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 6.55.104

मृदङ्गभेरीपटहप्रणादा नेमिस्वना दुन्दुभिनिस्वनाश्च ।
ससिंहनादाश्च बभूवुरुग्राः सर्वेष्वनीकेषु ततः कुरूणाम् ॥ १०४ ॥

mṛdaṅgabherīpaṭahapraṇādā nemisvanā dundubhinisvanāśca |
sasiṃhanādāśca babhūvurugrāḥ sarveṣvanīkeṣu tataḥ kurūṇām || 104 ||

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

...sharp points, and maces, and clubs endued with spikes, and bearded darts and battle-axes, and mallets and bludgeons they hurled at Phalguni’s car, excited with rage...

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

Mridanga, Bheri, Pataha, Pranada, Nemisvana, Dundubhi, Svana, Simhanada, Ugra, Sarva, Anika, Tatah, Tad, Tata, Kuru,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 6.55.104). 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: “mṛdaṅgabherīpaṭahapraṇādā nemisvanā dundubhinisvanāśca
  • mṛdaṅga -
  • mṛdaṅga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bherī -
  • bherī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • paṭaha -
  • paṭaha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • praṇādā* -
  • praṇāda (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • nemisvanā* -
  • nemisvana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • dundubhini -
  • dundubhi (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • svanāś -
  • svana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    svanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “sasiṃhanādāśca babhūvurugrāḥ sarveṣvanīkeṣu tataḥ kurūṇām
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • siṃhanādāś -
  • siṃhanāda (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • babhūvur -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [perfect active third plural]
  • ugrāḥ -
  • ugra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    ugrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • sarveṣva -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • anīkeṣu -
  • anīka (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    anīka (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • tataḥ -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • kurūṇām -
  • kuru (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    kuru (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 6.55.104

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 6.55.104 in Kannada sript:
ಮೃದಙ್ಗಭೇರೀಪಟಹಪ್ರಣಾದಾ ನೇಮಿಸ್ವನಾ ದುನ್ದುಭಿನಿಸ್ವನಾಶ್ಚ ।
ಸಸಿಂಹನಾದಾಶ್ಚ ಬಭೂವುರುಗ್ರಾಃ ಸರ್ವೇಷ್ವನೀಕೇಷು ತತಃ ಕುರೂಣಾಮ್ ॥ ೧೦೪ ॥

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 6.55.104 in Bengali sript:
মৃদঙ্গভেরীপটহপ্রণাদা নেমিস্বনা দুন্দুভিনিস্বনাশ্চ ।
সসিংহনাদাশ্চ বভূবুরুগ্রাঃ সর্বেষ্বনীকেষু ততঃ কুরূণাম্ ॥ ১০৪ ॥

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 6.55.104 in Gujarati sript:
મૃદઙ્ગભેરીપટહપ્રણાદા નેમિસ્વના દુન્દુભિનિસ્વનાશ્ચ ।
સસિંહનાદાશ્ચ બભૂવુરુગ્રાઃ સર્વેષ્વનીકેષુ તતઃ કુરૂણામ્ ॥ ૧૦૪ ॥

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 6.55.104 in Malayalam sript:
മൃദങ്ഗഭേരീപടഹപ്രണാദാ നേമിസ്വനാ ദുന്ദുഭിനിസ്വനാശ്ച ।
സസിംഹനാദാശ്ച ബഭൂവുരുഗ്രാഃ സര്വേഷ്വനീകേഷു തതഃ കുരൂണാമ് ॥ ൧൦൪ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 6.55.104 in Telugu sript:
మృదఙ్గభేరీపటహప్రణాదా నేమిస్వనా దున్దుభినిస్వనాశ్చ ।
ససింహనాదాశ్చ బభూవురుగ్రాః సర్వేష్వనీకేషు తతః కురూణామ్ ॥ ౧౦౪ ॥

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