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 88.1

वैशम्पायन उवाच ।
कृष्णेन ह्रियमाणां तु रुक्मी श्रुत्वा तु रुक्मिणीम् ।
प्रतिज्ञामकरोत्क्रुद्धः समक्षं भीष्मकस्य ह ॥ १ ॥

vaiśampāyana uvāca |
kṛṣṇena hriyamāṇāṃ tu rukmī śrutvā tu rukmiṇīm |
pratijñāmakarotkruddhaḥ samakṣaṃ bhīṣmakasya ha || 1 ||

The English translation of Harivamsa Verse 88.1 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 (88.1). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vaishampayana, Krishna, Hriyamana, Rukmi, Rukmin, Rukmini, Pratijna, Kruddha, Samaksham, Samaksha, Bhishmaka, Han,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Harivamsa Verse 88.1). 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: “vaiśampāyana uvāca
  • vaiśampāyana* -
  • vaiśampāyana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “kṛṣṇena hriyamāṇāṃ tu rukmī śrutvā tu rukmiṇīm
  • kṛṣṇena -
  • kṛṣṇa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    kṛṣṇa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • hriyamāṇām -
  • hṛ -> hriyamāṇā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √hṛ class 1 verb]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • rukmī -
  • rukmī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    rukmī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    rukmi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    rukmin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śrutvā -
  • śru -> śrutvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √śru]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • rukmiṇīm -
  • rukmiṇī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 3: “pratijñāmakarotkruddhaḥ samakṣaṃ bhīṣmakasya ha
  • pratijñām -
  • pratijñā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • akarot -
  • kṛ (verb class 8)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • kruddhaḥ -
  • kruddha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    krudh -> kruddha (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √krudh class 4 verb]
  • samakṣam -
  • samakṣam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    samakṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    samakṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    samakṣā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • bhīṣmakasya -
  • bhīṣmaka (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • ha -
  • ha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    han (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Harivamsa Verse 88.1

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 88.1 in Telugu sript:
వైశమ్పాయన ఉవాచ ।
కృష్ణేన హ్రియమాణాం తు రుక్మీ శ్రుత్వా తు రుక్మిణీమ్ ।
ప్రతిజ్ఞామకరోత్క్రుద్ధః సమక్షం భీష్మకస్య హ ॥ ౧ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

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

હરિવંશપુરાણ

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Preview of verse 88.1 in Gujarati sript:
વૈશમ્પાયન ઉવાચ ।
કૃષ્ણેન હ્રિયમાણાં તુ રુક્મી શ્રુત્વા તુ રુક્મિણીમ્ ।
પ્રતિજ્ઞામકરોત્ક્રુદ્ધઃ સમક્ષં ભીષ્મકસ્ય હ ॥ ૧ ॥

Cover of edition (2021)

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

1568 pages

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Preview of verse 88.1 in Kannada sript:
ವೈಶಮ್ಪಾಯನ ಉವಾಚ ।
ಕೃಷ್ಣೇನ ಹ್ರಿಯಮಾಣಾಂ ತು ರುಕ್ಮೀ ಶ್ರುತ್ವಾ ತು ರುಕ್ಮಿಣೀಮ್ ।
ಪ್ರತಿಜ್ಞಾಮಕರೋತ್ಕ್ರುದ್ಧಃ ಸಮಕ್ಷಂ ಭೀಷ್ಮಕಸ್ಯ ಹ ॥ ೧ ॥

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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