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 7.9.15

चापविद्युत्प्रभो घोरो रथगुल्मबलाहकः ।
रथनेमिघोषस्तनितः शरशब्दातिबन्धुरः ॥ १५ ॥

cāpavidyutprabho ghoro rathagulmabalāhakaḥ |
rathanemighoṣastanitaḥ śaraśabdātibandhuraḥ || 15 ||

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

...emitting thunderbolts like the clouds themselves, shooting showers of arrows like Indra pouring rain, and making all the points of the compass resound with the slaps of his palms and...

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

Capa, Vidyutprabha, Ghora, Ratha, Gulma, Balahaka, Ghosha, Tanitri, Tanita, Shara, Sharan, Shabda, Ati, Bandhura,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 7.9.15). 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: “cāpavidyutprabho ghoro rathagulmabalāhakaḥ
  • cāpa -
  • cāpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    cāpa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vidyutprabho* -
  • vidyutprabha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ghoro* -
  • ghora (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ratha -
  • ratha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gulma -
  • gulma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • balāhakaḥ -
  • balāhaka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line2: “rathanemighoṣastanitaḥ śaraśabdātibandhuraḥ
  • rathanemi -
  • rathanemi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • ghoṣas -
  • ghoṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tanitaḥ -
  • tanitṛ (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    tan -> tanita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 10 verb]
  • śara -
  • śara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śaran (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    śaran (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • śabdā -
  • śabda (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ati -
  • ati (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    ati (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • bandhuraḥ -
  • bandhura (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 7.9.15

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 7.9.15 in Kannada sript:
ಚಾಪವಿದ್ಯುತ್ಪ್ರಭೋ ಘೋರೋ ರಥಗುಲ್ಮಬಲಾಹಕಃ ।
ರಥನೇಮಿಘೋಷಸ್ತನಿತಃ ಶರಶಬ್ದಾತಿಬನ್ಧುರಃ ॥ ೧೫ ॥

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 7.9.15 in Bengali sript:
চাপবিদ্যুত্প্রভো ঘোরো রথগুল্মবলাহকঃ ।
রথনেমিঘোষস্তনিতঃ শরশব্দাতিবন্ধুরঃ ॥ ১৫ ॥

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 7.9.15 in Gujarati sript:
ચાપવિદ્યુત્પ્રભો ઘોરો રથગુલ્મબલાહકઃ ।
રથનેમિઘોષસ્તનિતઃ શરશબ્દાતિબન્ધુરઃ ॥ ૧૫ ॥

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 7.9.15 in Malayalam sript:
ചാപവിദ്യുത്പ്രഭോ ഘോരോ രഥഗുല്മബലാഹകഃ ।
രഥനേമിഘോഷസ്തനിതഃ ശരശബ്ദാതിബന്ധുരഃ ॥ ൧൫ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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

7248pages

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Preview of verse 7.9.15 in Telugu sript:
చాపవిద్యుత్ప్రభో ఘోరో రథగుల్మబలాహకః ।
రథనేమిఘోషస్తనితః శరశబ్దాతిబన్ధురః ॥ ౧౫ ॥

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