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 28A

śarairanekasāhasrairjaghāna puruṣottamam || 1 ||
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punaḥ satpatisāhasrairbāṇairniśitakomalaih || 2 ||
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garuḍaṃ pothayāmāsa śarāṇāṃ ca paraḥśataiḥ || 3 ||
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nārācānāṃ sahasreṇa vivyādha yadunandanam || 4 ||
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kiṃcidārtamanā viṣṇurhṛṣṭo'yaṃ dānavottamaḥ || 5 ||
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iti saṃcintya manasā śarairvivyādha pañcabhiḥ || 6 ||
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aṣṭābhirdānavaṃ viṣṇurnavabhiśca śitaiḥ śaraiḥ || 7 ||
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dānavo'pi mahārāja vivyādha niśitaiḥ śaraiḥ || 8 ||
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vāsudevaṃ mahārāja sarvalokaguruṃ hariṃ || 9 ||
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ṣaḍbhirvivyādha nārācairdānavaṃ devakīsutaḥ || 10 ||
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dānavo'pi jagannāthaṃ śarairvivyādha saptabhiḥ || 11 ||
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tau tu yuddhaṃ mahāghoraṃ cakraturyuddhalālasau || 12 ||
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yathā devāsure yuddhe purā śambaravāsavau || 13 ||
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yathā yuddhaṃ mahāghoraṃ rāmarāvaṇayorbhuvi || 14 ||
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tataḥ kruddho hṛṣīkeśaḥ śareṇa nataparvaṇā || 15 ||
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dhvajaṃ vivyādha rājendra narakasya durātmanaḥ || 16 ||
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tamantare sarai rājanvivyādha yudhi dānavaḥ || 17 ||
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viddho'tha garuḍastena narakeṇa durātmanā || 17 ||
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vivyādha garuḍaṃ rājannārācena mahāmatiḥ || 18 ||
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vivyadhe garuḍastasya nārācena samāhataḥ || 19 ||
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susrāva rudhiraṃ ghoraṃ vāsudevasya paśyataḥ || 20 ||
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pakṣe samāhataḥ pakṣī cacāla ca punaḥ punaḥ || 21 ||
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tato roṣasamāviṣṭo garuḍaḥ pakṣipuṃgavaḥ || 22 ||
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pakṣeṇa pakṣiṇāṃ śreṣṭhaḥ pothayāmāsa dānavam || 23 ||
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āhatya sahasā bhūya ājaghne dṛḍhamuṣṭinā || 24 ||
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tataścacāla narako narakeṇeva kilbiṣī || 25 ||
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tataḥ sajyaṃ dhanuḥ kṛtvā vyāvidhya ca punaḥ punaḥ || 26 ||
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dīrgheṇa niśitenājau nārācena mahābalaḥ || 27 ||
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ākarṇapūrṇamākṛṣya jaghāna harimīśvaram || 28 ||
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nārācaḥ sa ca rājendra lalāṭe prāpatattadā || 29 ||
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cacāla ca jagannāthastotrārdita iva dvipaḥ || 30 ||
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visaṃjñaśca tato bhūtvā rathopastha upāviśat || 31 ||
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satyabhāmā ca taṃ dṛṣṭvā vāsudevaṃ tathāgatam || 32 ||
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cāmarairvījayāmāsa pakṣābhyāṃ pakṣipuṃgavaḥ || 33 ||
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āśvasto'tha hṛṣīkeśaḥ saṃjñāṃ prāpya ca keśavaḥ || 34 ||
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dhanustasyai tato dattvā śārṅgaṃ bhārasahaṃ raṇe || 35 ||
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yudhyasva narakaṃ devi śrānto'smi yudhi pīḍitaḥ || 36 ||
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evamuktā tadā devī satyā satyavatāṃ varā || 37 ||
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tadā yuddhaṃ samārebhe narakeṇa durātmanā || 38 ||
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nārācairardhacandraiśca bhallaiḥ suniśitairapi || 39 ||
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jaghāna dānavaṃ satyā mahiṣī śārṅgadhanvanaḥ || 40 ||
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babādha dānavaṃ satyā satyaṃ satyetaraṃ yathā || 41 ||
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yudhyantīṃ tāṃ tathā dṛṣṭvā narako dānavottamaḥ || 42 ||
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stanamadhye'tha tasyāstu samājaghne śarottamaiḥ || 43 ||
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bāhvantare tathā ṣaḍbhiḥ pārśve saptabhirāśugaiḥ || 44 ||
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satyabhāmā tataḥ kruddhā bāṇena niśitena ca || 45 ||
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dhanuściccheda tasyāpi narakasya durātmanaḥ || 46 ||
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dhvajaṃ chatraṃ tathā yaṣṭiṃ rathamaśvāstathaiva ca || 47 ||
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etāndvidhākarotsarvān satyabhāmā balānvitā || 48 ||
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punaranyanmahaccāpamādade dānavottamaḥ || 49 ||
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taccāpi cicchide cāpaṃ mahiṣī śārṅgadhanvanaḥ || 50 ||
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punaranyatsamādatte dvidhā taccāpi sākarot || 51 ||
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tataḥ sa dānavaḥ kruddho gadāṃ suniśitāṃ tadā || 52 ||
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ādāya prāhiṇottasyai vāsudevasya paśyataḥ || 53 ||
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tāmāpatantīṃ saṃprekṣya tilaśaḥ sākarottadā || 54 ||
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tataḥ śaktiṃ samādāya tasyai dātuṃ pracakrame || 55 ||
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satyabhāmātha sā devī keśavaprāṇavallabhā || 56 ||
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tāṃ cāpi tilaśaḥ kṛtvā sasvaraṃ prajahāsa ca || 57 ||
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tataḥ parighamādāya vyāvidhya narakastadā || 58 ||
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prāhiṇocca tadā tasyai sāntare nijaghāna ha || 59 ||
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śaraiśca niśitai rājan satyā vivyādha dānavam || 60 ||
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tuṣṭuvuśca tadā satyāṃ keśavaprāṇavallabhām || 61 ||
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divi sthitā devagaṇā ṛṣayaśca tathāmalāḥ || 62 ||
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sāratheśca śiraḥ kāyācchareṇa nirakṛntata || 63 ||
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śaktirbhagavato devī vāsudevasya dhīmataḥ || 64 ||
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tatra prīto mahāviṣṇuḥ pariṣvajya ca tāṃ vibhuḥ || 65 ||
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mahāviṣṇuḥ sasvaje tāṃ satyabhāmāṃ priyāṃ tadā || 65 ||
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śramāmbhaścāpi tasyāstu mārjayāmāsa keśavaḥ || 66 ||
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tasyāstu kaṇṭhābharaṇaṃ dadau prīto janārdanaḥ || 67 ||
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na dattamatha rukmiṇyā dattaṃ tasyā mahātmanā || 68 ||
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mahārghaṃ lokavikhyātaṃ hṛtaṃ balimukhe tadā || 69 ||
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satyabhāmā tadādāya bhūṣaṇaṃ lokaviśrutam || 70 ||
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badhvā kaṇṭhe tadā devī rarāja bahuśaḥ śubhā || 71 ||
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asakṛd yācamānāpi vihāre śayane tathā || 72 ||
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na hi labdhavatī pūrva tadā labdhaṃ jarārdanāt || 73 ||
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sthīyatāṃ sāṃprataṃ devi śramārtāsi varānane || 74 ||
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ityuktvā dhanurādāya yuyudhe dānavaṃ raṇe || 75 ||
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narako rathamāruhya sadhvajaṃ sapatākinam || 76 ||
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ādāya paramaṃ cāpaṃ bāṇairvivyādha cāṣṭabhiḥ || 77 ||
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sa vāsudevamāvidhya satyāṃ ca daśabhiḥ śaraiḥ || 78 ||
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garuḍaṃ pañcaviṃśatyā vāsudevaṃ ca saptabhiḥ || 79 ||
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atho jagatpatirdevaḥ kruddhaḥ saṃprati dānave || 80 ||
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ādāya niśitaṃ bāṇaṃ dhanuściccheda tasya hi || 81 ||
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rathaṃ ca sārathiṃ cāpi jaghāna yadunandanaḥ || 82 ||
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tataḥ kruddho rathāttasmādāplutya narakastadā || 83 ||
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gadāmādāya govindaṃ jaghānāvidhya vakṣasi || 84 ||
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garuḍaṃ pothayamāsa talena narakastadā || 85 ||
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punaḥ parighamādāya vāsudevaṃ samabhyayāt || 86 ||
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tadantare'tha kṛṣṇena dvidhābhūtamabhajyata || 87 ||
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tataḥ śilāḥ samādāya prāhiṇod yadunandanam || 88 ||
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tāśca sarvāḥ samājaghne śaraiḥ śārṅgaviniḥsṛtaiḥ || 89 ||
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śailairvṛkṣaistathā pāśairgadāparighapaṭṭasaiḥ || 90 ||
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bhiṇḍipālaistathā khaṅgaiḥ paraśuprāsatomaraiḥ || 91 ||
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tad yuddhamabhavadghoraṃ narake dānaveśvare || 92 ||
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śastrapātaṃ mahāghātaṃ narakeṇa mahātmanā || 92 ||
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muhūrtaṃ yodhayāmāsa narakaṃ madhusūdanaḥ || 92 ||
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atha roṣavirūpākṣaḥ keśavaḥ keśisūdanaḥ || 93 ||
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hantumaicchajjagannātho narakaṃ dānaveśvaram || 94 ||
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āyudhaṃ lokavikhyātaṃ devarṣigaṇapūjitam || 95 ||
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daityaśoṇitadigdhāṅgaṃ daityāsṛkpānalālasam || 96 ||
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ādāya niśitaṃ cakraṃ daityacakravināśanam || 97 ||
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narakaṃ sādhuvidviṣṭaṃ dviṣṭaṃ munigaṇaiḥ sadā || 98 ||
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pradīptacakraṃ cakreṇa kṣiptena niśitena ca || 99 ||
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narakasya mahābāhurhṛdayaṃ lokapūjitaḥ || 100 ||
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dvidhā ciccheda lokeśaḥ sarvalokasya paśyataḥ || 101 ||
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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 28A

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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