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 6.103.77

अर्जुनः समरे शूरः पुरस्कृत्य शिखण्डिनम् ।
मामेव विशिखैस्तूर्णमभिद्रवतु दंशितः ॥ ७७ ॥

arjunaḥ samare śūraḥ puraskṛtya śikhaṇḍinam |
māmeva viśikhaistūrṇamabhidravatu daṃśitaḥ || 77 ||

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...then sighing like a snake and whose eyes were troubled in wrath, saying, 'O you of mighty arms, stop, O Kesava, it behoves you not to make those words false which...

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

Arjuna, Samara, Shura, Puraskritya, Shikhandin, Shikhandina, Mama, Iva, Vishikha, Turnam, Turna, Abhidrava, Damshita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 6.103.77). 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: “arjunaḥ samare śūraḥ puraskṛtya śikhaṇḍinam
  • arjunaḥ -
  • arjuna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • samare -
  • samara (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • śūraḥ -
  • śūra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • puraskṛtya -
  • puraskṛtya (indeclinable)
  • śikhaṇḍinam -
  • śikhaṇḍina (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śikhaṇḍina (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śikhaṇḍin (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “māmeva viśikhaistūrṇamabhidravatu daṃśitaḥ
  • māme -
  • māma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperative active first plural]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
  • viśikhais -
  • viśikha (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    viśikha (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • tūrṇam -
  • tūrṇam (indeclinable)
    tūrṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    tūrṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tūrṇā (noun, feminine)
    tvar -> tūrṇa (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √tvar class 1 verb]
    tvar -> tūrṇa (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √tvar class 1 verb], [accusative single from √tvar class 1 verb]
  • abhidrava -
  • abhidrava (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    abhidrava (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • daṃśitaḥ -
  • daṃśita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 6.103.77

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 6.103.77 in Kannada sript:
ಅರ್ಜುನಃ ಸಮರೇ ಶೂರಃ ಪುರಸ್ಕೃತ್ಯ ಶಿಖಣ್ಡಿನಮ್ ।
ಮಾಮೇವ ವಿಶಿಖೈಸ್ತೂರ್ಣಮಭಿದ್ರವತು ದಂಶಿತಃ ॥ ೭೭ ॥

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 6.103.77 in Bengali sript:
অর্জুনঃ সমরে শূরঃ পুরস্কৃত্য শিখণ্ডিনম্ ।
মামেব বিশিখৈস্তূর্ণমভিদ্রবতু দংশিতঃ ॥ ৭৭ ॥

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 6.103.77 in Gujarati sript:
અર્જુનઃ સમરે શૂરઃ પુરસ્કૃત્ય શિખણ્ડિનમ્ ।
મામેવ વિશિખૈસ્તૂર્ણમભિદ્રવતુ દંશિતઃ ॥ ૭૭ ॥

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 6.103.77 in Malayalam sript:
അര്ജുനഃ സമരേ ശൂരഃ പുരസ്കൃത്യ ശിഖണ്ഡിനമ് ।
മാമേവ വിശിഖൈസ്തൂര്ണമഭിദ്രവതു ദംശിതഃ ॥ ൭൭ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 6.103.77 in Telugu sript:
అర్జునః సమరే శూరః పురస్కృత్య శిఖణ్డినమ్ ।
మామేవ విశిఖైస్తూర్ణమభిద్రవతు దంశితః ॥ ౭౭ ॥

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