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 54.21

प्रावृट्प्रवृत्तिं संदृश्य दृष्ट्वा चाम्बुधरान् घनान् ।
रौहिणेयो मिथः काले कृष्णं वचनमब्रवीत् ॥ २१ ॥

prāvṛṭpravṛttiṃ saṃdṛśya dṛṣṭvā cāmbudharān ghanān |
rauhiṇeyo mithaḥ kāle kṛṣṇaṃ vacanamabravīt || 21 ||

The English translation of Harivamsa Verse 54.21 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 (54.21). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Pravrish, Pravritti, Sandrishya, Budha, Rat, Ghana, Rauhineya, Mithah, Kale, Kala, Krishna, Vacana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Harivamsa Verse 54.21). 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: “prāvṛṭpravṛttiṃ saṃdṛśya dṛṣṭvā cāmbudharān ghanān
  • prāvṛṭ -
  • prāvṛṣ (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • pravṛttim -
  • pravṛtti (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • sandṛśya -
  • sandṛśya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sandṛśya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dṛṣṭvā -
  • dṛś -> dṛṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dṛś]
  • cām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • budha -
  • budha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    budha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • rān -
  • ra (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    -> rāt (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ class 2 verb], [vocative single from √ class 2 verb]
  • ghanān -
  • ghana (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “rauhiṇeyo mithaḥ kāle kṛṣṇaṃ vacanamabravīt
  • rauhiṇeyo* -
  • rauhiṇeya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mithaḥ -
  • mithaḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    mithaḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • kāle -
  • kāle (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kāla (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kāla (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kālā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • kṛṣṇam -
  • kṛṣṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kṛṣṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kṛṣṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • vacanam -
  • vacana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vacana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vacanā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • abravīt -
  • brū (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Harivamsa Verse 54.21

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 54.21 in Telugu sript:
ప్రావృట్ప్రవృత్తిం సందృశ్య దృష్ట్వా చామ్బుధరాన్ ఘనాన్ ।
రౌహిణేయో మిథః కాలే కృష్ణం వచనమబ్రవీత్ ॥ ౨౧ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

હરિવંશપુરાણ

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Preview of verse 54.21 in Gujarati sript:
પ્રાવૃટ્પ્રવૃત્તિં સંદૃશ્ય દૃષ્ટ્વા ચામ્બુધરાન્ ઘનાન્ ।
રૌહિણેયો મિથઃ કાલે કૃષ્ણં વચનમબ્રવીત્ ॥ ૨૧ ॥

Cover of edition (2021)

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

1568 pages

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Preview of verse 54.21 in Kannada sript:
ಪ್ರಾವೃಟ್ಪ್ರವೃತ್ತಿಂ ಸಂದೃಶ್ಯ ದೃಷ್ಟ್ವಾ ಚಾಮ್ಬುಧರಾನ್ ಘನಾನ್ ।
ರೌಹಿಣೇಯೋ ಮಿಥಃ ಕಾಲೇ ಕೃಷ್ಣಂ ವಚನಮಬ್ರವೀತ್ ॥ 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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