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 6.112.23

चेदिराजोऽपि समरे पौरवं पुरुषर्षभम् ।
आजघान शिताग्रेण जत्रुदेशे महासिना ॥ २३ ॥

cedirājo'pi samare pauravaṃ puruṣarṣabham |
ājaghāna śitāgreṇa jatrudeśe mahāsinā || 23 ||

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...Bhishma. Scorching the Pandava army for ten days, Bhishma of virtuous soul, gave up all desire of protecting his life. Wishing his own slaughter presently at the...

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

Cediraj, Cediraja, Api, Samara, Paurava, Purusharshabha, Aja, Gha, Shita, Agrena, Agra, Jatru, Desha, Mahasi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 6.112.23). 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: “cedirājo'pi samare pauravaṃ puruṣarṣabham
  • cedirājo' -
  • cedirāj (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    cedirāja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • samare -
  • samara (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • pauravam -
  • paurava (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    paurava (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • puruṣarṣabham -
  • puruṣarṣabha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “ājaghāna śitāgreṇa jatrudeśe mahāsinā
  • āja -
  • āja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āja (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aj (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
  • ghān -
  • gha (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • a -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śitā -
  • śita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    śā -> śita (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √śā class 3 verb], [vocative single from √śā class 4 verb]
    śā -> śita (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √śā class 3 verb], [vocative single from √śā class 4 verb]
    śā -> śitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √śā class 3 verb], [nominative single from √śā class 4 verb]
  • agreṇa -
  • agreṇa (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    agra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    agra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • jatru -
  • jatru (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    jatru (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • deśe -
  • deśa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    deśā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • mahāsinā -
  • mahāsi (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 6.112.23

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 6.112.23 in Kannada sript:
ಚೇದಿರಾಜೋಽಪಿ ಸಮರೇ ಪೌರವಂ ಪುರುಷರ್ಷಭಮ್ ।
ಆಜಘಾನ ಶಿತಾಗ್ರೇಣ ಜತ್ರುದೇಶೇ ಮಹಾಸಿನಾ ॥ ೨೩ ॥

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 6.112.23 in Bengali sript:
চেদিরাজোঽপি সমরে পৌরবং পুরুষর্ষভম্ ।
আজঘান শিতাগ্রেণ জত্রুদেশে মহাসিনা ॥ ২৩ ॥

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 6.112.23 in Gujarati sript:
ચેદિરાજોઽપિ સમરે પૌરવં પુરુષર્ષભમ્ ।
આજઘાન શિતાગ્રેણ જત્રુદેશે મહાસિના ॥ ૨૩ ॥

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 6.112.23 in Malayalam sript:
ചേദിരാജോഽപി സമരേ പൌരവം പുരുഷര്ഷഭമ് ।
ആജഘാന ശിതാഗ്രേണ ജത്രുദേശേ മഹാസിനാ ॥ ൨൩ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 6.112.23 in Telugu sript:
చేదిరాజోఽపి సమరే పౌరవం పురుషర్షభమ్ ।
ఆజఘాన శితాగ్రేణ జత్రుదేశే మహాసినా ॥ ౨౩ ॥

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