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 5.129.21

ततो रथेन शुभ्रेण महता किङ्किणीकिना ।
हेमजालविचित्रेण लघुना मेघनादिना ॥ २१ ॥

tato rathena śubhreṇa mahatā kiṅkiṇīkinā |
hemajālavicitreṇa laghunā meghanādinā || 21 ||

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

...up your avarice then, O son, and desist, O bull of Bharat’s race.'" "Vaisampayana said, 'Disregarding these words of grave import, spoken by his mother, Duryodhana went away, in anger...

English translation by Kisari Mohan Ganguly (2013) Read online Buy now!

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (5.129.21). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatah, Tad, Tata, Ratha, Shubhra, Mahat, Mahata, Kinkinikin, Hemaja, Ala, Vicitra, Laghu, Meghanadin,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 5.129.21). 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: “tato rathena śubhreṇa mahatā kiṅkiṇīkinā
  • tato* -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • rathena -
  • ratha (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • śubhreṇa -
  • śubhra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    śubhra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • mahatā -
  • mahat (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    mahat (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    mahatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • kiṅkiṇīkinā -
  • kiṅkiṇīkin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    kiṅkiṇīkin (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • Line 2: “hemajālavicitreṇa laghunā meghanādinā
  • hemajā -
  • hemaja (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • āla -
  • āla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āla (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    al (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
  • vicitreṇa -
  • vicitra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    vicitra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • laghunā -
  • laghu (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    laghu (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    laghū (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • meghanādinā -
  • meghanādin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    meghanādin (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 5.129.21

Cover of edition (2003)

The Mahabharata in Kannada (Set of 32 Volumes)
by Bharatha Darshana Bangalore (2003)

ಶ್ರೇಮಹಭಾರತ [ಮಹಾಭಾರತ]; 13907 pages;

Buy now!

Preview of verse 5.129.21 in Kannada sript:
ತತೋ ರಥೇನ ಶುಭ್ರೇಣ ಮಹತಾ ಕಿಙ್ಕಿಣೀಕಿನಾ ।
ಹೇಮಜಾಲವಿಚಿತ್ರೇಣ ಲಘುನಾ ಮೇಘನಾದಿನಾ ॥ ೨೧ ॥

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.]

Buy now!
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.

Buy now!
Cover of Bengali edition

The Mahabharata in Bengali (Two Volumes)
by Akshay Library, Kolkata (2019)

3049 pages; [মহাভারত] [মহার্ষী বদভ্যাস (Maharishi Vedvyas)]

Buy now!

Preview of verse 5.129.21 in Bengali sript:
ততো রথেন শুভ্রেণ মহতা কিঙ্কিণীকিনা ।
হেমজালবিচিত্রেণ লঘুনা মেঘনাদিনা ॥ ২১ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

Mahabharat in Gujarati (20 Volumes)
by Dinkar Joshi (દિનકર જોશી) (2010)

14252 pages; [મહાભારત] [Publisher: Pravin Prakashan Pvt. Ltd, Rajkot]

Buy now!

Preview of verse 5.129.21 in Gujarati sript:
તતો રથેન શુભ્રેણ મહતા કિઙ્કિણીકિના ।
હેમજાલવિચિત્રેણ લઘુના મેઘનાદિના ॥ ૨૧ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

Shri Mahabharatam in Malayalam (2 volumes)
by Swami Mridananda (2018)

1681 pages; [Publisher: Ramakrishna Math, Thrissur]

Buy now!

Preview of verse 5.129.21 in Malayalam sript:
തതോ രഥേന ശുഭ്രേണ മഹതാ കിങ്കിണീകിനാ ।
ഹേമജാലവിചിത്രേണ ലഘുനാ മേഘനാദിനാ ॥ ൨൧ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

Buy now!

Preview of verse 5.129.21 in Telugu sript:
తతో రథేన శుభ్రేణ మహతా కిఙ్కిణీకినా ।
హేమజాలవిచిత్రేణ లఘునా మేఘనాదినా ॥ ౨౧ ॥

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: