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 42.596 [30:1]

समीपमागतां दृष्ट्वा महाशक्तिं महाबलः ॥ ५९६ ॥

samīpamāgatāṃ dṛṣṭvā mahāśaktiṃ mahābalaḥ || 596 ||

The English translation of Harivamsa Verse 42.596 [30:1] 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 (42.596 [30:1]). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Samipa, Agata, Mahashakti, Mahabala,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Harivamsa Verse 42.596 [30:1]). 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: “samīpamāgatāṃ dṛṣṭvā mahāśaktiṃ mahābalaḥ
  • samīpam -
  • samīpa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    samīpa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    samīpā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • āgatām -
  • āgatā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    ag (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active third dual]
  • dṛṣṭvā -
  • dṛś -> dṛṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dṛś]
  • mahāśaktim -
  • mahāśakti (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    mahāśakti (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • mahābalaḥ -
  • mahābala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Harivamsa Verse 42.596 [30:1]

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 42.596 [30:1] in Kannada sript:
ಸಮೀಪಮಾಗತಾಂ ದೃಷ್ಟ್ವಾ ಮಹಾಶಕ್ತಿಂ ಮಹಾಬಲಃ ॥ ೫೯೬ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

હરિવંશપુરાણ

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Preview of verse 42.596 [30:1] in Gujarati sript:
સમીપમાગતાં દૃષ્ટ્વા મહાશક્તિં મહાબલઃ ॥ ૫૯૬ ॥

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 42.596 [30:1] in Telugu sript:
సమీపమాగతాం దృష్ట్వా మహాశక్తిం మహాబలః ॥ ౫౯౬ ॥

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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