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 6.112.14

तथैव पौरवं युद्धे धृष्टकेतुर्महारथः ।
त्रिंशता निशितैर्बाणैर्विव्याध सुमहाबलः ॥ १४ ॥

tathaiva pauravaṃ yuddhe dhṛṣṭaketurmahārathaḥ |
triṃśatā niśitairbāṇairvivyādha sumahābalaḥ || 14 ||

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

...battle. Bhishma then, that foremost of car-warriors, received that large host rushing towards him, like the continent receiving the surging sea." Dhritarashtra said...

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

Tatha, Paurava, Yuddha, Dhrishtaketu, Maharatha, Trimshat, Nishita, Bana, Sumahabala,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 6.112.14). 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: “tathaiva pauravaṃ yuddhe dhṛṣṭaketurmahārathaḥ
  • tathai -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    tatha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tatha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • pauravam -
  • paurava (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    paurava (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • yuddhe -
  • yuddha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    yuddha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    yuddhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    yudh -> yuddha (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √yudh class 1 verb], [locative single from √yudh class 4 verb]
    yudh -> yuddha (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √yudh class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √yudh class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √yudh class 1 verb], [locative single from √yudh class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √yudh class 4 verb], [vocative dual from √yudh class 4 verb], [accusative dual from √yudh class 4 verb], [locative single from √yudh class 4 verb]
    yudh -> yuddhā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √yudh class 1 verb], [vocative single from √yudh class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √yudh class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √yudh class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √yudh class 4 verb], [vocative single from √yudh class 4 verb], [vocative dual from √yudh class 4 verb], [accusative dual from √yudh class 4 verb]
  • dhṛṣṭaketur -
  • dhṛṣṭaketu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mahārathaḥ -
  • mahāratha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “triṃśatā niśitairbāṇairvivyādha sumahābalaḥ
  • triṃśatā -
  • triṃśat (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • niśitair -
  • niśita (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    niśita (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • bāṇair -
  • bāṇa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    bāṇa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • vivyādha -
  • vyadh (verb class 4)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • sumahābalaḥ -
  • sumahābala (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 6.112.14

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 6.112.14 in Kannada sript:
ತಥೈವ ಪೌರವಂ ಯುದ್ಧೇ ಧೃಷ್ಟಕೇತುರ್ಮಹಾರಥಃ ।
ತ್ರಿಂಶತಾ ನಿಶಿತೈರ್ಬಾಣೈರ್ವಿವ್ಯಾಧ ಸುಮಹಾಬಲಃ ॥ ೧೪ ॥

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 6.112.14 in Bengali sript:
তথৈব পৌরবং যুদ্ধে ধৃষ্টকেতুর্মহারথঃ ।
ত্রিংশতা নিশিতৈর্বাণৈর্বিব্যাধ সুমহাবলঃ ॥ ১৪ ॥

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 6.112.14 in Gujarati sript:
તથૈવ પૌરવં યુદ્ધે ધૃષ્ટકેતુર્મહારથઃ ।
ત્રિંશતા નિશિતૈર્બાણૈર્વિવ્યાધ સુમહાબલઃ ॥ ૧૪ ॥

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 6.112.14 in Malayalam sript:
തഥൈവ പൌരവം യുദ്ധേ ധൃഷ്ടകേതുര്മഹാരഥഃ ।
ത്രിംശതാ നിശിതൈര്ബാണൈര്വിവ്യാധ സുമഹാബലഃ ॥ ൧൪ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 6.112.14 in Telugu sript:
తథైవ పౌరవం యుద్ధే ధృష్టకేతుర్మహారథః ।
త్రింశతా నిశితైర్బాణైర్వివ్యాధ సుమహాబలః ॥ ౧౪ ॥

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