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 5.51.4

द्रोणकर्णौ प्रतीयातां यदि वीरौ नरर्षभौ ।
माहात्म्यात्संशयो लोके न त्वस्ति विजयो मम ॥ ४ ॥

droṇakarṇau pratīyātāṃ yadi vīrau nararṣabhau |
māhātmyātsaṃśayo loke na tvasti vijayo mama || 4 ||

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

...sandal-water. And it was spread over with excellent seats made of gold and wood, and marble and ivory. And all the seats were wrapped with excellent covers. And Bhishma and Drona and...

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

Dronaka, Rina, Prati, Yadi, Yad, Vira, Nara, Rishabha, Mahatmya, Samshaya, Loka, Tva, Asti, Vijaya, Asmad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 5.51.4). 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: “droṇakarṇau pratīyātāṃ yadi vīrau nararṣabhau
  • droṇakar -
  • droṇaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ṛṇau -
  • ṛṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • pratī -
  • pratī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    pratī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single], [adverb], [vocative single]
    prati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [compound], [adverb]
    prati (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    pratī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    prati (Preverb)
  • iyātām -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [optative active third dual]
  • yadi -
  • yadi (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    yadi (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yadi (indeclinable)
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • vīrau -
  • vīra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • narar -
  • nara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    narā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ṛṣabhau -
  • ṛṣabha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “māhātmyātsaṃśayo loke na tvasti vijayo mama
  • māhātmyāt -
  • māhātmya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • saṃśayo* -
  • saṃśaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • loke -
  • loka (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    lok (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tva -
  • tva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • asti -
  • asti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    astī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    astī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    astī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [present active third single]
  • vijayo* -
  • vijaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mama -
  • asmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
    (verb class 2)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 3)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 5.51.4

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 5.51.4 in Kannada sript:
ದ್ರೋಣಕರ್ಣೌ ಪ್ರತೀಯಾತಾಂ ಯದಿ ವೀರೌ ನರರ್ಷಭೌ ।
ಮಾಹಾತ್ಮ್ಯಾತ್ಸಂಶಯೋ ಲೋಕೇ ನ ತ್ವಸ್ತಿ ವಿಜಯೋ ಮಮ ॥ ೪ ॥

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 5.51.4 in Bengali sript:
দ্রোণকর্ণৌ প্রতীযাতাং যদি বীরৌ নরর্ষভৌ ।
মাহাত্ম্যাত্সংশযো লোকে ন ত্বস্তি বিজযো মম ॥ ৪ ॥

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 5.51.4 in Gujarati sript:
દ્રોણકર્ણૌ પ્રતીયાતાં યદિ વીરૌ નરર્ષભૌ ।
માહાત્મ્યાત્સંશયો લોકે ન ત્વસ્તિ વિજયો મમ ॥ ૪ ॥

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 5.51.4 in Malayalam sript:
ദ്രോണകര്ണൌ പ്രതീയാതാം യദി വീരൌ നരര്ഷഭൌ ।
മാഹാത്മ്യാത്സംശയോ ലോകേ ന ത്വസ്തി വിജയോ മമ ॥ ൪ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 5.51.4 in Telugu sript:
ద్రోణకర్ణౌ ప్రతీయాతాం యది వీరౌ నరర్షభౌ ।
మాహాత్మ్యాత్సంశయో లోకే న త్వస్తి విజయో మమ ॥ ౪ ॥

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