Harivamsa [text] [sanskrit]

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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.

vaiśaṃpāyaṇa uvāca |
dāmodaravacaḥ śrutvā hṛṣṭāste goṣu jīvinaḥ |
tadvāgamṛtamākhyātaṃ pratyūcuraviśaṅkayā || 1 ||
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tavaiṣā bāla mahatī gopānāṃ harṣavardhinī |
prīṇayatyeva naḥ sarvānbuddhirvṛddhikarī nṛṇām || 2 ||
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tvaṃ gatistvaṃ ratiścaiva tvaṃ vettā tvaṃ parāyaṇam |
bhayeṣvabhayadastvaṃ nastvaṃ caiva suhṛdāṃ suhṛt || 3 ||
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tvatkṛte kṛṣṇa ghoṣo'yaṃ kṣemo muditagokulaḥ |
kṛtsno vasati śāntāriryathā svargagatastathā || 4 ||
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janmaprabhṛti divyaistairvikrāntairbhuvi duṣkaraiḥ |
boddhavyāccābhimānācca vismitāni manāṃsi naḥ || 5 ||
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balena ca parārdhyena yaśasā vikrameṇa ca |
uttamastvaṃ ca martyeṣu deveṣviva puraṃdaraḥ || 6 ||
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pratāpena ca tīkṣṇena dīptyā pūrṇatayāpi ca || 6 ||
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uttamastvaṃ ca martyeṣu deveṣviva divākaraḥ || 6 ||
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kāntyā lakṣmyā prasādena vadanena smitena ca |
uttamastvaṃ ca martyeṣu deveṣviva niśākaraḥ || 7 ||
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veṣeṇa vapuṣā caiva bālyena caritena ca |
syātte śaktidharastulyo na tu kaścana mānuṣaḥ || 8 ||
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yattvayābhihitaṃ vākyaṃ giriyajñaṃ prati prabho |
kastal laṅghayituṃ śakto velāmiva mahodadheḥ || 9 ||
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sthitaḥ śakramahastāta śrīmān girimahastvayam |
tvatpraṇīto'dya gopānāṃ gavāṃ hetoḥ pravartatām || 10 ||
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bhojanānyupakalpyantāṃ payasaḥ peśalāni ca |
kumbhāśca viniveśyantāmudapāneṣu śobhanāḥ |
lehyasya pāyasasyārthe droṇyaśca vipulāyatāḥ || 11 ||
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bhakṣyaṃ bhojyaṃ ca peyaṃ ca tatsarvamupanīyatām |
bhājanāni ca māṃsasya nyasyantāmodanasya ca |
trirātraṃ caiva saṃdohaḥ sarvaghoṣasya gṛhyatām || 12 ||
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viśasyantāṃ ca paśavo bhojyā ye mahiṣādayaḥ |
pravartatāṃ ca yajño'yaṃ sarvagopasusaṃkulaḥ || 13 ||
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ānandajanano ghoṣo mahānmuditagokulaḥ |
tūryapraṇādaghoṣaiśca vṛṣabhāṇāṃ ca garjitaiḥ || 14 ||
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hambhāravaiśca vatsānāṃ gopānāṃ harṣavardhanaḥ |
dadhihrado ghṛtāvartaḥ payaḥkulyāsamākulaḥ || 15 ||
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māṃsarāśipraklṛptāḍhyaḥ prakāśaudanaparvataḥ |
saṃprāvartata yajñaḥ sa girergobhiḥ samākulaḥ |
tuṣṭagopajanākīrṇo gopanārīmanoharaḥ || 16 ||
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bhakṣyāṇāṃ rāśayastatra śataśaścopakalpitāḥ || 16 ||
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gandhamālyaiśca vividhairdhūpairuccāvacaistathā || 16 ||
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athādhiśritaparyante paryāpte yajñasaṃvidhau |
yajñaṃ girestithau saumye cakrurgopā dvijaiḥ saha || 17 ||
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yajanānte tadannaṃ tu tatpayo dadhi cottamam |
māṃsaṃ ca māyayā kṛṣṇo girirbhūtvā samaśnute || 18 ||
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īdṛśaṃ hyabhavattatra gopānāṃ bharatarṣabha || 18 ||
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tarpitāścāpi viprāgryāstuṣṭāḥ saṃpūrṇabhojanāḥ |
uttasthuḥ prītamanasaḥ svasti vācya yathāsukham || 19 ||
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bhuktvā cāvabhṛte kṛṣṇaḥ payaḥ pītvā ca kāmataḥ |
saṃtṛpto'smīti divyena rūpeṇa prajahāsa vai || 20 ||
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prajahāsa girermūrdhni sthitaḥ kamalalocanaḥ || 20 ||
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taṃ gopāḥ parvatākāraṃ divyasraganulepanam |
girimūrdhni sthitaṃ dṛṣṭvā kṛṣṇaṃ jagmuḥ pradhānataḥ || 21 ||
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bhagavānapi tenaiva rūpeṇācchāditaḥ prabhuḥ |
saha taiḥ praṇato gopairvavandātmānamātmanā || 22 ||
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tamūcurvismitā gopā devaṃ girivare sthitam |
bhagavaṃstvadvaśe yuktā dāsāḥ kiṃ kurma kiṃkarāḥ || 23 ||
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sa uvāca tato gopān giriḥ suprabhayā girā |
adyaprabhṛti yājyo'haṃ goṣu yadyasti vo dayā || 24 ||
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ahaṃ vaḥ prathamo devaḥ sarvakāmakaraḥ śivaḥ |
mama prabhāvācca gavāmayutānyeva bhokṣyatha || 25 ||
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śivas ca vo bhaviṣyāmi madbhaktānāṃ vane vane |
raṃsye ca saha yuṣmābhiryathā divigatastathā || 26 ||
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ye ceme prathitā gopā nandagopādayaḥ sthitāḥ |
eṣāṃ prītaḥ prayacchāmi gopānāṃ vipulaṃ dhanam || 27 ||
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paryāpnuvantu māṃ kṣipraṃ gāvo vatsasamākulāḥ |
evaṃ mama parā prītirbhaviṣyati na saṃśayaḥ || 28 ||
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tato nīrājanārthaṃ vai vṛndaśo gokulāni ca |
parivavrurgirivaraṃ savṛṣāṇi sahasraśaḥ || 29 ||
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tā gāvaḥ prasnutā vatsaiḥ sāpīḍastabakāṅgadāḥ |
sasragāpīḍaśṛṅgāgrāḥ śataśo'tha sahasraśaḥ || 30 ||
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anujagmuśca gopālāḥ kālayanto dhanāni ca |
bhakticchedānuliptāṅgā raktapītāsitāmbarāḥ || 31 ||
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mayūracitrāṅgadino bhujaiḥ praharaṇāvṛtaiḥ |
mayūrapatravṛntānāṃ keśabandhaiḥ suyojitaiḥ |
babhrājuradhikaṃ gopāḥ samavāye tadādbhute || 32 ||
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anye vṛṣānāruruhurnṛtyanti smāpare mudā |
gopālāstvapare gāśca jagṛhurvegagāminaḥ || 33 ||
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tasminparyāyanirvṛtte gavāṃ nīrājanotsave |
antardhānaṃ jagāmāśu tena dehena so giriḥ || 34 ||
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kṛṣṇo'pi gopasthito viveśa vrajameva ha |
giriyajñapravṛttena tenāścaryeṇa vismitaḥ || 35 ||
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gopāḥ sabālavṛddhā vai tuṣṭuvurmudhusūdanam || 35 ||
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nṛtyaṃ gītaṃ prakurvāṇāḥ sahakṛṣṇā vrajaṃ yayuḥ || 35 ||
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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 60

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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