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 78.12

गुणेषु दुष्टवृत्तानां कृत्तान्तः कुरुते पदम् ।
इष्टधर्मेषु लोकेषु कर्तव्यं पारलौकिकम् ॥ १२ ॥

guṇeṣu duṣṭavṛttānāṃ kṛttāntaḥ kurute padam |
iṣṭadharmeṣu lokeṣu kartavyaṃ pāralaukikam || 12 ||

The English translation of Harivamsa Verse 78.12 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 (78.12). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Guna, Dushta, Vritta, Kritta, Tas, Kuruta, Pada, Ishta, Dharma, Dharmeshu, Loka, Kartavya, Paralaukika,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Harivamsa Verse 78.12). 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: “guṇeṣu duṣṭavṛttānāṃ kṛttāntaḥ kurute padam
  • guṇeṣu -
  • guṇa (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
  • duṣṭa -
  • duṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    duṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vṛttānām -
  • vṛtta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    vṛtta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    vṛttā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    vṛt -> vṛtta (participle, masculine)
    [genitive plural from √vṛt class 1 verb]
    vṛt -> vṛtta (participle, neuter)
    [genitive plural from √vṛt class 1 verb]
    vṛt -> vṛttā (participle, feminine)
    [genitive plural from √vṛt class 1 verb]
  • kṛttān -
  • kṛtta (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    kṛt -> kṛtta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √kṛt class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √kṛt class 6 verb]
    kṛt -> kṛtta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √kṛt class 7 verb]
  • taḥ -
  • tas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kurute -
  • kurutā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kuruta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kuruta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [present middle third single]
  • padam -
  • pada (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “iṣṭadharmeṣu lokeṣu kartavyaṃ pāralaukikam
  • iṣṭa -
  • iṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    iṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    iṣ -> iṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √iṣ class 6 verb]
    iṣ -> iṣṭa (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √iṣ class 6 verb]
    yaj -> iṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √yaj class 1 verb]
    yaj -> iṣṭa (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √yaj class 1 verb]
  • dharmeṣu -
  • dharmeṣu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    dharmeṣu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    dharmeṣu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    dharma (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
  • lokeṣu -
  • loka (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
  • kartavyam -
  • kartavya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kartavya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kartavyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    kṛ -> kartavya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ -> kartavya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 8 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ -> kartavya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √kṛ class 3 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 6 verb]
    kṛ -> kartavya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √kṛ class 3 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 3 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 6 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 6 verb]
  • pāralaukikam -
  • pāralaukika (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pāralaukika (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Harivamsa Verse 78.12

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 78.12 in Telugu sript:
గుణేషు దుష్టవృత్తానాం కృత్తాన్తః కురుతే పదమ్ ।
ఇష్టధర్మేషు లోకేషు కర్తవ్యం పారలౌకికమ్ ॥ ౧౨ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

હરિવંશપુરાણ

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Preview of verse 78.12 in Gujarati sript:
ગુણેષુ દુષ્ટવૃત્તાનાં કૃત્તાન્તઃ કુરુતે પદમ્ ।
ઇષ્ટધર્મેષુ લોકેષુ કર્તવ્યં પારલૌકિકમ્ ॥ ૧૨ ॥

Cover of edition (2021)

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

1568 pages

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Preview of verse 78.12 in Kannada sript:
ಗುಣೇಷು ದುಷ್ಟವೃತ್ತಾನಾಂ ಕೃತ್ತಾನ್ತಃ ಕುರುತೇ ಪದಮ್ ।
ಇಷ್ಟಧರ್ಮೇಷು ಲೋಕೇಷು ಕರ್ತವ್ಯಂ ಪಾರಲೌಕಿಕಮ್ ॥ ೧೨ ॥

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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