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 4.19

जनमेजय उवाच ।
विस्तरेण पृथोर्जन्म वैशम्पायन कीर्तय ।
यथा महात्मना तेन दुग्धा चेयं वसुंधरा ॥ १९ ॥

janamejaya uvāca |
vistareṇa pṛthorjanma vaiśampāyana kīrtaya |
yathā mahātmanā tena dugdhā ceyaṃ vasuṃdharā || 19 ||

The English translation of Harivamsa Verse 4.19 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 (4.19). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Janamejaya, Vistarena, Vistara, Prith, Prithu, Janma, Janman, Vaishampayana, Yatha, Mahatman, Mahatmana, Tad, Tena, Dugdha, Ceya, Vasundhara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Harivamsa Verse 4.19). 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: “janamejaya uvāca
  • janamejaya* -
  • janamejaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “vistareṇa pṛthorjanma vaiśampāyana kīrtaya
  • vistareṇa -
  • vistareṇa (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    vistara (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    vistara (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • pṛthor -
  • pṛth (noun, feminine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    pṛthu (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • janma -
  • janma (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    janma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    janman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • vaiśampāyana -
  • vaiśampāyana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vaiśampāyana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kīrtaya -
  • kīrt (verb class 10)
    [imperative active second single]
  • Line 3: “yathā mahātmanā tena dugdhā ceyaṃ vasuṃdharā
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • mahātmanā -
  • mahātman (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    mahātman (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    mahātmanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • tena -
  • tena (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    tan (verb class 8)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • dugdhā -
  • dugdhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ceyam -
  • ceya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ceya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ceyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • vasundharā -
  • vasundharā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Harivamsa Verse 4.19

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 4.19 in Telugu sript:
జనమేజయ ఉవాచ ।
విస్తరేణ పృథోర్జన్మ వైశమ్పాయన కీర్తయ ।
యథా మహాత్మనా తేన దుగ్ధా చేయం వసుంధరా ॥ ౧౯ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

હરિવંશપુરાણ

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Preview of verse 4.19 in Gujarati sript:
જનમેજય ઉવાચ ।
વિસ્તરેણ પૃથોર્જન્મ વૈશમ્પાયન કીર્તય ।
યથા મહાત્મના તેન દુગ્ધા ચેયં વસુંધરા ॥ ૧૯ ॥

Cover of edition (2021)

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

1568 pages

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Preview of verse 4.19 in Kannada sript:
ಜನಮೇಜಯ ಉವಾಚ ।
ವಿಸ್ತರೇಣ ಪೃಥೋರ್ಜನ್ಮ ವೈಶಮ್ಪಾಯನ ಕೀರ್ತಯ ।
ಯಥಾ ಮಹಾತ್ಮನಾ ತೇನ ದುಗ್ಧಾ ಚೇಯಂ ವಸುಂಧರಾ ॥ ೧೯ ॥

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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