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 |
mahāmātraṃ tataḥ kaṃso babhāṣe hastijīvinam |
hastī kuvalayāpīḍaḥ samājadvāri tiṣṭhatu || 1 ||
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balavānmadalolākṣaścapalaḥ krodhano nṛṣu |
dānotkaṭakaṭaścaṇḍaḥ prativāraṇaroṣaṇaḥ || 2 ||
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sa saṃcodayitavyaste tāv uddiśya vanaukasau |
vasudevasutau nīcau yathā syātāṃ gatāyuṣau || 3 ||
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tvayā caiva gajendreṇa yadi tau goṣu jīvinau |
bhavetāṃ ghātitau raṅge paśyeyamahamutkaṭau || 4 ||
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tatastau patitau dṛṣṭvā vasudevaḥ sabāndhavaḥ |
chinnamūlo nirālambaḥ sabhāryo vinaśiṣyati || 5 ||
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ye ceme yādavā mūrkhāḥ sarve kṛṣṇaparāyaṇāḥ |
vinaśiṣyanti chinnāśā dṛṣṭvā kṛṣṇaṃ nipātitam || 6 ||
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etau hatvā gajendreṇa mallairvā svayameva vā |
purīṃ niryādavāṃ kṛtvā vicariṣyāmyahaṃ sukhī || 7 ||
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pitāpi me parityakto yo yādavakulodvahaḥ |
śeṣāśca me parityaktā yādavāḥ kṛṣṇapakṣiṇaḥ || 8 ||
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na cāhamugrasenena jātaḥ kila sutārthinā |
mānuṣeṇālpavīryeṇa yathā māmāha nāradaḥ || 9 ||
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suyāmunaṃ nāma giriṃ mama mātā rajasvalā |
prekṣituṃ saha sā strībhirgatā vanakutūhalāt || 10 ||
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sā tatra ramaṇīyeṣu ruciradrumasānuṣu |
cacāra nagaśṛṅgeṣu kandareṣu nadīṣu ca || 11 ||
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kiṃnarodgītamadhurāḥ pratiśrutyānunāditāḥ |
śṛṇvantī kāmajananīrvācaḥ śrotrasukhāvahāḥ || 12 ||
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barhiṇānāṃ ca virutaṃ khagānāṃ ca vikūjitam |
abhīkṣṇamabhiśṛṇvantī strīdharmamabhirocayat || 13 ||
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etasminnantare vāyurvanarājiviniḥsṛtaḥ |
hṛdyaḥ kusumagandhāḍhyo vavau manmathabodhanaḥ || 14 ||
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dvirephābharaṇāścaiva kadambā vāyughaṭṭitāḥ |
mumucurgandhamadhikaṃ saṃtatāsāramūrchitāḥ || 15 ||
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kesarāḥ puṣpavarṣaiśca vavṛṣuḥ madabodhanāḥ |
nīpā dīpā ivābhānti puṣpakaṇṭakadhāriṇaḥ || 16 ||
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mahī navatṛṇacchannā śakragopavibhūṣitā |
yauvanastheva vanitā khaṃ dadhārārtavaṃ vapuḥ || 17 ||
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atha saubhapatiḥ śrīmāndrumilo nāma dānavaḥ |
ugrasenasya rūpeṇa mātaraṃ me pradharṣayat || 18 ||
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sā patisnigdhahṛdayā bhāvenopasasarpa tam |
śaṅkitā cābhavatpaścāttasya gauravadarśanāt || 19 ||
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sā tamāhotthitā bhītā na tvaṃ mama patirdhruvam |
kaśca tvaṃ vikṛtākāro yenāsmi malinīkṛtā || 20 ||
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ekapatnīvratamidaṃ mama saṃdūṣitaṃ tvayā |
patyurme rūpamāsthāya nīca nīcena karmaṇā || 21 ||
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kiṃ māṃ vakṣyanti ruṣitā bāndhavāḥ kulapāṃsanīm |
jugupsitā ca vatsyāmi patipakṣairnirākṛtā || 22 ||
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dhiktvāmīdṛśamakṣāntaṃ dauṣkulaṃ vyutthitendriyam |
aviśvāsyamanāyuṣyaṃ paradārābhimarśanam || 23 ||
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sa tāmāha prasajjantīṃ kṣiptaḥ krodhena dānavaḥ |
ahaṃ vai drumilo nāma saubhasya patirūrjitaḥ || 24 ||
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kiṃ māṃ kṣipasi doṣeṇa mūḍhe paṇḍitamānini |
mānuṣaṃ patimāśritya hīnavīryaparākramam || 25 ||
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vyabhicārānna duṣyanti striyaḥ strīmānagarvite |
ny hyāsīnniyatā buddhirmānuṣīṇāṃ viśeṣataḥ || 26 ||
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śrūyante hi striyo bahvyo vyabhicāravyatikramaiḥ |
prasūtā devasaṃkāśānputrānamitavikramān || 27 ||
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atīva tvaṃ hi loke'sminpatidharmavatī satī |
śuddhā keśānvidhunvantī bhāṣase yad yadicchasi || 28 ||
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kasya tvamiti yaccāhaṃ tvayokto mattakāśinī |
kaṃso nāma ripudhvaṃśī tava putro bhaviṣyati || 29 ||
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sā saroṣā punarbhūtvā nindatī tasya taṃ varam |
uvāca vyathitā devī dānavaṃ duṣṭavādinam || 30 ||
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dhikte vṛttaṃ sudurvṛtta yaḥ sarvā nindase striyaḥ |
santi striyo nīcavṛttāḥ santi caiva pativratāḥ || 31 ||
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yāstvekapatnyaḥ śrūyante'rundhatīpramukhāḥ striyaḥ |
dhṛtāstābhistrayo lokāḥ sarve vai kulapāṃsana || 32 ||
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yastvayā mama putro vai datto vṛttavināśanaḥ |
na me bahumatastveṣa śṛṇu cāpi yaducyate || 33 ||
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utpatsyati pumānnīca pativaṃśe mamāvyayaḥ |
bhaviṣyati sa te mṛtyuryaśca dattastvayā sutaḥ || 34 ||
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drumilastvevamuktastu jagāmākāśameva tu |
tenaiva rathamukhyena divyenāpratigāminā |
jagāma ca purīṃ dīnā mātā tadahareva me || 35 ||
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māmevamuktvā bhagavānnārado munisattamaḥ || 35 ||
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dīpyamānastapovīryātsākṣādagniriva jvalan || 35 ||
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vallakīṃ vādyamānastu saptasvaravimūrchitām || 35 ||
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gāyano lakṣyavīthīṃ ca jagāma brahmaṇo'ntikam || 35 ||
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śṛṇuṣvedaṃ mahāmātra nibodha vacanaṃ mama || 35 ||
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tathyaṃ coktaṃ nāradena traikālajñena dhīmatā || 35 ||
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ahaṃ balena vīryeṇa nayena vinayena ca || 35 ||
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prabhāveṇaiva śauryeṇa tejasā vikrameṇa ca || 35 ||
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satyena caiva dānena nānyo'sti sadṛśaḥ pumān || 35 ||
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viditvā sarvamātmānaṃ vacanaṃ śraddadhāmyaham || 35 ||
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kṣetrajo'haṃ sutastvevamugrasenasya hastipa |
mātāpitṛbhyāṃ saṃtyaktaḥ sthāpitaḥ svena tejasā || 36 ||
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ubhābhyāṃ cāpi vidviṣṭo bāndhavaiśca viśeṣataḥ |
tadimau ghātayitvā tu hastinā gopakilbiṣau |
badhvā ca pitaraṃ rājye sthito'smi ca balīyasā |
etānapi haniṣyami hatvā gopālakāv ubhau || 37 ||
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tadgaccha gajamāruhya sāṅkuśaprāsatomaraḥ |
sthiro bhava mahāmātra samājadvāri mā ciram || 38 ||
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samāgatau ca tau dṛṣṭvā jahi gopālakāv ubhau || 38 ||
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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 73

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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