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 |
viśvatvaṃ śṛṇu me viṣṇorharitvaṃ ca kṛte yuge |
vaikuṇṭhatvaṃ ca deveṣu kṛṣṇatvaṃ mānuṣeṣu ca || 1 ||
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īśvarasya hi tasyemāṃ karmaṇāṃ gahanāṃ gatim |
saṃpratyatītāṃ bhāvyāṃ ca śṛṇu rājanyathātatham || 2 ||
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avyakto vyaktaliṅgastho ya eṣa bhagavānprabhuḥ |
nārāyaṇo hyanantātmā prabhavo'vyaya eva ca || 3 ||
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eṣa nārāyaṇo bhūtvā harirāsītsanātanaḥ |
brahmā śakraśca somaśca dharmaḥ śukro bṛhaspatiḥ || 4 ||
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aditerapi putratvametya yādavanandanaḥ |
eṣa viṣṇuriti khyāta indrādavarajo'bhavat || 5 ||
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prasādajaṃ hyasya vibhoradityāṃ putrajanma tat |
vadhārthaṃ suraśatrūṇāṃ daityadānavarakṣasām || 6 ||
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pradhānātmā purā hyeṣa brahmāṇamasṛjatprabhuḥ |
so'sṛjatpūrvapuruṣaḥ purākalpe prajāpatīn || 7 ||
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te tanvānāstanūstatra brahmavaṃśānanuttamān |
tebhyo'bhavanmahātmabhyo bahudhā brahma śāśvatam || 8 ||
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etadāścaryabhūtasya viṣṇoḥ karmānukīrtanam |
kīrtitaṃ kīrtanīyasya kīrtyamānaṃ nibodha me || 9 ||
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vṛtte vṛtravadhe tāta vartamāne kṛte yuge |
āsīttrailokyavikhyātaḥ saṃgrāmastārakāmayaḥ || 10 ||
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tatra sma dānavā ghorāḥ sarve saṃgrāmadarpitāḥ |
ghnanti devān sagandharvān sayakṣoragacāraṇān || 11 ||
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te vadhyamānā vimukhāḥ kṣīṇapraharaṇā raṇe |
trātāraṃ manasā jagmurdevaṃ nārāyaṇaṃ prabhum || 12 ||
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etasminnantare meghā nirvāṇāṅgāravarcasaḥ |
sārkacandragrahagaṇaṃ chādayanto nabhastalam || 13 ||
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cañcadvidyudgaṇāviddhā ghorā nihrādakāriṇaḥ |
anyonyavegābhihatāḥ pravavuḥ sapta mārutāḥ || 14 ||
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dīptatoyāśanīpātairvajravegānalānilaiḥ |
rarāsa ghorairutpātairdahyamānamivāmbaram || 15 ||
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peturulkāsahasrāṇi peturākāśagānyapi |
nyubjāni ca vimānāni prapatantyutpatanti ca || 16 ||
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caturyugāntaparyāye lokānāṃ yadbhayaṃ bhavet |
arūpavanti rūpāṇi tasminnutpātalakṣaṇe || 17 ||
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tamasā niṣprabhaṃ sarvaṃ na prājñāyata kiṃcana |
timiraughaparikṣiptā na rejuśca diṣo daśa || 18 ||
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viveśa rūpiṇī kālī kālameghāvaguṇṭhitā |
dyaurna bhātyabhibhūtārkā ghoreṇa tamasā vṛtā || 19 ||
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tān ghanaughān satimirāndorbhyāṃ vikṣipya sa prabhuḥ |
vapuḥ saṃdarśayāmāsa divyaṃ kṛṣṇavapurhariḥ || 20 ||
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balāhakāñjananibhaṃ balāhakatanūruham |
tejasā vapuṣā caiva kṛṣṇaṃ kṛṣṇamivācalam || 21 ||
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dīptapītāmbaradharaṃ taptakāñcanabhūṣaṇam |
dhūmāndhakāravapuṣaṃ yugāntāgnimivotthitam || 22 ||
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caturdviguṇapīnāṃsāṃ kirīṭacchannamūrdhajam |
cāmīkarakarāsaktamāyudhairupaśobhitam || 23 ||
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candrārkakiraṇopetaṃ girikūṭamivocchritam |
nandakānanditakaraṃ śarāśīviṣadhāriṇam || 24 ||
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śakticitraṃ halodagraṃ śaṅkhacakragadādharam |
viṣṇuśailaṃ kṣamāmūlaṃ śrīvṛkṣaṃ śārṅgaśṛṅgiṇam || 25 ||
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haryaśvarathasaṃyukte suparṇadhvajaśobhite |
candrārkacakraracite mandarākṣadhṛtāntare || 26 ||
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anantaraśmisaṃyukte durdarśe merukūbare |
tārakācitrakusume grahanakṣatravandhure || 27 ||
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bhayeṣvabhayadaṃ vyomni devā daityaparājitāḥ |
dadṛśuste sthitaṃ devaṃ divyalokamaye rathe || 28 ||
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te kṛtāñjalayaḥ sarve devāḥ śakrapurogamāḥ |
jayaśabdaṃ puraskṛtya śaraṇyaṃ śaraṇaṃ gatāḥ || 29 ||
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tuṣṭuvuśca jagannāthaṃ devaṃ nārāyaṇaṃ harim || 29 ||
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jaya deva jagannātha jaya deva janārdana || 29 ||
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jaya deva prabho viṣṇo jaya śaṅkhagadādhara || 29 ||
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namastubhyaṃ hṛṣīkeśa namo deva janārdana || 29 ||
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ādideva jagannātha bhūtabhāvanabhāvana || 29 ||
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namastubhyaṃ prabho viṣṇo bhūtādipataye namaḥ || 29 ||
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nama ādyāya bījāya puruṣāya namo namaḥ || 29 ||
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namo'stu te jagannātha namo bhūyo mahātmane || 29 ||
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kiṃ vānena jagannātha namaskāreṇa keśava || 29 ||
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rakṣa naḥ sakalāndevāndaityapāśavipāśitān || 29 ||
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sa teṣāṃ tāṃ giraṃ śrutvā viṣṇurdayitadaivataḥ |
manaścakre vināśāya dānavānāṃ mahāmṛdhe || 30 ||
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ākāśe tu sthito viṣṇuruttamaṃ vapurāsthitaḥ |
uvāca devatāḥ sarvāḥ sapratijñamidaṃ vacaḥ || 31 ||
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śāntiṃ vrajata bhadraṃ vo mā bhaiṣṭa marutāṃ gaṇāḥ |
jitā me dānavāḥ sarve trailokyaṃ pratigṛhyatām || 32 ||
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te tasya satyasaṃdhasya viṣṇorvākyena toṣitāḥ |
devāḥ prītiṃ parāṃ jagmuḥ prāpyevāmṛtamuttamam || 33 ||
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tatastamaḥ saṃhriyate vineśuśca balāhakāḥ |
pravavuśca śivā vātāḥ prasannāśca diśo daśa || 34 ||
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suprabhāṇi ca jyotiṃṣi candraṃ cakruḥ pradakṣiṇam |
dīptimanti ca tejāṃsi cakrurarkaṃ pradakṣiṇam || 35 ||
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na vigrahaṃ grahāścakruḥ praseduścāpi sindhavaḥ |
virajaskā babhurmārgā nākamārgādayastrayaḥ || 36 ||
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yathārthamūhuḥ sarito nāpi cukṣubhire'rṇavāḥ |
āsañchubhānīndriyāṇi narāṇāmantarātmasu || 37 ||
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maharṣayo vītaśokā vedānuccairadhīyire |
yajñeṣu ca haviḥ svādu śivamāpa ca pāvakaḥ || 38 ||
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pravṛttadharmāḥ saṃvṛttā lokā muditamānasāḥ |
sarve lokā mudānvitāḥ |
babhūvuradhikāścaiva |
prītyā paramayā yuktā devadevasya bhūpateḥ |
viṣṇordattapratijñasya śrutvārinidhane giram || 39 ||
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nihanmi dānavāndṛptānyuṣmākaṃ vigrahaiḥ saha || 39 ||
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giraṃ te dānavānugrānmenire nihatānyudhi || 39 ||
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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 32

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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