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 5.115.7

नारद उवाच ।
तथेत्युक्त्वा द्विजश्रेष्ठः प्रादात्कन्यां महीपतेः ।
विधिपूर्वं च तां राजा कन्यां प्रतिगृहीतवान् ॥ ७ ॥

nārada uvāca |
tathetyuktvā dvijaśreṣṭhaḥ prādātkanyāṃ mahīpateḥ |
vidhipūrvaṃ ca tāṃ rājā kanyāṃ pratigṛhītavān || 7 ||

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

...Vishnupada. And it is so called after the footprint of Vishnu caused on that occasion. Here, in this quarter, at a place called Usiravija, by the side of the golden lake, king Marutta...

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

Narada, Tatha, Iti, Uktva, Dvijashreshtha, Pra, Prat, Kani, Kanya, Mahipati, Vidhipurva, Raja, Rajan, Raj, Pratigrihita, Vat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 5.115.7). 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: “nārada uvāca
  • nārada* -
  • nārada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “tathetyuktvā dvijaśreṣṭhaḥ prādātkanyāṃ mahīpateḥ
  • tathe -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tatha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    tatha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ityu -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • uktvā -
  • uktvā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    vac -> uktvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vac]
    vac -> uktvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vac]
  • dvijaśreṣṭhaḥ -
  • dvijaśreṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • prād -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    prā -> prāt (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √prā class 2 verb], [vocative single from √prā class 2 verb], [accusative single from √prā class 2 verb]
  • āt -
  • āt (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • kanyām -
  • kanī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    kanyā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • mahīpateḥ -
  • mahīpati (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 3: “vidhipūrvaṃ ca tāṃ rājā kanyāṃ pratigṛhītavān
  • vidhipūrvam -
  • vidhipūrva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vidhipūrva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • rājā -
  • rājā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    rājan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    rāj (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    rāj (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • kanyām -
  • kanī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    kanyā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • pratigṛhīta -
  • pratigṛhīta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pratigṛhīta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vān -
  • va (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    -> vāt (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ class 2 verb], [vocative single from √ class 2 verb]
    -> vāt (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √ class 1 verb]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 5.115.7

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 5.115.7 in Kannada sript:
ನಾರದ ಉವಾಚ ।
ತಥೇತ್ಯುಕ್ತ್ವಾ ದ್ವಿಜಶ್ರೇಷ್ಠಃ ಪ್ರಾದಾತ್ಕನ್ಯಾಂ ಮಹೀಪತೇಃ ।
ವಿಧಿಪೂರ್ವಂ ಚ ತಾಂ ರಾಜಾ ಕನ್ಯಾಂ ಪ್ರತಿಗೃಹೀತವಾನ್ ॥ ೭ ॥

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 5.115.7 in Bengali sript:
নারদ উবাচ ।
তথেত্যুক্ত্বা দ্বিজশ্রেষ্ঠঃ প্রাদাত্কন্যাং মহীপতেঃ ।
বিধিপূর্বং চ তাং রাজা কন্যাং প্রতিগৃহীতবান্ ॥ ৭ ॥

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 5.115.7 in Gujarati sript:
નારદ ઉવાચ ।
તથેત્યુક્ત્વા દ્વિજશ્રેષ્ઠઃ પ્રાદાત્કન્યાં મહીપતેઃ ।
વિધિપૂર્વં ચ તાં રાજા કન્યાં પ્રતિગૃહીતવાન્ ॥ ૭ ॥

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 5.115.7 in Malayalam sript:
നാരദ ഉവാച ।
തഥേത്യുക്ത്വാ ദ്വിജശ്രേഷ്ഠഃ പ്രാദാത്കന്യാം മഹീപതേഃ ।
വിധിപൂര്വം ച താം രാജാ കന്യാം പ്രതിഗൃഹീതവാന് ॥ ൭ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 5.115.7 in Telugu sript:
నారద ఉవాచ ।
తథేత్యుక్త్వా ద్విజశ్రేష్ఠః ప్రాదాత్కన్యాం మహీపతేః ।
విధిపూర్వం చ తాం రాజా కన్యాం ప్రతిగృహీతవాన్ ॥ ౭ ॥

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