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.

atha dvāravatīṃ prāpya sthitā sā bhavanāntike || 1 ||
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pravṛttiharaṇārthāya citralekhā vyacintayat || 2 ||
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atha cintayatī sā tu buddhim vṛttiviniścitām || 3 ||
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nāradaṃ dadṛśe tatra dhyāyantamudake munim || 4 ||
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arcayantaṃ jagannāthaṃ manasā viṣṇumīśvaram || 4 ||
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taṃ dṛṣṭvā citralekhā tu harṣeṇotphullalocanā || 5 ||
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upasṛtyābhivādyātha tatra cādhomukhī sthitā || 6 ||
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nāradastvāśiṣaṃ dattvā citralehkāmathābravīt || 7 ||
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kimarthamiha saṃprāptā śrotumicchāmi tattvataḥ || 8 ||
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devarṣimatha taṃ divyaṃ nāradaṃ lokapūjitam || 9 ||
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kṛtāñjalipuṭā bhūtvā citralekhābravīdvacaḥ || 10 ||
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bhagavañchrūyatāṃ vākyaṃ dautyenāhamihāgatā || 11 ||
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aniruddhaṃ mune netuṃ yadarthaṃ ca śṛṇuṣva me || 12 ||
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nagare śoṇitapure bāṇo nāma mahāsuraḥ || 13 ||
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tasya kanyā varārohā nāmnā coṣeti viśrutā || 14 ||
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bhagavan sānuraktā ca prādyumnau puruṣottame || 15 ||
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devyā varātisargeṇa tasyā bhartā vinirmitaḥ || 16 ||
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taṃ ca netuṃ samāyātā tatra siddhiṃ vidhatsva me || 17 ||
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mayā nīte'niruddhe tu nagaraṃ śoṇitāhvayam || 18 ||
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praVrttiḥ puṇḍarīkākṣe tvayākhyeyā mahāmune || 19 ||
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avaśyaṃ bhavitā caiva kṛṣṇena saha saṃgamaḥ || 20 ||
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bāṇasya sumahān saṃkhye divyo hi sa mahāsuraḥ || 21 ||
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na ca śakto'niruddhastaṃ jetuṃ yuddhe mahāsuram || 22 ||
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sahasrabāhumāyāntaṃ jayetkṛṣṇo mahābhujaḥ || 23 ||
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bhagavatsaṃnikarṣeṇa siddhaṃ me kāryamīhitam || 24 ||
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hṛtaḥ pravṛttiṃ kṛtvā me so'niruddhaḥ kathaṃ bhavet || 24 ||
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kathaṃ kruddho hṛṛṣīkeśastrailokyadahanakṣamaḥ || 24 ||
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kathaṃ hi puṇḍarīkākṣo jñāpito'sau bhavedidam || 25 ||
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tvatprasādācca bhagavanna me kṛṣṇādbhayaṃ bhavet || 26 ||
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sa hi tattvārthadṛṣṭistu aniruddhaḥ kathaṃ hriyet || 27 ||
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kruddho hi sa mahābāhustrailokyamapi nirdahet || 28 ||
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pautraśokābhisaṃtaptaḥ śāpena sa daheta mām || 29 ||
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etāvarthau hi bhagavaṃścintituṃ vai tvamarhasi || 30 ||
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yathā hyuṣā labhetkāntaṃ mama caivābhayaṃ bhavet || 31 ||
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ityevamukto bhagavāṃścitralekhāṃ sa nāradaḥ || 32 ||
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uvāca ca śubhaṃ vākyaṃ mā bhaistvaṃ samayaṃ śṛṇu || 33 ||
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tvayā nīte'niruddhe tu kanyāveśma praveśite || 34 ||
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yadi yuddhaṃ bhavettatra smartavyo'haṃ śucismite || 35 ||
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mamaiṣa paramaḥ kāmo yuddhaṃ draṣṭuṃ manorame || 36 ||
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yaddṛṣṭvā ca bhavetprītiḥ pravṛttiśca dṛḍhā bhavet || 37 ||
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gṛhyatāṃ tāmasī vidyā sarvalokapramohinī || 38 ||
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kṛtakṛtyā tato devi eṣa vidyāṃ dadāmyaham || 39 ||
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evamukte tu vacane nāradena maharṣiṇā || 40 ||
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tatheti vacanaṃ prāha citralekhā manojavā || 41 ||
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abhivādya mahātmānamṛṣīṇāṃ nāradaṃ varam || 42 ||
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niraikṣatāniruddhasya gṛhaṃ gatvāntarikṣagā || 43 ||
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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 33

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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