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 6.10.18

रथस्थां शतकुम्भां च सरयूं च नरेश्वर ।
चर्मण्वतीं वेत्रवतीं हस्तिसोमां दिशं तथा ॥ १८ ॥

rathasthāṃ śatakumbhāṃ ca sarayūṃ ca nareśvara |
carmaṇvatīṃ vetravatīṃ hastisomāṃ diśaṃ tathā || 18 ||

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

...describe to you that country as I have heard of it. Listen to me, O king, as I speak of what you have asked me. Mahendra, Malaya, Sahya, Suktimat, Rakshavat, Vindhya...

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

Rathastha, Shatakumbha, Sarayu, Nareshvara, Carmanvati, Vetravati, Hastisoma, Disham, Dish, Disha, Tatha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 6.10.18). 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: “rathasthāṃ śatakumbhāṃ ca sarayūṃ ca nareśvara
  • rathasthām -
  • rathasthā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • śatakumbhām -
  • śatakumbhā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sarayūm -
  • sarayū (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nareśvara -
  • nareśvara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “carmaṇvatīṃ vetravatīṃ hastisomāṃ diśaṃ tathā
  • carmaṇvatīm -
  • carmaṇvatī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • vetravatīm -
  • vetravatī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • hastisomām -
  • hastisomā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • diśam -
  • diśam (indeclinable)
    diśā (noun, feminine)
    diśa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    diśa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    diś (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 6.10.18

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 6.10.18 in Kannada sript:
ರಥಸ್ಥಾಂ ಶತಕುಮ್ಭಾಂ ಚ ಸರಯೂಂ ಚ ನರೇಶ್ವರ ।
ಚರ್ಮಣ್ವತೀಂ ವೇತ್ರವತೀಂ ಹಸ್ತಿಸೋಮಾಂ ದಿಶಂ ತಥಾ ॥ ೧೮ ॥

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 6.10.18 in Bengali sript:
রথস্থাং শতকুম্ভাং চ সরযূং চ নরেশ্বর ।
চর্মণ্বতীং বেত্রবতীং হস্তিসোমাং দিশং তথা ॥ ১৮ ॥

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 6.10.18 in Gujarati sript:
રથસ્થાં શતકુમ્ભાં ચ સરયૂં ચ નરેશ્વર ।
ચર્મણ્વતીં વેત્રવતીં હસ્તિસોમાં દિશં તથા ॥ ૧૮ ॥

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 6.10.18 in Malayalam sript:
രഥസ്ഥാം ശതകുമ്ഭാം ച സരയൂം ച നരേശ്വര ।
ചര്മണ്വതീം വേത്രവതീം ഹസ്തിസോമാം ദിശം തഥാ ॥ ൧൮ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 6.10.18 in Telugu sript:
రథస్థాం శతకుమ్భాం చ సరయూం చ నరేశ్వర ।
చర్మణ్వతీం వేత్రవతీం హస్తిసోమాం దిశం తథా ॥ ౧౮ ॥

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