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 3.36

अग्निपुत्रः कुमारस्तु शरस्तम्बे श्रिया वृतः ।
तस्य शाखो विशाखश्च नैगमेषश्च पृष्ठजः ।
अपत्यं कृत्तिकानां स कार्त्तिकेय इति स्मृतः ॥ ३६ ॥

agniputraḥ kumārastu śarastambe śriyā vṛtaḥ |
tasya śākho viśākhaśca naigameṣaśca pṛṣṭhajaḥ |
apatyaṃ kṛttikānāṃ sa kārttikeya iti smṛtaḥ || 36 ||

The English translation of Harivamsa Verse 3.36 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 (3.36). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Agniputra, Kumara, Sharastamba, Shri, Shriya, Vrit, Vrita, Tad, Shakha, Vishakha, Naigamesha, Prishthaja, Apatya, Krittika, Karttikeya, Iti, Smrita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Harivamsa Verse 3.36). 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: “agniputraḥ kumārastu śarastambe śriyā vṛtaḥ
  • agniputraḥ -
  • agniputra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kumāras -
  • kumāra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • śarastambe -
  • śarastamba (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • śriyā* -
  • śrī (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    śrī (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    śriyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    śriya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • vṛtaḥ -
  • vṛt (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    vṛt (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    vṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    vṛ -> vṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √vṛ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √vṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √vṛ class 9 verb]
    vṛ -> vṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √vṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √vṛ class 9 verb]
  • Line 2: “tasya śākho viśākhaśca naigameṣaśca pṛṣṭhajaḥ
  • tasya -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • śākho* -
  • śākha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • viśākhaś -
  • viśākha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • naigameṣaś -
  • naigameṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pṛṣṭhajaḥ -
  • pṛṣṭhaja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 3: “apatyaṃ kṛttikānāṃ sa kārttikeya iti smṛtaḥ
  • apatyam -
  • apatya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    pat (verb class 4)
    [imperfect active first single]
  • kṛttikānām -
  • kṛttikā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    kṛttika (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    kṛttika (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kārttikeya* -
  • kārttikeya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • smṛtaḥ -
  • smṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    smṛ -> smṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √smṛ class 1 verb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Harivamsa Verse 3.36

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 3.36 in Telugu sript:
అగ్నిపుత్రః కుమారస్తు శరస్తమ్బే శ్రియా వృతః ।
తస్య శాఖో విశాఖశ్చ నైగమేషశ్చ పృష్ఠజః ।
అపత్యం కృత్తికానాం స కార్త్తికేయ ఇతి స్మృతః ॥ ౩౬ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

હરિવંશપુરાણ

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Preview of verse 3.36 in Gujarati sript:
અગ્નિપુત્રઃ કુમારસ્તુ શરસ્તમ્બે શ્રિયા વૃતઃ ।
તસ્ય શાખો વિશાખશ્ચ નૈગમેષશ્ચ પૃષ્ઠજઃ ।
અપત્યં કૃત્તિકાનાં સ કાર્ત્તિકેય ઇતિ સ્મૃતઃ ॥ ૩૬ ॥

Cover of edition (2021)

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

1568 pages

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Preview of verse 3.36 in Kannada sript:
ಅಗ್ನಿಪುತ್ರಃ ಕುಮಾರಸ್ತು ಶರಸ್ತಮ್ಬೇ ಶ್ರಿಯಾ ವೃತಃ ।
ತಸ್ಯ ಶಾಖೋ ವಿಶಾಖಶ್ಚ ನೈಗಮೇಷಶ್ಚ ಪೃಷ್ಠಜಃ ।
ಅಪತ್ಯಂ ಕೃತ್ತಿಕಾನಾಂ ಸ ಕಾರ್ತ್ತಿಕೇಯ ಇತಿ ಸ್ಮೃತಃ ॥ ೩೬ ॥

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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