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 6.45.13

धनुश्चिच्छेद भल्लेन कार्तस्वरविभूषितम् ।
कृपस्य निशिताग्रेण तांश्च तीक्ष्णमुखैः शरैः ॥ १३ ॥

dhanuściccheda bhallena kārtasvaravibhūṣitam |
kṛpasya niśitāgreṇa tāṃśca tīkṣṇamukhaiḥ śaraiḥ || 13 ||

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

...swans, rushed against one another. And hurled by them, long-bearded darts adorned with pure gold, fleet, and polished, and sharp-pointed, fell like snakes.{GL_NOTE...

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

Dhanu, Dhanus, Bhalla, Kartasvara, Vibhushita, Kripa, Nishita, Agrena, Agra, Tikshnamukha, Shara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 6.45.13). 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: “dhanuściccheda bhallena kārtasvaravibhūṣitam
  • dhanuś -
  • dhanus (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    dhanu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    dhanu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ciccheda -
  • chid (verb class 7)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    chid (verb class 9)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • bhallena -
  • bhalla (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    bhalla (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • kārtasvara -
  • kārtasvara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vibhūṣitam -
  • vibhūṣita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vibhūṣita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vibhūṣitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “kṛpasya niśitāgreṇa tāṃśca tīkṣṇamukhaiḥ śaraiḥ
  • kṛpasya -
  • kṛpa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • niśitā -
  • niśita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    niśita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    niśitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • agreṇa -
  • agreṇa (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    agra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    agra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • tāṃś -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tīkṣṇamukhaiḥ -
  • tīkṣṇamukha (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    tīkṣṇamukha (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • śaraiḥ -
  • śara (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    śara (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 6.45.13

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 6.45.13 in Kannada sript:
ಧನುಶ್ಚಿಚ್ಛೇದ ಭಲ್ಲೇನ ಕಾರ್ತಸ್ವರವಿಭೂಷಿತಮ್ ।
ಕೃಪಸ್ಯ ನಿಶಿತಾಗ್ರೇಣ ತಾಂಶ್ಚ ತೀಕ್ಷ್ಣಮುಖೈಃ ಶರೈಃ ॥ ೧೩ ॥

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 6.45.13 in Bengali sript:
ধনুশ্চিচ্ছেদ ভল্লেন কার্তস্বরবিভূষিতম্ ।
কৃপস্য নিশিতাগ্রেণ তাংশ্চ তীক্ষ্ণমুখৈঃ শরৈঃ ॥ ১৩ ॥

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 6.45.13 in Gujarati sript:
ધનુશ્ચિચ્છેદ ભલ્લેન કાર્તસ્વરવિભૂષિતમ્ ।
કૃપસ્ય નિશિતાગ્રેણ તાંશ્ચ તીક્ષ્ણમુખૈઃ શરૈઃ ॥ ૧૩ ॥

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 6.45.13 in Malayalam sript:
ധനുശ്ചിച്ഛേദ ഭല്ലേന കാര്തസ്വരവിഭൂഷിതമ് ।
കൃപസ്യ നിശിതാഗ്രേണ താംശ്ച തീക്ഷ്ണമുഖൈഃ ശരൈഃ ॥ ൧൩ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 6.45.13 in Telugu sript:
ధనుశ్చిచ్ఛేద భల్లేన కార్తస్వరవిభూషితమ్ ।
కృపస్య నిశితాగ్రేణ తాంశ్చ తీక్ష్ణముఖైః శరైః ॥ ౧౩ ॥

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