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 शङ्खमाहात्म्ये ।
शङ्खस्थितं तु यत् तोयं भ्रामितं केशवोपरि ।
वन्दते शिरसा नित्यं गङ्गास्नानेन तस्य किम् ॥ ४ ॥

tatraiva śaṅkhamāhātmye |
śaṅkhasthitaṃ tu yat toyaṃ bhrāmitaṃ keśavopari |
vandate śirasā nityaṃ gaṅgāsnānena tasya kim || 4 ||

The English translation of Hari-bhakti-vilasa Verse 9.4 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 (9.4). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatraiva, Shankha, Ahan, Atmya, Atmi, Sthita, Yat, Yad, Toya, Bhramita, Keshava, Upari, Shiras, Nityam, Nitya, Gangasnana, Tad, Kim,

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 9.4). 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 śaṅkhamāhātmye
  • tatraiva -
  • tatraiva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
  • śaṅkham -
  • śaṅkha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śaṅkha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śaṅkhā (noun, feminine)
  • āhā -
  • āhan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    āhan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ah (verb class 5)
    [perfect active third single]
  • ātmye -
  • ātmya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ātmī (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • Line 2: “śaṅkhasthitaṃ tu yat toyaṃ bhrāmitaṃ keśavopari
  • śaṅkha -
  • śaṅkha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śaṅkha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sthitam -
  • sthita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sthita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sthitā (noun, feminine)
    sthā -> sthita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
    sthā -> sthita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √sthā class 1 verb], [accusative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • yat -
  • yat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • toyam -
  • toya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    toyā (noun, feminine)
  • bhrāmitam -
  • bhrāmita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhrāmita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bhrāmitā (noun, feminine)
    bhram -> bhrāmita (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √bhram]
    bhram -> bhrāmita (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √bhram]
    bhram -> bhrāmitā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √bhram]
    bhram -> bhrāmita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √bhram]
    bhram -> bhrāmita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √bhram], [accusative single from √bhram]
  • keśavo -
  • keśava (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    keśava (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    keśavā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • upari -
  • upari (indeclinable postposition)
    [indeclinable postposition]
    upari (indeclinable)
  • Line 3: “vandate śirasā nityaṃ gaṅgāsnānena tasya kim
  • vandate -
  • vand (verb class 1)
    [present middle third single]
  • śirasā -
  • śiras (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • nityam -
  • nityam (indeclinable)
    nitya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nitya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    nityā (noun, feminine)
  • gaṅgāsnānena -
  • gaṅgāsnāna (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • tasya -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Hari-bhakti-vilasa Verse 9.4

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 9.4 in Bengali sript:
তত্রৈব শঙ্খমাহাত্ম্যে ।
শঙ্খস্থিতং তু যত্ তোযং ভ্রামিতং কেশবোপরি ।
বন্দতে শিরসা নিত্যং গঙ্গাস্নানেন তস্য কিম্ ॥ ৪ ॥

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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