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 1.38

विराजमसृजद्विष्णुः सोऽसृजत्पुरुषं विराट् ।
पुरुषं तं मनुं विद्धि तद्वै मन्वन्तरं स्मृतम् ।
द्वितीयमापवस्यैतन्मनोरन्तरमुच्यते ॥ ३८ ॥

virājamasṛjadviṣṇuḥ so'sṛjatpuruṣaṃ virāṭ |
puruṣaṃ taṃ manuṃ viddhi tadvai manvantaraṃ smṛtam |
dvitīyamāpavasyaitanmanorantaramucyate || 38 ||

The English translation of Harivamsa Verse 1.38 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 (1.38). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Viraja, Viraj, Vishnu, Sah, Purusha, Tap, Manu, Manvantara, Smrita, Dvitiyam, Dvitiya, Apava, Etad, Antaram, Antara, Ucyat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Harivamsa Verse 1.38). 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: “virājamasṛjadviṣṇuḥ so'sṛjatpuruṣaṃ virāṭ
  • virājam -
  • virāja (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    virāja (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    virājā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    virāj (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • asṛjad -
  • sṛj (verb class 6)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • viṣṇuḥ -
  • viṣṇu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    viṣṇu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • so' -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    so (noun, feminine)
    [compound]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • asṛjat -
  • sṛj (verb class 6)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • puruṣam -
  • puruṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    puruṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    puruṣā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • virāṭ -
  • virāj (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “puruṣaṃ taṃ manuṃ viddhi tadvai manvantaraṃ smṛtam
  • puruṣam -
  • puruṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    puruṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    puruṣā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    tap (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    tap (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • manum -
  • manu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    manu (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • viddhi -
  • viddhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vid (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second single]
  • tadvai -
  • manvantaram -
  • manvantara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    manvantarā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • smṛtam -
  • smṛta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    smṛta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    smṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    smṛ -> smṛta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √smṛ class 1 verb]
    smṛ -> smṛta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √smṛ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √smṛ class 1 verb]
  • Line 3: “dvitīyamāpavasyaitanmanorantaramucyate
  • dvitīyam -
  • dvitīyam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    dvitīya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dvitīya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dvitīyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • āpavasyai -
  • āpava (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • etan -
  • etad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    etad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • manor -
  • manu (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    manu (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • antaram -
  • antaram (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    antara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    antara (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ucyate -
  • uc -> ucyat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √uc class 4 verb]
    uc -> ucyat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √uc class 4 verb]
    vac (verb class 2)
    [present passive third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [present passive third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Harivamsa Verse 1.38

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 1.38 in Telugu sript:
విరాజమసృజద్విష్ణుః సోఽసృజత్పురుషం విరాట్ ।
పురుషం తం మనుం విద్ధి తద్వై మన్వన్తరం స్మృతమ్ ।
ద్వితీయమాపవస్యైతన్మనోరన్తరముచ్యతే ॥ ౩౮ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

હરિવંશપુરાણ

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Preview of verse 1.38 in Gujarati sript:
વિરાજમસૃજદ્વિષ્ણુઃ સોઽસૃજત્પુરુષં વિરાટ્ ।
પુરુષં તં મનું વિદ્ધિ તદ્વૈ મન્વન્તરં સ્મૃતમ્ ।
દ્વિતીયમાપવસ્યૈતન્મનોરન્તરમુચ્યતે ॥ ૩૮ ॥

Cover of edition (2021)

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

1568 pages

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Preview of verse 1.38 in Kannada sript:
ವಿರಾಜಮಸೃಜದ್ವಿಷ್ಣುಃ ಸೋಽಸೃಜತ್ಪುರುಷಂ ವಿರಾಟ್ ।
ಪುರುಷಂ ತಂ ಮನುಂ ವಿದ್ಧಿ ತದ್ವೈ ಮನ್ವನ್ತರಂ ಸ್ಮೃತಮ್ ।
ದ್ವಿತೀಯಮಾಪವಸ್ಯೈತನ್ಮನೋರನ್ತರಮುಚ್ಯತೇ ॥ ೩೮ ॥

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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