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 5.87.13

अभ्यागच्छति दाशार्हे प्रज्ञाचक्षुर्नरेश्वरः ।
सहैव द्रोणभीष्माभ्यामुदतिष्ठन्महायशाः ॥ १३ ॥

abhyāgacchati dāśārhe prajñācakṣurnareśvaraḥ |
sahaiva droṇabhīṣmābhyāmudatiṣṭhanmahāyaśāḥ || 13 ||

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

...made a slave. Fie to Partha’s bowmanship, oh, fie to Bhimasena’s might since Duryodhana, O Krishna, lives for even a moment. If I deserve any favour at your hands, if you have any compassion...

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

Abhi, Gacchat, Dasharha, Prajnacakshus, Nareshvara, Saha, Sah, Drona, Bhishma, Uda, Tishthat, Mahayashas, Mahayasha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 5.87.13). 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: “abhyāgacchati dāśārhe prajñācakṣurnareśvaraḥ
  • abhyā -
  • abhi (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    abhyā (Preverb)
  • gacchati -
  • gacchat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    gacchat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    gam (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
  • dāśārhe -
  • dāśārha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    dāśārha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    dāśārhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • prajñācakṣur -
  • prajñācakṣus (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    prajñācakṣus (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • nareśvaraḥ -
  • nareśvara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “sahaiva droṇabhīṣmābhyāmudatiṣṭhanmahāyaśāḥ
  • sahai -
  • sah (verb class 1)
    [imperative middle first single], [imperative active second single]
    saha (indeclinable postposition)
    [indeclinable postposition]
    saha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    saha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sahā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    sah (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    sah (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • droṇa -
  • droṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    droṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhīṣmābhyām -
  • bhīṣma (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
    bhīṣma (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
    bhīṣmā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
  • uda -
  • uda (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    udan (noun, neuter)
    ud (verb class 6)
    [imperative active second single]
  • tiṣṭhan -
  • sthā -> tiṣṭhat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √sthā class 1 verb], [vocative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
    sthā -> tiṣṭhat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √sthā class 1 verb], [vocative single from √sthā class 1 verb], [accusative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
  • mahāyaśāḥ -
  • mahāyaśas (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    mahāyaśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    mahāyaśā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 5.87.13

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 5.87.13 in Kannada sript:
ಅಭ್ಯಾಗಚ್ಛತಿ ದಾಶಾರ್ಹೇ ಪ್ರಜ್ಞಾಚಕ್ಷುರ್ನರೇಶ್ವರಃ ।
ಸಹೈವ ದ್ರೋಣಭೀಷ್ಮಾಭ್ಯಾಮುದತಿಷ್ಠನ್ಮಹಾಯಶಾಃ ॥ 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 5.87.13 in Bengali sript:
অভ্যাগচ্ছতি দাশার্হে প্রজ্ঞাচক্ষুর্নরেশ্বরঃ ।
সহৈব দ্রোণভীষ্মাভ্যামুদতিষ্ঠন্মহাযশাঃ ॥ 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 5.87.13 in Gujarati sript:
અભ્યાગચ્છતિ દાશાર્હે પ્રજ્ઞાચક્ષુર્નરેશ્વરઃ ।
સહૈવ દ્રોણભીષ્માભ્યામુદતિષ્ઠન્મહાયશાઃ ॥ 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 5.87.13 in Malayalam sript:
അഭ്യാഗച്ഛതി ദാശാര്ഹേ പ്രജ്ഞാചക്ഷുര്നരേശ്വരഃ ।
സഹൈവ ദ്രോണഭീഷ്മാഭ്യാമുദതിഷ്ഠന്മഹായശാഃ ॥ ൧൩ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 5.87.13 in Telugu sript:
అభ్యాగచ్ఛతి దాశార్హే ప్రజ్ఞాచక్షుర్నరేశ్వరః ।
సహైవ ద్రోణభీష్మాభ్యాముదతిష్ఠన్మహాయశాః ॥ ౧౩ ॥

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