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 7.14.2

आश्चर्यभूतं लोकेषु कथयिष्यन्ति मानवाः ।
कुरूणां पाण्डवानां च युद्धं देवासुरोपमम् ॥ २ ॥

āścaryabhūtaṃ lokeṣu kathayiṣyanti mānavāḥ |
kurūṇāṃ pāṇḍavānāṃ ca yuddhaṃ devāsuropamam || 2 ||

Note! The following is not a translation of the above verse, but merely an arbitrary extract of the English text.

...hill struck with the thunder. Both of them, with upraised maces, endued as they were with great impetus, fell upon each other, coursing in shorter circles. Quickly nearing each...

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

Ashcaryabhuta, Loka, Kathayishyat, Kathayishyanti, Manava, Kuru, Pandava, Yuddha, Devasura, Upama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 7.14.2). 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: “āścaryabhūtaṃ lokeṣu kathayiṣyanti mānavāḥ
  • āścaryabhūtam -
  • āścaryabhūta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    āścaryabhūta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    āścaryabhūtā (noun, feminine)
  • lokeṣu -
  • loka (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
  • kathayiṣyanti -
  • kath -> kathayiṣyat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √kath class 10 verb], [vocative plural from √kath class 10 verb], [accusative plural from √kath class 10 verb]
    kath -> kathayiṣyantī (participle, feminine)
    [vocative single from √kath class 10 verb]
    kath (verb class 10)
    [future active third plural]
  • mānavāḥ -
  • mānava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • Line 2: “kurūṇāṃ pāṇḍavānāṃ ca yuddhaṃ devāsuropamam
  • kurūṇām -
  • kuru (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    kuru (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • pāṇḍavānām -
  • pāṇḍava (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    pāṇḍava (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yuddham -
  • yuddha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    yuddha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    yuddhā (noun, feminine)
    yudh -> yuddha (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √yudh class 1 verb], [accusative single from √yudh class 4 verb]
    yudh -> yuddha (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √yudh class 1 verb], [accusative single from √yudh class 1 verb], [nominative single from √yudh class 4 verb], [accusative single from √yudh class 4 verb]
  • devāsuro -
  • devāsura (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    devāsura (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    devāsurā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • upamam -
  • upama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    upama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    upamā (noun, feminine)

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 7.14.2

Cover of edition (2013)

The complete Mahabharata (12 Volumes)
by Kisari Mohan Ganguly (2013)

4900 pages; [Publisher: Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.] ISBN: ‎ 812150094X or 9788121500944;

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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 7.14.2 in Kannada sript:
ಆಶ್ಚರ್ಯಭೂತಂ ಲೋಕೇಷು ಕಥಯಿಷ್ಯನ್ತಿ ಮಾನವಾಃ ।
ಕುರೂಣಾಂ ಪಾಣ್ಡವಾನಾಂ ಚ ಯುದ್ಧಂ ದೇವಾಸುರೋಪಮಮ್ ॥ ೨ ॥

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 7.14.2 in Bengali sript:
আশ্চর্যভূতং লোকেষু কথযিষ্যন্তি মানবাঃ ।
কুরূণাং পাণ্ডবানাং চ যুদ্ধং দেবাসুরোপমম্ ॥ ২ ॥

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 7.14.2 in Gujarati sript:
આશ્ચર્યભૂતં લોકેષુ કથયિષ્યન્તિ માનવાઃ ।
કુરૂણાં પાણ્ડવાનાં ચ યુદ્ધં દેવાસુરોપમમ્ ॥ ૨ ॥

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 7.14.2 in Malayalam sript:
ആശ്ചര്യഭൂതം ലോകേഷു കഥയിഷ്യന്തി മാനവാഃ ।
കുരൂണാം പാണ്ഡവാനാം ച യുദ്ധം ദേവാസുരോപമമ് ॥ ൨ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 7.14.2 in Telugu sript:
ఆశ్చర్యభూతం లోకేషు కథయిష్యన్తి మానవాః ।
కురూణాం పాణ్డవానాం చ యుద్ధం దేవాసురోపమమ్ ॥ ౨ ॥

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