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mudgala kosha

Software Description

The mudgala koṣa is an application that searches several skt-eng / eng-skt dictionaries. It will search an offline version of the monier-williams dictionary, and several online dictionaries including the Apte dictionary. It also integrates with several online tools including the INRIA sanskrit reader, and JNU declension engine. It accepts several input methods (including itrans, baraha, harvard), and can output sanskrit text in a variety of scripts.


This application depends on version 3.5 of the .NET framework. If you do not have this installed, you will see one of the following error messages when you try to run this application.
  • "The application cannot start" 
  • " Could not load file or assembly ... version"
If you get one of this messages, please install version 3.5 of the .NET framework, which is available here. (Once you go to this page, click on the "download" button, and then run the installation file)

Installation / Download

To use this tool, download and unzip the file below. Run the mudgala-kosha.exe file which will prompt you to build a database, and will prompt you to download the datafile.
  • link ] mudgala koṣa (version 1.0) -- requires 80 Megs of disk space.
              last updated Mar 26 2012.


Searching for a term with devanagari output:

Searching the DSAL apte dictionary:

Search for all words with a suffix, with roman output

Searching for an english term in the skt-eng dictionary:

Using the INRIA reader to understand a derivative: