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 5.108.11

अत्र मध्ये समुद्रस्य कबन्धः प्रतिदृश्यते ।
स्वर्भानोः सूर्यकल्पस्य सोमसूर्यौ जिघांसतः ॥ ११ ॥

atra madhye samudrasya kabandhaḥ pratidṛśyate |
svarbhānoḥ sūryakalpasya somasūryau jighāṃsataḥ || 11 ||

Note! The following is not a translation of the above verse, but merely an arbitrary extract of the English text.

...Naga and had fixed time, for O god, I had intended to offer the meat of his body, as sustenance to my numerous progeny. When he, therefore, has obtained a boon from you and has become...

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

Atra, Madhye, Madhya, Samudra, Kabandha, Prati, Drishyata, Svarbhanu, Suryakalpa, Somasurya, Jighamsat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 5.108.11). 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: “atra madhye samudrasya kabandhaḥ pratidṛśyate
  • atra -
  • atra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    atra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    atra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • madhye -
  • madhye (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    madhya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    madhya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    madhyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • samudrasya -
  • samudra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    samudra (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • kabandhaḥ -
  • kabandha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • prati -
  • prati (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    prati (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pratī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    pratī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    pratī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    prati (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • dṛśyate -
  • dṛśyatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    dṛś (verb class 1)
    [present passive third single]
  • Line 2: “svarbhānoḥ sūryakalpasya somasūryau jighāṃsataḥ
  • svarbhānoḥ -
  • svarbhānu (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • sūryakalpasya -
  • sūryakalpa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • somasūryau -
  • somasūrya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • jighāṃsataḥ -
  • han -> jighāṃsat (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √han], [ablative single from √han], [genitive single from √han]
    han -> jighāṃsat (participle, neuter)
    [ablative single from √han], [genitive single from √han]
    han (verb class 0)
    [present active third dual]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 5.108.11

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 5.108.11 in Kannada sript:
ಅತ್ರ ಮಧ್ಯೇ ಸಮುದ್ರಸ್ಯ ಕಬನ್ಧಃ ಪ್ರತಿದೃಶ್ಯತೇ ।
ಸ್ವರ್ಭಾನೋಃ ಸೂರ್ಯಕಲ್ಪಸ್ಯ ಸೋಮಸೂರ್ಯೌ ಜಿಘಾಂಸತಃ ॥ 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 5.108.11 in Bengali sript:
অত্র মধ্যে সমুদ্রস্য কবন্ধঃ প্রতিদৃশ্যতে ।
স্বর্ভানোঃ সূর্যকল্পস্য সোমসূর্যৌ জিঘাংসতঃ ॥ 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 5.108.11 in Gujarati sript:
અત્ર મધ્યે સમુદ્રસ્ય કબન્ધઃ પ્રતિદૃશ્યતે ।
સ્વર્ભાનોઃ સૂર્યકલ્પસ્ય સોમસૂર્યૌ જિઘાંસતઃ ॥ 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 5.108.11 in Malayalam sript:
അത്ര മധ്യേ സമുദ്രസ്യ കബന്ധഃ പ്രതിദൃശ്യതേ ।
സ്വര്ഭാനോഃ സൂര്യകല്പസ്യ സോമസൂര്യൌ ജിഘാംസതഃ ॥ ൧൧ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 5.108.11 in Telugu sript:
అత్ర మధ్యే సముద్రస్య కబన్ధః ప్రతిదృశ్యతే ।
స్వర్భానోః సూర్యకల్పస్య సోమసూర్యౌ జిఘాంసతః ॥ ౧౧ ॥

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