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 6.91.56

विकटः पुरुषो राजन्दीप्तास्यो दीप्तलोचनः ।
रूपं विभीषणं कृत्वा रोषेण प्रज्वलन्निव ॥ ५६ ॥

vikaṭaḥ puruṣo rājandīptāsyo dīptalocanaḥ |
rūpaṃ vibhīṣaṇaṃ kṛtvā roṣeṇa prajvalanniva || 56 ||

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...of the compass, cardinal and subsidiary, resounded with those fierce cries. Hearing those roars of the Rakshasa, O chief of the Bharatas, king Yudhishthira then...

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

Vikata, Purusha, Rajan, Rajat, Diptasya, Diptalocana, Rupa, Vibhishana, Kritva, Kritvan, Rosha, Prajvalat, Iva,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 6.91.56). 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: “vikaṭaḥ puruṣo rājandīptāsyo dīptalocanaḥ
  • vikaṭaḥ -
  • vikaṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • puruṣo* -
  • puruṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • rājan -
  • rājan (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    rāj -> rājat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √rāj class 1 verb], [vocative single from √rāj class 1 verb]
  • dīptāsyo* -
  • dīptāsya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dīptalocanaḥ -
  • dīptalocana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “rūpaṃ vibhīṣaṇaṃ kṛtvā roṣeṇa prajvalanniva
  • rūpam -
  • rūpa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    rūpa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    rūpā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • vibhīṣaṇam -
  • vibhīṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vibhīṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vibhīṣaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • kṛtvā -
  • kṛtvā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛtvan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • roṣeṇa -
  • roṣa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • prajvalann -
  • prajvalat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 6.91.56

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 6.91.56 in Kannada sript:
ವಿಕಟಃ ಪುರುಷೋ ರಾಜನ್ದೀಪ್ತಾಸ್ಯೋ ದೀಪ್ತಲೋಚನಃ ।
ರೂಪಂ ವಿಭೀಷಣಂ ಕೃತ್ವಾ ರೋಷೇಣ ಪ್ರಜ್ವಲನ್ನಿವ ॥ ೫೬ ॥

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 6.91.56 in Bengali sript:
বিকটঃ পুরুষো রাজন্দীপ্তাস্যো দীপ্তলোচনঃ ।
রূপং বিভীষণং কৃত্বা রোষেণ প্রজ্বলন্নিব ॥ ৫৬ ॥

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 6.91.56 in Gujarati sript:
વિકટઃ પુરુષો રાજન્દીપ્તાસ્યો દીપ્તલોચનઃ ।
રૂપં વિભીષણં કૃત્વા રોષેણ પ્રજ્વલન્નિવ ॥ ૫૬ ॥

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 6.91.56 in Malayalam sript:
വികടഃ പുരുഷോ രാജന്ദീപ്താസ്യോ ദീപ്തലോചനഃ ।
രൂപം വിഭീഷണം കൃത്വാ രോഷേണ പ്രജ്വലന്നിവ ॥ ൫൬ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 6.91.56 in Telugu sript:
వికటః పురుషో రాజన్దీప్తాస్యో దీప్తలోచనః ।
రూపం విభీషణం కృత్వా రోషేణ ప్రజ్వలన్నివ ॥ ౫౬ ॥

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