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.

स्कान्दे तत्रैव श्रीरुक्माङ्गदमोहिनीसंवादे ।
कार्त्तिके तु कृता दीक्षा नॄणां जन्मनिकृन्तनी ।
तस्मात् सर्वप्रयत्नेन दीक्षां कुर्वीत कार्त्तिके ॥ २० ॥

skānde tatraiva śrīrukmāṅgadamohinīsaṃvāde |
kārttike tu kṛtā dīkṣā nṝṇāṃ janmanikṛntanī |
tasmāt sarvaprayatnena dīkṣāṃ kurvīta kārttike || 20 ||

The English translation of Hari-bhakti-vilasa Verse 2.20 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 (2.20). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Skanda, Tatraiva, Shri, Rukmangada, Uhini, Samvada, Karttika, Krita, Diksha, Nri, Janman, Krintat, Tasmat, Tad, Sarvaprayatna,

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 2.20). 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: “skānde tatraiva śrīrukmāṅgadamohinīsaṃvāde
  • skānde -
  • skānda (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    skānda (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    skāndā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • tatraiva -
  • tatraiva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
  • śrīr -
  • śrī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative plural]
    śrī (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • rukmāṅgadam -
  • rukmāṅgada (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    rukmāṅgada (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    rukmāṅgadā (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]
  • ūhinī -
  • ūhinī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • saṃvāde -
  • saṃvāda (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • Line 2: “kārttike tu kṛtā dīkṣā nṝṇāṃ janmanikṛntanī
  • kārttike -
  • kārttika (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kārttika (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kārttikā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • kṛtā* -
  • kṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    kṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √kṛ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ class 5 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ -> kṛtā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √kṛ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ class 5 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb], [vocative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛ class 8 verb]
  • dīkṣā* -
  • dīkṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • nṝṇām -
  • nṛ (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • janmani -
  • janman (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • kṛntan -
  • kṛt -> kṛntat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √kṛt class 6 verb], [vocative single from √kṛt class 6 verb]
    kṛt -> kṛntat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √kṛt class 7 verb], [vocative single from √kṛt class 7 verb]
  • ī -
  • ī (noun, feminine)
    [compound]
    ī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    i (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 3: “tasmāt sarvaprayatnena dīkṣāṃ kurvīta kārttike
  • tasmāt -
  • tasmāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single]
  • sarvaprayatnena -
  • sarvaprayatna (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • dīkṣām -
  • dīkṣā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • kurvīta -
  • kṛ (verb class 8)
    [optative middle third single]
  • kārttike -
  • kārttika (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kārttika (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kārttikā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Hari-bhakti-vilasa Verse 2.20

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 2.20 in Bengali sript:
স্কান্দে তত্রৈব শ্রীরুক্মাঙ্গদমোহিনীসংবাদে ।
কার্ত্তিকে তু কৃতা দীক্ষা নৄণাং জন্মনিকৃন্তনী ।
তস্মাত্ সর্বপ্রযত্নেন দীক্ষাং কুর্বীত কার্ত্তিকে ॥ ২০ ॥

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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