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.

kaṃsenāpi samājñaptaścāṇūraḥ pūrvameva tu |
yodhavyaṃ saha kṛṣṇena tvayā yatnavateti vai || 7 ||
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sa roṣeṇa tu cāṇūraḥ kaṣāyīkṛtalocanaḥ |
abhyavartata yuddhāya apāṃ pūrṇo yathā ghanaḥ || 8 ||
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āha cainaṃ sa govindaṃ vyapaneṣyāmi te madam || 8 ||
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acirāddrakṣyase gopa mama vaivasvataṃ balāt || 8 ||
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tacchrutvaiva tu govindo babhāṣe taṃ gatāyuṣam || 8 ||
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tādṛśaṃ tava sāmarthyaṃ drakṣyāmi balamuttamam || 8 ||
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acirāddrakṣyase malla tvayā vātha mayādhama || 8 ||
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darśayasva samarthaścettvadbalaṃ kathyase'dhama || 8 ||
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evamuktvā tu govindo nanāda vividhaṃ bahu || 8 ||
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avaghuṣṭe samāje tu niḥśabdastimite jane |
yādavāstatra sahitā idaṃ vacanamabruvan || 9 ||
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bāṇapakṣaṃ parityaṃ ca yuddhaṃ sāmnā nirīkṣya ca || 9 ||
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bāhuyuddhamidaṃ raṅge saprāśnikamakātaram |
kriyābalasamājñātamaśastraṃ nirmitaṃ purā || 10 ||
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adbhiścāpi śramo nityaṃ vineyaḥ kāladarśibhiḥ |
karīṣeṇa ca mallasya satataṃ prakriyā smṛtā || 11 ||
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sthito bhūmigataścaiva yo yathāmārgataḥ sthitaḥ |
sthitau bhūmigatau caiva yathā tau mārgamāsthitau |
niyudhyataśca paryāyaḥ prāśnikaiḥ samudāhṛtaḥ || 12 ||
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bālo vā yadi vā madhyaḥ sthaviro vā kṛśo'pi vā |
balastho vā sthito raṅge jñeyaḥ kakṣyāntareṇa vai || 13 ||
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balataśca kriyātaśca bāhuyuddhavidhiryudhi |
nirghātānantaraṃ kiṃcinna kartavyaṃ vijānatā || 14 ||
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tadidaṃ prastutaṃ raṅge yuddhaṃ kṛṣṇāndhramallayoḥ |
bālaḥ kṛṣṇo mahānandhrastatra na syādvicāraṇā || 15 ||
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tataḥ kilakilāśabdaḥ samāje samavartata |
prāvalgata ca govindo vākyaṃ cedamuvāca ha || 16 ||
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ahaṃ bālo mahānandhro vapuṣā parvatopamaḥ |
yuddhaṃ mama sahānena rocate bāhuśālinā || 17 ||
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yuddhavyatikramaḥ kaścinna bhaviṣyati matkṛtaḥ |
na hyahaṃ bāhuyodhānāṃ dūṣayiṣyāmi yanmatam || 18 ||
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yo'yaṃ karīṣadharmaśca toyadharmaśca raṅgajaḥ |
kaṣāyasya ca saṃsargaḥ samayo hyeṣa kalpitaḥ || 19 ||
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saṃyamaḥ sthiratā śauryaṃ vyāyāmaḥ matkriyā balam |
reṅge ca niyatā siddhiretad yuddhamukhe vratam || 20 ||
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yadayaṃ bāhubhiryuddhaṃ savairaṃ kartumudyataḥ |
atra vai nigrahaḥ kāryastoṣayiṣyāmyahaṃ jagat || 21 ||
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karūṣeṣu prasūto'yaṃ cāṇūro nāma nāmataḥ |
bāhuyodhī sarīreṇa karmabhiścānucintyatām || 22 ||
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etena bahavo mallā nihatā yuddhadurmadāḥ |
raṅgapratāpakāmena mallamārgaśca dūṣitaḥ || 23 ||
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sastrasiddhistu yodhānāṃ saṃgrāme śastrayodhinām |
raṅgasiddhistu mallānāṃ pratimallanighātajā || 24 ||
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raṇe vijayamānasya kīrtirbhavati śāśvatī |
hatasyāpi raṇe sastrairnākapṛṣṭhaṃ vidhīyate || 25 ||
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raṇe hyubhayataḥ siddhirhatasyāpi ghnato'pi vā |
sā hi prāṇāntikā yātrā mahadbhiḥ sādhu pūjitā || 26 ||
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ayaṃ tu mārgo balataḥ kriyātaśca viniḥsṛtaḥ |
mṛtasya raṅge kaḥ svargo jayato vā kuto ratiḥ || 27 ||
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ye tu kecitsvadoṣeṇa rājñaḥ paṇḍitamāninaḥ |
yotsyāma bālā balibhirbāhubhiḥ saha saṃkaṭe |
evamuktvā tataḥ kṛṣṇaścāṇūraṃ samapadyata |
āsphoṭya bāhū rājendra cāṇūraḥ kṛṣṇamabhyayāt || tāv ubhau siṃhavikrāntau mattāviva mahāgajau |
yuyudhāte tadānyonyamebhirmallapariśramaiḥ |
pratāpārthe hatā mallā mallahanturvadho hi saḥ || 28 ||
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evaṃ saṃjalpatāmeva tābhyāṃ yuddhaṃ sudāruṇam |
ubhābhyāmabhavadghoraṃ vāraṇābhyāṃ yathā vane || 29 ||
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kṛtapratikṛtaiścitrairbāhubhiśca sasaṃkaṭaiḥ |
saṃnipātāvadhūtaiśca pramāthonmathanaistathā || 30 ||
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tāv ubhāvapi saṃśliṣṭau yathā śailamayau tathā || 30 ||
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kṣepaṇairmuṣṭibhiścaiva varāhodbhūtanisvanaiḥ |
kīlairvajranipātaiśca prasṛṣṭābhistathaiva ca || 31 ||
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śalākānakhapātaiśca pādoddhūtaiśca dāruṇaiḥ |
jānubhiścāsmanirghoṣaiḥ śirobhiścāvaghaṭṭitaiḥ || 32 ||
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tad yuddhamabhavadghoramasastraṃ bāhutejasā |
balaprāṇena śūrāṇāṃ samājotsavasaṃnidhau || 33 ||
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saṃrajyata janaḥ sarvaḥ sotkruṣṭaninadotthitaḥ |
sādhu vādāṃśca mañceṣu ghoṣayantyapare janāḥ || 34 ||
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diviṣṭhāśca tathā devāḥ sādhu sādhviti cābruvan || 34 ||
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tataḥ prasvinnavadanaḥ kṛṣṇapraṇihitekṣaṇaḥ |
nyavārayata tūryāṇi kaṃsaḥ savyena pāṇinā || 35 ||
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pratiṣiddheṣu tūryeṣu mṛdaṅgādiṣu teṣu vai |
khe saṃgatānyavādyanta devatūryāṇyanekaśaḥ || 36 ||
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yudhyamāne hṛṣīkeśe puṇḍarīkanibhekṣaṇe |
svayameva pravādyanta tūryaghoṣāśca sarvaśaḥ || 37 ||
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antardhānagatā devā vimānaiḥ kāmarūpibhiḥ |
cerurvidyādharaiḥ sārdhaṃ kṛṣṇasya jayakāṅkṣiṇaḥ || 38 ||
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jayasva kṛṣṇa cāṇūraṃ dānavaṃ malladehinam |
iti saptarṣayaḥ sarve ūcuścaiva nabhogatāḥ || 39 ||
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cāṇūreṇa ciraṃ kālaṃ krīḍitvā devakīsutaḥ |
balamāhārayāmāsa kaṃsasyābhāvadarśivān || 40 ||
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tataścacāla vasudhā mañcāścaiva jughūrṇire |
mukutāccāpi kaṃsasya papāta maṇiruttamaḥ || 41 ||
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dorbhyāmānamya kṛṣṇastu cāṇūraṃ pūrṇajīvitam |
prāharanmuṣṭinā mūrdhni vakṣasyāhatya jānunā || 42 ||
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niḥsṛte sāśrurudhire tasya netre sabandhane |
tāpanīye yathā ghaṇṭe vakṣyopari vilambite || 43 ||
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sa papāta ca raṅgasya madhye niḥsṛtalocanaḥ |
cāṇūro vigataprāṇo jīvitānte mahītale || 44 ||
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dehena tasya raṅgasya cāṇūrasya gatāyuṣaḥ |
saṃniruddho mahāmārgaḥ sa śaileneva lakṣyate || 45 ||
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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 75

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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