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 |
kāle gacchati saumyau tau dārakau kṛtanāmakau |
pañca saṃvatsarānprāptau śobhayānau vrajaṃ muhuḥ |
kṛṣṇasaṃkarṣaṇau cobhau riṅginau samapadyatām || 1 ||
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tāvanyonyagatau bālau bālyādevaikatāṃ gatau |
ekamantradharau kāntau bālacandrārkavarcasau || 2 ||
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ekanirmāṇaniryuktāvekaśayyāsanāśanau |
ekaveṣadharāvekaṃ puṣyamāṇau śiśuvratam || 3 ||
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ekakāryāntaragatāvekadehau dvidhā kṛtau |
ekacaryau mahāvīryāvekasya śiśutāṃ gatau || 4 ||
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ekapramāṇau lokānāṃ devavṛttāntamānuṣau |
kṛtsnasya jagato gopau saṃvṛttau gopadārakau || 5 ||
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anyonyavyatiṣaktābhiḥ krīḍābhirabhiśobhitau |
anyonyakiraṇagrastau candrasūryāvivāmbare || 6 ||
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visarpantau tu sarvatra sarpabhogabhujāv ubhau |
rejatuḥ pāṃśudigdhāṅgau dṛptau kalabhakāviva || 7 ||
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kvacidbhasmapradigdhāṅgau karīṣaprokṣitau kvacit |
tau tatra paridhāvetāṃ kumārāviva pāvakī || 8 ||
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kvacijjānubhiruddhṛṣṭaiḥ sarpamāṇau virejatuḥ |
krīḍantau vatsaśālāsu śakṛddigdhāṅgamūrdhajau || 9 ||
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śuśubhāte śriyā juṣṭāvānandajananau pituḥ |
janaṃ ca vipra kurvāṇau hasantau ca kvacitkvacit || 10 ||
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tau bālakau lalitakau mūrdhajavyākulekṣaṇau |
rejatuścandravadanau dārakau sukumārakau || 11 ||
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atiprasaktau ghoṣeṣu ghoṣamāpūrya dārakau || 11 ||
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atiprasaktau tau dṛṣṭvā sarvavrajavicāriṇau |
nāśaknuvadvārayituṃ nandagopaḥ sudurmadau || 12 ||
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tato yaśodā saṃkruddhā kṛṣṇaṃ kamalalocanam |
uvāca śiśurūpeṇa carantaṃ jagataḥ prabhum |
ehi vatsa piba stanyaṃ durvoḍhuṃ mama saṃprati || etāvantamitaḥ kālaṃ kvā gato'si gṛhādbahiḥ |
ityādāya kare putraṃ gṛhānnirvāsya sā ruṣā |
ānāyya śakaṭīmūlaṃ bhartsayantī punaḥ punaḥ || 13 ||
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dāmnā caivodare baddhvā pratyabandhadudūkhale |
yadi śaknoṣi gaccheti tamuktvā karma sākarot |
vyagrāyām tu yaśodāyāṃ nirjagāma tato'ṅgaṇāt || 14 ||
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śiśulīlāṃ tataḥ kurvan kṛṣṇo vismāpayanvrajam |
so'ṅgaṇānniḥsṛtaḥ kṛṣṇaḥ karṣamāṇa udūkhalam || 15 ||
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sa yamābhyām pravṛddhābhyāmarjunābhyāṃ caranvane |
niścakrāma śiśurmadhyātkarṣamāṇa udūkhalam || 16 ||
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tattasya karṣato baddham tiryaggatamudūkhalam |
lagnaṃ tābhyāṃ samūlābhyāmarjunābhyāṃ cakarṣa ha || 17 ||
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tāvarjunau kṛṣyamāṇau tena bālena raṃhasā |
samūlaviṭapau bhagnau sa tu madhye jahāsa vai || 18 ||
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nidarśanārthaṃ gopānāṃ divyaṃ svabalamāsthitaḥ |
taddāma tasya bālasya prabhāvādabhavaddṛḍham || 19 ||
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yamunātīramārgasthā gopyastaṃ dadṛśuḥ śiśum |
krandantyo vismayantyaśca yaśodānikaṭaṃ yayuḥ || 20 ||
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tāstu saṃbhrāntavadanā yaśodāmūcuraṅganāḥ |
ehyāgaccha yaśodeti saṃbhrame kiṃ vilambase || 21 ||
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yau tāvarjunavṛkṣau tu vraje satyopayācitau |
tāvetau tava putrasya patitāv upari drumau |
putrasyopari tāvetau patitau te mahīruhau || 22 ||
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dṛḍhena dāmnā tatraiva baddho vatsa ivodare |
jahāsa madhye vṛkṣābhyāṃ tava putraḥ sa bālakaḥ || 23 ||
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prahasanneva vṛkṣābhyāṃ madhye krīḍannivāṅgaṇe || 23cd ||
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uttiṣṭha gaccha durmedhe mūḍhe paṇḍitamānini |
putramānaya jīvantuṃ muktaṃ mṛtyumukhādiva || 24 ||
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sā bhītā sahasotthāya hāhākāraṃ prakurvatī |
taṃ deśamagamad yatra patitau tau mahādrumau || 25 ||
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dadarśa tābhyāṃ sā madhye drumābhyāmātmajaṃ śiśum |
dāmnā nibaddhamudare karṣamāṇamudūkhalam || 26 ||
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sagopīgopavṛddhaśca sayuvā ca vrajastadā |
paryagacchattato draṣṭuṃ gopeṣu mahadadbhutam || 27 ||
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jajalpuste yathākāmaṃ gopā vanavicāriṇaḥ |
jajalpurjātasaṃbhrāntā sarve vismitacetasaḥ |
kenemau pātitau vṛkṣau ghoṣasyaivāgrapādapau || 28 ||
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vinā vātaṃ vinā varṣaṃ vidyutprapatanaṃ vinā |
vinā hastikṛtaṃ doṣaṃ kenemau pātitau drumau || 29 ||
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aho bata na śobhetāṃ vimūlāvarjunāvimau |
imau nipatitau bhūmau vitoyau jaladāviva || 30 ||
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yadīmau ghoṣaracitau ghoṣakalyāṇakāriṇau || 30 ||
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nandagopa prasannau te drumāvevaṃgatāvapi |
yatra te dārako mukto vimūlābhyāmavikṣataḥ || 31 ||
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autpātikamidaṃ ghoṣe tṛtīyaṃ vartate tviha |
pūtanāyā nipātaśca drumayoḥ śakaṭasya ca || 32 ||
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asmin sthāne niveśo'yaṃ ghoṣasyāsya na vidyate |
utpātā hyatra dṛśyante kathayanto naśobhanam || 33 ||
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nandagopastu sahasā muktvā kṛṣṇamudūkhalāt |
niveśya cāṅke suciraṃ mṛtaṃ punarivāgatam || 34 ||
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nātṛpyatprekṣamāṇo vai kṛṣṇaṃ kamalalocanam || 34 ||
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tato yaśodāṃ garhanvai nandagopo viveśa ha |
sa ca gopajanaḥ sarvo ghoṣameva jagāma ha || 35 ||
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sa ca tenaiva nāmnā tu kṛṣṇo vai dāmabandhanāt |
yena dāmnā nibaddho'sāv udare sudṛḍhaṃ vraje |
ghoṣe dāmodara iti gopībhiḥ parigīyate || 36 ||
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etadāścaryabhūtaṃ hi bālasyāsīdviceṣṭitam |
kṛṣṇasya bharataśreṣṭha ghoṣe nivasatastadā || 37 ||
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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 51

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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