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 कार्त्तिकमाहात्म्ये श्रीशिवस्कन्दसंवादे ।
सुवर्णार्चा न रत्नार्चा न शिलार्चा सुरोत्तम ।
शालग्रामशिलायां तु सर्वदा वसते हरिः ॥ ४४५ ॥

skānde kārttikamāhātmye śrīśivaskandasaṃvāde |
suvarṇārcā na ratnārcā na śilārcā surottama |
śālagrāmaśilāyāṃ tu sarvadā vasate hariḥ || 445 ||

The English translation of Hari-bhakti-vilasa Verse 5.445 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 (5.445). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Skanda, Karttikamahatmya, Shri, Shivaskanda, Samvada, Suvarna, Arca, Ratna, Shila, Arc, Surottama, Shalagramashila, Sarvada, Vasati, Vasat, Hari,

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 5.445). 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 kārttikamāhātmye śrīśivaskandasaṃvāde
  • 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]
  • kārttikamāhātmye -
  • kārttikamāhātmya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • śrī -
  • śrī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    śrī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • śivaskanda -
  • śivaskanda (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saṃvāde -
  • saṃvāda (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • Line 2: “suvarṇārcā na ratnārcā na śilārcā surottama
  • suvarṇā -
  • suvarṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    suvarṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    suvarṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • arcā* -
  • arcā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    arca (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ratnā -
  • ratna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ratna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ratnā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • arcā* -
  • arcā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    arca (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śilā -
  • śila (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śilā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    śil (verb class 6)
    [imperative active second single]
  • arcā -
  • arc (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    arcā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • surottama -
  • surottama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    surottama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 3: “śālagrāmaśilāyāṃ tu sarvadā vasate hariḥ
  • śālagrāmaśilāyām -
  • śālagrāmaśilā (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • sarvadā* -
  • sarvada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sarvadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • vasate -
  • vasati (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    vasati (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    vas -> vasat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √vas class 1 verb]
    vas -> vasat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √vas class 1 verb]
    vas (verb class 2)
    [present middle third plural]
  • hariḥ -
  • hari (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    hari (noun, feminine)
    [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 5.445

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 5.445 in Bengali sript:
স্কান্দে কার্ত্তিকমাহাত্ম্যে শ্রীশিবস্কন্দসংবাদে ।
সুবর্ণার্চা ন রত্নার্চা ন শিলার্চা সুরোত্তম ।
শালগ্রামশিলাযাং তু সর্বদা বসতে হরিঃ ॥ ৪৪৫ ॥

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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