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 18.21

अणुहस्तु नृपश्रेष्ठो ब्रह्मदत्तमकल्मषम् ।
अभिषिच्य तदा राज्ये परां गतिमवाप्तवान् ॥ २१ ॥

aṇuhastu nṛpaśreṣṭho brahmadattamakalmaṣam |
abhiṣicya tadā rājye parāṃ gatimavāptavān || 21 ||

The English translation of Harivamsa Verse 18.21 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:

Read online Buy now! The English translation by Shanti Lal Nagar (2013)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (18.21). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Anuha, Nripashreshtha, Brahmadatta, Akalmasha, Abhishicya, Tada, Rajya, Para, Gati, Avaptavat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Harivamsa Verse 18.21). 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: “aṇuhastu nṛpaśreṣṭho brahmadattamakalmaṣam
  • aṇuhas -
  • aṇuha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • nṛpaśreṣṭho* -
  • nṛpaśreṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • brahmadattam -
  • brahmadatta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    brahmadatta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    brahmadattā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • akalmaṣam -
  • akalmaṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    akalmaṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    akalmaṣā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “abhiṣicya tadā rājye parāṃ gatimavāptavān
  • abhiṣicya -
  • abhiṣicya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    abhiṣicya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tadā* -
  • tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    tada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • rājye -
  • rājya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    rājya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    rājyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    rāj -> rājya (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √rāj class 1 verb], [locative single from √rāj]
    rāj -> rājya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √rāj class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √rāj class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √rāj class 1 verb], [locative single from √rāj class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √rāj], [vocative dual from √rāj], [accusative dual from √rāj], [locative single from √rāj]
    rāj -> rājyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √rāj class 1 verb], [vocative single from √rāj class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √rāj class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √rāj class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √rāj], [vocative single from √rāj], [vocative dual from √rāj], [accusative dual from √rāj]
    rāj (verb class 1)
    [present passive first single]
    rāj (verb class 0)
    [present passive first single]
  • parām -
  • parā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • gatim -
  • gati (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    gati (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • avāptavān -
  • avāptavat (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 18.21

Cover of edition (2012)

Harivamsa Purana
by Ras Bihari Lal and Sons (2012)

Set of 10 Volumes; Transliterated Text with English Translation; [5425 pages]

Buy now!
Cover of edition (2021)

Shri Harivamsa Purana in Marathi
by Jitendra Nath Thakur (2021)

श्रीहरिवंशपुराण [Dharmik Prakashan Sanstha, Mumbai]

Buy now!
Cover of edition (2012)

Shri Harivamsha Purana (Telugu)
by Gollapudi Veeraswamy Son (2012)

శ్రీ వారివంశవ్రరాణం [Gollapudi Veeraswamy Son]

Buy now!

Preview of verse 18.21 in Telugu sript:
అణుహస్తు నృపశ్రేష్ఠో బ్రహ్మదత్తమకల్మషమ్ ।
అభిషిచ్య తదా రాజ్యే పరాం గతిమవాప్తవాన్ ॥ ౨౧ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

હરિવંશપુરાણ

Buy now!

Preview of verse 18.21 in Gujarati sript:
અણુહસ્તુ નૃપશ્રેષ્ઠો બ્રહ્મદત્તમકલ્મષમ્ ।
અભિષિચ્ય તદા રાજ્યે પરાં ગતિમવાપ્તવાન્ ॥ ૨૧ ॥

Cover of edition (2021)

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

1568 pages

Buy now!

Preview of verse 18.21 in Kannada sript:
ಅಣುಹಸ್ತು ನೃಪಶ್ರೇಷ್ಠೋ ಬ್ರಹ್ಮದತ್ತಮಕಲ್ಮಷಮ್ ।
ಅಭಿಷಿಚ್ಯ ತದಾ ರಾಜ್ಯೇ ಪರಾಂ ಗತಿಮವಾಪ್ತವಾನ್ ॥ ೨೧ ॥

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]

Buy now!
Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: