Harivamsa [text] [sanskrit]

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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 53.4

एषां धूम्रारुणाङ्गानां दंष्ट्रिणां मुखकर्षिणाम् ।
वृकाणां कृष्णवक्त्राणां बिभीमो निशि गर्जताम् ॥ ४ ॥

eṣāṃ dhūmrāruṇāṅgānāṃ daṃṣṭriṇāṃ mukhakarṣiṇām |
vṛkāṇāṃ kṛṣṇavaktrāṇāṃ bibhīmo niśi garjatām || 4 ||

The English translation of Harivamsa Verse 53.4 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 (53.4). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Idam, Dhumra, Aruna, Aru, Anga, Damshtrin, Mukha, Karshin, Vrika, Krishnavaktra, Nish, Nishi, Garjat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Harivamsa Verse 53.4). 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: “eṣāṃ dhūmrāruṇāṅgānāṃ daṃṣṭriṇāṃ mukhakarṣiṇām
  • eṣām -
  • idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • dhūmrā -
  • dhūmra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dhūmra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dhūmrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aruṇā -
  • aruṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aruṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    aru (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • aṅgānām -
  • aṅga (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    aṅga (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • daṃṣṭriṇām -
  • daṃṣṭrin (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    daṃṣṭrin (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • mukha -
  • mukha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mukha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • karṣiṇām -
  • karṣin (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    karṣin (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • Line 2: “vṛkāṇāṃ kṛṣṇavaktrāṇāṃ bibhīmo niśi garjatām
  • vṛkāṇām -
  • vṛka (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    vṛkā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • kṛṣṇavaktrāṇām -
  • kṛṣṇavaktra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    kṛṣṇavaktra (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    kṛṣṇavaktrā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • bibhīmo* -
  • bhī (verb class 3)
    [present active first plural]
  • niśi -
  • niśi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    niśi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    niśi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    niś (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • garjatām -
  • garjat (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    garjat (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    garjat (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    gṛj (verb class 1)
    [imperative active third dual], [imperative middle third single]
    garj (verb class 1)
    [imperative active third dual]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Harivamsa Verse 53.4

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 53.4 in Telugu sript:
ఏషాం ధూమ్రారుణాఙ్గానాం దంష్ట్రిణాం ముఖకర్షిణామ్ ।
వృకాణాం కృష్ణవక్త్రాణాం బిభీమో నిశి గర్జతామ్ ॥ ౪ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

હરિવંશપુરાણ

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Preview of verse 53.4 in Gujarati sript:
એષાં ધૂમ્રારુણાઙ્ગાનાં દંષ્ટ્રિણાં મુખકર્ષિણામ્ ।
વૃકાણાં કૃષ્ણવક્ત્રાણાં બિભીમો નિશિ ગર્જતામ્ ॥ ૪ ॥

Cover of edition (2021)

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

1568 pages

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Preview of verse 53.4 in Kannada sript:
ಏಷಾಂ ಧೂಮ್ರಾರುಣಾಙ್ಗಾನಾಂ ದಂಷ್ಟ್ರಿಣಾಂ ಮುಖಕರ್ಷಿಣಾಮ್ ।
ವೃಕಾಣಾಂ ಕೃಷ್ಣವಕ್ತ್ರಾಣಾಂ ಬಿಭೀಮೋ ನಿಶಿ ಗರ್ಜತಾಮ್ ॥ ೪ ॥

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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