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.

vaiśampāyana uvāca |
kṛṣṇena hriyamāṇāṃ tu rukmī śrutvā tu rukmiṇīm |
pratijñāmakarotkruddhaḥ samakṣaṃ bhīṣmakasya ha || 1 ||
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ahatvā yudhi govindamanānīya ca rukmiṇīm |
kuṇḍinaṃ na pravekṣyāmi satyametadbravīmi te || 2 ||
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āsthāya sa rathaṃ vīraḥ samudagrāyudhadhvajam |
javena prayayau kruddho balena mahatā vṛtaḥ || 3 ||
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tamanvayurnṛpāścaiva dakṣiṇāpathavāsinaḥ |
krātho'ṃśumāñchrutarvā ca veṇudāriśca vīryavān || 4 ||
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bhīṣmakasya sutaścāpi rathena rathināṃ varaḥ |
krathakaiśikamukhyāśca sarva eva mahārathāḥ || 5 ||
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te gatvā dūramadhvānaṃ saritaṃ narmadāmanu |
govindaṃ dadṛśuḥ kruddhāḥ sahaiva priyayā sthitam || 6 ||
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avasthāpya ca tatsainyaṃ rukmī balamadānvitaḥ |
ādāya niśitaṃ bāṇamidamāha janārdanam || are gopakadāyāda paradārapradharṣaṇa |
vimucyatāmiyaṃ bālā sthātavyaṃ ca kṣaṇāntaram |
śiraśchetsyāmi te bāṇaiḥ sthito'si yadi matpuraḥ |
ityuktvā niśitaṃ bāṇaṃ saṃdadhe dhanuṣi prabho |
cikīrṣurdvairathaṃ yuddhamabhyayānmadhusūdanam || 7 ||
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sa vivyādha catuḥṣaṣṭyā govindaṃ niśitaiḥ śraiḥ |
taṃ pratyavidhyatsaptatyā bāṇairyudhi janārdanaḥ || 8 ||
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yatamānasya ciccheda dhvajaṃ cāsya mahābalaḥ |
jahāra ca śiraḥ kāyātsāratheścāsya vīryavān || 9 ||
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taṃ kṛcchragatamājñāya parivavrurjanārdanam |
dākṣiṇātyā jighāṃsanto rājānaḥ sarva eva te || 10 ||
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tamaṃśumānmahābāhurvivyādha daśabhiḥ śraiḥ |
śrutarvā pañcabhiḥ kruddho veṇudāriśca saptabhiḥ || 11 ||
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tato'ṃśumantaṃ govindo bibhedorasi vīryavān |
niṣasāda rathopasthe vyathitaḥ sa narādhipaḥ || 12 ||
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śrutarvaṇo jaghānāśvāṃścaturbhiścaturaḥ śaraiḥ |
veṇudārerdhvajaṃ chittvā bhujaṃ vivyādha dakṣiṇam || 13 ||
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tathaiva ca śrutarvāṇaṃ śarairvivyādha pañcabhiḥ |
śiśriye sa dhvajaṃ klānto nyaṣīdacca vyathānvitaḥ || 14 ||
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muñcantaḥ śaravarṣāṇi vāsudevaṃ tato'bhyayuḥ |
krathakaiśikamukhyāste rathavaṃśena sarvaśaḥ || 15 ||
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bāṇairbāṇāṃśca ciccheda teṣāṃ yudhi janārdanaḥ |
jaghāna caiṣāṃ saṃrabdho yatamānāṃśca tāñcharān || 16 ||
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punaranyāṃścatuḥṣaṣṭyā jaghāna niśitaiḥ śaraiḥ |
kruddhānādravato vīrānādravatsa mahābalaḥ || 17 ||
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vidrutaṃ svabalaṃ dṛṣṭvā rukmī krodhavaśaṃ gataḥ |
pañcabhirniśitairbāṇairvivyādhorasi keśavam || 18 ||
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sārathiṃ cāsya vivyādha sāyakairniśitaistribhiḥ |
ājaghāna dhvajaṃ cāsya śareṇa nataparvaṇā || 19 ||
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keśavaścāpi taṃ ṣaṣṭyā kruddho vivyādha mārgaṇaiḥ |
dhanuściccheda cāpyasya yatamānasya rukmiṇaḥ || 20 ||
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athānyaddhanurādāya rukmī kṛṣṇajighāṃsayā |
prāduścakāra divyāni dīptānyastrāṇi vīryavān || 21 ||
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vāyavyaṃ vāruṇaṃ caiva māhendramatha nairṛtam || 21 ||
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paiśācaṃ rākṣasaṃ caiva raudraṃ māheśvaraṃ tathā || 21 ||
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etānyastrāṇi davyāni vivyādra yudhi keśave || 21 ||
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taireva tāni govindo nijaghāna janārdanaḥ || 21 ||
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astrairastrāṇi saṃvārya tasya kṛṣṇo mhābalaḥ |
punaściccheda taṃ cāpaṃ ratheṣāṃ ca tribhiḥ śaraiḥ || 22 ||
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sa cchinnadhanvā virathaḥ khaḍgamādāya carma ca |
utpapāta rathādvīro garutmāniva vīryavān || 23 ||
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tasyābhipatataḥ khaḍgaṃ ciccheda yudhi keśavaḥ |
nārācaiśca tribhiḥ kruddho bibhedainamathorasi || 24 ||
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kruddho bibhedainamatho śarairurasi pañcabhiḥ || 24cd ||
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sa papāta mahābāhurvasudhāmanunādayan |
visaṃjño mūrchito rājā vajreṇeva hato giriḥ || 25 ||
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tāṃśca rājñaḥ śaraiḥ sarvānpunarvivyādha keśavaḥ |
sāśvadhvajarathāṃścaiva sasūtānsapadānugān |
rukmiṇaṃ patitaṃ dṛṣṭvā vyadravanta narādhipāḥ || 26 ||
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kṛṣṇabāṇavibhinnāṅgā vīkṣamāṇāḥ parasparam || 26 ||
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viveṣṭamānaṃ bhūmau taṃ bhrātaraṃ vīkṣya rukmiṇī |
pādayornyapatadbharturbhrāturjīvitakāṅkṣiṇī || 27 ||
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tāmutthāpya pariṣvajya sāntvayāmāsa keśavaḥ |
abhayaṃ rukmiṇe dattvā prayayau svāṃ purīṃ tataḥ || 28 ||
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vṛṣṇayo'pi jarāsaṃdhaṃ bhaṅktvā tāṃścāpi pārthivān |
jitvā tu sātyakirvīraḥ śiśupālaṃ mahābalam |
baladevo'pi vārṣṇeyo jitvā magadhapuṃgavam |
te'pi vīrā yathāyogaṃ jitvā tānyādavottamāḥ |
prayayurdvārakāṃ hṛṣṭāḥ puraskṛtya halāyudham || 29 ||
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prayāte puṇḍarīkākṣe śrutarvābhyetya saṃyuge |
rukmiṇaṃ rathamāropya prayayau svapuraṃ tataḥ || 30 ||
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anānīya svasāraṃ tu rukmī vīryamadānvitaḥ |
hīnapratijño naicchatsa praveṣṭuṃ kuṇḍinaṃ puram || 31 ||
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vidarbheṣu ca vāsārthaṃ nirmame'nyatpuraṃ mahat |
tadbhojakaṭamityeva babhūva bhuvi viśrutam || 32 ||
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janmāspadaṃ bhagavato bhṛgusūnormahātmanaḥ || 32 ||
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tacchaśāsa mahāvīryo rukmī jīvati tatra vai || 32 ||
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tatraujasā mahātejasāḥ so'nvaśāddakṣiṇāṃ diśam |
bhīṣmakaḥ kuṇḍine caiva rājovāsa mahāmanāḥ || 33 ||
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jarāsaṃdho'pi saṃprāpya saṃjñāṃ prāpa svakaṃ puram || 33 ||
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sarvairnṛpatibhiḥ sārdhaṃ sajjayāvanatānanaḥ || 33 ||
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śiśupālo'pi mandātmā lajjāviṣṭaḥ sabāndhavaḥ || 33 ||
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paurajānapadairdṛṣṭaḥ so'yaṃ bhojasutāpatiḥ || 33 ||
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idānīmanyathā vṛttaḥ svāṃ purī niryayau bahiḥ || 33 ||
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ko nu nāma samartho'tra kṛṣṇe jīvati sāṃpratam || 33 ||
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rukmiṇīmanyathākartuṃ sabale sahasātyakau || 33 ||
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iti paurāśca taṃ dṛṣṭvā sunīthaṃ mandavikramam || 33 ||
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āhuḥ parasparaṃ sarve gacchantaṃ svapuraṃ nṛpam || 33 ||
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dvārakāmabhisaṃprāpte rāme vṛṣṇibalānvite |
rukmiṇyāḥ keśavaḥ pāṇiṃ jagrāha vidhivatprabhuḥ || 34 ||
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tataḥ saha tayā reme priyayā prīyamāṇayā |
sītayeva purā rāmaḥ paulomyeva puraṃdaraḥ || 35 ||
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damayantyā yathā rājā puṇyaśloko nalastathā || 35 ||
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sā hi tasyābhavajjyeṣṭhā patnī kṛṣṇasya bhāminī |
pativratā guṇopetā rūpaśīlaguṇānvitā || 36 ||
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tasyāmutpādayāmāsa putrāndaśa mahārathān |
cārudeṣṇaṃ sudeṣṇaṃ ca pradyumnaṃ ca mahābalam || 37 ||
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suṣeṇaṃ cāruguptaṃ ca cārubāhuṃ ca vīryavān |
cāruvindaṃ sucāruṃ ca bhadracāruṃ tathaiva ca || 38 ||
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cāruṃ ca balināṃ śreṣṭhaṃ sutāṃ cārumatīṃ tathā |
dharmārthakuśalāste tu kṛtāstrā yuddhadurmadāḥ || 39 ||
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mahiṣīḥ sapta kalyāṇīstato'nyā madhusūdanaḥ |
upayeme mahābāhurguṇopetāḥ kulodbhavāḥ || 40 ||
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kālindīṃ mitravindāṃ ca satyāṃ nāgnajitīmapi |
sutāṃ jāmbavataścāpi rohiṇīṃ kāmarūpiṇīm || 41 ||
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madrarājasutāṃ cāpi suśīlāṃ śubhalocanām |
satrājitīṃ satyabhāmāṃ lakṣmaṇāṃ cāruhāsinīm |
śaibyāṃ sudattāṃ rūpeṇa śriyā hyapsarasopamām || 42 ||
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strīsahasrāṇi cānyāni ṣoḍaśātulavikramaḥ |
upayeme hṛṣīkeśaḥ sarvā bheje sa tāḥ samam |
parārdhyavastrābharaṇāḥ kāmaih sarvaiḥ samedhitaḥ || 43 ||
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jajñire tasya putrāśca tāsu vīrāḥ sahasraśaḥ |
aśītiṃ ca sahasrāṇi ṣoḍaśānyāni bhārata |
sarvāstrakuśalāḥ sarve balavanto mahārathāḥ |
yajvānaḥ puṇyakarmāṇo mahābhāgā mahābalāḥ || 44 ||
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evaṃ vivāhaṃ yadupuṃgavastadā || 44 ||
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kṛtvā tu rāmeṇa ca yādavaiḥ saha || 44 ||
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pure tu tasminnyavasatsukhaṃ harir || 44 ||
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yathaiva śakraḥ svapure jagadguruḥ || 44 ||
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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 88

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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