Harivamsa [text] [sanskrit]

76,857 words

The Sanskrit edition of the Harivamsa, 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 1.6

सूत उवाच ।
जनमेजयेन यत्पृष्टः शिष्यो व्यासस्य धीमतः ।
धर्मवित्कथयामास कुलं तेषां सविस्तरम् ।
तत्तेऽहं संप्रवक्ष्यामि वृष्णीनां वंशमादितः ॥ ६ ॥

sūta uvāca |
janamejayena yatpṛṣṭaḥ śiṣyo vyāsasya dhīmataḥ |
dharmavitkathayāmāsa kulaṃ teṣāṃ savistaram |
tatte'haṃ saṃpravakṣyāmi vṛṣṇīnāṃ vaṃśamāditaḥ || 6 ||

The English translation of Harivamsa Verse 1.6 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 (1.6). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Suta, Janamejaya, Yat, Yad, Prishta, Shishya, Vyasa, Dhimat, Dhimata, Dharmavid, Kula, Tad, Savistara, Tat, Yushmad, Aha, Asmad, Vrishni, Vamsha, Aditah, Adita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Harivamsa Verse 1.6). 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: “sūta uvāca
  • sūta* -
  • sūta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    su -> sūta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √su class 1 verb], [nominative single from √su class 2 verb]
    -> sūta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ class 6 verb]
    -> sūta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ class 2 verb]
  • 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]
  • Line 2: “janamejayena yatpṛṣṭaḥ śiṣyo vyāsasya dhīmataḥ
  • janamejayena -
  • janamejaya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • yat -
  • yat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • pṛṣṭaḥ -
  • pṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    pṛṣ -> pṛṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √pṛṣ class 1 verb]
    praś -> pṛṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √praś class 6 verb]
  • śiṣyo* -
  • śiṣya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    śās -> śiṣya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √śās class 2 verb]
    śiṣ -> śiṣya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √śiṣ class 10 verb]
  • vyāsasya -
  • vyāsa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    vyāsa (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • dhīmataḥ -
  • dhīmat (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    dhīmat (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    dhīmata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 3: “dharmavitkathayāmāsa kulaṃ teṣāṃ savistaram
  • dharmavit -
  • dharmavid (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    dharmavid (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • kathayāmā -
  • kath (verb class 10)
    [imperative active first plural]
  • asa -
  • asan (noun, neuter)
    [compound]
  • kulam -
  • kula (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kula (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kulā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • teṣām -
  • tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • savistaram -
  • savistara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    savistara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    savistarā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 4: “tatte'haṃ saṃpravakṣyāmi vṛṣṇīnāṃ vaṃśamāditaḥ
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • te' -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • sampra -
  • sampra (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • vakṣyāmi -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [future active first single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [future active first single]
    vah (verb class 1)
    [future active first single]
  • vṛṣṇīnām -
  • vṛṣṇi (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    vṛṣṇi (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    vṛṣṇi (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    vṛṣṇī (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • vaṃśam -
  • vaṃśa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vaṃśā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • āditaḥ -
  • āditaḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ad -> ādita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ad]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Harivamsa Verse 1.6

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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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)

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

శ్రీ వారివంశవ్రరాణం [Gollapudi Veeraswamy Son]

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Preview of verse 1.6 in Telugu sript:
సూత ఉవాచ ।
జనమేజయేన యత్పృష్టః శిష్యో వ్యాసస్య ధీమతః ।
ధర్మవిత్కథయామాస కులం తేషాం సవిస్తరమ్ ।
తత్తేఽహం సంప్రవక్ష్యామి వృష్ణీనాం వంశమాదితః ॥ ౬ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

હરિવંશપુરાણ

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Preview of verse 1.6 in Gujarati sript:
સૂત ઉવાચ ।
જનમેજયેન યત્પૃષ્ટઃ શિષ્યો વ્યાસસ્ય ધીમતઃ ।
ધર્મવિત્કથયામાસ કુલં તેષાં સવિસ્તરમ્ ।
તત્તેઽહં સંપ્રવક્ષ્યામિ વૃષ્ણીનાં વંશમાદિતઃ ॥ ૬ ॥

Cover of edition (2021)

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

1568 pages

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Preview of verse 1.6 in Kannada sript:
ಸೂತ ಉವಾಚ ।
ಜನಮೇಜಯೇನ ಯತ್ಪೃಷ್ಟಃ ಶಿಷ್ಯೋ ವ್ಯಾಸಸ್ಯ ಧೀಮತಃ ।
ಧರ್ಮವಿತ್ಕಥಯಾಮಾಸ ಕುಲಂ ತೇಷಾಂ ಸವಿಸ್ತರಮ್ ।
ತತ್ತೇಽಹಂ ಸಂಪ್ರವಕ್ಷ್ಯಾಮಿ ವೃಷ್ಣೀನಾಂ ವಂಶಮಾದಿತಃ ॥ ೬ ॥

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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