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 6.90.39

प्रादुश्चक्रे महामायां घोररूपां सुदारुणाम् ।
मोहयन्समरे द्रौणिं मायावी राक्षसाधिपः ॥ ३९ ॥

prāduścakre mahāmāyāṃ ghorarūpāṃ sudāruṇām |
mohayansamare drauṇiṃ māyāvī rākṣasādhipaḥ || 39 ||

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...repeatedly roaring like a lion. Behind him proceeded the ruler of the Vangas, with ten thousand elephants, huge as hills, and each with juice trickling down. Beholding...

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

Pra, Prat, Cakra, Cakri, Mahamaya, Ghorarupa, Sudaruna, Mohayat, Samara, Drauni, Mayavin, Mayavi, Rakshasa, Adhipa,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 6.90.39). 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: “prāduścakre mahāmāyāṃ ghorarūpāṃ sudāruṇām
  • prād -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    prā -> prāt (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √prā class 2 verb], [vocative single from √prā class 2 verb], [accusative single from √prā class 2 verb]
  • -
  • u (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • cakre -
  • cakra (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    cakra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    cakrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    cakri (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    cakri (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    kṛ (verb class 1)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
    kṛ (verb class 5)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
    kṛ (verb class 3)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
    kṛ (verb class 6)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
  • mahāmāyām -
  • mahāmāyā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • ghorarūpām -
  • ghorarūpā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • sudāruṇām -
  • sudāruṇā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line2: “mohayansamare drauṇiṃ māyāvī rākṣasādhipaḥ
  • mohayan -
  • muh -> mohayat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √muh], [vocative single from √muh]
  • samare -
  • samara (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • drauṇim -
  • drauṇi (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • māyāvī -
  • māyāvī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    māyāvī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    māyāvin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • rākṣasā -
  • rākṣasa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rākṣasa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • adhipaḥ -
  • adhipa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    adhipā (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 6.90.39

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 6.90.39 in Kannada sript:
ಪ್ರಾದುಶ್ಚಕ್ರೇ ಮಹಾಮಾಯಾಂ ಘೋರರೂಪಾಂ ಸುದಾರುಣಾಮ್ ।
ಮೋಹಯನ್ಸಮರೇ ದ್ರೌಣಿಂ ಮಾಯಾವೀ ರಾಕ್ಷಸಾಧಿಪಃ ॥ ೩೯ ॥

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 6.90.39 in Bengali sript:
প্রাদুশ্চক্রে মহামাযাং ঘোররূপাং সুদারুণাম্ ।
মোহযন্সমরে দ্রৌণিং মাযাবী রাক্ষসাধিপঃ ॥ ৩৯ ॥

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 6.90.39 in Gujarati sript:
પ્રાદુશ્ચક્રે મહામાયાં ઘોરરૂપાં સુદારુણામ્ ।
મોહયન્સમરે દ્રૌણિં માયાવી રાક્ષસાધિપઃ ॥ ૩૯ ॥

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 6.90.39 in Malayalam sript:
പ്രാദുശ്ചക്രേ മഹാമായാം ഘോരരൂപാം സുദാരുണാമ് ।
മോഹയന്സമരേ ദ്രൌണിം മായാവീ രാക്ഷസാധിപഃ ॥ ൩൯ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 6.90.39 in Telugu sript:
ప్రాదుశ్చక్రే మహామాయాం ఘోరరూపాం సుదారుణామ్ ।
మోహయన్సమరే ద్రౌణిం మాయావీ రాక్షసాధిపః ॥ ౩౯ ॥

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