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 5.70.56

ये ह्येव वीरा ह्रीमन्त आर्याः करुणवेदिनः ।
त एव युद्धे हन्यन्ते यवीयान्मुच्यते जनः ॥ ५६ ॥

ye hyeva vīrā hrīmanta āryāḥ karuṇavedinaḥ |
ta eva yuddhe hanyante yavīyānmucyate janaḥ || 56 ||

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

...divine, and that the Kurus were much weaker Dhritarashtra said unto Duryodhana, 'This anxiety, O Duryodhana, always fills me. Indeed, it does not leave me. Truly, it seems that I...

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

Yah, Yat, Eva, Vira, Hrimat, Arya, Karunavedin, Tas, Yuddha, Yaviyas, Jana, Janas,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 5.70.56). 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: “ye hyeva vīrā hrīmanta āryāḥ karuṇavedinaḥ
  • ye -
  • ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • hye -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vīrā* -
  • vīra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vīrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • hrīmanta* -
  • hrīmat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • āryāḥ -
  • ārya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    āryā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • karuṇavedinaḥ -
  • karuṇavedin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    karuṇavedin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “ta eva yuddhe hanyante yavīyānmucyate janaḥ
  • ta* -
  • tas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yuddhe -
  • yuddha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    yuddha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    yuddhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    yudh -> yuddha (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √yudh class 1 verb], [locative single from √yudh class 4 verb]
    yudh -> yuddha (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √yudh class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √yudh class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √yudh class 1 verb], [locative single from √yudh class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √yudh class 4 verb], [vocative dual from √yudh class 4 verb], [accusative dual from √yudh class 4 verb], [locative single from √yudh class 4 verb]
    yudh -> yuddhā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √yudh class 1 verb], [vocative single from √yudh class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √yudh class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √yudh class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √yudh class 4 verb], [vocative single from √yudh class 4 verb], [vocative dual from √yudh class 4 verb], [accusative dual from √yudh class 4 verb]
  • hanyante -
  • han (verb class 1)
    [present passive third plural]
    han (verb class 2)
    [present passive third plural]
  • yavīyān -
  • yavīyas (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mucyate -
  • muc (verb class 6)
    [present passive third single]
    muc (verb class 1)
    [present passive third single]
    muñc (verb class 1)
    [present passive third single]
  • janaḥ -
  • janas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    jana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 5.70.56

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 5.70.56 in Kannada sript:
ಯೇ ಹ್ಯೇವ ವೀರಾ ಹ್ರೀಮನ್ತ ಆರ್ಯಾಃ ಕರುಣವೇದಿನಃ ।
ತ ಏವ ಯುದ್ಧೇ ಹನ್ಯನ್ತೇ ಯವೀಯಾನ್ಮುಚ್ಯತೇ ಜನಃ ॥ ೫೬ ॥

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 5.70.56 in Bengali sript:
যে হ্যেব বীরা হ্রীমন্ত আর্যাঃ করুণবেদিনঃ ।
ত এব যুদ্ধে হন্যন্তে যবীযান্মুচ্যতে জনঃ ॥ ৫৬ ॥

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 5.70.56 in Gujarati sript:
યે હ્યેવ વીરા હ્રીમન્ત આર્યાઃ કરુણવેદિનઃ ।
ત એવ યુદ્ધે હન્યન્તે યવીયાન્મુચ્યતે જનઃ ॥ ૫૬ ॥

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 5.70.56 in Malayalam sript:
യേ ഹ്യേവ വീരാ ഹ്രീമന്ത ആര്യാഃ കരുണവേദിനഃ ।
ത ഏവ യുദ്ധേ ഹന്യന്തേ യവീയാന്മുച്യതേ ജനഃ ॥ ൫൬ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 5.70.56 in Telugu sript:
యే హ్యేవ వీరా హ్రీమన్త ఆర్యాః కరుణవేదినః ।
త ఏవ యుద్ధే హన్యన్తే యవీయాన్ముచ్యతే జనః ॥ ౫౬ ॥

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