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.

कोटितीर्थसहस्रैस् तु सेवितैः किं प्रयोजनम् ।
नित्यं यदि पिबेत् पुञ्यं शालग्रामशिलाजलम् ॥ २१ ॥

koṭitīrthasahasrais tu sevitaiḥ kiṃ prayojanam |
nityaṃ yadi pibet puñyaṃ śālagrāmaśilājalam || 21 ||

The English translation of Hari-bhakti-vilasa Verse 9.21 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 (9.21). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kotitirtha, Sahasra, Sevita, Kim, Prayojana, Nityam, Nitya, Yadi, Yad, Shalagramashila,

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 9.21). 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: “koṭitīrthasahasrais tu sevitaiḥ kiṃ prayojanam
  • koṭitīrtha -
  • koṭitīrtha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sahasrais -
  • sahasra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    sahasra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • sevitaiḥ -
  • sevita (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    sevita (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    sev -> sevita (participle, masculine)
    [instrumental plural from √sev class 1 verb]
    sev -> sevita (participle, neuter)
    [instrumental plural from √sev class 1 verb]
    sīv -> sevita (participle, masculine)
    [instrumental plural from √sīv]
    sīv -> sevita (participle, neuter)
    [instrumental plural from √sīv]
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • prayojanam -
  • prayojana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    prayojanā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “nityaṃ yadi pibet puñyaṃ śālagrāmaśilājalam
  • nityam -
  • nityam (indeclinable)
    nitya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nitya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    nityā (noun, feminine)
  • yadi -
  • yadi (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    yadi (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yadi (indeclinable)
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • pibet -
  • (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • Cannot analyse puñyam*śā
  • śālagrāmaśilā -
  • śālagrāmaśilā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ajalam -
  • jal (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Hari-bhakti-vilasa Verse 9.21

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 9.21 in Bengali sript:
কোটিতীর্থসহস্রৈস্ তু সেবিতৈঃ কিং প্রযোজনম্ ।
নিত্যং যদি পিবেত্ পুঞ্যং শালগ্রামশিলাজলম্ ॥ ২১ ॥

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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