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 6.50.15

कृत्वा पुरुषकारं तु यथाशक्ति महाबलाः ।
भीमसेनं परित्यज्य संन्यवर्तन्त चेदयः ॥ १५ ॥

kṛtvā puruṣakāraṃ tu yathāśakti mahābalāḥ |
bhīmasenaṃ parityajya saṃnyavartanta cedayaḥ || 15 ||

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

...I also am employed in doing you good, as also that mighty car-warrior Satyaki and Virata and Drupada, both reverend in years, and Dhrishtadyumna of Prishata’s line...

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

Kritva, Kritvan, Purushakara, Yatha, Mahabala, Bhimasena, Parityajya, Cedi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 6.50.15). 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: “kṛtvā puruṣakāraṃ tu yathāśakti mahābalāḥ
  • kṛtvā -
  • kṛtvā (indeclinable)
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛtvan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • puruṣakāram -
  • puruṣakāra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
  • aśakti -
  • aśakti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • mahābalāḥ -
  • mahābala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    mahābalā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “bhīmasenaṃ parityajya saṃnyavartanta cedayaḥ
  • bhīmasenam -
  • bhīmasena (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • parityajya -
  • parityajya (indeclinable)
  • saṃnya -
  • saṃni (Preverb)
  • avartanta -
  • vṛt (verb class 1)
    [imperfect middle third plural]
  • cedayaḥ -
  • cedi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 6.50.15

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 6.50.15 in Kannada sript:
ಕೃತ್ವಾ ಪುರುಷಕಾರಂ ತು ಯಥಾಶಕ್ತಿ ಮಹಾಬಲಾಃ ।
ಭೀಮಸೇನಂ ಪರಿತ್ಯಜ್ಯ ಸಂನ್ಯವರ್ತನ್ತ ಚೇದಯಃ ॥ ೧೫ ॥

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 6.50.15 in Bengali sript:
কৃত্বা পুরুষকারং তু যথাশক্তি মহাবলাঃ ।
ভীমসেনং পরিত্যজ্য সংন্যবর্তন্ত চেদযঃ ॥ ১৫ ॥

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 6.50.15 in Gujarati sript:
કૃત્વા પુરુષકારં તુ યથાશક્તિ મહાબલાઃ ।
ભીમસેનં પરિત્યજ્ય સંન્યવર્તન્ત ચેદયઃ ॥ ૧૫ ॥

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 6.50.15 in Malayalam sript:
കൃത്വാ പുരുഷകാരം തു യഥാശക്തി മഹാബലാഃ ।
ഭീമസേനം പരിത്യജ്യ സംന്യവര്തന്ത ചേദയഃ ॥ ൧൫ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 6.50.15 in Telugu sript:
కృత్వా పురుషకారం తు యథాశక్తి మహాబలాః ।
భీమసేనం పరిత్యజ్య సంన్యవర్తన్త చేదయః ॥ ౧౫ ॥

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