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 1.22

तस्मात्कल्याय ते कल्यः समग्रं शुचये शुचिः ।
तस्मै हिरण्यगर्भाय पुरुषायेश्वराय च ।
अजाय प्रथमायैव वरिष्ठाय प्रजापते ।
ब्रह्मणे लोकनाथाय गरिष्ठाय स्वयंभुवे ।
प्रणम्य प्रभवे पूर्वं तस्मै अमिततेजसे ।
आ वृष्णिवंशाद्वक्ष्यामि भूतसर्गमनुत्तमम् ॥ २२ ॥

tasmātkalyāya te kalyaḥ samagraṃ śucaye śuciḥ |
tasmai hiraṇyagarbhāya puruṣāyeśvarāya ca |
ajāya prathamāyaiva variṣṭhāya prajāpate |
brahmaṇe lokanāthāya gariṣṭhāya svayaṃbhuve |
praṇamya prabhave pūrvaṃ tasmai amitatejase |
ā vṛṣṇivaṃśādvakṣyāmi bhūtasargamanuttamam || 22 ||

The English translation of Harivamsa Verse 1.22 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 (1.22). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tasmat, Tad, Kalya, Yushmad, Kali, Samagra, Shuci, Hiranyagarbha, Purusha, Ishvara, Aja, Prathama, Varishtha, Prajapati, Brahman, Brahmana, Lokanatha, Garishtha, Svayambhu, Svayambhuva, Prana, Prabhava, Prabhu, Purvam, Purva, Amitatejas, Amitatejasa, Vrishnivamsha, Bhutasarga, Anuttama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Harivamsa Verse 1.22). 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: “tasmātkalyāya te kalyaḥ samagraṃ śucaye śuciḥ
  • tasmāt -
  • tasmāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single]
  • kalyāya -
  • kalya (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    kalya (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    kal -> kalya (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √kal class 10 verb]
    kal -> kalya (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √kal class 10 verb]
  • 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]
  • kalyaḥ -
  • kalya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kal -> kalya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √kal class 10 verb]
    kalī (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    kalī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • samagram -
  • samagra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    samagra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    samagrā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • śucaye -
  • śuci (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    śuci (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
  • śuciḥ -
  • śuci (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    śuci (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “tasmai hiraṇyagarbhāya puruṣāyeśvarāya ca
  • tasmai -
  • tad (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • hiraṇyagarbhāya -
  • hiraṇyagarbha (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    hiraṇyagarbha (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • puruṣāye -
  • puruṣa (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    puruṣa (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • iśvarāya -
  • iśvara (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    iśvara (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 3: “ajāya prathamāyaiva variṣṭhāya prajāpate
  • ajāya -
  • aja (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    aja (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • prathamāyai -
  • prathama (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    prathama (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    prathamā (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • variṣṭhāya -
  • variṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    variṣṭha (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • prajāpate -
  • prajāpati (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • Line 4: “brahmaṇe lokanāthāya gariṣṭhāya svayaṃbhuve
  • brahmaṇe -
  • brahman (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    brahmaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    brahmaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • lokanāthāya -
  • lokanātha (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    lokanātha (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • gariṣṭhāya -
  • gariṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    gariṣṭha (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • svayambhuve -
  • svayambhū (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
    svayambhuva (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    svayambhuva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    svayambhuvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 5: “praṇamya prabhave pūrvaṃ tasmai amitatejase
  • praṇam -
  • praṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    praṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    praṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ya -
  • prabhave -
  • prabhava (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    prabhava (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    prabhavā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    prabhu (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    prabhu (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
  • pūrvam -
  • pūrvam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    pūrva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pūrva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tasmai -
  • tad (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • amitatejase -
  • amitatejas (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    amitatejas (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    amitatejasā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 6: “ā vṛṣṇivaṃśādvakṣyāmi bhūtasargamanuttamam
  • ā* -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    o (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • vṛṣṇivaṃśād -
  • vṛṣṇivaṃśa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    vṛṣṇivaṃśa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • 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]
  • bhūtasargam -
  • bhūtasarga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • anuttamam -
  • anuttama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    anuttama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    anuttamā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Harivamsa Verse 1.22

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 1.22 in Telugu sript:
తస్మాత్కల్యాయ తే కల్యః సమగ్రం శుచయే శుచిః ।
తస్మై హిరణ్యగర్భాయ పురుషాయేశ్వరాయ చ ।
అజాయ ప్రథమాయైవ వరిష్ఠాయ ప్రజాపతే ।
బ్రహ్మణే లోకనాథాయ గరిష్ఠాయ స్వయంభువే ।
ప్రణమ్య ప్రభవే పూర్వం తస్మై అమితతేజసే ।
ఆ వృష్ణివంశాద్వక్ష్యామి భూతసర్గమనుత్తమమ్ ॥ ౨౨ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

હરિવંશપુરાણ

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Preview of verse 1.22 in Gujarati sript:
તસ્માત્કલ્યાય તે કલ્યઃ સમગ્રં શુચયે શુચિઃ ।
તસ્મૈ હિરણ્યગર્ભાય પુરુષાયેશ્વરાય ચ ।
અજાય પ્રથમાયૈવ વરિષ્ઠાય પ્રજાપતે ।
બ્રહ્મણે લોકનાથાય ગરિષ્ઠાય સ્વયંભુવે ।
પ્રણમ્ય પ્રભવે પૂર્વં તસ્મૈ અમિતતેજસે ।
આ વૃષ્ણિવંશાદ્વક્ષ્યામિ ભૂતસર્ગમનુત્તમમ્ ॥ ૨૨ ॥

Cover of edition (2021)

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

1568 pages

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Preview of verse 1.22 in Kannada sript:
ತಸ್ಮಾತ್ಕಲ್ಯಾಯ ತೇ ಕಲ್ಯಃ ಸಮಗ್ರಂ ಶುಚಯೇ ಶುಚಿಃ ।
ತಸ್ಮೈ ಹಿರಣ್ಯಗರ್ಭಾಯ ಪುರುಷಾಯೇಶ್ವರಾಯ ಚ ।
ಅಜಾಯ ಪ್ರಥಮಾಯೈವ ವರಿಷ್ಠಾಯ ಪ್ರಜಾಪತೇ ।
ಬ್ರಹ್ಮಣೇ ಲೋಕನಾಥಾಯ ಗರಿಷ್ಠಾಯ ಸ್ವಯಂಭುವೇ ।
ಪ್ರಣಮ್ಯ ಪ್ರಭವೇ ಪೂರ್ವಂ ತಸ್ಮೈ ಅಮಿತತೇಜಸೇ ।
ಆ ವೃಷ್ಣಿವಂಶಾದ್ವಕ್ಷ್ಯಾಮಿ ಭೂತಸರ್ಗಮನುತ್ತಮಮ್ ॥ ೨೨ ॥

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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