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 29B.12

वायुभक्षा नृपश्रेष्ठ स्तुवन्तः पद्मसंभवम् ॥ १२ ॥

vāyubhakṣā nṛpaśreṣṭha stuvantaḥ padmasaṃbhavam || 12 ||

The English translation of Harivamsa Verse 29B.12 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 (29B.12). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vayubhaksha, Nripashreshtha, Stuvat, Padmasambhava,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Harivamsa Verse 29B.12). 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: “vāyubhakṣā nṛpaśreṣṭha stuvantaḥ padmasaṃbhavam
  • vāyubhakṣā* -
  • vāyubhakṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vāyubhakṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • nṛpaśreṣṭha -
  • nṛpaśreṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • stuvantaḥ -
  • stuvat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    stu -> stuvat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √stu class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √stu class 2 verb]
  • padmasambhavam -
  • padmasambhava (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    padmasambhava (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Harivamsa Verse 29B.12

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 29b.12 in Kannada sript:
ವಾಯುಭಕ್ಷಾ ನೃಪಶ್ರೇಷ್ಠ ಸ್ತುವನ್ತಃ ಪದ್ಮಸಂಭವಮ್ ॥ ೧೨ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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


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Preview of verse 29b.12 in Gujarati sript:
વાયુભક્ષા નૃપશ્રેષ્ઠ સ્તુવન્તઃ પદ્મસંભવમ્ ॥ ૧૨ ॥

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 29b.12 in Telugu sript:
వాయుభక్షా నృపశ్రేష్ఠ స్తువన్తః పద్మసంభవమ్ ॥ ౧౨ ॥

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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