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.

यथावद् अखिलश्रेष्ठं यथा शास्त्रं तु वैष्णवम् ।
यथा सुसंस्कृता वाणी तथासौ मन्त्र उत्तमः ॥ १८६ ॥

yathāvad akhilaśreṣṭhaṃ yathā śāstraṃ tu vaiṣṇavam |
yathā susaṃskṛtā vāṇī tathāsau mantra uttamaḥ || 186 ||

The English translation of Hari-bhakti-vilasa Verse 1.186 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 (1.186). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Yathavat, Akhila, Shreshtha, Yatha, Shastra, Vaishnava, Susamskrita, Vani, Vanin, Tatha, Asi, Asu, Adah, Mantra, Uttama,

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 1.186). 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: “yathāvad akhilaśreṣṭhaṃ yathā śāstraṃ tu vaiṣṇavam
  • yathāvad -
  • yathāvat (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • akhila -
  • akhila (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    akhila (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śreṣṭham -
  • śreṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śreṣṭha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śreṣṭhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • śāstram -
  • śāstra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • vaiṣṇavam -
  • vaiṣṇava (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vaiṣṇava (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “yathā susaṃskṛtā vāṇī tathāsau mantra uttamaḥ
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • susaṃskṛtā* -
  • susaṃskṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    susaṃskṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • vāṇī -
  • vāṇī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    vāṇi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vāṇin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tatha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tatha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • asau -
  • asi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    asi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    asu (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    adaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    adaḥ (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • mantra* -
  • mantra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • uttamaḥ -
  • uttama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Hari-bhakti-vilasa Verse 1.186

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 1.186 in Bengali sript:
যথাবদ্ অখিলশ্রেষ্ঠং যথা শাস্ত্রং তু বৈষ্ণবম্ ।
যথা সুসংস্কৃতা বাণী তথাসৌ মন্ত্র উত্তমঃ ॥ ১৮৬ ॥

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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