Harivamsa [appendix] [sanskrit]

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The Sanskrit edition of the Harivamsa [appendix version], an important addition to the larger epic Mahabharata, existing in several editions. The text deals with the ancient Indian Solar and Lunar dynasties leading and recounts the history of Krishna.

Verse 20.338

जनमेजय उवाच हत्वा कंसं महावीर्यं देवैरपि दुरासदम् ॥ ३३८ ॥

janamejaya uvāca hatvā kaṃsaṃ mahāvīryaṃ devairapi durāsadam || 338 ||

The English translation of Harivamsa Verse 20.338 is contained in the book Harivamsa Purana in 3 Volumes by Shanti Lal Nagar. This book is available online or you could buy the latest edition:

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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 (20.338). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Janamejaya, Kamsa, Mahavirya, Deva, Api, Durasada,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Harivamsa Verse 20.338). 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: “janamejaya uvāca hatvā kaṃsaṃ mahāvīryaṃ devairapi durāsadam
  • janamejaya* -
  • janamejaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • hatvā -
  • han -> hatvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √han]
    han -> hatvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √han]
  • kaṃsam -
  • kaṃsa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kaṃsa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kaṃsā (noun, feminine)
  • mahāvīryam -
  • mahāvīrya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mahāvīrya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    mahāvīryā (noun, feminine)
  • devair -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    deva (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • durāsadam -
  • durāsada (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    durāsada (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    durāsadā (noun, feminine)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Harivamsa Verse 20.338

Cover of edition (2013)

Shri Harivamsa Purana (Narayani Language)
by Ramtej Pandey (2013)

With Commentary (Set Of 3 Volumes); Sanskrit Text with Hindi Translation; [Chaukhamba Sanskrit Pratishthan]

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Cover of edition (2021)

Harivansha Mahapurana (Kannada)
by Saraswati Prakashan, Belgaum (2021)

1568 pages

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Preview of verse 20.338 in Kannada sript:
ಜನಮೇಜಯ ಉವಾಚ ಹತ್ವಾ ಕಂಸಂ ಮಹಾವೀರ್ಯಂ ದೇವೈರಪಿ ದುರಾಸದಮ್ ॥ ೩೩೮ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

Harivamsa Purana in Gujarati
by Gita Press, Gorakhpur (2017)


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Preview of verse 20.338 in Gujarati sript:
જનમેજય ઉવાચ હત્વા કંસં મહાવીર્યં દેવૈરપિ દુરાસદમ્ ॥ ૩૩૮ ॥

Cover of edition (2012)

Shri Harivamsha Purana (Telugu)
by Gollapudi Veeraswamy Son (2012)

శ్రీ వారివంశవ్రరాణం [Gollapudi Veeraswamy Son]

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Preview of verse 20.338 in Telugu sript:
జనమేజయ ఉవాచ హత్వా కంసం మహావీర్యం దేవైరపి దురాసదమ్ ॥ ౩౩౮ ॥

Cover of edition (2021)

Shri Harivamsa Purana in Marathi
by Jitendra Nath Thakur (2021)

श्रीहरिवंशपुराण [Dharmik Prakashan Sanstha, Mumbai]

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Cover of edition (2012)

Harivamsa Purana
by Ras Bihari Lal and Sons (2012)

Set of 10 Volumes; Transliterated Text with English Translation; [5425 pages]

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