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.

Chapter 18A

sasainyaḥ sabalaścāpi pṛṣṭhato'nvacaratkila || 1 ||
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ityuktvā pārthivān sarvān kṛṣṇaḥ kṛṣṇāmbudopamaḥ || 2 ||
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pūrvajena sahāyena sthitaḥ samaramūrdhani || 3 ||
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śrutvaiva tu jarāsaṃdhaḥ krodhavisphāritekṣaṇaḥ || 4 ||
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pralaptaśca tathā rājā viṣṇunā prabhviṣṇunā || 5 ||
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dhnavī bāṇi rathī khaḍgī kuṇḍalī kavacī balī || 6 ||
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śūrāṇāmagraṇīḥ sākṣādeka evātulo nṛpaḥ || 7 ||
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keśavasya puraḥ sthitvā babhāṣe keśisūdanam || 8 ||
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kimetaistucchavākyairhi tiṣṭhedānīṃ mamāgrataḥ || 9 ||
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yadbalaṃ yacca te vīryaṃ darśayasva yadīcchasi || 10 ||
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eṣa tvāṃ prahariṣyāmi tiṣṭha tāvad raṇe kṣaṇam || 11 ||
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ete ye nihatā gopa rājāno balamohitāḥ || 12 ||
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etairvarākairgopāla kṛtaṃ rājavidūṣakaiḥ || 13 ||
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eṣa tvāṃ darśayiṣyāmi yamarājānameva hi || 14 ||
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ityuktvā sa jarāsaṃdhaḥ kṛṣṇamabhyadravad raṇe || 15 ||
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taṃ dṛṣṭvā roṣatāmrākṣaṃ kṛṣṇo vākyamuvāca ha || 16 ||
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icchātaḥ praharasveti yadi śaknoṣi rājaka || 17 ||
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eṣa te pramukhe rājan sthito'haṃ kiṃ vikatthase || 18 ||
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naitāvatā raṇe rājañchūrāḥ santi nṛpottamāḥ || 19 ||
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śarairvā yadi vā śastrairdarśayasva parākramam || 20 ||
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ityuktvā sa jagannāthaḥ sarveṣāmagraṇīrhariḥ || 21 ||
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suparṇadhvajamāsthāya kṛṣṇastu rathamuttamam || 22 ||
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tamabhyayājjarāsaṃdhaṃ śarairvivyādha cāṣṭabhiḥ || 23 ||
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sārathiṃ cāsya vivyādha pañcabhiḥ niśitaiḥ śaraiḥ || 24 ||
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jaghāna turagāṃścājau yatamānasya vīryavān || 25 ||
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baladevo dhanuścāsya ciccheda nataparvaṇā || 26 ||
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taṃ kṛcchragatamājñāya citraseno mahābalaḥ || 27 ||
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senānīḥ kauśikaścaiva kṛṣṇaṃ vivyādha pañcabhiḥ || 28 ||
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tribhirvivyādha saṃkruddhaḥ kāmapālaṃ tu kauśikaḥ || 29 ||
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baladevo dhanuścāsya bhallenājau dvidhākarot || 30 ||
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javenābhyarditaścāpi tānarīñcharavṛṣṭibhiḥ || 31 ||
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janārdano'pi bhagavānājaghāna sa māgadham || 32 ||
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jarāsaṃdho'pi vegena dhanuranyanmahārathaḥ || 33 ||
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sajyaṃ kṛtvā mahāvīraḥ keśavaṃ niśitaiḥ śaraiḥ || 34 ||
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ājaghāna śarīraṃ vai nīlotpaladalaprabham || 35 ||
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bhagavānapi govindaḥ śareṇa nataparvaṇā || 36 ||
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lalāṭe cāsya cikṣepa jarāsaṃdhasya cābhibhūḥ || 37 ||
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punarvivyādha niśitaiḥ bāṇaiḥ śailopamaistathā || 38 ||
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kṣurapreṇāhanaccāsya dhvajaṃ kanakabhūṣaṇam || 39 ||
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taṃ citrasenaḥ saṃrabdho vivyādha niśitaiḥ śaraiḥ || 40 ||
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kauśikaḥ pañcaviṃśatyā jarāsaṃdhastu saptabhiḥ || 41 ||
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tribhistribhiśca nārācaistānbibheda janārdanaḥ || 42 ||
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pañcabhiḥ pañcabhiścaiva baladevastu tānarīn || 43 ||
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kṛṣṇo rathāśvāṃściccheda citrasenasya vīryavān || 44 ||
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baladevo dhanuścāsya bhallenājau dvidhākarot || 45 ||
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saṃchinnadhanvā viratho gadāmādāya vīryavān || 46 ||
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abhyadravatsusaṃkruddho jighāṃsurmusalāyudham || 47 ||
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sisṛkṣatastu nārācāṃścitrasenavadhaiṣiṇaḥ || 48 ||
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dhanuściccheda rāmasya jarāsaṃdho mahābalaḥ || 49 ||
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gadayā ca jaghānāśu citraseno halāyudham || 50 ||
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jarāsaṃdhastu balavān keśavaṃ pañcabhiḥ śaraiḥ || 51 ||
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punarnavatyā vivyādha punaścaiva hi saptabhiḥ || 52 ||
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aśītyā ca jarāsaṃdhaḥ kṛṣṇaṃ nīlotpalacchavim || 53 ||
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dhanuściccheda bhagavāñjarāputrasya dhīmataḥ || 54 ||
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utsṛjya saśaraṃ cāpaṃ gadāmādāya vīryavān || 55 ||
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jaghāna ca tadā viṣṇuṃ bāhudeśe balī tadā || 56 ||
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gadayā caiva govindo jaghānāsya ca vakṣasi || 57 ||
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jānubhyāṃ nipapātorvyāṃ punarutthāya māgadhaḥ || 58 ||
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gadayātha haraṃ vegājjaghānāhatya vakṣasi || 59 ||
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hariśca gadayā rājañjarāsaṃdhamamarṣaṇam || 60 ||
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na mamarṣa jarāsaṃdho gadāyātaṃ janārdanam || 61 ||
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jaghāna stanayormadhye baladevasya paśyataḥ || 62 ||
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tataḥ pīḍitasarvāṅgo yayau kṛṣṇo mahītalam || 63 ||
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siṃhanādaṃ tataścakre māgadho rājasattamaḥ || 64 ||
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hataḥ kṛṣṇo hataḥ kṛṣṇa iti vācaṃ samādade || 65 ||
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taṃ dṛṣṭvā patitaṃ kṛṣṇaṃ krodhāddviguṇavikramaḥ || 66 ||
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ādāya musalaṃ rāmo jarāsaṃdhamabhidravat || 67 ||
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jaghāna stanayormadhye bāhubhyāṃ yadunandanaḥ || 68 ||
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punaśca gadayā rāmo lalāṭe taṃ jaghāna ha || 69 ||
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jānubhyāmapatadbhūmau gatasaṃjño jarāsutaḥ || 70 ||
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utthāya sahasā bhūmerjarāsaṃdhaḥ pratāpavān || 71 ||
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balabhadraṃ jaghānāśu sasvanaṃ māgadhastadā || 72 ||
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tato haladharo vīro gadayā sarvapuṣṭayā || 73 ||
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ciccheda tāṃ gadāṃ vīraḥ kṛṣṇasya puratastadā || 74 ||
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jarāsaṃdhastu balavānutsṛjya mahatīṃ gadām || 75 ||
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punaranyāṃ mahāccaṇḍāṃ sarvāyudhasamanvitām || 76 ||
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ādāya niśitāṃ ghorāṃ tāṃ jaghāna halāyudham || 77 ||
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punaśca gadayā taṃ tu lalāṭe'bhyahanadbalī || 78 ||
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muṣṭinā ca samāhatya gadayā ca tadā bhṛśam || 79 ||
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talena ca jaghānāśu vāsudevasya paśyataḥ || 80 ||
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tato mūrcchāṃ samāpede balabhadraḥ pratāpavān || 81 ||
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siṃhanādaṃ tataścakre rājā sa magadheśvaraḥ || 82 ||
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etasminnantare viṣṇuḥ saṃjñāṃ prāpya jarāsutam || 83 ||
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gadayā pothayāmāsa dānavāraktasiktayā || 84 ||
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jarāputrastadā tasmai prāhiṇocchaktimuttamām || 85 ||
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tāmāpatantīṃ saṃprekṣya gṛhītvā viṣṇuravyayaḥ || 86 ||
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tasminneva dadau vīraḥ sākṣādviṣṇurbaleriva || 87 ||
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sa tayā tāḍito rājā papāta ca mumoha ca || 88 ||
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prāptasaṃjñastadā rājā parigheṇa samāhanat || 89 ||
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tayostu yuddhamabhavatparasparavadhaiṣiṇoḥ || 90 ||
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devāsurasamaṃ yuddhamāsītprathamasaṃgame || 91 ||
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namuceścaiva śakrasya rāmarāvaṇayoriva || 92 ||
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ubhau tau lokavikhyātau bale cāstre ca viśrutau || 93 ||
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ubhāveva raṇe vīrau yuddhe ca pariviśrutau || 94 ||
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etasminnantare viṣṇuḥ śārṅgamādāya vīryavān || 95 ||
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śareṇāśanikalpena vivyādha magdheśvaram || 96 ||
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arditaḥ sa tu rājendro gadayāpothayaddharim || 97 ||
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sa hitvā tu tadā śārṅgaṃ gadayā taṃ jaghāna ha || 98 ||
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balabhadro'pi dharmātmā prahartuṃ taṃ viniścitaḥ || 99 ||
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tadantare prāha vīro darado nāma pārthivaḥ || 100 ||
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na yuktaṃ rāma rāmeti parāsaktaṃ prati prabho || 101 ||
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taṃ dṛṣṭvā roṣatāmrākṣo halī musalamādade || 102 ||
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rāmaṃ haladharaṃ rājā pratīyād yuddhadurmadam || 103 ||
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tayostad yuddhamabhavadgajayūthapayoriva || 104 ||
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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 18A

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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