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 1.18

तं वै विद्धि महाराज ब्रह्माणममितौजसम् ।
स्रष्टारं सर्वभूतानां नारायणपरायणम् ॥ १८ ॥

taṃ vai viddhi mahārāja brahmāṇamamitaujasam |
sraṣṭāraṃ sarvabhūtānāṃ nārāyaṇaparāyaṇam || 18 ||

The English translation of Harivamsa Verse 1.18 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 (1.18). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Maharaja, Maharajan, Brahma, Brahman, Amitaujas, Amitaujasa, Srashtri, Srashtara, Sarvabhuta, Narayana, Parayana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Harivamsa Verse 1.18). 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: “taṃ vai viddhi mahārāja brahmāṇamamitaujasam
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    tan (noun, masculine)
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • vai -
  • (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative middle first single]
  • viddhi -
  • viddhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vid (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second single]
  • mahārāja -
  • mahārāja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mahārājan (noun, masculine)
    mahārājan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • brahmā -
  • brahma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    brahma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    brahman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    brahmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    brahm (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • āṇam -
  • aṇ (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]
  • amitaujasam -
  • amitaujasā (noun, feminine)
    amitaujasa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    amitaujasa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    amitaujas (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “sraṣṭāraṃ sarvabhūtānāṃ nārāyaṇaparāyaṇam
  • sraṣṭāram -
  • sraṣṭāra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sraṣṭṛ (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • sarvabhūtānām -
  • sarvabhūta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    sarvabhūta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    sarvabhūtā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • nārāyaṇa -
  • nārāyaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nārāyaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • parāyaṇam -
  • parāyaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    parāyaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    parāyaṇā (noun, feminine)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Harivamsa Verse 1.18

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 1.18 in Telugu sript:
తం వై విద్ధి మహారాజ బ్రహ్మాణమమితౌజసమ్ ।
స్రష్టారం సర్వభూతానాం నారాయణపరాయణమ్ ॥ ౧౮ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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


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Preview of verse 1.18 in Gujarati sript:
તં વૈ વિદ્ધિ મહારાજ બ્રહ્માણમમિતૌજસમ્ ।
સ્રષ્ટારં સર્વભૂતાનાં નારાયણપરાયણમ્ ॥ ૧૮ ॥

Cover of edition (2021)

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

1568 pages

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Preview of verse 1.18 in Kannada sript:
ತಂ ವೈ ವಿದ್ಧಿ ಮಹಾರಾಜ ಬ್ರಹ್ಮಾಣಮಮಿತೌಜಸಮ್ ।
ಸ್ರಷ್ಟಾರಂ ಸರ್ವಭೂತಾನಾಂ ನಾರಾಯಣಪರಾಯಣಮ್ ॥ ೧೮ ॥

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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