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 5.177.4

न तु शस्त्रं ग्रहीष्यामि कथंचिदपि भामिनि ।
ऋते नियोगाद्विप्राणामेष मे समयः कृतः ॥ ४ ॥

na tu śastraṃ grahīṣyāmi kathaṃcidapi bhāmini |
ṛte niyogādviprāṇāmeṣa me samayaḥ kṛtaḥ || 4 ||

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

...that is delicate. You are a princess by birth; over this, you are, again, very delicate, O beautiful dame! O blessed lady, there are numerous discomforts and difficulties attaching to...

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

Shastra, Katham, Katha, Cit, Api, Bhamin, Bhamini, Bhami, Rite, Rita, Riti, Niyoga, Vipra, Esha, Asmad, Samaya, Krit, Krita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 5.177.4). 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: “na tu śastraṃ grahīṣyāmi kathaṃcidapi bhāmini
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • śastram -
  • śastra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śastra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • grahīṣyāmi -
  • grah (verb class 9)
    [future active first single]
  • kathañ -
  • katham (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    katham (indeclinable)
    katha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    katha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • cid -
  • cit (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    cit (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    cit (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • bhāmini -
  • bhāminī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    bhāmin (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bhāmin (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    bhāmī (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • Line 2: “ṛte niyogādviprāṇāmeṣa me samayaḥ kṛtaḥ
  • ṛte -
  • ṛte (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ṛte (indeclinable)
    ṛta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ṛta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    ṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ṛti (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    ṛti (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • niyogād -
  • niyoga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • viprāṇām -
  • vipra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    vipra (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    viprā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • eṣa -
  • eṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    eṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single], [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
    iṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second 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]
  • samayaḥ -
  • samaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kṛtaḥ -
  • kṛt (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    kṛt (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    kṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [present active third dual]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 5.177.4

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 5.177.4 in Kannada sript:
ನ ತು ಶಸ್ತ್ರಂ ಗ್ರಹೀಷ್ಯಾಮಿ ಕಥಂಚಿದಪಿ ಭಾಮಿನಿ ।
ಋತೇ ನಿಯೋಗಾದ್ವಿಪ್ರಾಣಾಮೇಷ ಮೇ ಸಮಯಃ ಕೃತಃ ॥ ೪ ॥

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 5.177.4 in Bengali sript:
ন তু শস্ত্রং গ্রহীষ্যামি কথংচিদপি ভামিনি ।
ঋতে নিযোগাদ্বিপ্রাণামেষ মে সমযঃ কৃতঃ ॥ ৪ ॥

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 5.177.4 in Gujarati sript:
ન તુ શસ્ત્રં ગ્રહીષ્યામિ કથંચિદપિ ભામિનિ ।
ઋતે નિયોગાદ્વિપ્રાણામેષ મે સમયઃ કૃતઃ ॥ ૪ ॥

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 5.177.4 in Malayalam sript:
ന തു ശസ്ത്രം ഗ്രഹീഷ്യാമി കഥംചിദപി ഭാമിനി ।
ഋതേ നിയോഗാദ്വിപ്രാണാമേഷ മേ സമയഃ കൃതഃ ॥ ൪ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 5.177.4 in Telugu sript:
న తు శస్త్రం గ్రహీష్యామి కథంచిదపి భామిని ।
ఋతే నియోగాద్విప్రాణామేష మే సమయః కృతః ॥ ౪ ॥

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