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 53.21

शकटावर्तपर्यन्तं चन्द्रार्धाकारसंस्थितम् ।
मध्ये योजनविस्तारं तावद्द्विगुणमायतम् ॥ २१ ॥

śakaṭāvartaparyantaṃ candrārdhākārasaṃsthitam |
madhye yojanavistāraṃ tāvaddviguṇamāyatam || 21 ||

The English translation of Harivamsa Verse 53.21 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 (53.21). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Shakata, Shakati, Rita, Paryantam, Paryanta, Candrardha, Akara, Samsthita, Madhye, Madhya, Yojana, Vistara, Tavat, Dviguna, Ayatam, Ayata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Harivamsa Verse 53.21). 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: “śakaṭāvartaparyantaṃ candrārdhākārasaṃsthitam
  • śakaṭāva -
  • śakaṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    śakaṭi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • ar -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ṛta -
  • ṛta (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    ṛta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ṛta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • paryantam -
  • paryantam (indeclinable)
    paryanta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    paryanta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    paryantā (noun, feminine)
  • candrārdhā -
  • candrārdha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • akāra -
  • akāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saṃsthitam -
  • saṃsthita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    saṃsthita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    saṃsthitā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “madhye yojanavistāraṃ tāvaddviguṇamāyatam
  • madhye -
  • madhye (indeclinable)
    madhya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    madhya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    madhyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • yojana -
  • yojana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vistāram -
  • vistāra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • tāvad -
  • tāvat (indeclinable)
    tāvat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tāvat (noun, masculine)
    tāvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • dviguṇam -
  • dviguṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dviguṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dviguṇā (noun, feminine)
  • āyatam -
  • āyatam (indeclinable)
    āyat (noun, neuter)
    āyata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    āyata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    āyatā (noun, feminine)

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Harivamsa Verse 53.21

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 53.21 in Telugu sript:
శకటావర్తపర్యన్తం చన్ద్రార్ధాకారసంస్థితమ్ ।
మధ్యే యోజనవిస్తారం తావద్ద్విగుణమాయతమ్ ॥ ౨౧ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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


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Preview of verse 53.21 in Gujarati sript:
શકટાવર્તપર્યન્તં ચન્દ્રાર્ધાકારસંસ્થિતમ્ ।
મધ્યે યોજનવિસ્તારં તાવદ્દ્વિગુણમાયતમ્ ॥ ૨૧ ॥

Cover of edition (2021)

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

1568 pages

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Preview of verse 53.21 in Kannada sript:
ಶಕಟಾವರ್ತಪರ್ಯನ್ತಂ ಚನ್ದ್ರಾರ್ಧಾಕಾರಸಂಸ್ಥಿತಮ್ ।
ಮಧ್ಯೇ ಯೋಜನವಿಸ್ತಾರಂ ತಾವದ್ದ್ವಿಗುಣಮಾಯತಮ್ ॥ ೨೧ ॥

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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