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 58.57

बलेनायं हतो दैत्यो बालेनाक्लिष्टकर्मणा ।
विचरन्त्यशरीरिण्यो वाचः सुरसमीरिताः ।
बलदेवेति नामस्य देवैश्चोक्तं दिवि स्थितैः ॥ ५७ ॥

balenāyaṃ hato daityo bālenākliṣṭakarmaṇā |
vicarantyaśarīriṇyo vācaḥ surasamīritāḥ |
baladeveti nāmasya devaiścoktaṃ divi sthitaiḥ || 57 ||

The English translation of Harivamsa Verse 58.57 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 (58.57). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Bala, Aya, Idam, Hata, Daitya, Aklishtakarmana, Aklishtakarman, Vicaranti, Asharirini, Vac, Vaca, Surasa, Irita, Baladeva, Iti, Naman, Sya, Deva, Ukta, Div, Divi, Sthita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Harivamsa Verse 58.57). 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: “balenāyaṃ hato daityo bālenākliṣṭakarmaṇā
  • balenā -
  • bala (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    bala (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • ayam -
  • aya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • hato* -
  • hata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    han -> hata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √han class 1 verb], [nominative single from √han class 2 verb]
    han (verb class 2)
    [present active third dual]
  • daityo* -
  • daitya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bālenā -
  • bāla (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    bāla (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • akliṣṭakarmaṇā -
  • akliṣṭakarmaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    akliṣṭakarman (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    akliṣṭakarman (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • Line 2: “vicarantyaśarīriṇyo vācaḥ surasamīritāḥ
  • vicarantya -
  • vicarantī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vicarantī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    vicarantī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • aśarīriṇyo* -
  • aśarīriṇī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • vācaḥ -
  • vāc (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    vāca (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • surasam -
  • surasa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    surasa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    surasā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • īritāḥ -
  • īrita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    īritā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    īr -> īrita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √īr], [vocative plural from √īr]
    īr -> īritā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √īr], [vocative plural from √īr], [accusative plural from √īr]
  • Line 3: “baladeveti nāmasya devaiścoktaṃ divi sthitaiḥ
  • baladeve -
  • baladeva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • nāma -
  • nāman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • sya -
  • sya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • devaiś -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    deva (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • co -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • uktam -
  • ukta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ukta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    uktā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    vac -> ukta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vac class 2 verb], [accusative single from √vac class 3 verb]
    vac -> ukta (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]
  • divi -
  • divi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    divī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    div (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • sthitaiḥ -
  • sthita (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    sthita (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    sthā -> sthita (participle, masculine)
    [instrumental plural from √sthā class 1 verb]
    sthā -> sthita (participle, neuter)
    [instrumental plural from √sthā class 1 verb]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Harivamsa Verse 58.57

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 58.57 in Telugu sript:
బలేనాయం హతో దైత్యో బాలేనాక్లిష్టకర్మణా ।
విచరన్త్యశరీరిణ్యో వాచః సురసమీరితాః ।
బలదేవేతి నామస్య దేవైశ్చోక్తం దివి స్థితైః ॥ ౫౭ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

હરિવંશપુરાણ

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Preview of verse 58.57 in Gujarati sript:
બલેનાયં હતો દૈત્યો બાલેનાક્લિષ્ટકર્મણા ।
વિચરન્ત્યશરીરિણ્યો વાચઃ સુરસમીરિતાઃ ।
બલદેવેતિ નામસ્ય દેવૈશ્ચોક્તં દિવિ સ્થિતૈઃ ॥ ૫૭ ॥

Cover of edition (2021)

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

1568 pages

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Preview of verse 58.57 in Kannada sript:
ಬಲೇನಾಯಂ ಹತೋ ದೈತ್ಯೋ ಬಾಲೇನಾಕ್ಲಿಷ್ಟಕರ್ಮಣಾ ।
ವಿಚರನ್ತ್ಯಶರೀರಿಣ್ಯೋ ವಾಚಃ ಸುರಸಮೀರಿತಾಃ ।
ಬಲದೇವೇತಿ ನಾಮಸ್ಯ ದೇವೈಶ್ಚೋಕ್ತಂ ದಿವಿ ಸ್ಥಿತೈಃ ॥ ೫೭ ॥

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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