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 42B.2316

वैशंपायन उवाच बृहस्पतेस्तु वचनं श्रुत्वाग्निः सत्यमीरितम् ॥ २३१६ ॥

vaiśaṃpāyana uvāca bṛhaspatestu vacanaṃ śrutvāgniḥ satyamīritam || 2316 ||

The English translation of Harivamsa Verse 42B.2316 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 (42B.2316). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vaishampayana, Brihaspati, Vacana, Agni, Satyam, Satya, Irita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Harivamsa Verse 42B.2316). 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: “vaiśaṃpāyana uvāca bṛhaspatestu vacanaṃ śrutvāgniḥ satyamīritam
  • vaiśampāyana* -
  • vaiśampāyana (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]
  • bṛhaspates -
  • bṛhaspati (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • vacanam -
  • vacana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vacana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vacanā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • śrutvā -
  • śru -> śrutvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √śru]
  • agniḥ -
  • agni (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • satyam -
  • satyam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    satya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    satya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    satyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • īritam -
  • īrita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    īrita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    īritā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    īr -> īrita (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √īr]
    īr -> īrita (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √īr]
    īr -> īritā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √īr]
    īr -> īrita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √īr]
    īr -> īrita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √īr], [accusative single from √īr]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Harivamsa Verse 42B.2316

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 42b.2316 in Kannada sript:
ವೈಶಂಪಾಯನ ಉವಾಚ ಬೃಹಸ್ಪತೇಸ್ತು ವಚನಂ ಶ್ರುತ್ವಾಗ್ನಿಃ ಸತ್ಯಮೀರಿತಮ್ ॥ ೨೩೧೬ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

હરિવંશપુરાણ

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Preview of verse 42b.2316 in Gujarati sript:
વૈશંપાયન ઉવાચ બૃહસ્પતેસ્તુ વચનં શ્રુત્વાગ્નિઃ સત્યમીરિતમ્ ॥ ૨૩૧૬ ॥

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 42b.2316 in Telugu sript:
వైశంపాయన ఉవాచ బృహస్పతేస్తు వచనం శ్రుత్వాగ్నిః సత్యమీరితమ్ ॥ ౨౩౧౬ ॥

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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