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 20.33

तेन ब्रह्मशिरो नाम परमास्त्रं महात्मना ।
उद्दिश्य देवानुत्सृष्टं येनैषां नाशितं यशः ॥ ३३ ॥

tena brahmaśiro nāma paramāstraṃ mahātmanā |
uddiśya devānutsṛṣṭaṃ yenaiṣāṃ nāśitaṃ yaśaḥ || 33 ||

The English translation of Harivamsa Verse 20.33 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 (20.33). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tad, Tena, Brahmashiras, Brahmashira, Naman, Paramastra, Mahatman, Mahatmana, Uddishya, Deva, Utsrishta, Yena, Yah, Yat, Idam, Nashita, Yasha, Yashas,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Harivamsa Verse 20.33). 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: “tena brahmaśiro nāma paramāstraṃ mahātmanā
  • tena -
  • tena (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    tan (verb class 8)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • brahmaśiro* -
  • brahmaśiras (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    brahmaśira (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • nāma -
  • nāman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • paramāstram -
  • paramāstra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    paramāstra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • mahātmanā -
  • mahātman (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    mahātman (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    mahātmanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “uddiśya devānutsṛṣṭaṃ yenaiṣāṃ nāśitaṃ yaśaḥ
  • uddiśya -
  • uddiśya (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • devān -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • utsṛṣṭam -
  • utsṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    utsṛṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    utsṛṣṭā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • yenai -
  • yena (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • eṣām -
  • idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • nāśitam -
  • nāśita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nāśita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    nāśitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    naś -> nāśita (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √naś]
    naś -> nāśita (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √naś]
    naś -> nāśitā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √naś]
    naś -> nāśita (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √naś]
    naś -> nāśita (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √naś]
    naś -> nāśitā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √naś]
    naś -> nāśita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √naś]
    naś -> nāśita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √naś], [accusative single from √naś]
    naś -> nāśita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √naś]
    naś -> nāśita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √naś], [accusative single from √naś]
  • yaśaḥ -
  • yaśas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yaśas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    yaśa (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 20.33

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 20.33 in Telugu sript:
తేన బ్రహ్మశిరో నామ పరమాస్త్రం మహాత్మనా ।
ఉద్దిశ్య దేవానుత్సృష్టం యేనైషాం నాశితం యశః ॥ ౩౩ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

હરિવંશપુરાણ

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Preview of verse 20.33 in Gujarati sript:
તેન બ્રહ્મશિરો નામ પરમાસ્ત્રં મહાત્મના ।
ઉદ્દિશ્ય દેવાનુત્સૃષ્ટં યેનૈષાં નાશિતં યશઃ ॥ ૩૩ ॥

Cover of edition (2021)

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

1568 pages

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Preview of verse 20.33 in Kannada sript:
ತೇನ ಬ್ರಹ್ಮಶಿರೋ ನಾಮ ಪರಮಾಸ್ತ್ರಂ ಮಹಾತ್ಮನಾ ।
ಉದ್ದಿಶ್ಯ ದೇವಾನುತ್ಸೃಷ್ಟಂ ಯೇನೈಷಾಂ ನಾಶಿತಂ ಯಶಃ ॥ ೩೩ ॥

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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