Definition of Mahabharatam
1. Noun. (Hinduism) a sacred epic Sanskrit poem of India dealing in many episodes with the struggle between two rival families.
Category relationships: Hindooism, Hinduism
Generic synonyms: Religious Text, Religious Writing, Sacred Text, Sacred Writing
Terms within: Bhagavad-gita, Bhagavadgita, Gita
Lexicographical Neighbors of Mahabharatam
Literary usage of Mahabharatam
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Outlines of Indian Philosophy by Paul Deussen (1907)
"The Philosophy want of special documents, must be supplied from the vast bulk of the mahabharatam. Here we of the find, in the Bhagavadgita (Book vi. ..."
2. Calendar by University of Calcutta (1907)
"... a knowledge of Pali Grammar of a higher standard than that required at the Entrance or Matriculation Examination. * The portions of mahabharatam ..."
3. The System of the Vedânta: According to Bâdarâyaṇa's Brahma-sûtras and by Paul Deussen (1912)
"... according to the Smriti (mahabharatam 12, 11062), can multiply his body a thousand-fold, in order to enjoy the things of sense in one form, ..."
4. The Evolution of Literature by Alastair St. Clair Mackenzie (1911)
"... Texte des mahabharatam, Leipzig, 1906, 610 (creation of world ascribed to Brahman), trans.; K. Watanabe, Asvaghosa and the Great Epics," JRAS, 1907, ..."