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 5.152.14

द्वावङ्कुशधरौ तेषु द्वावुत्तमधनुर्धरौ ।
द्वौ वरासिधरौ राजन्नेकः शक्तिपताकधृक् ॥ १४ ॥

dvāvaṅkuśadharau teṣu dvāvuttamadhanurdharau |
dvau varāsidharau rājannekaḥ śaktipatākadhṛk || 14 ||

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

...armed also with weapons of diverse species, and decked with golden ornaments. And unto each car, were assigned ten elephants, and unto each elephant ten horses, and unto each horse ten...

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

Dva, Ankushadhara, Tad, Uttama, Dhanurdhara, Vara, Asidhara, Rajanna, Kah,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 5.152.14). 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: “dvāvaṅkuśadharau teṣu dvāvuttamadhanurdharau
  • dvāva -
  • dva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • aṅkuśadharau -
  • aṅkuśadhara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • teṣu -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
  • dvāvu -
  • dva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • uttama -
  • uttama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    uttama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dhanurdharau -
  • dhanurdhara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “dvau varāsidharau rājannekaḥ śaktipatākadhṛk
  • dvau -
  • dva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • varā -
  • vara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    varā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    vṛ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • asidharau -
  • asidhara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • rājanne -
  • rājanna (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    rājanna (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • kaḥ -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Cannot analyse śaktipatākadhṛk

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 5.152.14

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 5.152.14 in Kannada sript:
ದ್ವಾವಙ್ಕುಶಧರೌ ತೇಷು ದ್ವಾವುತ್ತಮಧನುರ್ಧರೌ ।
ದ್ವೌ ವರಾಸಿಧರೌ ರಾಜನ್ನೇಕಃ ಶಕ್ತಿಪತಾಕಧೃಕ್ ॥ ೧೪ ॥

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 5.152.14 in Bengali sript:
দ্বাবঙ্কুশধরৌ তেষু দ্বাবুত্তমধনুর্ধরৌ ।
দ্বৌ বরাসিধরৌ রাজন্নেকঃ শক্তিপতাকধৃক্ ॥ ১৪ ॥

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 5.152.14 in Gujarati sript:
દ્વાવઙ્કુશધરૌ તેષુ દ્વાવુત્તમધનુર્ધરૌ ।
દ્વૌ વરાસિધરૌ રાજન્નેકઃ શક્તિપતાકધૃક્ ॥ ૧૪ ॥

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 5.152.14 in Malayalam sript:
ദ്വാവങ്കുശധരൌ തേഷു ദ്വാവുത്തമധനുര്ധരൌ ।
ദ്വൌ വരാസിധരൌ രാജന്നേകഃ ശക്തിപതാകധൃക് ॥ ൧൪ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 5.152.14 in Telugu sript:
ద్వావఙ్కుశధరౌ తేషు ద్వావుత్తమధనుర్ధరౌ ।
ద్వౌ వరాసిధరౌ రాజన్నేకః శక్తిపతాకధృక్ ॥ ౧౪ ॥

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