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 6.84.20

धनुः प्रपीड्य वामेन करेणामित्रकर्शनः ।
शिरश्चिच्छेद समरे शरेण नतपर्वणा ॥ २० ॥

dhanuḥ prapīḍya vāmena kareṇāmitrakarśanaḥ |
śiraściccheda samare śareṇa nataparvaṇā || 20 ||

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

...of those kings, Jishnu sped for Bhishma’s slaughter. Then the ruler of the Trigartas, beholding his friends those mighty car-warriors slain, speedily advanced...

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

Dhanu, Dhanus, Prapi, Idya, Vama, Kara, Amitra, Karshana, Shira, Shiras, Samara, Shara, Nataparvan,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 6.84.20). 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: “dhanuḥ prapīḍya vāmena kareṇāmitrakarśanaḥ
  • dhanuḥ -
  • dhanus (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    dhanu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    dhanu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • prapī -
  • prapī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    prapī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    prapī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • īḍya -
  • īḍya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    īḍya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    īḍ -> īḍya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √īḍ]
    īḍ -> īḍya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √īḍ class 2 verb]
    īḍ -> īḍya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √īḍ class 2 verb]
  • vāmena -
  • vāma (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    vāma (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • kareṇā -
  • kara (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    kara (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • amitra -
  • amitra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    amitra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • karśanaḥ -
  • karśana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “śiraściccheda samare śareṇa nataparvaṇā
  • śiraś -
  • śiras (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    śira (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]
  • samare -
  • samara (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • śareṇa -
  • śara (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    śara (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • nataparvaṇā -
  • nataparvan (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    nataparvan (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 6.84.20

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 6.84.20 in Kannada sript:
ಧನುಃ ಪ್ರಪೀಡ್ಯ ವಾಮೇನ ಕರೇಣಾಮಿತ್ರಕರ್ಶನಃ ।
ಶಿರಶ್ಚಿಚ್ಛೇದ ಸಮರೇ ಶರೇಣ ನತಪರ್ವಣಾ ॥ ೨೦ ॥

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 6.84.20 in Bengali sript:
ধনুঃ প্রপীড্য বামেন করেণামিত্রকর্শনঃ ।
শিরশ্চিচ্ছেদ সমরে শরেণ নতপর্বণা ॥ ২০ ॥

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 6.84.20 in Gujarati sript:
ધનુઃ પ્રપીડ્ય વામેન કરેણામિત્રકર્શનઃ ।
શિરશ્ચિચ્છેદ સમરે શરેણ નતપર્વણા ॥ ૨૦ ॥

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 6.84.20 in Malayalam sript:
ധനുഃ പ്രപീഡ്യ വാമേന കരേണാമിത്രകര്ശനഃ ।
ശിരശ്ചിച്ഛേദ സമരേ ശരേണ നതപര്വണാ ॥ ൨൦ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 6.84.20 in Telugu sript:
ధనుః ప్రపీడ్య వామేన కరేణామిత్రకర్శనః ।
శిరశ్చిచ్ఛేద సమరే శరేణ నతపర్వణా ॥ ౨౦ ॥

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