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 |
tataḥ prabhāte vimale pakṣivyāhārasaṃkule |
naiśākare raśmijāle kṣaṇadākṣayasaṃhṛte || 1 ||
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nabhasyaruṇasaṃtīrṇe paryaste jyotimaṇḍale |
pratyūṣapavanāsāraiḥ kledite dharaṇītale || 2 ||
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kṣīṇākārāsu tārāsu suptaniṣpratibhāsu ca |
naiśamantardadhe rūpamudagacchaddivākaraḥ |
śītāṃśuḥ śāntakiraṇo niṣprabhaḥ samapadyata || 3 ||
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eko nāśayate rūpameko vardhayate vapuḥ || 3 ||
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gobhiḥ samavakīrṇāsu vrajaniryāṇabhūmiṣu |
manthāvartanapūrṇeṣu gargareṣu nadatsu ca || 4 ||
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dāmabhiryamyamāneṣu vatseṣu taruṇeṣu ca |
gopairāpūryamāṇeṣu ghoṣarathyāsu sarvaśaḥ || 5 ||
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tatraiva gurukaṃ bhāṇḍaṃ sakaṭāropitaṃ bahu |
tvaritāḥ pṛṣṭhataḥ kṛtvā jagmuḥ syandanavāhanāḥ || 6 ||
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kṛṣṇo'tha rauhiṇeyaśca sa caivāmitadakṣiṇaḥ |
trayo rathagatā jagmustrilokapatayo yathā || 7 ||
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athāha kṛṣṇamakrūro yamunātīramāśritaḥ |
syandanaṃ tāta rakṣasva yatnaṃ ca kuru vājiṣu || 8 ||
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hayebhyo yavasaṃ dattvā hayabhāṇḍe rathe tathā |
pragāḍhaṃ yatnamāsthāya kṣaṇaṃ tāta pratīkṣatām || 9 ||
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yamunāyā hrade hyasmintoṣyāmi bhujageśvaram |
divyairbhāgavatairmantraiḥ sarvalokaprabhuṃ yataḥ || 10 ||
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guhyaṃ bhāgavataṃ devaṃ sarvalokasya bhāvanam || 10 ||
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śrīmatsvastikamūrdhānaṃ praṇamiṣyāmi bhoginam |
sahasraśirasaṃ devamanantaṃ nīlavāsasam || 11 ||
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dharmadevasya tasyāsyād yadviṣaṃ prabhaviṣyati |
sarvaṃ tadamṛtaprakhyamaśiṣyāmyamaro yathā || 12 ||
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svastikāyatanaṃ dṛṣṭvā dvijihvaṃ śrīvibhūṣitam |
samājastatra sarpāṇāṃ śāntyarthaṃ vai bhaviṣyati || 13 ||
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āstāṃ māṃ samudīkṣantau bhavantau saṃgatāv ubhau |
nivṛtto bhujagendrasya yāvadasmi hradottamāt || 14 ||
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tamāha kṛṣṇaḥ saṃhṛṣṭo gaccha dharmiṣṭha māciram |
āvāṃ khalu na śaktau svastvayā hīnāvihāsitum || 15 ||
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evamuktastu kṛṣṇena praṇamya manasā harim || 15 ||
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sa hrade yamunāyāstu mamajjāmitadakṣiṇaḥ |
rasātale sa dadṛśe sarpalokamimaṃ yathā || 16 ||
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rasātale hradāntaśca darśanāgamanaṃ yathā || 16 ||
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tasya madhye sahasrāsyam hematālocchritadhvajam |
lāṅgalāsaktahastāgraṃ musalāpāśritodaram || 17 ||
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asitāmbarasaṃvītam pāṇḍuraṃ pāṇḍurānanam |
kuṇḍalaikadharaṃ mattaṃ suptamamburuhekṣaṇam || 18 ||
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bhogodarāsane śubhre svena dehena kalpite |
svāsīnaṃ svastikābhyāṃ ca varābhyāṃ ca mahīdharam || 19 ||
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kiṃcitsavyāpavṛttena maulinā hemacūlinā |
jātarūpamayaiḥ padmairmālayā cchannavakṣasam || 20 ||
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raktacandanadigdhāṅgam dīrghabāhumariṃdamam |
padmanābhaṃ sitābhrābham bhābhirjvalitatejasam || 21 ||
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dadarśa bhogināṃ nāthaṃ sthitamekārṇaveśvaram |
pūjyamānaṃ dvijihvendrairvāsukipramukhaiḥ prabhum || 22 ||
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kambalāśvatarau nāgau tau cāmaradharāv ubhau |
avījayetāṃ taṃ devam dharmāsanagataṃ prabhum || 23 ||
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tasyābhyāsagato bhāti vāsukiḥ pannageśvaraḥ |
vṛto'nyaiḥ sacivaiḥ sarpaiḥ karkoṭakapuraḥsaraiḥ || 24 ||
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taṃ ghaṭaiḥ kāñcanairdivyaiḥ paṅkajacchannamūrdhajam |
rājānaṃ snāpayāmāsuḥ snātamekārṇavāmbubhiḥ || 25 ||
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tasyotsaṅge ghanaśyāmaṃ śrīvatsācchāditodaram |
koṭikandarpasundaram |
dakṣiṇāvartasusnigdha- |
sahasraśubhanāmānamarkacandrekṣaṇadyutim |
pītāmbaradharaṃ viṣṇuṃ sūpaviṣṭaṃ dadarśa ha || 26 ||
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āsīnaṃ caiva somena tulyasaṃhananaṃ prabhum |
saṃkarṣaṇamivāsīnaṃ taṃ divyaṃ viṣṭaraṃ vinā || 27 ||
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sa kṛṣṇaṃ tatra sahasā vyāhartumupacakrame |
tasya saṃstambhayāmāsa vākyaṃ kṛṣṇaḥ svatejasā || 28 ||
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sa ca bhāgavatairmantrairarcayitvā gadādharam || 28 ||
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stutvā ca devamīśānaṃ varadaṃ bhaktavatsalam || 28 ||
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ātmānaṃ kṛtakṛtyānāmagresaramamaṃsta saḥ || 28 ||
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so'nubhūya bhujaṃgānāṃ taṃ bhāgavatamavyayam |
udatiṣṭhatpunastoyādvismito'mitadakṣiṇaḥ || 29 ||
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sa tau rathasthāvāsinau tatraiva balakeśavau |
udīkṣamāṇāvanyonyaṃ dadarśādbhutarūpiṇau || 30 ||
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athāmajjatpunastatra tadākrūraḥ kutūhalāt |
ijyate yatra devaḥ sa nīlavāsāḥ sanātanaḥ || 31 ||
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tathaivāsīnamutsaṅge sahasrāsyadharasya vai |
dadarśa kṛṣṇamakrūraḥ pūjyamānaṃ yathāvidhi || 32 ||
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bhūyaśca sahasotthāya taṃ mantraṃ manasā vahan |
rathaṃ tenaiva mārgeṇa jagāmāmitadakṣiṇaḥ || 33 ||
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tamāha keśavo hṛṣṭaḥ sthitamakrūramāgatam |
kīdṛśaṃ nāgalokasya vṛttaṃ bhāgavate hrade || 34 ||
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ciraṃ tu bhavatā kālaṃ vyākṣepeṇa vilambitam |
manye dṛṣṭaṃ tvayāścaryaṃ hṛdayaṃ te yathācalam || 35 ||
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pratyuvāca sa taṃ kṛṣṇamāścaryaṃ bhavatā vinā |
kiṃ bhaviṣyati lokeṣu careṣu sthāvareṣu ca || 36 ||
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tatrāścaryaṃ mayā dṛṣṭaṃ yatkṛṣṇa bhuvi durlabham |
tadihāpi yathā tatra paśyāmi ca ramāni ca || 37 ||
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saṃgataścāsmi lokānāmāścaryeṇeha rūpiṇā |
ataḥ parataraṃ kṛṣṇa nāścaryaṃ draṣṭumutsahe || 38 ||
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ko vāyaṃ triṣu lokeṣu vismayaṃ bhavatā vinā || 38 ||
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namaḥ sarvātmane tubhyaṃ vismayāya jagatpate || 38 ||
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namo'stu devadeveśa tubhyaṃ sarvātmane namaḥ || 38 ||
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namo'stu viṣṇave tubhyamameyāya jagatpate || 38 ||
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kiṃ vānena jagannātha kṛtakṛtyo'smi sāṃpratam || 38 ||
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kṛtyaśeṣaṃ sadā viṣṇo kimutsṛjasi sāṃpratam || 38 ||
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tadāgaccha gamiṣyāmaḥ kaṃsarājapurīṃ prabho |
yāvannāstaṃ vrajatyeṣa divasānte divākaraḥ || 39 ||
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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 70

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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