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 16.28

शुभे देशे सरिद्द्वीपे सप्तैवासञ्जलौकसः ।
त्यक्त्वा सहचरीधर्मं मुनयो धर्मचारिणः ॥ २८ ॥

śubhe deśe sariddvīpe saptaivāsañjalaukasaḥ |
tyaktvā sahacarīdharmaṃ munayo dharmacāriṇaḥ || 28 ||

The English translation of Harivamsa Verse 16.28 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 (16.28). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Shubha, Shubh, Desha, Sariddvipa, Sapta, Sanja, Okas, Sahacaridharma, Muni, Munaya, Dharmacarin,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Harivamsa Verse 16.28). 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: “śubhe deśe sariddvīpe saptaivāsañjalaukasaḥ
  • śubhe -
  • śubha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    śubha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    śubhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    śubh (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
    śubh (verb class 6)
    [present middle first single]
  • deśe -
  • deśa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    deśā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • sariddvīpe -
  • sariddvīpa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • saptai -
  • sapta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sapta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    saptā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    sap -> sapta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √sap class 1 verb]
    sap -> sapta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √sap class 1 verb]
    sap -> saptā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √sap class 1 verb]
  • aivā -
  • sañja -
  • sañja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • lau -
  • la (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    li (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • okasaḥ -
  • okas (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “tyaktvā sahacarīdharmaṃ munayo dharmacāriṇaḥ
  • tyaktvā -
  • tyaj -> tyaktvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tyaj]
  • sahacarīdharmam -
  • sahacarīdharma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • munayo* -
  • muni (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    munaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dharmacāriṇaḥ -
  • dharmacārin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    dharmacārin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Harivamsa Verse 16.28

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 16.28 in Telugu sript:
శుభే దేశే సరిద్ద్వీపే సప్తైవాసఞ్జలౌకసః ।
త్యక్త్వా సహచరీధర్మం మునయో ధర్మచారిణః ॥ ౨౮ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

હરિવંશપુરાણ

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Preview of verse 16.28 in Gujarati sript:
શુભે દેશે સરિદ્દ્વીપે સપ્તૈવાસઞ્જલૌકસઃ ।
ત્યક્ત્વા સહચરીધર્મં મુનયો ધર્મચારિણઃ ॥ ૨૮ ॥

Cover of edition (2021)

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

1568 pages

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Preview of verse 16.28 in Kannada sript:
ಶುಭೇ ದೇಶೇ ಸರಿದ್ದ್ವೀಪೇ ಸಪ್ತೈವಾಸಞ್ಜಲೌಕಸಃ ।
ತ್ಯಕ್ತ್ವಾ ಸಹಚರೀಧರ್ಮಂ ಮುನಯೋ ಧರ್ಮಚಾರಿಣಃ ॥ ೨೮ ॥

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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