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.

vaiśaṃpāyana uvāca |
yattatsatrājite kṛṣṇo maṇiratnaṃ syamantakam |
adāttaddhārayadbabhrurbhojena śatadhanvanā || 1 ||
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sadā hi prārthayāmāsa satyabhāmāmaninditām |
akrūro'ntaramanvicchanmaṇiṃ caiva syamantakam || 2 ||
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satrājitaṃ tato hatvā śatadhanvā mahābalaḥ |
rātrau taṃ maṇimādāya tato'krūrāya dattavān || 3 ||
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akrūrastu tadā ratnamādāya bharatarṣabha |
samayaṃ kārayāṃ cakre nāvedyo'haṃ tvayācyute || 4 ||
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vayamabhyupapatsyāmaḥ kṛṣṇena tvāṃ pradharṣitam |
mamādya dvārakā sarvā vaśe tiṣṭhatyasaṃśayam || 5 ||
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hate pitare duḥkhārtā satyabhāmā yaśasvinī |
prayayau rathamāruhya nagaraṃ vāraṇāvatam || 6 ||
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satyabhāmā tu tadvṛttaṃ bhojasya śatadhanvanaḥ |
bharturnivedya duḥkhārtā pārśvasthāśrūṇyavartayat || 7 ||
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pāṇḍavāṇāṃ tu dagdhānāṃ hariḥ kṛtvodakaṃ tadā |
kulyārthe ca sa bhrātṝṇāṃ nyayojayata sātyakim || 8 ||
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tatastvaritamāgamya dvārakāṃ madhusūdanaḥ |
pūrvajaṃ halinaṃ śrīmānidaṃ vacanamabravīt || 9 ||
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hataḥ prasenaḥ siṃhena satrājicchatadhanvanā |
syamantakaḥ sa madgāmī tasya prabhurahaṃ vibho || 10 ||
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tadāroha rathaṃ śīghraṃ bhojaṃ hatvā mahābalam |
syamantako mahābāho saha nau sa bhaviṣyati || 11 ||
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tato rathaṃ samāruhya rāmakṛṣṇau mahābalau || 11 ||
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śatadhanvavināśāya nagarādvāraṇāvatād || 11 ||
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śatadhanvā tato bhīto vijñāyācyutamāgatam || 11 ||
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tataḥ pravavṛte yuddhaṃ tumulaṃ bhojakṛṣṇayoḥ |
śatadhanvā tato'krūramavaikṣatsarvatodiśam || 12 ||
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anāptau ca vadhārhau ca kṛtvā bhojajanārdanau |
śakto'pi śāṭhyāddhārdikyaṃ nākrūro'bhyupapadyata || 13 ||
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apayāne tato buddhiṃ bhojaścakre bhayārditaḥ |
yojanānāṃ śataṃ sāgraṃ hayayā pratyapadyata || 14 ||
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vikhyātā hṛdayā nāma śatayojanagāminī |
bhojasya vaḍavā rājanyayā kṛṣṇamayodhayat || 15 ||
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tataḥ kruddhau bhojakṛṣṇau tvaritau tu mahābalau || 15 ||
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vañcayitvā tataḥ kṛṣṇaṃ śatadhanvātibuddhimān || 15 ||
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pūrvāṃ diśaṃ jagāmāśu hayayā vātavegayā || 15 ||
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atha drutamagātkṛṣṇo rathena rathināṃ varaḥ || 15 ||
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balena sahito rājanprayayau tasya mārgaṇe || 15 ||
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kṣīṇāṃ javena hṛdayāmadhvanaḥ śatayojane |
dṛṣṭvā rathasya svāṃ vṛddhiṃ śatadhanvānamārdayat || 16 ||
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tatastasyā hayāyāstu śramātkhedācca bhārata |
khamutpeturatha prāṇāḥ kṛṣṇo rāmamathābravīt || 17 ||
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tiṣṭhasveha mahābāho dṛṣṭadoṣā hayā mayā |
padbhyāṃ gatvā hariṣyāmi maṇiratnaṃ syamantakam || 18 ||
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padbhyāmeva tato gatvā śatadhanvānamacyutaḥ |
mithilāmabhito rājañjaghāna paramāstravit || 19 ||
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syamantakaṃ ca nāpaśyaddhatvā bhojaṃ mahābalam |
nivṛttaṃ cābravītkṛṣṇaṃ ratnaṃ dehīti lāṅgalī || 20 ||
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nāstīti kṛṣṇaścovāca tato rāmo ruṣānvitaḥ |
dhikśabdapūrvamasakṛtpratyuvāca janārdanam || 21 ||
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bhrātṛtvānmarṣayāmyeṣa svasti te'stu vrajāmyaham |
kṛtyaṃ na me dvārakayā na tvayā na ca vṛṣṇibhiḥ || 22 ||
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praviveśa tato rāmo mithilāmarimardanaḥ |
sarvakāmairupacitairmaithilenābhipūjitaḥ || 23 ||
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etasminneva kāle tu babhrurmatimatāṃ varaḥ |
nānārūpān kratūn sarvānājahāra nirargalān || 24 ||
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dīkṣāmayaṃ sa kavacaṃ rakṣārthaṃ praviveśa ha |
syamantakakṛte prājño gāṃdīputro mahāyaśāḥ || 25 ||
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arthān ratnāni cāgryāṇi dravyāṇi vividhāni ca |
ṣaṣṭiṃ varṣāṇi dharmātmā yajñeṣu viniyojayat || 26 ||
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akrūrayajñā iti te khyātāstasya mahātmanaḥ |
bahvannadakṣiṇāḥ sarve sarvakāmapradāyinaḥ || 27 ||
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atha duryodhano rājā gatvā sa mithilāṃ prabhuḥ |
gadāśikṣāṃ tato divyāṃ balabhadrādavāptavān || 28 ||
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prasādya tu tato rāmo vṛṣṇyandhakamahārathaiḥ |
ānīto dvārakāmeva kṛṣṇena ca mahātmanā || 29 ||
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akrūrastvandhakaiḥ sārdhamapāyādbharatarṣabha |
hatvā satrājitaṃ yuddhe sahabandhuṃ mahābalī || 30 ||
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śvaphalkatanayāyāṃ tu tārāyāṃ narasattamau || 30 ||
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bhaṅgakārasya tanayau viśrutau ca mahābalau || 30 ||
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jajñāte'ndhakamukhyasya śatrughno bandhumāṃśca tau || 30 ||
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varāttu bhaṅgakārasya sa kṛṣṇapratimo'bhavat || 30 ||
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jñātibhedabhayātkṛṣṇastamupekṣitavānatha |
apayāte tadākrūre nāvarṣatpākaśāsanaḥ || 31 ||
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anāvṛṣṭyā tadā rāṣṭramabhavadbahudhā kṛśam |
tataḥ prasādayāmāsurakrūraṃ kukurāndhakāḥ || 32 ||
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punardvāravatīṃ prāpte tasmindānapatau tataḥ |
pravavarṣa sahasrākṣaḥ kacche jalanidhestadā || 33 ||
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kanyāṃ ca vāsudevāya svasāraṃ śīlasaṃmatām |
akrūraḥ pradadau dhīmānprītyarthaṃ kurunandana || 34 ||
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atha vijñāya yogena kṛṣṇo babhrugataṃ maṇim |
sabhāmadhyagataṃ prāha tamakrūraṃ janārdanaḥ || 35 ||
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yattad ratnaṃ maṇivaraṃ tava hastagataṃ vibho |
tatprayacchasva mānārha mayi mānāryakaṃ kṛthāḥ || 36 ||
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ṣaṣṭivarṣagate kāle yad roṣo'bhūttadā mama |
sa saṃrūḍho'sakṛtprāptastataḥ kālātyayo mahān || 37 ||
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tataḥ kṛṣṇasya vacanātsarvasātvatasaṃsadi |
pradadau taṃ maṇiṃ babhrurakleśena mahāmatiḥ || 38 ||
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tatastamāryavatprāptaṃ babhrorhastādariṃdamaḥ |
dadau hṛṣṭamanāḥ kṛṣṇastaṃ maṇiṃ babhrave punaḥ || 39 ||
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sa kṛṣṇahastātsaṃprāpya maṇiratnaṃ syamantakam |
ābadhya gāṃdinīputro virarājāṃśumāniva || 40 ||
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yastvevaṃ śṛṇuyānnityaṃ śucirbhūtvā samāhitaḥ || 40 ||
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sukhānāṃ tatsakalpānāṃ phalabhāgī bhaviṣyati || 40 ||
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ā brahmabhavanāccāpi yaśaḥkhyātirna saṃśayaḥ || 40 ||
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bhaviṣyati naraśreṣṭha satyametadbravīmi te || 40 ||
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tataḥ sarve yaduvarā hṛṣṭāḥ prāñjalayastadā || 40 ||
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vavandire mahātmānaḥ kṛṣṇaṃ kamalalocanam || 40 ||
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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 29

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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