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 7.14.28

अथाप्लुत्य पदान्यष्टौ संनिपत्य गजाविव ।
सहसा लोहदण्डाभ्यामन्योन्यमभिजघ्नतुः ॥ २८ ॥

athāplutya padānyaṣṭau saṃnipatya gajāviva |
sahasā lohadaṇḍābhyāmanyonyamabhijaghnatuḥ || 28 ||

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

...rushed against Yudhishthira. Then Yudhishthira pierced the preceptor with many whetted arrows equipped with Kanka feathers; Drona, however, cutting off Yudhishthira’s bow, rushed impetuously...

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

Atha, Aplutya, Pada, Ashta, Ashti, Samnipatya, Gaja, Iva, Sahasa, Lohadanda, Anyonyam, Anyonya, Abhija, Ghnat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 7.14.28). 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: “athāplutya padānyaṣṭau saṃnipatya gajāviva
  • athā -
  • athā (indeclinable)
    atha (indeclinable)
  • āplutya -
  • āplutya (indeclinable)
  • padānya -
  • pada (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    pad (verb class 1)
    [imperative active first single]
  • aṣṭau -
  • aṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    aṣṭi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    -> aṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [nominative dual from √ class 5 verb], [vocative dual from √ class 5 verb], [accusative dual from √ class 5 verb]
  • saṃnipatya -
  • saṃnipatya (indeclinable)
  • gajāvi -
  • gaja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
  • Line 2: “sahasā lohadaṇḍābhyāmanyonyamabhijaghnatuḥ
  • sahasā* -
  • sahasa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sahasā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • lohadaṇḍābhyām -
  • lohadaṇḍa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
  • anyonyam -
  • anyonyam (indeclinable)
    anyonya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    anyonya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    anyonyā (noun, feminine)
  • abhija -
  • abhija (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    abhija (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ghnat -
  • ghnat (noun, masculine)
    ghnat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    han -> ghnat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √han class 2 verb], [vocative single from √han class 2 verb], [accusative single from √han class 2 verb]
  • uḥ -
  • u (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 7.14.28

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 7.14.28 in Kannada sript:
ಅಥಾಪ್ಲುತ್ಯ ಪದಾನ್ಯಷ್ಟೌ ಸಂನಿಪತ್ಯ ಗಜಾವಿವ ।
ಸಹಸಾ ಲೋಹದಣ್ಡಾಭ್ಯಾಮನ್ಯೋನ್ಯಮಭಿಜಘ್ನತುಃ ॥ ೨೮ ॥

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 7.14.28 in Bengali sript:
অথাপ্লুত্য পদান্যষ্টৌ সংনিপত্য গজাবিব ।
সহসা লোহদণ্ডাভ্যামন্যোন্যমভিজঘ্নতুঃ ॥ ২৮ ॥

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 7.14.28 in Gujarati sript:
અથાપ્લુત્ય પદાન્યષ્ટૌ સંનિપત્ય ગજાવિવ ।
સહસા લોહદણ્ડાભ્યામન્યોન્યમભિજઘ્નતુઃ ॥ ૨૮ ॥

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 7.14.28 in Malayalam sript:
അഥാപ്ലുത്യ പദാന്യഷ്ടൌ സംനിപത്യ ഗജാവിവ ।
സഹസാ ലോഹദണ്ഡാഭ്യാമന്യോന്യമഭിജഘ്നതുഃ ॥ ൨൮ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

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


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Preview of verse 7.14.28 in Telugu sript:
అథాప్లుత్య పదాన్యష్టౌ సంనిపత్య గజావివ ।
సహసా లోహదణ్డాభ్యామన్యోన్యమభిజఘ్నతుః ॥ ౨౮ ॥

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