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 5.176.10

यदि त्वामापगेयो वै न नयेद्गजसाह्वयम् ।
शाल्वस्त्वां शिरसा भीरु गृह्णीयाद्रामचोदितः ॥ १० ॥

yadi tvāmāpageyo vai na nayedgajasāhvayam |
śālvastvāṃ śirasā bhīru gṛhṇīyādrāmacoditaḥ || 10 ||

Note! The following is not a translation of the above verse, but merely an arbitrary extract of the English text.

...one) of those that are attached (to him) is never applauded in the scriptures. Having solicited Ganga’s son who never retreats from battle, and having at last obtained his permission...

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

Yadi, Yad, Tva, Yushmad, Apageya, Gajasahvaya, Shalva, Shiras, Bhiru, Rama, Coditri, Codita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 5.176.10). 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: “yadi tvāmāpageyo vai na nayedgajasāhvayam
  • yadi -
  • yadi (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    yadi (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yadi (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • tvām -
  • tvā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative single]
  • āpageyo* -
  • āpageya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vai -
  • (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative middle first single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nayed -
  • nay (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
    (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • gajasāhvayam -
  • gajasāhvaya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “śālvastvāṃ śirasā bhīru gṛhṇīyādrāmacoditaḥ
  • śālvas -
  • śālva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tvām -
  • tvā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative single]
  • śirasā -
  • śiras (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • bhīru -
  • bhīru (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bhīru (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    bhīrū (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    bhīrū (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    bhīrū (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • gṛhṇīyād -
  • grah (verb class 9)
    [optative active third single]
  • rāma -
  • rāma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rāma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperative active first plural]
  • coditaḥ -
  • coditṛ (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    codita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    cud -> codita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √cud]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 5.176.10

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 5.176.10 in Kannada sript:
ಯದಿ ತ್ವಾಮಾಪಗೇಯೋ ವೈ ನ ನಯೇದ್ಗಜಸಾಹ್ವಯಮ್ ।
ಶಾಲ್ವಸ್ತ್ವಾಂ ಶಿರಸಾ ಭೀರು ಗೃಹ್ಣೀಯಾದ್ರಾಮಚೋದಿತಃ ॥ ೧೦ ॥

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 5.176.10 in Bengali sript:
যদি ত্বামাপগেযো বৈ ন নযেদ্গজসাহ্বযম্ ।
শাল্বস্ত্বাং শিরসা ভীরু গৃহ্ণীযাদ্রামচোদিতঃ ॥ ১০ ॥

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 5.176.10 in Gujarati sript:
યદિ ત્વામાપગેયો વૈ ન નયેદ્ગજસાહ્વયમ્ ।
શાલ્વસ્ત્વાં શિરસા ભીરુ ગૃહ્ણીયાદ્રામચોદિતઃ ॥ ૧૦ ॥

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 5.176.10 in Malayalam sript:
യദി ത്വാമാപഗേയോ വൈ ന നയേദ്ഗജസാഹ്വയമ് ।
ശാല്വസ്ത്വാം ശിരസാ ഭീരു ഗൃഹ്ണീയാദ്രാമചോദിതഃ ॥ ൧൦ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 5.176.10 in Telugu sript:
యది త్వామాపగేయో వై న నయేద్గజసాహ్వయమ్ ।
శాల్వస్త్వాం శిరసా భీరు గృహ్ణీయాద్రామచోదితః ॥ ౧౦ ॥

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