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 31.115

वर्तमाने मखे येन जनकस्य महात्मनः ।
भग्नं माहेश्वरं चापं क्रीडता लीलया पुरा ॥ ११५ ॥

vartamāne makhe yena janakasya mahātmanaḥ |
bhagnaṃ māheśvaraṃ cāpaṃ krīḍatā līlayā purā || 115 ||

The English translation of Harivamsa Verse 31.115 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 (31.115). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vartamana, Makha, Yena, Yah, Yat, Janaka, Mahatman, Bhagna, Maheshvara, Capa, Kridata, Lila, Pura, Pur,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Harivamsa Verse 31.115). 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: “vartamāne makhe yena janakasya mahātmanaḥ
  • vartamāne -
  • vartamāna (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    vartamāna (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    vartamānā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vṛt -> vartamāna (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √vṛt class 1 verb]
    vṛt -> vartamāna (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √vṛt class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √vṛt class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √vṛt class 1 verb], [locative single from √vṛt class 1 verb]
    vṛt -> vartamānā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √vṛt class 1 verb], [vocative single from √vṛt class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √vṛt class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √vṛt class 1 verb]
  • makhe -
  • makha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    makha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    makhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    makh (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]
  • yena -
  • yena (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • janakasya -
  • janaka (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    janaka (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • mahātmanaḥ -
  • mahātman (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    mahātman (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “bhagnaṃ māheśvaraṃ cāpaṃ krīḍatā līlayā purā
  • bhagnam -
  • bhagna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhagna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bhagnā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • māheśvaram -
  • māheśvara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    māheśvara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • cāpam -
  • cāpa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    cāpa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • krīḍatā* -
  • krīḍatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • līlayā -
  • līlā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • purā -
  • purā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    pur (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    purā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Harivamsa Verse 31.115

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 31.115 in Telugu sript:
వర్తమానే మఖే యేన జనకస్య మహాత్మనః ।
భగ్నం మాహేశ్వరం చాపం క్రీడతా లీలయా పురా ॥ ౧౧౫ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

હરિવંશપુરાણ

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Preview of verse 31.115 in Gujarati sript:
વર્તમાને મખે યેન જનકસ્ય મહાત્મનઃ ।
ભગ્નં માહેશ્વરં ચાપં ક્રીડતા લીલયા પુરા ॥ ૧૧૫ ॥

Cover of edition (2021)

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

1568 pages

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Preview of verse 31.115 in Kannada sript:
ವರ್ತಮಾನೇ ಮಖೇ ಯೇನ ಜನಕಸ್ಯ ಮಹಾತ್ಮನಃ ।
ಭಗ್ನಂ ಮಾಹೇಶ್ವರಂ ಚಾಪಂ ಕ್ರೀಡತಾ ಲೀಲಯಾ ಪುರಾ ॥ ೧೧೫ ॥

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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