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 saṃprāpya mānuṣaṃ lokaṃ narako dānavottamaḥ || 1 ||
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dvāravatyāṃ jagannāthe tasmin rakṣati bhūtalam || 2 ||
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babādhe mānuṣān sarvānṛṣīnviprāṃśca dānavaḥ || 3 ||
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rakṣatyeva jagannāthe viprānmunigaṇāṃstathā || 4 ||
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bādhate sma tadā daityo viprānmunigaṇāṃśca saḥ || 5 ||
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tataḥ kadāciddaityendra urvaśīvacanaṃ smaran || 6 ||
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badaryāṃ hi mahārāja yaṣṭuṃ munigaṇāṃstadā || 7 ||
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satreṇa śakraṃ deveśaṃ tathā devagaṇānapi || 8 ||
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dṛṣṭvā tānmunivīrāṃstu narako dānavottamaḥ || 9 ||
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provāca vacanaṃ kāle yaṣṭavyo'smi munīśvarāḥ || 10 ||
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asmin kāle jagannātha indro'haṃ vibudhādhipaḥ || 11 ||
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jitaḥ śakro raṇe viprā lokapālaiḥ sahāmaraiḥ || 12 ||
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tata ijyo namaskāryo vandyo lokahitāya vai || 13 ||
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tadetadvacanaṃ śrutvā narakasya durātmanaḥ || 14 ||
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āhuste munayaḥ sarve badarīvāsatatparāḥ || 15 ||
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yakṣyāmo na vayaṃ daitya dānavo'si durātmavān || 16 ||
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indraṃ devagaṇaiḥ sārdhaṃ yakṣyāmo vigatajvarāḥ || 17 ||
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tacchrutvā roṣatāmrākṣo dānavānidamabravīt || 18 ||
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vadhyantāmṛṣayaḥ sarve bhidyantāṃ yajñabhūmayaḥ || 19 ||
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na tvāṃ yakṣyāma he daitya ityūcuḥ kila tāpasāḥ || 20 ||
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te ca sarvaṃ tathā cakrurdānavā duṣṭacetasaḥ || 21 ||
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yajñabhūmiṃ samāloḍya yajñabhārāṃs ca sarvaśaḥ || 22 ||
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agnīn saṃmiśrayāmāsurdadahurdarbhapuñjakān || 23 ||
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kamaṇḍalūndvidhākṛtya jaṭā ācchidya dūrataḥ || 24 ||
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prakṣipya dānavāḥ sarve narakeṇa samanvitāḥ || 25 ||
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yajñavāṭaṃ samāloḍya cakrurbhasma tadā nṛpa || 26 ||
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tāvattāni havīṃṣyatra bhakṣayāmāsurojasā || 27 ||
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ānītānyajñasiddhyarthaṃ paśūnyajñasamāgame || 28 ||
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teṣveva cāgnimukhyeṣu dagdhvā te dānavottamāḥ || 29 ||
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evaṃ te dānavāḥ sarve cakrurvighnakriyāṃ tadā || 30 ||
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te ca sarve munivarāḥ palāyanti diśo daśa || 31 ||
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tatra yā munikanyāstu jahāra narakastadā || 32 ||
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prāgjyotiṣaṃ jagāmāśu kanyābhistābhireva ca || 33 ||
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yatheṣṭaṃ mumude tatra priyābhiḥ saha dānavaḥ || 34 ||
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vaiśaṃpāyana uvāca gateṣu daityasainyeṣu munayo dainyapīḍitāḥ || 35 ||
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tasminnevāśrame ramye mantrayitvā parasparam || 36 ||
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devāya lokanāthāya kṛṣṇāya ca mahātmane || 37 ||
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nivedayāmaḥ pāpasya dānavasya kṛtaṃ punaḥ || 38 ||
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nivedayiṣyāma kṛtaṃ tena dānavapāpinā || 38 ||
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yadi sa pratikuryādd hi tannaḥ śreyo bhaviṣyati || 39 ||
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yadi jīvedasau pāpo narako dānavottamaḥ || 40 ||
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jaganna sthāsyate samyagvinaṣṭaśca bhavejjanaḥ || 41 ||
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iti saṃmantrya munayo badarīsaṃniveśinaḥ || 42 ||
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yajñabhāraṃ tadācchinnaṃ narakeṇa durātmanā || 43 ||
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gṛhītvā munayaḥ sarve śiṣyairdhamanisaṃtatāḥ || 44 ||
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keśavāya ca tasmai tu badarīphalasaṃhatim || 45 ||
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keśavenopabhuktāṃ tu tasminnāśramasaṃpuṭe || 46 ||
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te gatvā dūramadhvānaṃ dakṣiṇaṃ mārgamāsthitāḥ || 47 ||
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vasiṣṭho vāmadevaśca jābāliratha kāśyapaḥ || 48 ||
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kaṇvo dhūmro bṛhaddurgo bharadvājaśca gālavah || 49 ||
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kavaṣo dhūmraketuśca kāśyaḥ kāpilakastathā || 50 ||
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ete cānye ca munayo narakeṇa durātmanā || 51 ||
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bādhitāḥ puṇḍarīkākṣaṃ draṣṭukāmāstapasvinaḥ || 52 ||
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śiṣyaiḥ saha samāyātā ārtā dānavapāpinā || 53 ||
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kṛtavedārthatattvajñā draṣṭukāmā janārdanam || 54 ||
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gaṅgāṃ ca samanuprāpya sthitāstasyāstaṭe taḍā || 55 ||
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tatra snātuṃ samārabdhā munayaḥ saṃśitavratāḥ || 56 ||
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atra snātvā vayaṃ yāmo draṣṭuṃ lokahitaiṣiṇaṃ || 57 ||
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nityaśuddhaṃ jagannāthaṃ vasantaṃ dvārakāpure || 58 ||
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iti saṃcintya munayaḥ snānaṃ cakruryathāvidhi || 59 ||
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yena yogyā munivarā draṣṭuṃ keśavamavyayam || 60 ||
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tasmin gaṅgāmbhasi snātvā sarve śuddhāstapodhanāḥ || 61 ||
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avatīrya tato gaṅgāṃ naubhirmunivarāstadā || 62 ||
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krameṇa samanuprāptā dvārakāṃ kṛṣṇapālitām || 63 ||
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praviśya dvārakāṃ te tu vasiṣṭhādyā munīśvarāḥ || 64 ||
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atītya yadumukhyānāṃ bhavanāni sahasraśaḥ || 65 ||
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yā sabhā lokavikhyātā sudharmeti ca viśrutā || 66 ||
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tasyā dvāraṃ samāsthāya dvāḥsthaṃ procurmaharṣayaḥ || 67 ||
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nivedyatāṃ dvārapāla keśavāya mahātmane || 68 ||
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badaryāṃ vai samuṣitā munayaḥ saṃśitavratāḥ || 69 ||
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draṣṭuṃ tvāṃ samanuprāptā pīḍitā dānavottamaiḥ || 70 ||
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tacchrutvā dvārapālo'pi keśavāya mahātmane || 71 ||
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nivedayāmāsa tadā yaduktaṃ munisattamaiḥ || 72 ||
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śrutvā tu devadeveśo munīnyaduvarārcitaḥ || 73 ||
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praveśyantāmiti proktāḥ pradyumnaṃ samacodayat || 74 ||
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arghyaṃ pādyaṃ tadā pātramāsanāni samantataḥ || 75 ||
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ānīyantāṃ yathāyogaṃ sa ca sarvaṃ cakāra ha || 76 ||
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te praviṣṭā munivarāstāṃ sabhāṃ sabhyapūjitām || 77 ||
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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 26

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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