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 6.106.13

राक्षसं क्रूरकर्माणं भैमसेनिं महाबलम् ।
भीष्मस्य निधनं प्रेप्सुं दुर्मुखोऽभ्यद्रवद्बली ॥ १३ ॥

rākṣasaṃ krūrakarmāṇaṃ bhaimaseniṃ mahābalam |
bhīṣmasya nidhanaṃ prepsuṃ durmukho'bhyadravadbalī || 13 ||

Note! This is not a direct translation of the verse, but merely an approximate preview.

...Then your host, vigorously afflicted by great car-warriors and thus slaughtered by them everywhere, fled away on all sides. Slaughtered with sharp shafts by the Pandavas...

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

Rakshasa, Krurakarman, Bhaimaseni, Mahabala, Bhishma, Nidhana, Prepsu, Durmukha, Abhi, Balin, Bali,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 6.106.13). 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: “rākṣasaṃ krūrakarmāṇaṃ bhaimaseniṃ mahābalam
  • rākṣasam -
  • rākṣasa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    rākṣasa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • krūrakarmāṇam -
  • krūrakarman (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • bhaimasenim -
  • bhaimaseni (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • mahābalam -
  • mahābala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mahābala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    mahābalā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line2: “bhīṣmasya nidhanaṃ prepsuṃ durmukho'bhyadravadbalī
  • bhīṣmasya -
  • bhīṣma (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    bhīṣma (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • nidhanam -
  • nidhana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nidhana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    nidhanā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • prepsum -
  • prepsu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    prepsu (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • durmukho' -
  • durmukha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • abhya -
  • abhi (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    abhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    abhi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    abhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    abhī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    abhī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    abhī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    abhi (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • adravad -
  • dru (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • balī -
  • balī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    balī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    balin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    bali (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 6.106.13

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 6.106.13 in Kannada sript:
ರಾಕ್ಷಸಂ ಕ್ರೂರಕರ್ಮಾಣಂ ಭೈಮಸೇನಿಂ ಮಹಾಬಲಮ್ ।
ಭೀಷ್ಮಸ್ಯ ನಿಧನಂ ಪ್ರೇಪ್ಸುಂ ದುರ್ಮುಖೋಽಭ್ಯದ್ರವದ್ಬಲೀ ॥ ೧೩ ॥

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 6.106.13 in Bengali sript:
রাক্ষসং ক্রূরকর্মাণং ভৈমসেনিং মহাবলম্ ।
ভীষ্মস্য নিধনং প্রেপ্সুং দুর্মুখোঽভ্যদ্রবদ্বলী ॥ ১৩ ॥

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 6.106.13 in Gujarati sript:
રાક્ષસં ક્રૂરકર્માણં ભૈમસેનિં મહાબલમ્ ।
ભીષ્મસ્ય નિધનં પ્રેપ્સું દુર્મુખોઽભ્યદ્રવદ્બલી ॥ ૧૩ ॥

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 6.106.13 in Malayalam sript:
രാക്ഷസം ക്രൂരകര്മാണം ഭൈമസേനിം മഹാബലമ് ।
ഭീഷ്മസ്യ നിധനം പ്രേപ്സും ദുര്മുഖോഽഭ്യദ്രവദ്ബലീ ॥ ൧൩ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 6.106.13 in Telugu sript:
రాక్షసం క్రూరకర్మాణం భైమసేనిం మహాబలమ్ ।
భీష్మస్య నిధనం ప్రేప్సుం దుర్ముఖోఽభ్యద్రవద్బలీ ॥ ౧౩ ॥

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