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 1.37

द्विधा कृत्वात्मनो देहमर्धेन पुरुषोऽभवत् ।
अर्धेन नारी तस्यां स ससृजे विविधाः प्रजाः ।
दिवं च पृथिवीं चैव महिम्ना व्याप्य तिष्टति ॥ ३७ ॥

dvidhā kṛtvātmano dehamardhena puruṣo'bhavat |
ardhena nārī tasyāṃ sa sasṛje vividhāḥ prajāḥ |
divaṃ ca pṛthivīṃ caiva mahimnā vyāpya tiṣṭati || 37 ||

The English translation of Harivamsa Verse 1.37 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 (1.37). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Dvidha, Kritva, Kritvan, Atman, Deha, Ardha, Purusha, Nari, Vividha, Praja, Prajas, Div, Diva, Prithivi, Mahimna, Vyapya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Harivamsa Verse 1.37). 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: “dvidhā kṛtvātmano dehamardhena puruṣo'bhavat
  • dvidhā -
  • dvidhā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    dvidhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • kṛtvā -
  • kṛtvā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kṛtvan (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    kṛtvan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
  • ātmano* -
  • ātman (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • deham -
  • deha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    deha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ardhena -
  • ardha (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ardha (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • puruṣo' -
  • puruṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • abhavat -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “ardhena nārī tasyāṃ sa sasṛje vividhāḥ prajāḥ
  • ardhena -
  • ardha (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ardha (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • nārī -
  • nārī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    nāri (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • tasyām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sasṛje -
  • vividhāḥ -
  • vividha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vividhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • prajāḥ -
  • praja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    prajā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    prajas (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 3: “divaṃ ca pṛthivīṃ caiva mahimnā vyāpya tiṣṭati
  • divam -
  • diva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    divan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    divā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    div (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pṛthivīm -
  • pṛthivī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • mahimnā* -
  • mahimna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • vyāpya -
  • vyāpya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vyāpya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Cannot analyse tiṣṭati

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Harivamsa Verse 1.37

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 1.37 in Telugu sript:
ద్విధా కృత్వాత్మనో దేహమర్ధేన పురుషోఽభవత్ ।
అర్ధేన నారీ తస్యాం స ససృజే వివిధాః ప్రజాః ।
దివం చ పృథివీం చైవ మహిమ్నా వ్యాప్య తిష్టతి ॥ ౩౭ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

હરિવંશપુરાણ

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Preview of verse 1.37 in Gujarati sript:
દ્વિધા કૃત્વાત્મનો દેહમર્ધેન પુરુષોઽભવત્ ।
અર્ધેન નારી તસ્યાં સ સસૃજે વિવિધાઃ પ્રજાઃ ।
દિવં ચ પૃથિવીં ચૈવ મહિમ્ના વ્યાપ્ય તિષ્ટતિ ॥ ૩૭ ॥

Cover of edition (2021)

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

1568 pages

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Preview of verse 1.37 in Kannada sript:
ದ್ವಿಧಾ ಕೃತ್ವಾತ್ಮನೋ ದೇಹಮರ್ಧೇನ ಪುರುಷೋಽಭವತ್ ।
ಅರ್ಧೇನ ನಾರೀ ತಸ್ಯಾಂ ಸ ಸಸೃಜೇ ವಿವಿಧಾಃ ಪ್ರಜಾಃ ।
ದಿವಂ ಚ ಪೃಥಿವೀಂ ಚೈವ ಮಹಿಮ್ನಾ ವ್ಯಾಪ್ಯ ತಿಷ್ಟತಿ ॥ ೩೭ ॥

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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