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 4.52.11

स तु लब्ध्वा पुनः स्थानं गौतमः सव्यसाचिनम् ।
विव्याध दशभिर्बाणैस्त्वरितः कङ्कपत्रिभिः ॥ ११ ॥

sa tu labdhvā punaḥ sthānaṃ gautamaḥ savyasācinam |
vivyādha daśabhirbāṇaistvaritaḥ kaṅkapatribhiḥ || 11 ||

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...thither. I shall show that great bowman my swift-handedness in archery. And that warrior whose flag bears the device of an elegant water-pot worked in gold, is the preceptor Drona—that foremost of...

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

Puna, Sthana, Gautama, Savyasacin, Kanka, Patri,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 4.52.11). 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: “sa tu labdhvā punaḥ sthānaṃ gautamaḥ savyasācinam
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • labdhvā -
  • labh -> labdhvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √labh]
  • punaḥ -
  • pu (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    puna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • sthānam -
  • sthāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • gautamaḥ -
  • gautama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • savyasācinam -
  • savyasācin (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “vivyādha daśabhirbāṇaistvaritaḥ kaṅkapatribhiḥ
  • vivyādha -
  • vyadh (verb class 4)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • Cannot analyse daśabhirbāṇaistvaritaḥ*ka
  • kaṅka -
  • kaṅka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kaṅk (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • patribhiḥ -
  • patrī (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 4.52.11

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 4.52.11 in Kannada sript:
ಸ ತು ಲಬ್ಧ್ವಾ ಪುನಃ ಸ್ಥಾನಂ ಗೌತಮಃ ಸವ್ಯಸಾಚಿನಮ್ ।
ವಿವ್ಯಾಧ ದಶಭಿರ್ಬಾಣೈಸ್ತ್ವರಿತಃ ಕಙ್ಕಪತ್ರಿಭಿಃ ॥ ೧೧ ॥

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 4.52.11 in Bengali sript:
স তু লব্ধ্বা পুনঃ স্থানং গৌতমঃ সব্যসাচিনম্ ।
বিব্যাধ দশভির্বাণৈস্ত্বরিতঃ কঙ্কপত্রিভিঃ ॥ ১১ ॥

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 4.52.11 in Gujarati sript:
સ તુ લબ્ધ્વા પુનઃ સ્થાનં ગૌતમઃ સવ્યસાચિનમ્ ।
વિવ્યાધ દશભિર્બાણૈસ્ત્વરિતઃ કઙ્કપત્રિભિઃ ॥ ૧૧ ॥

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 4.52.11 in Malayalam sript:
സ തു ലബ്ധ്വാ പുനഃ സ്ഥാനം ഗൌതമഃ സവ്യസാചിനമ് ।
വിവ്യാധ ദശഭിര്ബാണൈസ്ത്വരിതഃ കങ്കപത്രിഭിഃ ॥ ൧൧ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 4.52.11 in Telugu sript:
స తు లబ్ధ్వా పునః స్థానం గౌతమః సవ్యసాచినమ్ ।
వివ్యాధ దశభిర్బాణైస్త్వరితః కఙ్కపత్రిభిః ॥ ౧౧ ॥

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