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 parājito jarāsaṃdhaḥ kṛṣṇena dvijasattama || 1 ||
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sabalaḥ sānugaścaiva kiṃ matvā svagṛhaṃ gataḥ || 2 ||
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kaṣṭametajjarāsaṃdhaḥ kṛtavānbalasaṃmitaḥ || 3 ||
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palāyanaṃ dvijaśreṣṭha tayoryādavasiṃhayoḥ || 4 ||
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purataḥ kṛtavānbrahmanna yuktaṃ pratibhāti me || 5 ||
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jarāsaṃdho'pi rājendraḥ sarveṣāmagraṇīḥ sthitaḥ || 6 ||
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lajjākaramidaṃ manye tasya rājño dvijottama || 7 ||
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pṛṣṭhataśca samāgamya purastātpaśyatoryayau || 8 ||
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kimuttaraṃ tato rājā jarāsaṃdhaḥ pratāpavān || 9 ||
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akarod yadusiṃhasya mādhavasya dvijottama || 10 ||
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etadācakṣva me brahmanvistareṇa tapodhana || 11 ||
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vaiśaṃpāyana uvāca dagdhvā prayāto gomantād rājā sa magadheśvaraḥ || 12 ||
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vrīḹayāvanato bhūtvā svapurīṃ praviveśa ha || 13 ||
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praviśya svapuraṃ so'tha pādaspṛṣṭa ivoragaḥ || 14 ||
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na śarma labhate rātrau na divā śokakarśitaḥ || 15 ||
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tataḥ kadācid rājā tu duḥkhaśokasamanvitaḥ || 16 ||
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nṛpān sarvān samāhūya vacanaṃ cedamabravīt || 17 ||
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mantrayāmo nṛpaśreṣṭhā mahatkāryamupasthitam || 18 ||
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parājito'smi rājendrā gopābhyāṃ rājasaṃsadi || 19 ||
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sa sarvaiḥ pārthivaiḥ sārdhaṃ mantrayāmāsa mantravit || 20 ||
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aho dhikpauruṣaṃ manye yadasmānprati pārthivāḥ || 21 ||
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ye nṛpā balakṛṣṇābhyāṃ nirjitāḥ sabalānugāḥ || 22 ||
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nirotsyāmaḥ purīṃ ramyāṃ madhurāṃ yādavairvṛtām || 23 ||
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bhagavantaḥ purīṃ tatra madhurāṃ caturaṅgiṇaḥ || 24 ||
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balena mahatā yuktā hantuṃ tau gopakilbiṣau || 25 ||
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anyathā hyayaśo'smākaṃ yāvalloko vapuṣmatām || 26 ||
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pratijñā ca mamāpyp eṣā śrūyatāṃ pārthivottamāḥ || 27 ||
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yau tau gopakavīrau hi tau hatvā tu svakaṃ puram || 28 ||
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yāsyāmi satyametaddhi balairbahubhiranvitaḥ || 29 ||
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balāni bahurāpāṇi mama santi nṛpottamāḥ || 30 ||
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niḥsādhanau yādavakau niṣkośā durbalā hi te || 31 ||
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atha sādhyā purī sarvā nātra kāryā vicāraṇā || 32 ||
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tato yūyaṃ sthirā kṛtvā buddhiṃ yuddhāya pārthivāḥ || 33 ||
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prayāntu sarve rājānaḥ kampayanto vasuṃdharām || 34 ||
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sarvataḥ pariroddhavyā purī yādavapālitā || 35 ||
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nirmūlā caiva sā kāryā bhavadbhiḥ khyātakīrtibhiḥ || 36 ||
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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 19

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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