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 5.152.12

नगराणीव गुप्तानि दुरादेयानि शत्रुभिः ।
आसन्रथसहस्राणि हेममालीनि सर्वशः ॥ १२ ॥

nagarāṇīva guptāni durādeyāni śatrubhiḥ |
āsanrathasahasrāṇi hemamālīni sarvaśaḥ || 12 ||

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

...with flags. And numbering in hundreds and thousands, all those steeds were free from the habit of scratching the ground with their forehoofs. And they were all well-trained, and decked...

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

Nagarani, Nagara, Iva, Gupta, Duradeya, Shatru, Ratha, Sahasra, Hemamalin, Hemamali, Sarvashah,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 5.152.12). 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: “nagarāṇīva guptāni durādeyāni śatrubhiḥ
  • nagarāṇī -
  • nagarāṇi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [compound], [adverb]
    nagarāṇi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [compound], [adverb]
    nagarāṇi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    nagara (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
  • guptāni -
  • gupta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    gup -> gupta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √gup class 4 verb], [vocative plural from √gup class 4 verb], [accusative plural from √gup class 4 verb]
  • durādeyāni -
  • durādeya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • śatrubhiḥ -
  • śatru (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • Line 2: “āsanrathasahasrāṇi hemamālīni sarvaśaḥ
  • āsan -
  • as (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third plural]
  • ratha -
  • ratha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sahasrāṇi -
  • sahasra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • hemamālīni -
  • hemamālin (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    hemamālī (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • sarvaśaḥ -
  • sarvaśaḥ (indeclinable)

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 5.152.12

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 5.152.12 in Kannada sript:
ನಗರಾಣೀವ ಗುಪ್ತಾನಿ ದುರಾದೇಯಾನಿ ಶತ್ರುಭಿಃ ।
ಆಸನ್ರಥಸಹಸ್ರಾಣಿ ಹೇಮಮಾಲೀನಿ ಸರ್ವಶಃ ॥ ೧೨ ॥

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 5.152.12 in Bengali sript:
নগরাণীব গুপ্তানি দুরাদেযানি শত্রুভিঃ ।
আসন্রথসহস্রাণি হেমমালীনি সর্বশঃ ॥ ১২ ॥

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 5.152.12 in Gujarati sript:
નગરાણીવ ગુપ્તાનિ દુરાદેયાનિ શત્રુભિઃ ।
આસન્રથસહસ્રાણિ હેમમાલીનિ સર્વશઃ ॥ ૧૨ ॥

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 5.152.12 in Malayalam sript:
നഗരാണീവ ഗുപ്താനി ദുരാദേയാനി ശത്രുഭിഃ ।
ആസന്രഥസഹസ്രാണി ഹേമമാലീനി സര്വശഃ ॥ ൧൨ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 5.152.12 in Telugu sript:
నగరాణీవ గుప్తాని దురాదేయాని శత్రుభిః ।
ఆసన్రథసహస్రాణి హేమమాలీని సర్వశః ॥ ౧౨ ॥

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