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.

vaiśaṃpāyana uvāca āryā kātyāyanī devī kauśikī brahmacāriṇī || 1 ||
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jananī siddhasenasya durgā vīrā mahātapāḥ || 2 ||
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jayā ca vijayā caiva puṣṭiśca tvaṃ kṣamā dayā || 3 ||
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jyeṣṭhā yamasya bhaginī nīlakauśeyavāsinī || 4 ||
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bahurūpā virūpā ca anekavidharūpiṇī || 5 ||
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virūpākṣī viśālākṣī bhaktānāṃ parirakṣaṇī || 6 ||
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parvatāgreṣu ghoreṣu nadīṣu ca guhāsu ca || 7 ||
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vāsastava mahādevi vaneṣūpavaneṣu ca || 8 ||
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śabarairbarbaraiścaiva pulindaiśca supūjitā || 9 ||
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mayūrapakṣadhvajinī lokān krāmasi sarvaśaḥ || 10 ||
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kukkuṭaiśchāgalairmeṣaiḥ siṃhairvyāghraiḥ samākulā || 11 ||
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ghaṇṭāninādabahulā viśrutā vindhyavāsinī || 12 ||
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triśūlapaṭṭisadharā sūryacandrapatākinī || 13 ||
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navamī kṛṣṇapakṣasya śuklasyaikādaśī priyā || 14 ||
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bhaginī vāsudevasya rajanī kalahapriyā || 15 ||
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āvāsaḥ sarvabhūtānāṃ niṣṭhā ca paramā gatiḥ || 16 ||
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nandagopasutā caiva devānāṃ vijayāvahā || 17 ||
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cīravāsāḥ suvāsāśca raudrī saṃdhyā tvameva ca || 18 ||
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prakīrṇakeśī mṛtyuśca tathā māṃsaudanapriyā || 19 ||
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lakṣmīralakṣmīrūpeṇa dānavānāṃ vadhāya ca || 20 ||
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sāvitrī cāpi devānāṃ mātā bhūtagaṇasya ca || 21 ||
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antarvedī ca yajñānāmṛtvijāṃ caiva dakṣiṇā || 22 ||
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siddhiḥ sāṃyātrikāṇāṃ ca velā sāgarayāyinām || 23 ||
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yakṣāṇāṃ prathamā yakṣī nāgānāṃ suraseti ca || 24 ||
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kanyānāṃ brahmacaryā ca saubhāgyaṃ pramadāsu ca || 24 ||
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brahmavādinyatho dīkṣā śobhā ca paramā tathā || 25 ||
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jyotiṣāṃ tvaṃ prabhā devi nakṣatrāṇāṃ ca rohiṇī || 26 ||
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rājadvāreṣu tīrtheṣu nadīnāṃ saṃgameṣu ca || 27 ||
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pūrṇe ca pūrṇimācandre kṛttivāsā iti smṛtā || 28 ||
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sarasvatī ca vālmīkeḥ smṛtirdvaipāyane tathā || 29 ||
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suradevī ca bhūteṣu stūyase tvaṃ svakarmabhiḥ || 30 ||
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indrasya cārudṛṣṭistvaṃ sahasranayaneti ca || 31 ||
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ṛṣīṇāṃ dharmabuddhistu devānāmaditistathā || 32 ||
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karṣakānāṃ ca sīteti bhūtānāṃ dharaṇīti ca || 33 ||
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tāpasānāṃ ca devī tvamaraṇī cāgnihotriṇām || 34 ||
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kṣudhā ca sarvabhūtānāṃ tṛptistvaṃ ca divaukasām || 35 ||
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svāhā tuṣṭirdhṛtirmedhā vasūnāṃ tvaṃ vasūmatī || 36 ||
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āśā tvaṃ mānuṣāṇāṃ tu tuṣṭiśca kṛtakarmaṇām || 37 ||
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diśaśca vidiśaścaiva tathā hyagniśikhā prabhā || 38 ||
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śakunī pūtanā ca tvaṃ revatī ca sudāruṇā || 39 ||
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nidrā ca sarvabhūtānāṃ mohanī kṣatriyā tathā || 40 ||
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vidyānāṃ brahmavidyā tvamoṃkāro'stha vaṣaṭ tathā || 41 ||
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nārīṇāṃ pārvatī ca tvaṃ paurāṇīmṛṣayo viduḥ || 42 ||
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arundhatyekabhartṝṇāṃ prajāpativaco yathā || 43 ||
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bhedo vivādaśīlānaṃ tvamindrāṇīti viśrutā || 43 ||
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paryāyanāmabhirdivyairindrāṇī ceti viśrutā || 44 ||
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tvayā vyāptamidaṃ sarvaṃ jagatsthāvarajaṃgamam || 45 ||
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saṃgrāmeṣu ca sarveṣu agniprajvaliteṣu ca || 46 ||
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nadītīreṣu ghoreṣu kāntāreṣu bhayeṣu ca || 47 ||
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pravāse rājabandhe ca śatrūṇāṃ ca pramardane || 48 ||
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prāṇātyayeṣu sarveṣu tvaṃ hi rakṣā na saṃśayaḥ || 49 ||
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tvayi me hṛdayaṃ devi tvayi buddhirmanastvayi || 50 ||
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rakṣa māṃ sarvapāpebhyaḥ prasādaṃ ca kariṣyasi || 51 ||
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imaṃ devyāḥ stavaṃ divyamitihāsasamanvitam || 52 ||
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yaḥ paṭhetprātarutthāya śuciḥ prayatamānasaḥ || 53 ||
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tribhiśca kāṅkṣitaṃ māsaiḥ phalaṃ vai saṃprayacchati || 54 ||
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ṣadbhirmāsairvariṣṭhaṃ tu varamekaṃ prayacchati || 55 ||
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ṣaṇmāsānpaṭhate yastu kāṅkṣitaṃ ca labheta saḥ || 55 ||
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asrcitā navabhirmāsairdivyaṃ cakṣuḥ prayacchati || 56 ||
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saṃvatsareṇa siddhiṃ tu yathākāmaṃ prayacchati || 57 ||
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satyaṃ ca brahmacaryaṃ ca dvaipāyanavaco yathā || 58 ||
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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 8

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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