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 6.10.42

गोविन्दा मन्दकाः षण्डा विदर्भानूपवासिकाः ।
अश्मकाः पांसुराष्ट्राश्च गोपराष्ट्राः पनीतकाः ॥ ४२ ॥

govindā mandakāḥ ṣaṇḍā vidarbhānūpavāsikāḥ |
aśmakāḥ pāṃsurāṣṭrāśca goparāṣṭrāḥ panītakāḥ || 42 ||

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...the Vidarbhas, the Rupavahikas; the Asvakas, the Pansurashtras, the Goparashtras, and the Karityas; the Adhirjayas, the Kuladyas, the Mallarashtras, the Keralas, the...

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

Govinda, Mandaka, Shanda, Vidarbha, Vasika, Ashmaka, Pamsurashtra, Goparashtra, Panitaka,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 6.10.42). 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: “govindā mandakāḥ ṣaṇḍā vidarbhānūpavāsikāḥ
  • govindā* -
  • govinda (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • mandakāḥ -
  • mandaka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    mandakā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ṣaṇḍā* -
  • ṣaṇḍa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    ṣaṇḍā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • vidarbhān -
  • vidarbha (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • ūpa -
  • vap (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
    vap (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • vāsikāḥ -
  • vāsikā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “aśmakāḥ pāṃsurāṣṭrāśca goparāṣṭrāḥ panītakāḥ
  • aśmakāḥ -
  • aśmaka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • pāṃsurāṣṭrāś -
  • pāṃsurāṣṭra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • goparāṣṭrāḥ -
  • goparāṣṭra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • panītakāḥ -
  • panītaka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 6.10.42

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 6.10.42 in Kannada sript:
ಗೋವಿನ್ದಾ ಮನ್ದಕಾಃ ಷಣ್ಡಾ ವಿದರ್ಭಾನೂಪವಾಸಿಕಾಃ ।
ಅಶ್ಮಕಾಃ ಪಾಂಸುರಾಷ್ಟ್ರಾಶ್ಚ ಗೋಪರಾಷ್ಟ್ರಾಃ ಪನೀತಕಾಃ ॥ ೪೨ ॥

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 6.10.42 in Bengali sript:
গোবিন্দা মন্দকাঃ ষণ্ডা বিদর্ভানূপবাসিকাঃ ।
অশ্মকাঃ পাংসুরাষ্ট্রাশ্চ গোপরাষ্ট্রাঃ পনীতকাঃ ॥ ৪২ ॥

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 6.10.42 in Gujarati sript:
ગોવિન્દા મન્દકાઃ ષણ્ડા વિદર્ભાનૂપવાસિકાઃ ।
અશ્મકાઃ પાંસુરાષ્ટ્રાશ્ચ ગોપરાષ્ટ્રાઃ પનીતકાઃ ॥ ૪૨ ॥

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 6.10.42 in Malayalam sript:
ഗോവിന്ദാ മന്ദകാഃ ഷണ്ഡാ വിദര്ഭാനൂപവാസികാഃ ।
അശ്മകാഃ പാംസുരാഷ്ട്രാശ്ച ഗോപരാഷ്ട്രാഃ പനീതകാഃ ॥ ൪൨ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 6.10.42 in Telugu sript:
గోవిన్దా మన్దకాః షణ్డా విదర్భానూపవాసికాః ।
అశ్మకాః పాంసురాష్ట్రాశ్చ గోపరాష్ట్రాః పనీతకాః ॥ ౪౨ ॥

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