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 43.6

महेश्वरेण वा ब्रह्मन्विशाखेन गुहेन वा ।
यक्षराक्षसगन्धर्वैश्चारणैर्वा महोरगैः ॥ ६ ॥

maheśvareṇa vā brahmanviśākhena guhena vā |
yakṣarākṣasagandharvaiścāraṇairvā mahoragaiḥ || 6 ||

The English translation of Harivamsa Verse 43.6 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 (43.6). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Maheshvara, Guha, Yaksharakshasa, Gandharva, Carana, Var, Mahoraga,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Harivamsa Verse 43.6). 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: “maheśvareṇa brahmanviśākhena guhena
  • maheśvareṇa -
  • maheśvara (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • vā* -
  • Cannot analyse brahmanviśākhena*gu
  • guhena -
  • guha (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • Line 2: “yakṣarākṣasagandharvaiścāraṇairvā mahoragaiḥ
  • yakṣarākṣasa -
  • yakṣarākṣasa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yakṣarākṣasa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gandharvaiś -
  • gandharva (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • cāraṇair -
  • cāraṇa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    cāraṇa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • vā* -
  • vār (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    vār (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    va (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • mahoragaiḥ -
  • mahoraga (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    mahoraga (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Harivamsa Verse 43.6

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 43.6 in Telugu sript:
మహేశ్వరేణ వా బ్రహ్మన్విశాఖేన గుహేన వా ।
యక్షరాక్షసగన్ధర్వైశ్చారణైర్వా మహోరగైః ॥ ౬ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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


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Preview of verse 43.6 in Gujarati sript:
મહેશ્વરેણ વા બ્રહ્મન્વિશાખેન ગુહેન વા ।
યક્ષરાક્ષસગન્ધર્વૈશ્ચારણૈર્વા મહોરગૈઃ ॥ ૬ ॥

Cover of edition (2021)

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

1568 pages

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Preview of verse 43.6 in Kannada sript:
ಮಹೇಶ್ವರೇಣ ವಾ ಬ್ರಹ್ಮನ್ವಿಶಾಖೇನ ಗುಹೇನ ವಾ ।
ಯಕ್ಷರಾಕ್ಷಸಗನ್ಧರ್ವೈಶ್ಚಾರಣೈರ್ವಾ ಮಹೋರಗೈಃ ॥ ೬ ॥

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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