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 |
prāgeva vasudevastu vraje śuśrāva rohiṇīm |
prajātāṃ putramevāgre candrātkāntatarānanam || 1 ||
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sa nandagopaṃ tvaritaḥ provāca śubhayā girā |
gacchānayā saha tvaṃ tu vrajameva yaśodayā || 2 ||
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yadā ca rohiṇī putraṃ prasūtā kamalekṣaṇā || 2 ||
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yaśodāpi tadaiveyaṃ prasūtā tanayaṃ vibho || 2 ||
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tatremau dārakau gatvā jātakarmādibhirguṇaiḥ |
yojayitvā vraje tāta saṃvardhaya yathāsukham |
rauhiṇeyaṃ ca me putraṃ parirakṣa śiśuṃ vraje || 3 ||
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pālayasva tadā tāta pramādabahule vraje || 3 ||
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bālye kelikilaḥ sarvo bālye mūrcchantyamānuṣāḥ |
bālye caṇḍatamaḥ sarvastatra yatnaparo bhava || 4 ||
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ahaṃ vācyo bhaviṣyāmi pitṛpakṣeṣu putriṇām |
yo'hamekasya putrasya na paśyāmi śiśormukham || 5 ||
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hriyate hi balātprajñā prājñasyāpi sato mama |
asmāddhi me bhayaṃ kaṃsānnirghṛṇādvai śiśorvadhe || 6 ||
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tad yathā rauhiṇeyaṃ tvaṃ nandagopa mamātmajam |
gopāyasi yathā tāta tattvānveṣī tathā kuru |
vighnā hi bahavo loke bālānuttrāsayanti hi || 7 ||
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sa ca putro mama jyāyān kanīyāṃstava cāpyayam |
ubhāvapi samaṃ premṇā nirīkṣasva yathāsukham || 8 ||
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vardhamānāv ubhāvetau samānavayasau yathā |
śobhetāṃ govraje tasminnandagopa tathā kuru || 9 ||
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na ca vṛndāvane kāryo gavāṃ ghoṣaḥ kadācana |
tatrāsau vasati krūro māṃsabhojī durātmavān |
tatra vāse tu bhetavyaṃ keśinaḥ pāpadarśinaḥ || 10 ||
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sarīsṛpebhyaḥ kīṭebhyaḥ śakunibhyastathaiva ca |
goṣṭheṣu gobhyo vatsebhyo rakṣyau te dvāvimau śiśū || 11 ||
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yamunā naiva gantavyā tasyāṃ vasati kāliyaḥ || 11 ||
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nandagopa gatā rātriḥ śīghrayāno vrajāśugaḥ |
ime tvāṃ tvarayantīha pakṣiṇaḥ savyadakṣiṇāḥ || 12 ||
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rahite vasudevena so'nujñāto mahātmanā |
yānaṃ yaśodayā sārdhamāruroha mudā yutaḥ || 13 ||
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kumāraṃ skandhavāhyāyāṃ śivikāyāṃ samāhitaḥ |
śayane taṃ śiśuṃ caiva saṃveśya mṛdusaṃstare |
saṃveśayāmāsa śiśuṃ śayanīye mahāmatiḥ || 14 ||
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sa jagāma viviktena śītānilavisarpiṇā |
bahūdakena mārgena yamunātīraśobhinā || 15 ||
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sa dadarśa śive deśe govardhananagopage |
yamunātīrasaṃbaddhaṃ śītamārutasevitam || 16 ||
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virataśvāpadaṃ ramyaṃ latāvallīmahādrumam |
gobhistṛṇanimagnābhiḥ syandantībhiralaṃkṛtam || 17 ||
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samapracāraṃ ca gavāṃ samatīrthajalāśayam |
viṣāṇaskandhaghātaiśca vṛṣāṇāṃ ghṛṣṭapādapam || 18 ||
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bhāsāmipādānusṛtaṃ śyenaiścāmiṣagṛddhibhiḥ |
sṛgālamṛgasiṃhaiśca vasāmedośibhirvṛtam || 19 ||
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śārdūlaśabdābhirutaṃ nānāpakṣisamākulam |
svādupuṣpaphalaṃ ramyaṃ paryāptatṛṇasaṃstaram || 20 ||
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govrajaṃ gorutaśivaṃ gopanārībhirāvṛtam |
hambhāravaiśca vatsānāṃ sarvataḥ kṛtanisvanam || 21 ||
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sakaṭāvartavipulaṃ kaṇṭakīvāṭasaṃkulam |
paryanteśvāvṛtaṃ vanyairbṛhadbhiḥ patitairdrumaiḥ || 22 ||
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vatsānāṃ ropitaiḥ kīlairdāmabhiśca vibhūṣitam |
karīṣākīrṇavasudhaṃ kaṭacchannakuṭīmaṭham || 23 ||
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kṣamapracārabahulaṃ hṛṣṭapuṣṭajanāyutam |
dāmanīprāyabahulaṃ gargarodgāranisvanam || 24 ||
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takranisrāvabahulaṃ dadhimaṇḍārdramṛttikam |
navanītaparikṣiptamājyagandhavibhūṣitam |
manthānavalayodgārairgopīnāṃ janitasvanam || 25 ||
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kākapakṣadharairbālairgopālaiḥ krīḍitālayam |
dārakairdārikābhiśca parasparasamākulam |
sārgaladvāragovāṭaṃ madhye gosthānasaṃkulam |
sarpiṣā pacyamānena surabhīkṛtamārutam || 26 ||
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nīlapītāmbarābhiśca taruṇībhiḥ samantataḥ |
vanyapuṣpāvataṃsābhirgopakanyābhirāvṛtam || 27 ||
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sīmantamadhurālāpāḥ smitabhrūlalitekṣaṇāḥ || 27 ||
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sītkārabhrūvilāsaiśca cetobuddhimanoharāḥ || 27 ||
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sarvāstāścandravadanā gopanāryaḥ suśobhanāḥ || 27 ||
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tāsāṃ nūpuraśabdena mekhalānāṃ svanena ca || 27 ||
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svanantīnāṃ ca śabdena mayūrā nanṛtustadā || 27 ||
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śirasā dhṛtakumbhābhirbaddhairudgrathitāmbaraiḥ |
yamunātīramārgeṇa jalahārībhirāvṛtam || 28 ||
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takravikrayayuktābhirdadhisarpiḥkrayeṣu ca || 28 ||
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sa tatra praviśan hṛṣṭo govrajaṃ gopanāditam |
pratyudgato gopavṛddhaiḥ strībhirvṛddhābhireva ca |
niveśaṃ rocayāmāsa parivarte sukhāśraye || 29 ||
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sā yatra rohiṇī devī vasudevasukhāvahā |
tatra taṃ bālasūryābhaṃ kṛṣṇaṃ gūḍhaṃ nyaveśayat || 30 ||
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vasudevaprayuktaśca tayorgargo mahātapāḥ || 30 ||
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akarojjātakarmādyāḥ kriyāḥ sarvā yathākramam || 30 ||
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brāhmaṇebhyo dhanaṃ dattvā bhojanaṃ ca yathākramam || 30 ||
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gopāścaivotsavaṃ cakrurgobhyo viprebhya eva ca || 30 ||
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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 49

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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