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 53.8

वृन्दावननिवेशाय ज्ञात्वा तान् कृतनिश्चयान् ।
नन्दगोपो बृहद्वाक्यं बृहस्पतिरिवाददे ॥ ८ ॥

vṛndāvananiveśāya jñātvā tān kṛtaniścayān |
nandagopo bṛhadvākyaṃ bṛhaspatirivādade || 8 ||

The English translation of Harivamsa Verse 53.8 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 (53.8). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vrindavana, Nivesha, Kritanishcaya, Nandagopa, Brihat, Vakya, Brihaspati, Iva,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Harivamsa Verse 53.8). 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: “vṛndāvananiveśāya jñātvā tān kṛtaniścayān
  • vṛndāvana -
  • vṛndāvana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vṛndāvana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • niveśāya -
  • niveśa (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • jñātvā -
  • jñā -> jñātvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √jñā]
    jñā -> jñātvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √jñā]
  • tān -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • kṛtaniścayān -
  • kṛtaniścaya (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “nandagopo bṛhadvākyaṃ bṛhaspatirivādade
  • nandagopo* -
  • nandagopa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bṛhad -
  • bṛhat (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    bṛhat (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    bṛhat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    bṛh -> bṛhat (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √bṛh]
    bṛh -> bṛhat (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √bṛh]
    bṛhat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    bṛh -> bṛhat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √bṛh], [vocative single from √bṛh], [accusative single from √bṛh]
    bṛh -> bṛhat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √bṛh], [vocative single from √bṛh], [accusative single from √bṛh]
  • vākyam -
  • vākya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vac -> vākya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vac class 2 verb], [accusative single from √vac class 3 verb]
    vac -> vākya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vac class 2 verb], [accusative single from √vac class 2 verb], [nominative single from √vac class 3 verb], [accusative single from √vac class 3 verb]
    vak -> vākya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vak class 1 verb]
    vak -> vākya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vak class 1 verb], [accusative single from √vak class 1 verb]
  • bṛhaspatir -
  • bṛhaspati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ivā -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • adade -
  • (verb class 1)
    [imperfect middle first single]
    dad (verb class 1)
    [imperfect middle first single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Harivamsa Verse 53.8

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 53.8 in Telugu sript:
వృన్దావననివేశాయ జ్ఞాత్వా తాన్ కృతనిశ్చయాన్ ।
నన్దగోపో బృహద్వాక్యం బృహస్పతిరివాదదే ॥ ౮ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

હરિવંશપુરાણ

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Preview of verse 53.8 in Gujarati sript:
વૃન્દાવનનિવેશાય જ્ઞાત્વા તાન્ કૃતનિશ્ચયાન્ ।
નન્દગોપો બૃહદ્વાક્યં બૃહસ્પતિરિવાદદે ॥ ૮ ॥

Cover of edition (2021)

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

1568 pages

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Preview of verse 53.8 in Kannada sript:
ವೃನ್ದಾವನನಿವೇಶಾಯ ಜ್ಞಾತ್ವಾ ತಾನ್ ಕೃತನಿಶ್ಚಯಾನ್ ।
ನನ್ದಗೋಪೋ ಬೃಹದ್ವಾಕ್ಯಂ ಬೃಹಸ್ಪತಿರಿವಾದದೇ ॥ ೮ ॥

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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