Hari-bhakti-vilasa [sanskrit text]

by Gaudiya Grantha Mandira | 2020 | 52,326 words

The Sanskrit text of the Sri Hari-bhakti-vilasa, which was composed by Srila Sanatana Gosvami (as instructed by Lord Gaurahari) in order to arrange for the observance of vows and rituals for those who desire to obtain the ultimate goal of life, krishna-prema. The Hari-bhakti-vilasa describes in twenty chapters the core aspects of the Vaishnava lifestyle and philosophy.

तत्रैव श्रीप्रबुद्धयोगेश्वरोक्तौ ।
तस्माद् गुरुं प्रपद्येत जिज्ञासुः श्रेय उत्तमम् ।
शाब्दे परे च निष्णातं ब्रह्मण्य् उपशमाश्रयम् ॥ ३२ ॥

tatraiva śrīprabuddhayogeśvaroktau |
tasmād guruṃ prapadyeta jijñāsuḥ śreya uttamam |
śābde pare ca niṣṇātaṃ brahmaṇy upaśamāśrayam || 32 ||

The English translation of Hari-bhakti-vilasa Verse 1.32 is contained in the book Sri Hari-Bhakti-Vilasa by Srila Sanatana Gosvami. This book is not available online so in order to read the full text and translation you should buy the book:

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

Tatraiva, Shri, Prabuddha, Uksh, Ishvara, Ukta, Ukti, Tasmat, Tad, Guru, Prapad, Eta, Jijnasu, Shreyah, Shreyas, Shreya, Uttamam, Uttama, Shabda, Pare, Para, Pari, Nishnata, Upashama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Hari-bhakti-vilasa Verse 1.32). 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: “tatraiva śrīprabuddhayogeśvaroktau
  • tatraiva -
  • tatraiva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
  • śrī -
  • śrī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    śrī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • prabuddhayo -
  • prabuddhā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • ug -
  • ukṣ (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    ukṣ (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • e -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    i (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    e (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • iśvaro -
  • iśvara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    iśvara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • uktau -
  • ukta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ukti (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    vac -> ukta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative dual from √vac class 2 verb], [vocative dual from √vac class 2 verb], [accusative dual from √vac class 2 verb], [nominative dual from √vac class 3 verb], [vocative dual from √vac class 3 verb], [accusative dual from √vac class 3 verb]
  • Line 2: “tasmād guruṃ prapadyeta jijñāsuḥ śreya uttamam
  • tasmād -
  • tasmāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single]
  • gurum -
  • guru (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • prapadye -
  • prapad (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [locative single]
  • eta -
  • eta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jijñāsuḥ -
  • jijñāsu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    jijñāsu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • śreya* -
  • śreyaḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    śreyas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    śreyas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    śrā -> śreya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √śrā class 1 verb], [nominative single from √śrā class 2 verb], [nominative single from √śrā class 4 verb]
    śrai -> śreya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √śrai class 1 verb], [nominative single from √śrai class 2 verb], [nominative single from √śrai class 4 verb]
    śri -> śreya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √śri class 1 verb]
    śrī -> śreya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √śrī class 9 verb]
  • uttamam -
  • uttamam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    uttama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    uttama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    uttamā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 3: “śābde pare ca niṣṇātaṃ brahmaṇy upaśamāśrayam
  • śābde -
  • śābda (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    śābda (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • pare -
  • pare (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    para (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    para (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    parā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    pari (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    pari (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • niṣṇātam -
  • niṣṇāta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    niṣṇāta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    niṣṇātā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Cannot analyse brahmaṇy*up
  • upaśamā -
  • upaśama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • aśrayam -
  • śri (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Hari-bhakti-vilasa Verse 1.32

Cover of Bengali edition

Sri Sri Hari Bhakti Vilasa (Bengali)
by Kaliprasanna Vidyaratna (2020)

Published by venimadhav Sheel Library, Kolkata.

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Preview of verse 1.32 in Bengali sript:
তত্রৈব শ্রীপ্রবুদ্ধযোগেশ্বরোক্তৌ ।
তস্মাদ্ গুরুং প্রপদ্যেত জিজ্ঞাসুঃ শ্রেয উত্তমম্ ।
শাব্দে পরে চ নিষ্ণাতং ব্রহ্মণ্য্ উপশমাশ্রযম্ ॥ ৩২ ॥

Cover of edition (2008)

Shri Shri Hari Bhakti Vilasa (Hindi)
by Shri Shyamdas (श्री श्यामदास) (2008)

Sanskrit Text with Hindi Translation; Published by Shri Harinam Sankirtan Mandal, Vrindavan

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Cover of edition (2014)

Shri Hari Bhakti Vilas (Sanskrit Text With Hindi Translation)
by Shri Gopal Bhatt Goswami (श्री गोपालभट्टगोस्वामी) (2014)

श्रीहरिभक्तिविलास (संस्कृत एवम् हिन्दी अनुवाद); Set of 2 Volumes; Published by Shri Haridas Shastri Gosewa Sansthan

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