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 6.50.69

क्षुराभ्यां चक्ररक्षौ च कलिङ्गस्य महाबलौ ।
सत्यदेवं च सत्यं च प्राहिणोद्यमसादनम् ॥ ६९ ॥

kṣurābhyāṃ cakrarakṣau ca kaliṅgasya mahābalau |
satyadevaṃ ca satyaṃ ca prāhiṇodyamasādanam || 69 ||

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...upraised. And beholding the (Kuru) host that resembled the limitless ocean, your son Duryodhana, O king, stationed within it, said unto all the combatants on your side...

English translation by Kisari Mohan Ganguly (2013) Read online Buy now!

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (6.50.69). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kshura, Cakraraksha, Kalinga, Mahabala, Mahabali, Satyadeva, Satyam, Satya, Udyama, Sadana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 6.50.69). 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.

  • Line1: “kṣurābhyāṃ cakrarakṣau ca kaliṅgasya mahābalau
  • kṣurābhyām -
  • kṣura (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
    kṣura (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
    kṣurā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
  • cakrarakṣau -
  • cakrarakṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kaliṅgasya -
  • kaliṅga (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • mahābalau -
  • mahābala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    mahābali (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • Line2: “satyadevaṃ ca satyaṃ ca prāhiṇodyamasādanam
  • satyadevam -
  • satyadeva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    satyadeva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    satyadevā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • satyam -
  • satyam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    satya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    satya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    satyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • prāhi -
  • prā (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second single]
  • ṇo -
  • ṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • udyama -
  • udyama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sādanam -
  • sādana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sādana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sādanā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 6.50.69

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 6.50.69 in Kannada sript:
ಕ್ಷುರಾಭ್ಯಾಂ ಚಕ್ರರಕ್ಷೌ ಚ ಕಲಿಙ್ಗಸ್ಯ ಮಹಾಬಲೌ ।
ಸತ್ಯದೇವಂ ಚ ಸತ್ಯಂ ಚ ಪ್ರಾಹಿಣೋದ್ಯಮಸಾದನಮ್ ॥ ೬೯ ॥

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 6.50.69 in Bengali sript:
ক্ষুরাভ্যাং চক্ররক্ষৌ চ কলিঙ্গস্য মহাবলৌ ।
সত্যদেবং চ সত্যং চ প্রাহিণোদ্যমসাদনম্ ॥ ৬৯ ॥

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 6.50.69 in Gujarati sript:
ક્ષુરાભ્યાં ચક્રરક્ષૌ ચ કલિઙ્ગસ્ય મહાબલૌ ।
સત્યદેવં ચ સત્યં ચ પ્રાહિણોદ્યમસાદનમ્ ॥ ૬૯ ॥

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 6.50.69 in Malayalam sript:
ക്ഷുരാഭ്യാം ചക്രരക്ഷൌ ച കലിങ്ഗസ്യ മഹാബലൌ ।
സത്യദേവം ച സത്യം ച പ്രാഹിണോദ്യമസാദനമ് ॥ ൬൯ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 6.50.69 in Telugu sript:
క్షురాభ్యాం చక్రరక్షౌ చ కలిఙ్గస్య మహాబలౌ ।
సత్యదేవం చ సత్యం చ ప్రాహిణోద్యమసాదనమ్ ॥ ౬౯ ॥

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