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 4.2

द्विजानां वीरुधां चैव नक्षत्रग्रहयोस्तथा ।
यज्ञानां तपसां चैव सोमं राज्येऽभ्यषेचयत् ॥ २ ॥

dvijānāṃ vīrudhāṃ caiva nakṣatragrahayostathā |
yajñānāṃ tapasāṃ caiva somaṃ rājye'bhyaṣecayat || 2 ||

The English translation of Harivamsa Verse 4.2 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 (4.2). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Dvija, Virudh, Virudha, Nakshatra, Graha, Tatha, Yajna, Tapas, Soma, Rajya, Abhi, Yat, Yad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Harivamsa Verse 4.2). 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: “dvijānāṃ vīrudhāṃ caiva nakṣatragrahayostathā
  • dvijānām -
  • dvija (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    dvija (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    dvijā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • vīrudhām -
  • vīrudh (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    vīrudhā (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]
  • nakṣatra -
  • nakṣatra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • grahayos -
  • graha (noun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    graha (noun, neuter)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    grahā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “yajñānāṃ tapasāṃ caiva somaṃ rājye'bhyaṣecayat
  • yajñānām -
  • yajña (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • tapasām -
  • tapas (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • 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]
  • somam -
  • soma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    soma (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    somā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    soman (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
  • rājye' -
  • rājya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    rājya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    rājyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    rāj -> rājya (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √rāj class 1 verb], [locative single from √rāj]
    rāj -> rājya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √rāj class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √rāj class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √rāj class 1 verb], [locative single from √rāj class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √rāj], [vocative dual from √rāj], [accusative dual from √rāj], [locative single from √rāj]
    rāj -> rājyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √rāj class 1 verb], [vocative single from √rāj class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √rāj class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √rāj class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √rāj], [vocative single from √rāj], [vocative dual from √rāj], [accusative dual from √rāj]
    rāj (verb class 1)
    [present passive first single]
    rāj (verb class 0)
    [present passive first single]
  • abhya -
  • abhi (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    abhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    abhi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    abhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    abhī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    abhī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    abhī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    abhi (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • aṣe -
  • aṣ (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yat -
  • yat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Harivamsa Verse 4.2

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 4.2 in Telugu sript:
ద్విజానాం వీరుధాం చైవ నక్షత్రగ్రహయోస్తథా ।
యజ్ఞానాం తపసాం చైవ సోమం రాజ్యేఽభ్యషేచయత్ ॥ ౨ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

હરિવંશપુરાણ

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Preview of verse 4.2 in Gujarati sript:
દ્વિજાનાં વીરુધાં ચૈવ નક્ષત્રગ્રહયોસ્તથા ।
યજ્ઞાનાં તપસાં ચૈવ સોમં રાજ્યેઽભ્યષેચયત્ ॥ ૨ ॥

Cover of edition (2021)

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

1568 pages

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Preview of verse 4.2 in Kannada sript:
ದ್ವಿಜಾನಾಂ ವೀರುಧಾಂ ಚೈವ ನಕ್ಷತ್ರಗ್ರಹಯೋಸ್ತಥಾ ।
ಯಜ್ಞಾನಾಂ ತಪಸಾಂ ಚೈವ ಸೋಮಂ ರಾಜ್ಯೇಽಭ್ಯಷೇಚಯತ್ ॥ ೨ ॥

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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