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.

तथा च बृहद्गौतमीये श्रीगोविन्दवृन्दावनाख्ये ।
सर्वेषां मन्त्रवर्याणां श्रेष्ठो वैष्णव उच्यते ।
विशेषात् कृष्णमनवो भोगमोक्षैकसाधनम् ॥ १५६ ॥

tathā ca bṛhadgautamīye śrīgovindavṛndāvanākhye |
sarveṣāṃ mantravaryāṇāṃ śreṣṭho vaiṣṇava ucyate |
viśeṣāt kṛṣṇamanavo bhogamokṣaikasādhanam || 156 ||

The English translation of Hari-bhakti-vilasa Verse 1.156 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 (1.156). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatha, Brihat, Gautamiya, Shri, Govindavrindavana, Akhya, Sarva, Mantra, Varya, Shreshtha, Vaishnava, Ucyat, Visheshat, Vishesha, Krishna, Anu, Anava, Bhoga, Uksh, Uksha, Ukshan, Aika, Sadhana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “tathā ca bṛhadgautamīye śrīgovindavṛndāvanākhye
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bṛhad -
  • bṛhat (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    bṛhat (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    bṛhat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    bṛh -> bṛhat (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √bṛh]
    bṛh -> bṛhat (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √bṛh]
    bṛhat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    bṛh -> bṛhat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √bṛh], [vocative single from √bṛh], [accusative single from √bṛh]
    bṛh -> bṛhat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √bṛh], [vocative single from √bṛh], [accusative single from √bṛh]
  • gautamīye -
  • gautamīya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    gautamīya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    gautamīyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • śrī -
  • śrī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    śrī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • govindavṛndāvanā -
  • govindavṛndāvana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ākhye -
  • ākhyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ākhya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ākhya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • Line 2: “sarveṣāṃ mantravaryāṇāṃ śreṣṭho vaiṣṇava ucyate
  • sarveṣām -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • mantra -
  • mantra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • varyāṇām -
  • varya (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    varya (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    varyā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    vṛ -> varya (participle, masculine)
    [genitive plural from √vṛ]
    vṛ -> varya (participle, neuter)
    [genitive plural from √vṛ]
    vṛ -> varyā (participle, feminine)
    [genitive plural from √vṛ]
  • śreṣṭho* -
  • śreṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vaiṣṇava* -
  • vaiṣṇava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ucyate -
  • uc -> ucyat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √uc class 4 verb]
    uc -> ucyat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √uc class 4 verb]
    vac (verb class 2)
    [present passive third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [present passive third single]
  • Line 3: “viśeṣāt kṛṣṇamanavo bhogamokṣaikasādhanam
  • viśeṣāt -
  • viśeṣāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    viśeṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    viśeṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • kṛṣṇam -
  • kṛṣṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kṛṣṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kṛṣṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • anavo* -
  • anu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    anu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    anava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    nu (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active second single]
  • bhogam -
  • bhoga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhoga (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bhogā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • o -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    o (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    u (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ā (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • ukṣai -
  • ukṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ukṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ukṣan (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    ukṣan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ukṣ (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ukṣ (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    ukṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    ukṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • aika -
  • aika (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aika (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sādhanam -
  • sādhana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sādhana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sādhanā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Hari-bhakti-vilasa Verse 1.156

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 1.156 in Bengali sript:
তথা চ বৃহদ্গৌতমীযে শ্রীগোবিন্দবৃন্দাবনাখ্যে ।
সর্বেষাং মন্ত্রবর্যাণাং শ্রেষ্ঠো বৈষ্ণব উচ্যতে ।
বিশেষাত্ কৃষ্ণমনবো ভোগমোক্ষৈকসাধনম্ ॥ ১৫৬ ॥

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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