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 6.84.25

विशालाक्षशिरश्छित्त्वा पातयामास भूतले ।
त्रिभिः शरैरदीनात्मा स्मरन्क्लेशं पुरातनम् ॥ २५ ॥

viśālākṣaśiraśchittvā pātayāmāsa bhūtale |
tribhiḥ śarairadīnātmā smarankleśaṃ purātanam || 25 ||

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

...were desirous of protecting Bhishma, the heroic Arjuna of great valour and infinite prowess avoiding Duryodhana and Jayadratha and others,—that warrior of mighty strength...

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

Vishalaksha, Shira, Shiras, Bhutala, Tri, Shara, Adinatman, Smarat, Klesha, Puratana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 6.84.25). 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: “viśālākṣaśiraśchittvā pātayāmāsa bhūtale
  • viśālākṣa -
  • viśālākṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    viśālākṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śiraś -
  • śiras (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    śira (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • chittvā -
  • chid -> chittvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √chid]
    chid -> chittvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √chid]
  • pātayāmā -
  • pat (verb class 0)
    [imperative active first plural]
  • asa -
  • asan (noun, neuter)
    [compound]
  • bhūtale -
  • bhūtala (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • Line 2: “tribhiḥ śarairadīnātmā smarankleśaṃ purātanam
  • tribhiḥ -
  • tri (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • śarair -
  • śara (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    śara (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • adīnātmā -
  • adīnātman (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • smaran -
  • smṛ -> smarat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √smṛ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √smṛ class 1 verb]
  • kleśam -
  • kleśa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • purātanam -
  • purātana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    purātana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 6.84.25

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 6.84.25 in Kannada sript:
ವಿಶಾಲಾಕ್ಷಶಿರಶ್ಛಿತ್ತ್ವಾ ಪಾತಯಾಮಾಸ ಭೂತಲೇ ।
ತ್ರಿಭಿಃ ಶರೈರದೀನಾತ್ಮಾ ಸ್ಮರನ್ಕ್ಲೇಶಂ ಪುರಾತನಮ್ ॥ ೨೫ ॥

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 6.84.25 in Bengali sript:
বিশালাক্ষশিরশ্ছিত্ত্বা পাতযামাস ভূতলে ।
ত্রিভিঃ শরৈরদীনাত্মা স্মরন্ক্লেশং পুরাতনম্ ॥ ২৫ ॥

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 6.84.25 in Gujarati sript:
વિશાલાક્ષશિરશ્છિત્ત્વા પાતયામાસ ભૂતલે ।
ત્રિભિઃ શરૈરદીનાત્મા સ્મરન્ક્લેશં પુરાતનમ્ ॥ ૨૫ ॥

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 6.84.25 in Malayalam sript:
വിശാലാക്ഷശിരശ്ഛിത്ത്വാ പാതയാമാസ ഭൂതലേ ।
ത്രിഭിഃ ശരൈരദീനാത്മാ സ്മരന്ക്ലേശം പുരാതനമ് ॥ ൨൫ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 6.84.25 in Telugu sript:
విశాలాక్షశిరశ్ఛిత్త్వా పాతయామాస భూతలే ।
త్రిభిః శరైరదీనాత్మా స్మరన్క్లేశం పురాతనమ్ ॥ ౨౫ ॥

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