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1.1 – dharmakshEthrE

SrI:
SrImathE SatakOpAya nama:
SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama:
SrImath varavaramunayE nama:

Chapter 1

slOkam – Original

dhritharAshtra uvAcha

dharmakshEthrE kurukshEthrE samavEthA yuyuthsuva: |
mAmakA: pANdavAschaiva kimakurvatha sanjaya ||

word-by-word meaning (based on puththUr krishNamAchArya swAmy’s thamizh translation)

sanjaya – Oh sanjaya!
dharmakshEthrE kurukshEthrE – in the righteous land of kurukshEthra
yuyuthsava – having the desire to fight
samavEthA – assembled as a group
mAmakA: – my sons
pANdavA: cha Eva – and the sons of pANdu
kim akurvatha – what did they do?
dhritharAshtra: uvAcha – thus said dhritharAshtra

Simple Translation (based on puththUr krishNamAchArya swAmy’s thamizh translation)

dhritharAshtra said – Oh sanjaya! Having assembled in the righteous land of kurukshEthra with the desire to fight, what did my sons and pANdu’s sons do?

Rendering based on ALkoNdavilli gOvindhAchArya swAmy’s English translation of gIthA bhAshyam

Dhritarashtra asked:–”O Sanjaya! What did my people and the Pandavas, assembled on the plains of Kurukshetra1, the land of Dharma (righteousness), to carry on war, do?”

 

>> Chapter 1 verse 2

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  1. A tract of land to the east of Jamna (yamuna) river, in the upper part of Doab near Delhi. Hastinapura was its capital.

1.1 – dharmakshEthrE (Original)

SrI:
SrImathE SatakOpAya nama:
SrImathE rAmAnujAya nama:
SrImath varavaramunayE nama:

Chapter 1

Simple

dhṛtarāṣṭra uvāca

dharma-kṣetre kuru-kṣetre
samavetā yuyutsavaḥ
māmakāḥ pāṇḍavāś caiva
kim akurvata sañjaya

Dhritarashtra asked:–”O Sañjaya! What did my people and the Paṇḍavās do, assembled on the plains of Kurukshetra1 -the land of Dharma (righteousness)-, to carry on war?”

>> Chapter 1 verse 2

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pramANam (scriptures) – http://srivaishnavagranthams.wordpress.com
pramAthA (preceptors) – http://guruparamparai.wordpress.com
SrIvaishNava education/kids portal – http://pillai.koyil.org

  1. A tract of land to the east of Jamna (yamuna) river, in the upper part of Doab near Delhi. Hastināpura was its capital.