Harivamsa [appendix] [sanskrit]

101,601 words

The Sanskrit edition of the Harivamsa [appendix version], 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.

janamejaya uvāca gandharvī urvaśī devī rājāṇaṃ manuṣaṃ katham || 1 ||
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devānutsṛjya saṃprāptā tanme brūhi bahuśruta || 2 ||
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śrutvorvaśīndrabhavane gīyamānaṃ surarṣiṇā || 2 ||
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tadantikamupeyā devī smaraśarārditā || 2 ||
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sa tāṃ vilokya nṛpatirharṣeṇotphullalocanaḥ || 2 ||
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uvāca ślakṣṇayā vācā devīṃ hṛṣṭatanūruhaḥ || 2 ||
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svāgataṃ te varārohe āsyatāṃ karavāma kim || 2 ||
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saṃramasva mayā sārdhaṃ ratirnau śāśvatīḥ samāḥ || 2 ||
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vaiśaṃpāyana uvāca brahmaśāpābhibhūtā sā mānuṣaṃ samupasthitā || 3 ||
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elaṃ tu sā varārohā samayātsamupasthitā || 4 ||
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evaṃ sā hyuṣitā tatra śāpasyāntamabhīpsatī || 4 ||
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ātmanaḥ śāpamokṣārthaṃ samayaṃ sā cakāra ha || 5 ||
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anagnadarśanaṃ caiva sakāmāyāśca maithunam || 6 ||
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etāv uraṇakau rājannyāsau rakṣasva mānada || 6 ||
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saṃraṃsye bhavatā sākaṃ ślāghya strīṇāṃ varaḥ smṛtaḥ || 6 ||
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dvau meṣau śayanābhyāse sadā baddhau ca tiṣṭhataḥ || 7 ||
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ghṛtamātraṃ tathāhāraḥ kalāmekaṃ tu pārthiva || 8 ||
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yadyeṣa samayo rājanyāvatkālaṃ ca te dṛḍham || 9 ||
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tadā tavaiva saṃyogo mayā saha bhaviṣyati || 9 ||
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tāvatkālaṃ kariṣyāmi yāvadevaṃ kariṣyāsi || 9 ||
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eṣa te samayo rājanvastuṃ tava gṛhe kṛtaḥ || 9 ||
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tāvatkālaṃ tu vatsyāmi kṛtaḥ samaya eṣa naḥ || 10 ||
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tasyāstaṃ samayaṃ sarvaṃ sa rājā samapālayat || 11 ||
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rājovāca aho rūpamaho bhāvo naralokavimohanam || 11 ||
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ko na seveta manujo devīṃ tvāṃ svayamāgatām || 11 ||
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evaṃ sā vasate tatra purūravasi bhāvinī || 12 ||
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varṣāṇyathaikaṣaṣṭiṃ tu tadbhaktyā śāpamohitā || 13 ||
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urvaśyāṃ mānuṣasthāyāṃ gandharvāścintayānvitāḥ || 14 ||
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apaśyannurvaśīmindro gandharvānabravīttadā || 14 ||
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urvaśīrahitaṃ mahyamāsthānaṃ nātiśobhate || 14 ||
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gandharvā ūcuḥ cintayadhvaṃ mahābhāgā yathā sā tu varāṅganā || 15 ||
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samāgacchetpunardevānurvaśī svargabhūṣaṇā || 16 ||
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tato viśvāvasurnāma tatrāha vadatāṃ varaḥ || 17 ||
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mayā tu samayastābhyāṃ kriyamāṇaḥ śrutaḥ purā || 18 ||
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vyutkrāntasamayan sā vai rājānaṃ tyakṣyate yathā || 19 ||
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tadahaṃ vedmyaśeṣeṇa yathā bhetsyatyasau nṛpaḥ || 20 ||
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sasahāyo gamiṣyāmi yuṣmākaṃ kāryasiddhaye || 21 ||
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evamuktvā gatastatra pratiṣṭhānaṃ mahāyaśāḥ || 22 ||
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niśāyāmatha cāgamya meṣamekaṃ jahāra saḥ || 23 ||
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mātṛvadvartate sā tu meṣayoścāruhāsinī || 24 ||
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gandharvāgamanaṃ jñātvā śāpāntaṃ ca yaśasvinī || 25 ||
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rājānamabravīttatra putro me'hriyateti sā || 26 ||
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evamukto viniścitya nagno naivodatiṣṭhata || 27 ||
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nagnaṃ māṃ drakṣyate devī samayo vitatho bhavet || 28 ||
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tato bhūyastu gandharvā dvitīyaṃ meṣamādaduḥ || 29 ||
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dvitīye tu hṛte meṣe elaṃ devyabravīdidam || 30 ||
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putrau me hriyate rājannanāthāyā iva prabho || 31 ||
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niśamyākranditaṃ devī putrayornīyamānayoḥ || 31 ||
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hatāsmyahaṃ kunāthena napuṃsā vīramāninā || 31 ||
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yadviśrambhādahaṃ naṣṭā hatāpatyā ca dasyubhiḥ || 31 ||
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yaḥ śete niśi saṃtrasto yathā nārī divā pumān || 31 ||
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evamuktastadotthāya nagno rājā pradhāvitaḥ || 32 ||
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meṣayoḥ padamanvicchan gandharvairvidyudapyatha || 33 ||
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utpāditā sumahatī yayā tadbhavanaṃ mahat || 34 ||
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prakāśitaṃ vai sahasā tato nagnamavaikṣata || 35 ||
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nagnaṃ dṛṣṭvā tirobhūtā gandharvī hyagamaddivam || 36 ||
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tirobhūtāṃ tu tāṃdṛṣṭvā gandharvā hyagamandivam || 36 ||
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tirobhūtāṃ tu tāṃ dṛṣṭvā gandharvāstatratāv ubhau || 36 ||
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utsṛjya meṣau śīghram tu yathākāmaṃ yayustataḥ || 36 ||
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utsṛṣṭau coraṇau dṛṣṭvā rājā gṛhyāgato gṛham || 37 ||
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apaśyannurvaśīṃ tatra vilālapa suduḥkhitaḥ || 38 ||
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cacāra pṛthivīṃ caiva mārgamāṇa itastataḥ || 39 ||
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athāpaśyatsa tāṃ rājā kurukṣetre mahābalaḥ || 40 ||
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sa tāṃ vīkṣya kurukṣetre sarasvatyāśca tatsakhīḥ || 40 ||
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pañca prahṛṣṭavadanaḥ prāha sūktaṃ purūravāḥ || 40 ||
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aho jāye jāye tiṣṭha ghore na tyaktumarhasi || 40 ||
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māṃ tvamaprāpya nirvṛttiṃ vacāṃsi kṛṇavāmahe || 40 ||
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sudeho'yaṃ patatvadya devi dūraṃ gatastvayā || 40 ||
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svādantyenaṃ vṛkā gṛdhrāstvatprasādasya nāspadam || 40 ||
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plakṣatīrthe puṣkariṇyāṃ himavatyāṃ samāplutām || 41 ||
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krīḍantīṃ apsarobhiśca pañcabhiḥ saha śobhanām || 42 ||
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tāṃ krīḍantīṃ tato dṛṣṭvā vilalāpa suduḥkhitaḥ || 43 ||
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sā cāpi tatra taṃ dṛṣṭvā rājānamavidūrataḥ || 44 ||
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urvaśī tāḥ sakhīḥ prāha sa eṣa puruṣottamaḥ || 45 ||
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yasminnahamavātsaṃ vai darśayāmāsa taṃ nṛpam || 46 ||
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samāvignāstu tāḥ sarvāḥ punareva narādhipaḥ || 47 ||
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jāye ha tiṣṭha manasi ghore vacasi tiṣṭha he || 48 ||
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evamādīni sūktāni parasparamabhāṣatām || 49 ||
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urvaśī cābravīdailaṃ sagarbhāhaṃ tvayā vibho || 50 ||
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saṃvatsarātkumāraste bhaviṣyati na saṃśayaḥ || 51 ||
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niśāmekāṃ ca nṛpate nivatsyasi mayā saha || 52 ||
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hṛṣṭo jagāma rājātsa svapuraṃ sumahāyaśāḥ || 53 ||
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gate saṃvatsare bhūya urvaśī punarāgamat || 54 ||
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uṣitaśca tayā sārdhamekarātraṃ mahāyaśāḥ || 55 ||
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urvaśyathābravīdailaṃ gandharvā varadāstava || 56 ||
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tānvṛṇīṣva mahārāja brūhi caitāṃstvameva ha || 57 ||
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vṛṇīṣva samatāṃ rājan gandharvāṇāṃ mahātmanām || 58 ||
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tathetyuktvā varaṃ vavre gandharvāśca tahāstviti || 59 ||
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sthālīṃ nyasya vane gatvā gṛhamabhyāyayau niśi || 59 ||
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tretāyāṃ saṃpravṛttāyāṃ manasi trayyavartata || 59 ||
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pūrayitvāgninā sthālīṃ gandharvāśca tamabruvan || 60 ||
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aneneṣṭvā salokānnaḥ prāpsyasi tvaṃ narādhipa || 61 ||
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tānādāya kumārāṃstu gamanāyopacakrame || 62 ||
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nikṣipyāgnimaraṇye tu saputrastu gṛhaṃ yayau || 63 ||
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abhyetyāgniṃ tu nāpaśyadaśvatthaṃ tatra dṛṣṭavān || 64 ||
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śamījātaṃ tu taṃ dṛṣṭvā aśvatthaṃ vismitastataḥ || 65 ||
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gandharvebhyastadāśaṃsadagnināśaṃ tatastu saḥ || 66 ||
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śrutvā tamarthamakhilamaraṇīṃ tu samādiśan || 67 ||
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aśvatthādaraṇīṃ kṛtvā mathitvāgniṃ yathāvidhi || 68 ||
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mathitāgniṃ tridhā kṛtvā ayajatsa narādhipaḥ || 69 ||
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iṣṭvā yajñairbahuvidhairgatasteṣāṃ salokatām || 70 ||
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teneṣṭvā tu sa tāṃl lokānprāptavān sa narādhipaḥ || 70 ||
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gandharvebhyo varaṃ labdhvā tretāgniṃ samakalpayat || 71 ||
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eko'gniḥ pūrvamevāsīdailastretāmakārayat || 72 ||
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evaṃprabhāvo rājāsīdailastu puruṣottamaḥ || 73 ||
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Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Harivamsa Chapter 6

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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Cover of edition (2021)

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

1568 pages

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Cover of Gujarati edition

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

હરિવંશપુરાણ

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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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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)

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 (2013)

Harivamsa Purana in 3 Volumes
by Shanti Lal Nagar (2013)

Text with English Notes and Index; [Eastern Book Linkers]

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