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 16.36

स्वतन्त्रश्चक्रवाकस्तु स्पृहयामास तं नृपम् ।
दृष्ट्वायान्तं श्रियोपेतं भवेयमहमीदृशः ॥ ३६ ॥

svatantraścakravākastu spṛhayāmāsa taṃ nṛpam |
dṛṣṭvāyāntaṃ śriyopetaṃ bhaveyamahamīdṛśaḥ || 36 ||

The English translation of Harivamsa Verse 16.36 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 (16.36). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Svatantra, Cakravaka, Tap, Nripa, Ayat, Shri, Shriya, Upeta, Aha, Asmad, Idrish, Idrisha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Harivamsa Verse 16.36). 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: “svatantraścakravākastu spṛhayāmāsa taṃ nṛpam
  • svatantraś -
  • svatantra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • cakravākas -
  • cakravāka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • spṛhayāmā -
  • spṛh (verb class 10)
    [imperative active first plural]
  • asa -
  • asan (noun, neuter)
    [compound]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    tap (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    tap (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • nṛpam -
  • nṛpa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “dṛṣṭvāyāntaṃ śriyopetaṃ bhaveyamahamīdṛśaḥ
  • dṛṣṭvā -
  • dṛś -> dṛṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dṛś]
  • āyāntam -
  • āyāt (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • śriyo -
  • śriya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śriya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śrī (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    śrī (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    śriyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • upetam -
  • upeta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    upeta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    upetā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • bhaveyam -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active first single]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • īdṛśaḥ -
  • īdṛś (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    īdṛś (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    īdṛś (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    īdṛśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Harivamsa Verse 16.36

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 16.36 in Telugu sript:
స్వతన్త్రశ్చక్రవాకస్తు స్పృహయామాస తం నృపమ్ ।
దృష్ట్వాయాన్తం శ్రియోపేతం భవేయమహమీదృశః ॥ ౩౬ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

હરિવંશપુરાણ

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Preview of verse 16.36 in Gujarati sript:
સ્વતન્ત્રશ્ચક્રવાકસ્તુ સ્પૃહયામાસ તં નૃપમ્ ।
દૃષ્ટ્વાયાન્તં શ્રિયોપેતં ભવેયમહમીદૃશઃ ॥ ૩૬ ॥

Cover of edition (2021)

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

1568 pages

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Preview of verse 16.36 in Kannada sript:
ಸ್ವತನ್ತ್ರಶ್ಚಕ್ರವಾಕಸ್ತು ಸ್ಪೃಹಯಾಮಾಸ ತಂ ನೃಪಮ್ ।
ದೃಷ್ಟ್ವಾಯಾನ್ತಂ ಶ್ರಿಯೋಪೇತಂ ಭವೇಯಮಹಮೀದೃಶಃ ॥ ೩೬ ॥

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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