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 16.32

पूर्वजातिषु यद्ब्रह्म श्रुतं गुरुकुलेषु वै ।
तथैव तत्स्थितं ब्रह्म संसारेष्वपि वर्तताम् ॥ ३२ ॥

pūrvajātiṣu yadbrahma śrutaṃ gurukuleṣu vai |
tathaiva tatsthitaṃ brahma saṃsāreṣvapi vartatām || 32 ||

The English translation of Harivamsa Verse 16.32 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 (16.32). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Purvajati, Yat, Yad, Brahma, Brahman, Shrut, Shruta, Gurukula, Tatha, Tat, Tad, Sthita, Samsara, Api, Vartat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Harivamsa Verse 16.32). 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: “pūrvajātiṣu yadbrahma śrutaṃ gurukuleṣu vai
  • pūrvajātiṣu -
  • pūrvajāti (noun, feminine)
    [locative plural]
  • yad -
  • 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]
  • brahma -
  • brahma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    brahma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    brahman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    brahm (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • śrutam -
  • śruta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śruta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śrutā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    śrut (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    śrut (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    śru -> śruta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √śru class 5 verb]
    śru -> śruta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √śru class 5 verb], [accusative single from √śru class 5 verb]
  • gurukuleṣu -
  • gurukula (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • vai -
  • (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative middle first single]
  • Line 2: “tathaiva tatsthitaṃ brahma saṃsāreṣvapi vartatām
  • tathai -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tatha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tatha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • sthitam -
  • sthita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sthita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sthitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    sthā -> sthita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
    sthā -> sthita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √sthā class 1 verb], [accusative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
  • brahma -
  • brahma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    brahma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    brahman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    brahm (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • saṃsāreṣva -
  • saṃsāra (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • vartatām -
  • vṛt -> vartat (participle, masculine)
    [genitive plural from √vṛt class 1 verb]
    vṛt -> vartat (participle, neuter)
    [genitive plural from √vṛt class 1 verb]
    vṛt (verb class 1)
    [imperative active third dual], [imperative middle third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Harivamsa Verse 16.32

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 16.32 in Telugu sript:
పూర్వజాతిషు యద్బ్రహ్మ శ్రుతం గురుకులేషు వై ।
తథైవ తత్స్థితం బ్రహ్మ సంసారేష్వపి వర్తతామ్ ॥ ౩౨ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

હરિવંશપુરાણ

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Preview of verse 16.32 in Gujarati sript:
પૂર્વજાતિષુ યદ્બ્રહ્મ શ્રુતં ગુરુકુલેષુ વૈ ।
તથૈવ તત્સ્થિતં બ્રહ્મ સંસારેષ્વપિ વર્તતામ્ ॥ ૩૨ ॥

Cover of edition (2021)

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

1568 pages

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Preview of verse 16.32 in Kannada sript:
ಪೂರ್ವಜಾತಿಷು ಯದ್ಬ್ರಹ್ಮ ಶ್ರುತಂ ಗುರುಕುಲೇಷು ವೈ ।
ತಥೈವ ತತ್ಸ್ಥಿತಂ ಬ್ರಹ್ಮ ಸಂಸಾರೇಷ್ವಪಿ ವರ್ತತಾಮ್ ॥ ೩೨ ॥

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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