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 5.18

निषादवंशकर्ता स बभूव वदतां वर ।
धीवरानसृजच्चापि वेनकल्मषसंभवान् ॥ १८ ॥

niṣādavaṃśakartā sa babhūva vadatāṃ vara |
dhīvarānasṛjaccāpi venakalmaṣasaṃbhavān || 18 ||

The English translation of Harivamsa Verse 5.18 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 (5.18). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Nishada, Vamshaka, Rita, Vadat, Vara, Dhivara, Capin, Vena, Kalmasha, Sambhava,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Harivamsa Verse 5.18). 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: “niṣādavaṃśakartā sa babhūva vadatāṃ vara
  • niṣāda -
  • niṣāda (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vaṃśakar -
  • vaṃśaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vaṃśaka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ṛtā -
  • ṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • babhūva -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
  • vadatām -
  • vad -> vadat (participle, masculine)
    [genitive plural from √vad class 1 verb]
    vad -> vadat (participle, neuter)
    [genitive plural from √vad class 1 verb]
    vad (verb class 1)
    [imperative active third dual], [imperative middle third single]
  • vara -
  • vara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vṛ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • Line 2: “dhīvarānasṛjaccāpi venakalmaṣasaṃbhavān
  • dhīvarān -
  • dhīvara (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • asṛjac -
  • sṛj (verb class 6)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • cāpi -
  • cāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    cāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • vena -
  • vena (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vena (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    va (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    va (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    van (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
    van (verb class 8)
    [perfect active second plural]
    ven (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • kalmaṣa -
  • kalmaṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kalmaṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sambhavān -
  • sambhava (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Harivamsa Verse 5.18

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 5.18 in Telugu sript:
నిషాదవంశకర్తా స బభూవ వదతాం వర ।
ధీవరానసృజచ్చాపి వేనకల్మషసంభవాన్ ॥ ౧౮ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

હરિવંશપુરાણ

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Preview of verse 5.18 in Gujarati sript:
નિષાદવંશકર્તા સ બભૂવ વદતાં વર ।
ધીવરાનસૃજચ્ચાપિ વેનકલ્મષસંભવાન્ ॥ ૧૮ ॥

Cover of edition (2021)

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

1568 pages

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Preview of verse 5.18 in Kannada sript:
ನಿಷಾದವಂಶಕರ್ತಾ ಸ ಬಭೂವ ವದತಾಂ ವರ ।
ಧೀವರಾನಸೃಜಚ್ಚಾಪಿ ವೇನಕಲ್ಮಷಸಂಭವಾನ್ ॥ ೧೮ ॥

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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