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 15.2

ततोऽहं तानपश्यं वै ब्राह्मणान् कौशिकात्मजान् ।
आपगेय कुरुक्षेत्रे यानुवाच विभुर्मम ॥ २ ॥

tato'haṃ tānapaśyaṃ vai brāhmaṇān kauśikātmajān |
āpageya kurukṣetre yānuvāca vibhurmama || 2 ||

The English translation of Harivamsa Verse 15.2 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 (15.2). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatah, Tad, Tata, Aha, Asmad, Tana, Pashya, Brahmana, Kaushikatmaja, Apageya, Kurukshetra, Yat, Yah, Vibhu,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Harivamsa Verse 15.2). 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: “tato'haṃ tānapaśyaṃ vai brāhmaṇān kauśikātmajān
  • tato' -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • tāna -
  • tāna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • paśyam -
  • paśya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    paśya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    paśyā (noun, feminine)
    paś -> paśya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √paś class 10 verb]
    paś -> paśya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √paś class 10 verb], [accusative single from √paś class 10 verb]
  • vai -
  • (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative middle first single]
  • brāhmaṇān -
  • brāhmaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • kauśikātmajān -
  • kauśikātmaja (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “āpageya kurukṣetre yānuvāca vibhurmama
  • āpageya -
  • āpageya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kurukṣetre -
  • kurukṣetra (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kurukṣetra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • yān -
  • yat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yāt (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • 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]
  • vibhur -
  • vibhu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    vibhu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • mama -
  • asmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
    (verb class 2)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 3)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Harivamsa Verse 15.2

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 15.2 in Telugu sript:
తతోఽహం తానపశ్యం వై బ్రాహ్మణాన్ కౌశికాత్మజాన్ ।
ఆపగేయ కురుక్షేత్రే యానువాచ విభుర్మమ ॥ ౨ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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


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Preview of verse 15.2 in Gujarati sript:
તતોઽહં તાનપશ્યં વૈ બ્રાહ્મણાન્ કૌશિકાત્મજાન્ ।
આપગેય કુરુક્ષેત્રે યાનુવાચ વિભુર્મમ ॥ ૨ ॥

Cover of edition (2021)

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

1568 pages

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Preview of verse 15.2 in Kannada sript:
ತತೋಽಹಂ ತಾನಪಶ್ಯಂ ವೈ ಬ್ರಾಹ್ಮಣಾನ್ ಕೌಶಿಕಾತ್ಮಜಾನ್ ।
ಆಪಗೇಯ ಕುರುಕ್ಷೇತ್ರೇ ಯಾನುವಾಚ ವಿಭುರ್ಮಮ ॥ 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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