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 6.24.27

जातस्य हि ध्रुवो मृत्युर्ध्रुवं जन्म मृतस्य च ।
तस्मादपरिहार्येऽर्थे न त्वं शोचितुमर्हसि ॥ २७ ॥

jātasya hi dhruvo mṛtyurdhruvaṃ janma mṛtasya ca |
tasmādaparihārye'rthe na tvaṃ śocitumarhasi || 27 ||

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

...slay me (myself) unavenging unarmed.—'" Sanjaya continued,— "Having spoken thus on the field of battle, Arjuna, his mind troubled with grief, casting aside his...

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

Jata, Dhruva, Mrityu, Dhruvam, Janma, Janman, Mrita, Tasmat, Tad, Apariharya, Artha, Tva, Yushmad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 6.24.27). 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: “jātasya hi dhruvo mṛtyurdhruvaṃ janma mṛtasya ca
  • jātasya -
  • jāta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    jāta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    jan -> jāta (participle, masculine)
    [genitive single from √jan class 1 verb], [genitive single from √jan class 2 verb], [genitive single from √jan class 3 verb], [genitive single from √jan class 4 verb]
    jan -> jāta (participle, neuter)
    [genitive single from √jan class 1 verb], [genitive single from √jan class 2 verb], [genitive single from √jan class 3 verb], [genitive single from √jan class 4 verb]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • dhruvo* -
  • dhruva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mṛtyur -
  • mṛtyu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dhruvam -
  • dhruvam (indeclinable)
    dhruva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dhruva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dhruvā (noun, feminine)
  • janma -
  • janma (indeclinable)
    janma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    janman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • mṛtasya -
  • mṛta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    mṛta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    mṛ -> mṛta (participle, masculine)
    [genitive single from √mṛ class 1 verb], [genitive single from √mṛ class 6 verb]
    mṛ -> mṛta (participle, neuter)
    [genitive single from √mṛ class 1 verb], [genitive single from √mṛ class 6 verb]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “tasmādaparihārye'rthe na tvaṃ śocitumarhasi
  • tasmād -
  • tasmāt (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single]
  • aparihārye' -
  • aparihārya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    aparihārya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    aparihāryā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • arthe -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    artha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    arth (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tvam -
  • tva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tva (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • śocitum -
  • śuc -> śocitum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √śuc]
    śuc -> śocitum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √śuc]
    śuc -> śocitum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √śuc]
  • arhasi -
  • arh (verb class 1)
    [present active second single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 6.24.27

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 6.24.27 in Kannada sript:
ಜಾತಸ್ಯ ಹಿ ಧ್ರುವೋ ಮೃತ್ಯುರ್ಧ್ರುವಂ ಜನ್ಮ ಮೃತಸ್ಯ ಚ ।
ತಸ್ಮಾದಪರಿಹಾರ್ಯೇಽರ್ಥೇ ನ ತ್ವಂ ಶೋಚಿತುಮರ್ಹಸಿ ॥ ೨೭ ॥

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 6.24.27 in Bengali sript:
জাতস্য হি ধ্রুবো মৃত্যুর্ধ্রুবং জন্ম মৃতস্য চ ।
তস্মাদপরিহার্যেঽর্থে ন ত্বং শোচিতুমর্হসি ॥ ২৭ ॥

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 6.24.27 in Gujarati sript:
જાતસ્ય હિ ધ્રુવો મૃત્યુર્ધ્રુવં જન્મ મૃતસ્ય ચ ।
તસ્માદપરિહાર્યેઽર્થે ન ત્વં શોચિતુમર્હસિ ॥ ૨૭ ॥

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 6.24.27 in Malayalam sript:
ജാതസ്യ ഹി ധ്രുവോ മൃത്യുര്ധ്രുവം ജന്മ മൃതസ്യ ച ।
തസ്മാദപരിഹാര്യേഽര്ഥേ ന ത്വം ശോചിതുമര്ഹസി ॥ ൨൭ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 6.24.27 in Telugu sript:
జాతస్య హి ధ్రువో మృత్యుర్ధ్రువం జన్మ మృతస్య చ ।
తస్మాదపరిహార్యేఽర్థే న త్వం శోచితుమర్హసి ॥ ౨౭ ॥

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