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 5.147.16

देवापिरभवज्ज्येष्ठो बाह्लीकस्तदनन्तरम् ।
तृतीयः शंतनुस्तात धृतिमान्मे पितामहः ॥ १६ ॥

devāpirabhavajjyeṣṭho bāhlīkastadanantaram |
tṛtīyaḥ śaṃtanustāta dhṛtimānme pitāmahaḥ || 16 ||

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...sages as his sons. Amongst them, lord Yadu of mighty energy was the eldest-born. Younger to Yadu was Puru, who, as our progenitor, brought forth by Sarmistha the daughter of Vrishaparvan...

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

Devapi, Bha, Vajji, Tha, Bahlika, Tadanantara, Tritiya, Shantanu, Tata, Dhritimat, Asmad, Pitamaha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 5.147.16). 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.

  • Line1: “devāpirabhavajjyeṣṭho bāhlīkastadanantaram
  • devāpir -
  • devāpi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • a -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bha -
  • bha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vajjye -
  • vajji (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vajji (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vajji (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • eṣ -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    e (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • ṭho* -
  • ṭha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bāhlīkas -
  • bāhlīka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tadanantaram -
  • tadanantara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    tadanantara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tadanantarā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line2: “tṛtīyaḥ śaṃtanustāta dhṛtimānme pitāmahaḥ
  • tṛtīyaḥ -
  • tṛtīya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śantanus -
  • śantanu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    śantanu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • tāta -
  • tāta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dhṛtimān -
  • dhṛtimat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • me -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • pitāmahaḥ -
  • pitāmaha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 5.147.16

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 5.147.16 in Kannada sript:
ದೇವಾಪಿರಭವಜ್ಜ್ಯೇಷ್ಠೋ ಬಾಹ್ಲೀಕಸ್ತದನನ್ತರಮ್ ।
ತೃತೀಯಃ ಶಂತನುಸ್ತಾತ ಧೃತಿಮಾನ್ಮೇ ಪಿತಾಮಹಃ ॥ ೧೬ ॥

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 5.147.16 in Bengali sript:
দেবাপিরভবজ্জ্যেষ্ঠো বাহ্লীকস্তদনন্তরম্ ।
তৃতীযঃ শংতনুস্তাত ধৃতিমান্মে পিতামহঃ ॥ ১৬ ॥

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 5.147.16 in Gujarati sript:
દેવાપિરભવજ્જ્યેષ્ઠો બાહ્લીકસ્તદનન્તરમ્ ।
તૃતીયઃ શંતનુસ્તાત ધૃતિમાન્મે પિતામહઃ ॥ ૧૬ ॥

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 5.147.16 in Malayalam sript:
ദേവാപിരഭവജ്ജ്യേഷ്ഠോ ബാഹ്ലീകസ്തദനന്തരമ് ।
തൃതീയഃ ശംതനുസ്താത ധൃതിമാന്മേ പിതാമഹഃ ॥ ൧൬ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 5.147.16 in Telugu sript:
దేవాపిరభవజ్జ్యేష్ఠో బాహ్లీకస్తదనన్తరమ్ ।
తృతీయః శంతనుస్తాత ధృతిమాన్మే పితామహః ॥ ౧౬ ॥

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