্ধুভ্যস্তব কামং করোম্যহম্ ॥ ১০ ॥

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 3.291.10 in Gujarati sript:
અથ વા ધર્મમેતં ત્વં મન્યસે તપતાં વર ।
ઋતે પ્રદાનાદ્બન્ધુભ્યસ્તવ કામં કરોમ્યહમ્ ॥ ૧૦ ॥

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 3.291.10 in Malayalam sript:
അഥ വാ ധര്മമേതം ത്വം മന്യസേ തപതാം വര ।
ഋതേ പ്രദാനാദ്ബന്ധുഭ്യസ്തവ കാമം കരോമ്യഹമ് ॥ ൧൦ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 3.291.10 in Telugu sript:
అథ వా ధర్మమేతం త్వం మన్యసే తపతాం వర ।
ఋతే ప్రదానాద్బన్ధుభ్యస్తవ కామం కరోమ్యహమ్ ॥ ౧౦ ॥

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