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 4.13.13

द्रौपद्युवाच ।
अप्रार्थनीयामिह मां सूतपुत्राभिमन्यसे ।
विहीनवर्णां सैरन्ध्रीं बीभत्सां केशकारिकाम् ॥ १३ ॥

draupadyuvāca |
aprārthanīyāmiha māṃ sūtaputrābhimanyase |
vihīnavarṇāṃ sairandhrīṃ bībhatsāṃ keśakārikām || 13 ||

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...producing the crash of one stone against another. And in this manner that furious combat between those warriors raged on without weapons, sustained mainly by the power of their arms and their physical...

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

Draupadi, Arthaniya, Iha, Asmad, Sutaputra, Abhi, Ani, Anya, Asi, Vihinavarna, Sairandhri, Bibhatsa, Keshakarin, Kam,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 4.13.13). 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: “draupadyuvāca
  • draupadyu -
  • draupadī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “aprārthanīyāmiha māṃ sūtaputrābhimanyase
  • ap -
  • ap (noun, feminine)
    [compound]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • -
  • ra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • arthanīyām -
  • arthanīyā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • iha -
  • iha (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • mām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative single]
  • sūtaputrā -
  • sūtaputra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • abhim -
  • abhi (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    abhi (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • anya -
  • ani (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    anī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    anya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    an -> anya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √an]
  • ase -
  • asi (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    asi (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • Line 3: “vihīnavarṇāṃ sairandhrīṃ bībhatsāṃ keśakārikām
  • vihīnavarṇām -
  • vihīnavarṇā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • sairandhrīm -
  • sairandhrī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • bībhatsām -
  • bībhatsā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • keśakāri -
  • keśakārin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    keśakārin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • kām -
  • kām (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 4.13.13

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 4.13.13 in Kannada sript:
ದ್ರೌಪದ್ಯುವಾಚ ।
ಅಪ್ರಾರ್ಥನೀಯಾಮಿಹ ಮಾಂ ಸೂತಪುತ್ರಾಭಿಮನ್ಯಸೇ ।
ವಿಹೀನವರ್ಣಾಂ ಸೈರನ್ಧ್ರೀಂ ಬೀಭತ್ಸಾಂ ಕೇಶಕಾರಿಕಾಮ್ ॥ ೧೩ ॥

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 4.13.13 in Bengali sript:
দ্রৌপদ্যুবাচ ।
অপ্রার্থনীযামিহ মাং সূতপুত্রাভিমন্যসে ।
বিহীনবর্ণাং সৈরন্ধ্রীং বীভত্সাং কেশকারিকাম্ ॥ ১৩ ॥

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 4.13.13 in Gujarati sript:
દ્રૌપદ્યુવાચ ।
અપ્રાર્થનીયામિહ માં સૂતપુત્રાભિમન્યસે ।
વિહીનવર્ણાં સૈરન્ધ્રીં બીભત્સાં કેશકારિકામ્ ॥ ૧૩ ॥

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 4.13.13 in Malayalam sript:
ദ്രൌപദ്യുവാച ।
അപ്രാര്ഥനീയാമിഹ മാം സൂതപുത്രാഭിമന്യസേ ।
വിഹീനവര്ണാം സൈരന്ധ്രീം ബീഭത്സാം കേശകാരികാമ് ॥ ൧൩ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 4.13.13 in Telugu sript:
ద్రౌపద్యువాచ ।
అప్రార్థనీయామిహ మాం సూతపుత్రాభిమన్యసే ।
విహీనవర్ణాం సైరన్ధ్రీం బీభత్సాం కేశకారికామ్ ॥ ౧౩ ॥

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