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 7.13.53

स पौरवरथस्येषामाप्लुत्य सहसा नदन् ।
पौरवं रथमास्थाय केशपक्षे परामृशत् ॥ ५३ ॥

sa pauravarathasyeṣāmāplutya sahasā nadan |
pauravaṃ rathamāsthāya keśapakṣe parāmṛśat || 53 ||

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

...dart made wholly of iron, decked with gold, and resembling a blazing flame of fire. Thereupon, Arjuna’s son, jumping up, caught hold of that dart, like Garuda catching a mighty...

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

Paurava, Ratha, Ish, Isha, Aplutya, Sahasa, Nadat, Asthaya, Keshapaksha, Para,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 7.13.53). 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: “sa pauravarathasyeṣāmāplutya sahasā nadan
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • paurava -
  • paurava (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    paurava (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • rathasye -
  • ratha (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • iṣām -
  • iṣ (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    iṣ (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    iṣ (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    iṣā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • āplutya -
  • āplutya (indeclinable)
  • sahasā* -
  • sahasa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sahasā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • nadan -
  • nadat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
    nad -> nadat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √nad class 1 verb], [vocative single from √nad class 1 verb]
  • Line 2: “pauravaṃ rathamāsthāya keśapakṣe parāmṛśat
  • pauravam -
  • paurava (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    paurava (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ratham -
  • ratha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • āsthāya -
  • āsthāya (indeclinable)
  • keśapakṣe -
  • keśapakṣa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • parā -
  • para (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    para (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    parā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    parā (Preverb)
    parā (Preverb)
  • amṛśat -
  • mṛś (verb class 6)
    [imperfect active third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 7.13.53

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 7.13.53 in Kannada sript:
ಸ ಪೌರವರಥಸ್ಯೇಷಾಮಾಪ್ಲುತ್ಯ ಸಹಸಾ ನದನ್ ।
ಪೌರವಂ ರಥಮಾಸ್ಥಾಯ ಕೇಶಪಕ್ಷೇ ಪರಾಮೃಶತ್ ॥ ೫೩ ॥

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 7.13.53 in Bengali sript:
স পৌরবরথস্যেষামাপ্লুত্য সহসা নদন্ ।
পৌরবং রথমাস্থায কেশপক্ষে পরামৃশত্ ॥ ৫৩ ॥

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 7.13.53 in Gujarati sript:
સ પૌરવરથસ્યેષામાપ્લુત્ય સહસા નદન્ ।
પૌરવં રથમાસ્થાય કેશપક્ષે પરામૃશત્ ॥ ૫૩ ॥

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 7.13.53 in Malayalam sript:
സ പൌരവരഥസ്യേഷാമാപ്ലുത്യ സഹസാ നദന് ।
പൌരവം രഥമാസ്ഥായ കേശപക്ഷേ പരാമൃശത് ॥ ൫൩ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 7.13.53 in Telugu sript:
స పౌరవరథస్యేషామాప్లుత్య సహసా నదన్ ।
పౌరవం రథమాస్థాయ కేశపక్షే పరామృశత్ ॥ ౫౩ ॥

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