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 5.147.27

बाह्लीको मातुलकुले त्यक्त्वा राज्यं व्यवस्थितः ।
पितृभ्रातॄन्परित्यज्य प्राप्तवान्पुरमृद्धिमत् ॥ २७ ॥

bāhlīko mātulakule tyaktvā rājyaṃ vyavasthitaḥ |
pitṛbhrātṝnparityajya prāptavānpuramṛddhimat || 27 ||

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...respected by the good, and dearly loved by the young and the old, Devapi was liberal firmly adhering to truth, engaged in the good of all creatures, and obedient to the instructions of...

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

Bahlika, Matula, Kula, Kuli, Rajya, Vyavasthita, Pitribhratri, Parityajya, Praptavat, Pur, Pura, Riddhimat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 5.147.27). 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: “bāhlīko mātulakule tyaktvā rājyaṃ vyavasthitaḥ
  • bāhlīko* -
  • bāhlīka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mātula -
  • mātula (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mātula (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kule -
  • kula (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kula (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kulā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kuli (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    kuli (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • tyaktvā -
  • tyaj -> tyaktvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tyaj]
  • rājyam -
  • rājya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    rājya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    rājyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    rāj -> rājya (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √rāj]
    rāj -> rājya (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √rāj]
    rāj -> rājyā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √rāj]
    rāj -> rājya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √rāj class 1 verb], [accusative single from √rāj]
    rāj -> rājya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √rāj class 1 verb], [accusative single from √rāj class 1 verb], [nominative single from √rāj], [accusative single from √rāj]
  • vyavasthitaḥ -
  • vyavasthita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “pitṛbhrātṝnparityajya prāptavānpuramṛddhimat
  • pitṛbhrātṝn -
  • pitṛbhrātṛ (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • parityajya -
  • parityajya (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • prāptavān -
  • prāptavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • puram -
  • pura (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pura (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    purā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    pur (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • ṛddhimat -
  • ṛddhimat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    ṛddhimat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 5.147.27

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 5.147.27 in Kannada sript:
ಬಾಹ್ಲೀಕೋ ಮಾತುಲಕುಲೇ ತ್ಯಕ್ತ್ವಾ ರಾಜ್ಯಂ ವ್ಯವಸ್ಥಿತಃ ।
ಪಿತೃಭ್ರಾತೄನ್ಪರಿತ್ಯಜ್ಯ ಪ್ರಾಪ್ತವಾನ್ಪುರಮೃದ್ಧಿಮತ್ ॥ ೨೭ ॥

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 5.147.27 in Bengali sript:
বাহ্লীকো মাতুলকুলে ত্যক্ত্বা রাজ্যং ব্যবস্থিতঃ ।
পিতৃভ্রাতৄন্পরিত্যজ্য প্রাপ্তবান্পুরমৃদ্ধিমত্ ॥ ২৭ ॥

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 5.147.27 in Gujarati sript:
બાહ્લીકો માતુલકુલે ત્યક્ત્વા રાજ્યં વ્યવસ્થિતઃ ।
પિતૃભ્રાતૄન્પરિત્યજ્ય પ્રાપ્તવાન્પુરમૃદ્ધિમત્ ॥ ૨૭ ॥

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 5.147.27 in Malayalam sript:
ബാഹ്ലീകോ മാതുലകുലേ ത്യക്ത്വാ രാജ്യം വ്യവസ്ഥിതഃ ।
പിതൃഭ്രാതൄന്പരിത്യജ്യ പ്രാപ്തവാന്പുരമൃദ്ധിമത് ॥ ൨൭ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 5.147.27 in Telugu sript:
బాహ్లీకో మాతులకులే త్యక్త్వా రాజ్యం వ్యవస్థితః ।
పితృభ్రాతౄన్పరిత్యజ్య ప్రాప్తవాన్పురమృద్ధిమత్ ॥ ౨౭ ॥

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