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 3.6

अथ पुत्रसहस्राणि वैरण्यां पञ्च वीर्यवान् ।
असिक्न्यां जनयामास दक्ष एव प्रजापतिः ॥ ६ ॥

atha putrasahasrāṇi vairaṇyāṃ pañca vīryavān |
asiknyāṃ janayāmāsa dakṣa eva prajāpatiḥ || 6 ||

The English translation of Harivamsa Verse 3.6 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 (3.6). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Atha, Putra, Sahasra, Vairani, Panca, Pancan, Viryavat, Asikni, Daksha, Dakshas, Eva, Prajapati,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Harivamsa Verse 3.6). 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: “atha putrasahasrāṇi vairaṇyāṃ pañca vīryavān
  • atha -
  • atha (indeclinable)
  • putra -
  • putra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    putra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sahasrāṇi -
  • sahasra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • vairaṇyām -
  • vairaṇī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • pañca -
  • pañca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pañca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pañcan (noun, masculine)
    pañcan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    pañc (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • vīryavān -
  • vīryavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “asiknyāṃ janayāmāsa dakṣa eva prajāpatiḥ
  • asiknyām -
  • asiknī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • janayāmā -
  • jan (verb class 10)
    [imperative active first plural]
    jan (verb class 0)
    [imperative active first plural]
  • asa -
  • asan (noun, neuter)
  • dakṣa* -
  • dakṣas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dakṣas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    dakṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • prajāpatiḥ -
  • prajāpati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Harivamsa Verse 3.6

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 3.6 in Telugu sript:
అథ పుత్రసహస్రాణి వైరణ్యాం పఞ్చ వీర్యవాన్ ।
అసిక్న్యాం జనయామాస దక్ష ఏవ ప్రజాపతిః ॥ ౬ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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


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Preview of verse 3.6 in Gujarati sript:
અથ પુત્રસહસ્રાણિ વૈરણ્યાં પઞ્ચ વીર્યવાન્ ।
અસિક્ન્યાં જનયામાસ દક્ષ એવ પ્રજાપતિઃ ॥ ૬ ॥

Cover of edition (2021)

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

1568 pages

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Preview of verse 3.6 in Kannada sript:
ಅಥ ಪುತ್ರಸಹಸ್ರಾಣಿ ವೈರಣ್ಯಾಂ ಪಞ್ಚ ವೀರ್ಯವಾನ್ ।
ಅಸಿಕ್ನ್ಯಾಂ ಜನಯಾಮಾಸ ದಕ್ಷ ಏವ ಪ್ರಜಾಪತಿಃ ॥ 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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