Harivamsa [text] [sanskrit]

76,857 words

The Sanskrit edition of the Harivamsa, 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.

mārkaṇḍeya uvāca |
tatastaṃ cakravākau dvāv ūcatuḥ sahacāriṇau |
āvāṃ te sacivau syāvastava priyahitaiṣiṇau || 1 ||
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tathetyuktvā ca tasyāsīttadā yogātmano matiḥ |
evaṃ te samayaṃ cakruḥ suvāktaṃ pratyabhāṣata || 2 ||
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yasmātkāmapradhānastvaṃ yogadharmamapāsya vai |
avaraṃ varaṃ prārthayase tasmādvākyaṃ nibodha me || 3 ||
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rājā tvaṃ bhavitā tāta kāmpilye nagarottame |
bhaviṣyataḥ sakhāyau ca dvāvimau sacivau tava || 4 ||
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śaptvā tānabhibhāṣyātha catvāraścakruraṇḍajāḥ |
tāṃstrīnabhīpsato rājyaṃ vyabhicārapradharṣitān || 5 ||
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śaptāḥ khagāstrayaste tu yogabhraṣṭā vicetasaḥ |
tānayācanta caturastrayaste sahacāriṇaḥ || 6 ||
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teṣāṃ prasādaṃ cakruste athaitān sumanābravīt |
sarveṣāmeva vacanātprasādānugataṃ tadā || 7 ||
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antavānbhavitā śāpo yuṣmākaṃ nātra saṃśayaḥ |
itaścyutāśca mānuṣyaṃ prāpya yogamavāpsyatha || 8 ||
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sarvasattvarutajñaśca svatantro'yaṃ bhaviṣyati |
pitṛprasādo hyasmābhirasya prāptaḥ kṛtena vai || 9 ||
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gāṃ prokṣayitvā dharmeṇa pitṛbhya upakalpatām |
asmākaṃ jñānasaṃyogaḥ sarveṣāṃ yogasādhanaḥ || 10 ||
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idaṃ ca vākyasaṃdarbha ślokamekamudāhṛtam |
puruṣāntaritaṃ śrutvā tato yogamavāpsyatha || 11 ||
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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 17

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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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 (2021)

Shri Harivamsa Purana in Marathi
by Jitendra Nath Thakur (2021)

श्रीहरिवंशपुराण [Dharmik Prakashan Sanstha, Mumbai]

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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 Gujarati edition

Harivamsa Purana in Gujarati
by Gita Press, Gorakhpur (2017)

હરિવંશપુરાણ

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Cover of edition (2021)

Harivansha Mahapurana (Kannada)
by Saraswati Prakashan, Belgaum (2021)

1568 pages

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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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