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 |
so ājñāpayata saṃrabdhaḥ sacivānātmano hitān |
yattā bhavata sarve vai devakyā garabhakṛntane || 1 ||
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prathamādeva hantavyā garbhāste sarva eva hi |
mūlādeva hi hantavyaḥ so'nartho yatra saṃśayaḥ || 2 ||
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devakī ca gṛhe guptā pracchannairabhirakṣitā |
svairaṃ caratu visrabdhā madbalairyatnamāsthitaiḥ || 3 ||
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māsānvai puṣpamāsādīn gaṇayantu mama striyaḥ |
pariṇāme tu garbhasya śeṣaṃ jñāsyāmahe vayam || 4 ||
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vasudevaśca saṃrakṣyaḥ strīsanāthāstu bhūmiṣu |
apramattairmama hitai rātrāvahani caiva ha |
strībhirvarṣavaraiścaiva vaktavyaṃ na ca kāraṇam || 5 ||
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eṣa mānuṣako yatno mānuṣaireva sādhyate |
śrūyatāṃ yena daivaṃ hi madvidhaiḥ pratihanyate || 6 ||
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mantragrāmaiḥ suvihitairauṣadhaiśca suyojitaiḥ |
yatnena cānukūlena daivamapyanuvartate || 7 ||
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evaṃ sa yatnavān kaṃso devakīgarbhakṛntane |
bhayena mantrayāmāsa śrutārtho nāradātsa vai || 8 ||
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atha brahmatanūjastu nārado munipuṃgavaḥ || 8 ||
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viṣṇave sarvamācakhyau yathā kaṃsaviceṣṭitam || 8 ||
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evaṃ śrutvā prayatnaṃ vai kaṃsasyāriṣṭasaṃjñitam |
śrutvaiva kaṃsarājasya ceṣṭitaṃ jagatīpatiḥ |
antardhānaṃ gato viṣṇuścintayāmāsa vīryavān || 9 ||
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saptemāndevakīgarbhānbhojaputro vadhiṣyati |
aṣṭame ca mayā garbhe kāryamādhānamātmanaḥ || 10 ||
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tasya cintayatastvevaṃ pātālamagamanmanaḥ |
yatra te garbhaśayanāḥ ṣadgarbhā nāma dānavāḥ || 11 ||
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vikrāntavapuṣo dīptāste'mṛtaprāśanopamāḥ |
amarapratimā yuddhe putrā vai kālaneminaḥ || 12 ||
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āryakaṃ vai parityajya hiraṇyakaśipuṃ purā || 12 ||
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upāsāṃ cakrire daityāḥ purā lokapitāmaham |
tapyamānāstapastīvraṃ jaṭāmaṇḍaladhāriṇaḥ || 13 ||
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samāḥ sahasramayutamambuvāyuvicāriṇaḥ || 13 ||
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teṣāṃ prīto'bhavadbrahmā ṣadgarbhāṇāṃ varaṃ dadau |
brahmovāca bho bho dānavaśārdūlāstapasāhaṃ sutoṣitaḥ |
brūta vo yasya yaḥ kāmaḥ ko varo vaḥ pradīyatāṃ || 14 ||
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te tu sarve samānārthā daityā brahmāṇamabruvan |
yadi no bhagavānprītaḥ śrūyatāṃ no varo varaḥ || 15 ||
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avadhyāḥ syāma bhagavandaivataiḥ samahauragaiḥ |
śāpapraharaṇaiścāpi niyataiḥ paramarṣibhiḥ || 16 ||
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yakṣagandharvapatibhiḥ siddhacāraṇamānavaiḥ |
mā bhūdvadho no bhagavandadāsi yadi no varam || 17 ||
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tānuvāca tato brahmā suprītenāntarātmanā |
bhavadbhiryadidaṃ proktaṃ sarvametadbhaviṣyati || 18 ||
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ṣaḍgarbhāṇāṃ varaṃ dasttvā svayaṃbhūstridivaṃ gataḥ |
tato hiraṇyakaśipuḥ saroṣo vākyamabravīt || 19 ||
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māmutsṛjya varo yasmādvṛto vaḥ padmasaṃbhavāt |
tasmādvastyājitaḥ snehaḥ śatrubhūtāṃstyajāmyaham || 20 ||
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ṣaḍgarbhā iti yo yaṃ vaḥ śabdaḥ pitrābhivardhitaḥ |
sa eva vo garbhagatānpitā sarvānvadhiṣyati || 21 ||
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ṣaḍeva devakīgarbhāḥ ṣadgarbhā vai mahāsurāḥ |
bhaviṣyanti tataḥ kaṃso garbhasthānvo vadhiṣyati || 22 ||
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śaptvā caivaṃ tato daityāndaityeśo roṣamūrcchitaḥ || 22 ||
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pātāle jalagarbhasthāṃścakārāmitavikramaḥ || 22 ||
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jñātvā haristu taṃ śāpaṃ kaṃsasya ca viniścayam || 22 ||
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jagāmātha tato viṣṇuḥ pātālaṃ yatra te śurāḥ |
ṣaḍgarbhāḥ saṃyatāḥ santi jalagarbhagṛheśayāḥ || 23 ||
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sa dadarśa jale suptān ṣaḍgarbhān garbhasaṃsthitān |
nidrayā kālarūpiṇyā sarvānantarhitāniva || 24 ||
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svapnarūpeṇa teṣāṃ vai viṣṇurdehānathāviśat |
prāṇeśvarāṃśca niṣkṛṣya nidrāyai pradadau tadā || 25 ||
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tāṃ covāca tadā nidrāṃ viṣṇuḥ satyaparākramaḥ |
gaccha nidre mayotsṛṣṭā devakībhavanāntikam || 26 ||
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imānprāṇeśvarān gṛhya ṣaḍgarbhānnāma dehinaḥ |
ṣaḍgarbhāndānavottamān |
sarvaprāṇeśvarī caiva |
ṣaṭsu garbheṣu devakyā yojayasva yathākramam || 27 ||
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jāteṣveteṣu garbheṣu nīteṣu ca yamakṣayam |
kaṃsasya viphale yatne devakyāḥ saphale śrame || 28 ||
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prasādaṃ te kariṣyāmi matprasādasamaṃ bhuvi |
yena sarvasya lokasya devi devī bhavīṣyasi || 29 ||
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bhaviṣyanti mamāsrāṇi tathā bāhusthitāni te || 29 ||
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śārṅgaśaṅkhagadācakra musalaṃ śūlameva ca || 29 ||
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saptamo devakīgarbho yo'ṃśaḥ saumyo mamāgrajaḥ |
sa saṃkrāmayitavyaste saptame māsi rohiṇīm || 30 ||
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saṃkarṣaṇāttu garbhasya sa tu saṃkarṣaṇo yuvā |
bhaviṣyatyagrajo bhrātā mama śītāṃśudarśanaḥ || 31 ||
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patito devakīgarbhaḥ saptamo'yaṃ bhayāditi |
aṣṭame mayi garbhasthe kaṃso yatnaṃ kariṣyati || 32 ||
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yā tu sā nandagopasya dayitā kaṃsagopateḥ |
yaśodā nāma bhadraṃ te bhāryā gopakulodvahā || 33 ||
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tasyāstvaṃ navamo'smākaṃ kule garbho bhaviṣyasi |
navamyāmeva saṃjāto kṛṣṇapakṣasya vai tithau || 34 ||
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ahaṃ tvabhijito yoge niśāyā yauvane gate |
ardharātre kariṣyāmi garbhamokṣaṃ yathāsukham || 35 ||
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aṣṭamasya tu māsasya jātāvāvāṃ tataḥ samam |
prāpsyāvo garabhavyatyāsaṃ prāpte kaṃsasya śasane || 36 ||
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ahaṃ yaśodāṃ yāsyāmi tvaṃ devi bhaja devakīm |
āvayorgarbhavyatyāse kaṃso gacchatu mūḍhatām || 37 ||
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tatastvāṃ gṛhya caraṇe śilāyāṃ nirasiṣyati |
tatastaddhastavibhraṣṭā madyogādbhavitā śubhā |
nirasyamānā gagane sthānaṃ prāpsyasi śāśvatam || 38 ||
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macchavīsadṛśī kṛṣṇā saṃkarṣaṇasamānanā |
bibhratī vipulānbāhūnmama bāhūpamānbhuvi || 39 ||
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triśikhaṃ śūlamudyamya khaḍgaṃ ca kanakatsarum |
pātrīṃ ca pūrṇāṃ madhunaḥ paṅkajaṃ ca sunirmalam || 40 ||
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vasānā mecakaṃ kṣaumaṃ pītenottaravāsasā |
śaśiraśmiprakāśena hāreṇorasi rājatā || 41 ||
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divyakuṇḍalapūrṇābhyāṃ śravaṇābhyāṃ vibhūṣitā |
candrasāpatnyabhūtena tvaṃ mukhena virājitā || 42 ||
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mukuṭena tricakreṇa keśabandhena śobhitā |
bhujagābhoganirghoṣairbāhubhiḥ parighopamaiḥ || 43 ||
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bhujagābhairbhujairbhīmairbhūṣayantī diśo daśa || 43 ||
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aṣṭabhiḥ śobhayantyugraiḥ śārṅgacakrāsidhāribhiḥ || 43 ||
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dhvajena śikhibarhāṇāmucchritena samīpataḥ |
aṅgajena mayūrāṇāmaṅgadena ca bhāsvatā || 44 ||
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kīrṇā bhūtagaṇairghorairmannideśānuvartinī |
kaumāraṃ vratamāsthāya atridivaṃ tvaṃ gamiṣyasi || 45 ||
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tatra tvāṃ śatadṛk śakro matpradiṣṭena karmaṇā |
abhiṣekeṇa divyena daivataiḥ saha yokṣyate || 46 ||
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tatraiva tvāṃ bhaginyarthe grahiṣyati sa vāsavaḥ |
kuśikasya tu gotreṇa kauśikī tvaṃ bhaviṣyasi || 47 ||
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sa te vindhye nagaśreṣṭhe sthānaṃ dāsyati śāśvatam |
tataḥ sthānasahasreaistvaṃ pṛthivīṃ śobhayiṣyasi || 48 ||
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tataḥ sumbhanisumbhau a dānavau nagacārtiṇau |
tau ca kṛtvā manasi māṃ sānugau nāśayiṣyasi || 49 ||
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trailokyacāriṇī sā tvaṃ bhuvi satyopayācitā |
bhaviṣyasi mahābhāge varadā kāmarūpiṇī || 50 ||
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kṛtānuyātrā bhūtaistvaṃ nityaṃ māṃsabalipriyā |
tithau navamyāṃ pūjāṃ ca prāpsyase sapaśukriyām || 51 ||
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ye ca tvāṃ matprabhāvajñāḥ praṇamiṣyanti mānavāḥ |
na teṣāṃ durlabhaṃ kiṃcitputrato dhanato'pi vā || 52 ||
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kāntāreṣvavasannānāṃ mganānāṃ ca mahārṇave |
dasyubhirvā niruddhānāṃ tvaṃ gatiḥ paramā nṛṇām || 53 ||
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tvaṃ siddhiḥ śrīrdhṛtiḥ kīrtirhrīrvidyā saṃnatirmatiḥ |
saṃdhyā lakṣmīrvapurmedhā kāntiḥ śraddhā kriyā gatiḥ |
saṃdhyā rātriḥ prabhā nidrā kālarātristathaiva ca || 54 ||
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tvāṃ tu stoṣyanti ye bhaktyā stavenānena vai śubhe || 54 ||
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tasyāhaṃ na praṇaśyāmi sa ca me na praṇaśyati || 54 ||
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vaiśaṃpāyana uvāca |
āryāstavaṃ pravakṣyāmi yathoktamṛṣibhiḥ purā || 54 ||
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nārāyaṇīṃ namasyāmi devīṃ tribhuvaneśvarīm || 54 ||
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nṛṇāṃ bandhaṃ vadhaṃ ghoraṃ putranāśaṃ dhanakṣayam |
vyādhimṛtyubhayaṃ caiva pūjitā śamayiṣyasi || 55 ||
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bhaviṣyasi mahābhāge varadā kāmarūpiṇī || 55 ||
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mohayitvā ca taṃ kaṃsamekā tvaṃ bhokṣyase jagat |
ahamapyātmano vṛttiṃ vidhāsye goṣu gopavat |
svavṛddhyarthamahaṃ caiva kariṣye kaṃsaghātanam || 56 ||
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evaṃ tu tāṃ samādiśya gato'ntardhānamīśvaraḥ |
sā cāpi taṃ namaskṛtya tathāstviti vinirgatā || 57 ||
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yaścaitatpaṭhate stotraṃ śṛṇuyādvāpyabhīkṣṇaśaḥ || 57 ||
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sarvārthasiddhiṃ labhate naro nāstyatra saṃśayaḥ || 57 ||
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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 47

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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