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 86.58

भगवन् किं मया कार्यं सुराणां वित्तरक्षिणा ।
नियोजय महाबाहो यत्कार्यं यदुनन्दन ॥ ५८ ॥

bhagavan kiṃ mayā kāryaṃ surāṇāṃ vittarakṣiṇā |
niyojaya mahābāho yatkāryaṃ yadunandana || 58 ||

The English translation of Harivamsa Verse 86.58 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 (86.58). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Bhagavat, Bhagavan, Kim, Maya, Asmad, Karya, Sura, Vittarakshin, Jaya, Mahabaha, Yatkaryam, Yadunandana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Harivamsa Verse 86.58). 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: “bhagavan kiṃ mayā kāryaṃ surāṇāṃ vittarakṣiṇā
  • bhagavan -
  • bhagavat (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    bhagavan (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • mayā -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    mayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [instrumental single]
  • kāryam -
  • kārya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kārya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kāryā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    kṛ -> kārya (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kārya (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kāryā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kārya (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], [accusative single from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kārya (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], [nominative single from √kṛ], [accusative single from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kārya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √kṛ class 3 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 6 verb]
    kṛ -> kārya (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]
    kṝ -> kārya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √kṝ class 5 verb], [accusative single from √kṝ class 9 verb]
    kṝ -> kārya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √kṝ class 5 verb], [accusative single from √kṝ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √kṝ class 9 verb], [accusative single from √kṝ class 9 verb]
  • surāṇām -
  • sura (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    sura (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    surā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • vittarakṣiṇā -
  • vittarakṣin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • Line 2: “niyojaya mahābāho yatkāryaṃ yadunandana
  • niyo -
  • (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • jaya -
  • jaya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    jaya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ji (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • mahābāho* -
  • mahābāha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • yatkāryam -
  • yatkāryam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • yadunandana -
  • yadunandana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Harivamsa Verse 86.58

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 86.58 in Telugu sript:
భగవన్ కిం మయా కార్యం సురాణాం విత్తరక్షిణా ।
నియోజయ మహాబాహో యత్కార్యం యదునన్దన ॥ ౫౮ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

હરિવંશપુરાણ

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Preview of verse 86.58 in Gujarati sript:
ભગવન્ કિં મયા કાર્યં સુરાણાં વિત્તરક્ષિણા ।
નિયોજય મહાબાહો યત્કાર્યં યદુનન્દન ॥ ૫૮ ॥

Cover of edition (2021)

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

1568 pages

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Preview of verse 86.58 in Kannada sript:
ಭಗವನ್ ಕಿಂ ಮಯಾ ಕಾರ್ಯಂ ಸುರಾಣಾಂ ವಿತ್ತರಕ್ಷಿಣಾ ।
ನಿಯೋಜಯ ಮಹಾಬಾಹೋ ಯತ್ಕಾರ್ಯಂ ಯದುನನ್ದನ ॥ ೫೮ ॥

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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