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 4.53.24

वीरौ तावपि संरब्धौ संनिकृष्टौ महारथौ ।
छादयेतां शरव्रातैरन्योन्यमपराजितौ ॥ २४ ॥

vīrau tāvapi saṃrabdhau saṃnikṛṣṭau mahārathau |
chādayetāṃ śaravrātairanyonyamaparājitau || 24 ||

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

...capable of penetrating into the very core of the body. Thereupon Kripa, by means of whetted shafts, cut into hundreds and thousands of fragments, those blood-drinking arrows of Partha before they...

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

Vira, Api, Samrabdha, Samnikrishta, Maharatha, Sharavrata, Anyonyam, Anyonya, Aparajita, Aparajiti,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 4.53.24). 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: “vīrau tāvapi saṃrabdhau saṃnikṛṣṭau mahārathau
  • vīrau -
  • vīra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • tāva -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • saṃrabdhau -
  • saṃrabdha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • saṃnikṛṣṭau -
  • saṃnikṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • mahārathau -
  • mahāratha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “chādayetāṃ śaravrātairanyonyamaparājitau
  • chādayetām -
  • chad (verb class 0)
    [optative active third dual], [imperative middle third dual]
  • śaravrātair -
  • śaravrāta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • anyonyam -
  • anyonyam (indeclinable)
    anyonya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    anyonya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    anyonyā (noun, feminine)
  • aparājitau -
  • aparājita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    aparājiti (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    aparājiti (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 4.53.24

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 4.53.24 in Kannada sript:
ವೀರೌ ತಾವಪಿ ಸಂರಬ್ಧೌ ಸಂನಿಕೃಷ್ಟೌ ಮಹಾರಥೌ ।
ಛಾದಯೇತಾಂ ಶರವ್ರಾತೈರನ್ಯೋನ್ಯಮಪರಾಜಿತೌ ॥ ೨೪ ॥

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 4.53.24 in Bengali sript:
বীরৌ তাবপি সংরব্ধৌ সংনিকৃষ্টৌ মহারথৌ ।
ছাদযেতাং শরব্রাতৈরন্যোন্যমপরাজিতৌ ॥ ২৪ ॥

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 4.53.24 in Gujarati sript:
વીરૌ તાવપિ સંરબ્ધૌ સંનિકૃષ્ટૌ મહારથૌ ।
છાદયેતાં શરવ્રાતૈરન્યોન્યમપરાજિતૌ ॥ ૨૪ ॥

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 4.53.24 in Malayalam sript:
വീരൌ താവപി സംരബ്ധൌ സംനികൃഷ്ടൌ മഹാരഥൌ ।
ഛാദയേതാം ശരവ്രാതൈരന്യോന്യമപരാജിതൌ ॥ ൨൪ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 4.53.24 in Telugu sript:
వీరౌ తావపి సంరబ్ధౌ సంనికృష్టౌ మహారథౌ ।
ఛాదయేతాం శరవ్రాతైరన్యోన్యమపరాజితౌ ॥ ౨౪ ॥

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