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 |
evamastviti saṃhṛṣṭaḥ śakrastridaśavardhanaḥ |
saṃdideśāgrataḥ somaṃ yuddhāya śiśirāyudham || 1 ||
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gaccha soma sahāyatvaṃ kuru pāśadharasya vai |
asurāṇāṃ vināśāya jayārthaṃ ca divaukasām || 2 ||
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tvamapratimavīryaśca jyotiṣāṃ ceśvareśvaraḥ |
tvanmayaṃ sarvalokānāṃ rasaṃ rasavido viduḥ || 3 ||
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kṣayavṛddhistava vyaktā sāgare khe ca maṇḍale |
parivartasyahorātraṃ kālaṃ jagati yojayan || 4 ||
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lokacchāyāmayaṃ lakṣma tavāṅke śaśasaṃsthitam |
na viduḥ soma devāśca ye ca nakṣatrayoginaḥ || 5 ||
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tvamādityapathādūrdhvaṃ jyotiṣāṃ copari sthitaḥ |
tamaḥ protsārya vapuṣā bhāsayasyakhilaṃ jagat || 6 ||
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śvetabhānurhimatanurjyotiṣāmadhipaḥ śaśī |
abdakṛtkālayogātmā ījyo yajñaraso'vyayaḥ || 7 ||
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oṣadhīśaḥ kriyāyonirabjayoniranuṣṇabhāk |
śītāṃśuramṛtādhāraścapalaḥ śvetavāhanaḥ || 8 ||
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tvaṃ kāntiḥ kāntavapuṣāṃ tvaṃ somaḥ somavṛttinām |
saumyastvaṃ sarvabhūtānāṃ timiraghnastvamṛkṣarāṭ || 9 ||
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tadgaccha tvaṃ sahānena varuṇena varūthinā |
śamayasvāsurīṃ māyāṃ yayā dahyāma saṃyuge || 10 ||
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soma uvāca |
yanmā vadasi yuddhārthe devarāja varaprada |
eṣa varṣāmi śiśiraṃ daityamāyāpakarṣaṇam || 11 ||
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etānmacchītanirdagdhānpaśyasva himaveṣṭitān |
vimāyānvimadāṃścaiva daityasaṃghānmahāhave || 12 ||
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tato himakarotsṛṣṭāḥ sabāṣpā himavṛṣṭayaḥ |
veṣṭayanti sma tān ghorāndaityānmeghagaṇā iva || 13 ||
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tau pāśaśuklāṃśudharau varuṇendū mahāraṇe |
jaghnaturhimapātaiśca pāśapātaiśca dānavān || 14 ||
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dvāvambunāthau samare tau pāśahimayodhinau |
mṛdhe ceraturambhobhiḥ kṣubdhāviva mahārṇavau || 15 ||
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tābhyāmāplāvitaṃ sainyaṃ taddānavamadṛśyata |
jagatsaṃvartakāmbhodaiḥ pravṛttairiva saṃvṛtam || 16 ||
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tāv udyatāṃśupāśau tu śaśāṅkavaruṇāv ubhau |
tāṃ māyāṃ śamayāmāstāṃ devau daiteyanirmitām || 17 ||
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śītāṃśujalanirdagdhāḥ pāśaiśca prasitā mṛdhe |
na śekuścalituṃ daityā viśiraskā ivādrayaḥ || 18 ||
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śītāṃśunihatāste tu peturdaityā himārditāḥ |
himaplāvitasarvāṅgā niruṣmāṇa ivāgrayaḥ || 19 ||
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teṣāṃ tu divi daityānāṃ viparītaprabhāṇi ha |
vimānāni vicitrāṇi prapatantyutpatanti ca || 20 ||
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tānpāśahastagrathitāṃśchāditāñchītaraśmibhiḥ |
mayo dadarśa māyāvī dānavāndivi dānavaḥ || 21 ||
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sa śilājālavitatāṃ gaṇḍaśailāṭṭahāsinīm |
pādapotkaṭakūṭāgrāṃ kandarākīrṇakānanām || 22 ||
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siṃhavyāghragajākīrṇāṃ nadantīṃ dvipayūthapaiḥ |
īhāmṛgagaṇākīrṇāṃ pavanāghūrṇitadrumām || 23 ||
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nirmitāṃ svena putreṇa krauñcena divi kāmagām |
prathitāṃ pārvatīṃ māyāṃ sasṛje sa samantataḥ || 24 ||
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sāśmaśabdaiḥ śilāvarṣaiḥ prapatadbhiśca pādapaiḥ |
nijaghne devasaṃghāṃstāndānavāṃścāpyajīvayat || 25 ||
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naiśākarī vāruṇī ca māye'ntardadhatustataḥ |
aśmabhiścāyasaghanaiḥ kiraddevagaṇān raṇe || 26 ||
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sāśmasaṃghātaviṣamā drumaparvatasaṃkaṭā |
abhavaddyaurasaṃhāryā pṛthivī parvatairiva || 27 ||
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nānāhato'śmabhiḥ kaścicchilābhiścāpyatāḍitaḥ |
nāniruddho drumagaṇairdevo'dṛśyata saṃyuge || 28 ||
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tadasaṃsrastadhanuṣaṃ bhagnapraharaṇāvilam |
niṣprayatnaṃ surānīkaṃ varjayitvā gadādharam || 29 ||
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sa hi yuddhagataḥ śrīmānīśo na sma vyakampata |
sahiṣṇutvājjagatsvāmī na cukrodha gadādharaḥ || 30 ||
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kālajñaḥ kālameghābhaḥ samīkṣan kālamāhave |
devāsuravimardaṃ sa draṣṭukāmo janārdanaḥ || 31 ||
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tato bhagavatādiṣṭau raṇe pāvakamārutau |
māyāyā mayasṛṣṭāyāḥ pravṛddhāyāḥ śamāya vai |
tataḥ pravṛddhāvanyonyaṃ pravṛddhajvālaveginau |
coditau viṣṇuvākyena tau māyāmapakarṣatām || 32 ||
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tābhyāmudbhrāntameghābhyāṃ pravṛddhābhyāṃ mahāmṛdhe |
dagdhā sā pārvatī māyā bhasmabhūtā nanāśa ha || 33 ||
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so'nalo'nilasaṃyuktaḥ so'nilaścānalākulaḥ |
daityasenāṃ dadahaturyugānteṣviva mūrcchitau || 34 ||
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vāyuḥ pradhāvitastatra paścādagniśca mārutāt |
ceraturdānavānīke krīḍantāvanilānalau || 35 ||
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bhasmāvayavabhūteṣu prapatatsūtpatatsu ca |
dānavānāṃ vimāneṣu vimāneṣu samantataḥ || 36 ||
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vātaskandhāpaviddheṣu kṛtakarmaṇi pāvake |
māyāvadhe vinirvṛtte stūyamāne gadādhare || 37 ||
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niṣprayatneṣu daityeṣu trailokye muktabandhane |
saṃprahṛṣṭeṣu deveṣu sādhu sādhviti sarvaśaḥ || 38 ||
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jaye daśaśatākṣasya mayasya ca parājaye |
dikṣu sarvāsu śuddhāsu pravṛtte dharmasaṃstare || 39 ||
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apāvṛte candrapathe svayanasthe divākare |
prakṛtistheṣu lokeṣu nṛṣu cāritrabandhuṣu || 40 ||
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virājamānā devāstu tato munigaṇaiḥ saha || 40 ||
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abhinnabandhane mṛtyau hūyamāne hutāśane |
yajñaśobhiṣu deveṣu svargārthaṃ darśayatsu ca || 41 ||
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lokapāleṣu sarveṣu dikṣu saṃyānavartiṣu |
bhāve tapasi śuddhānāmabhāve pāpakarmaṇām || 42 ||
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devapakṣe pramudite daityapakṣe viṣīdati |
tripādavigrahe dharme adharme pādavigrahe || 43 ||
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apāvṛte mahādvāre vartamāne ca satpathe |
svadharmastheṣu varṇeṣu loke'sminnāśrameṣu ca || 44 ||
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prajārakṣaṇayukteṣu bhrājamāneṣu rājasu |
gīyamānāsu gāthāsu devasaṃstavanādiṣu |
praśāntakalmaṣe loke śānte tamasi dāruṇe || 45 ||
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agnimārutayostasminvṛtte saṃgrāmakarmaṇi |
tanmayā vimalā lokāstābhyāṃ jayakṛtakriyāḥ || 46 ||
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pūrvadevabhayaṃ śrutvā mārutāgnibhayaṃ mahat |
kālanemiriti khyāto dānavaḥ pratyadṛśyata || 47 ||
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bhāskarākāramukuṭaḥ śiñjitābharaṇāṅgadaḥ |
mandarotkīrṇasaṃkāśo mahārajatasaṃvṛtaḥ || 48 ||
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śatapraharaṇodagraḥ śatabāhuḥ śatānanaḥ |
śataśīrṣaḥ sthitaḥ śrīmāñchataśṛṅga ivācalaḥ |
kakṣe mahati saṃvṛddho nidāgha iva pāvakaḥ || 49 ||
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dhūmrakeśo hariśmaśrurdaṃṣṭrālauṣṭhapuṭānanaḥ |
trailokyāntaravistāri dhārayanvipulaṃ vapuḥ || 50 ||
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bāhubhistulayanvyoma kṣipanpadbhyāṃ mahīdharān |
īrayanmukhaniḥśvāsairvṛṣṭimanto balāhakān || 51 ||
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tiryagāyataraktākṣaṃ mandarodagravakṣasam |
didhakṣantamivāyāntaṃ sarvāndevagaṇānmṛdhe || 52 ||
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tarjayantaṃ suragaṇāṃśchādayantaṃ diśo daśa |
saṃvartakāle tṛṣitaṃ dṛptaṃ mṛtyumivotthitam || 53 ||
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sutalenocchrayavatā vipulāṅguliparvaṇā |
lambābharaṇapūrṇena kiṃciccalitavarmaṇā || 54 ||
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ucchritenāgrahastena dakṣiṇena vapuṣmatā |
dānavāndevanihatānuttiṣṭhata iti bruvan || 55 ||
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taṃ kālanemiṃ samare dviṣatāṃ kālasaṃmitam |
vīkṣanti sma surāḥ sarve bhayavitrastalocanāḥ || 56 ||
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taṃ sma vīkṣanti bhūtāni kramantaṃ kālaneminam |
trivikrame vikramantaṃ nārāyaṇamivāparam || 57 ||
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socchrayanprathamaṃ pādaṃ mārutāghūrṇitāmbaram |
prākrāmadasuro yuddhe trāsayan sarvadevatāḥ || 58 ||
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sa mayenāsurendreṇa pariṣvaktaḥ kraman raṇe |
kālanemirbabhau daityaḥ saviṣṇuriva mandaraḥ || 59 ||
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atha pravivyathurdevāḥ sarve śakrapurogamāḥ |
dṛṣṭvā kālamivāyāntaṃ kālanemiṃ bhayāvaham || 60 ||
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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 36

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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