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.

vaiśaṃpāyana uvāca |
evamālokayāmāsa dvārakāṃ vṛṣabhekṣaṇaḥ |
apaśyatsvagṛhaṃ kṛṣṇaḥ prāsādaśataśobhitam || 1 ||
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maṇistambhasahasrāṇāmayutairvidhṛtaṃ sitam |
toraṇairjvalanaprakhyairmaṇividrumarājataiḥ |
tatra tatra prabhāsadbhiścitrakāñcanavedikaiḥ || 2 ||
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prāsādastatra sumahān kṛṣṇopasthāniko'bhavat |
sphāṭikastambhavidhṛto vistīrṇaḥ sarvakāñcanaḥ || 3 ||
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padmākulajalopetā raktasaugandhikotpalāḥ |
maṇihemanibhāścitrā ratnasopānabhūṣitāḥ || 4 ||
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mattabarhiṇasaṃghaiśca kokilaiśca sadāmadaiḥ |
babhūvuḥ paramopetā vāpyaśca vikacotpalāḥ || 5 ||
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viśvakarmakṛtaḥ śailaḥ prākārastasya veśmanaḥ |
vyaktakiṣkuśatotsedhaḥ parikhāyūthaveṣṭitaḥ || 6 ||
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tadgṛhaṃ vṛṣṇisiṃhasya nirmitaṃ viśvakarmaṇā |
mahendraveśmapratimaṃ samantādardhayojanam || 7 ||
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tatastaṃ pāṇḍuraṃ śaurirmūrdhni tiṣṭhan garutmataḥ |
prītaḥ śaṅkhamupādhmāsīddviṣatāṃ lomaharṣaṇam || 8 ||
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tasya śaṅkhasya śabdena sāgaraścukṣubhe bhṛśam |
rarāsa ca nabhaḥ kṛtsnaṃ taccitramabhacattadā || 9 ||
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pāñcajanyasya nirghoṣaṃ saṃśrutya kukurāndhakāḥ |
viśokāḥ samapadyanta garuḍasya ca darśanāt || 10 ||
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śaṅkhacakragadāpāṇiṃ garuḍasyopari sthitam |
dṛṣṭvā jahṛṣire bhaumā bhāskaropamatejasam || 11 ||
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tatastūryapraṇādaśca bherīṇāṃ ca mahāsvanaḥ |
siṃhanādaśca saṃjajñe sarveṣāṃ puravāsinām || 12 ||
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tataḥ sarve daśārhāśca sarve ca kukurāndhakāḥ |
prīyamāṇāḥ samājagmurālokya madhusūdanam || 13 ||
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vasudevaṃ puraskṛtya bherīśaṅkharavaiḥ saha |
ugraseno yayau rājā vāsudevaniveśanam || 14 ||
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anandinī paryacaratsveṣu veśmasu devakī |
rohiṇī ca yathoddeśamāhukasya ca yāḥ striyaḥ || 15 ||
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tataḥ kṛṣṇaḥ suparṇena svaṃ niveśanamabhyayāt |
cacāra ca yathoddeśamīśvarānucaro hariḥ || 16 ||
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avatīrya gṛhadvāri kṛṣṇastu yadunandanaḥ |
yathārhaṃ pūjayāmāsa yādavānyādavarṣabhaḥ || 17 ||
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rāmāhukagadākrūra pradyumnādibhirarcitaḥ |
praviveśa gṛhaṃ śaurirādāya maṇiparvatam || 18 ||
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taṃ ca śakrasya dayitaṃ pārijātaṃ mahādrumam |
praveśayāmāsa gṛhaṃ pradyumno rukmiṇīsutaḥ || 19 ||
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te'nyonyaṃ dadṛśurbhaumā dehabandhānamānuṣān |
pārijātaprabhāvena tato mumudire janāḥ || 20 ||
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taiḥ stūyamāno govindaḥ prahṛṣṭairyādaveśvaraiḥ |
praviveśa gṛhaṃ śrīmānvihitaṃ viśvakarmaṇā || 21 ||
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tato'ntaḥpuramadhye tacchikharaṃ maṇiparvatam |
nyaveśayadameyātmā vṛṣṇibhiḥ sahito'cyutaḥ || 22 ||
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taṃ ca divyaṃ drumaśreṣṭhaṃ pārijātamamitrajit |
arcyamarcitamavyagramiṣṭe deśe nyaveśayat || 23 ||
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anujñāya tato jñātīn keśavaḥ paravīrahā |
tāḥ striyaḥ pūjayāmāsa saṃkṣiptā narakeṇa yāḥ || 24 ||
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vastrairābharaṇairbhogairdāsībhirdhanasaṃcayaiḥ |
hāraiścandrāṃśusaṃkāśairmaṇibhiśca mahāprabhaiḥ || 25 ||
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bhūṣaṇairvividhairapi || 25c ||
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gandhaiśca vividhairdivyair || 25c ||
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pūrvamabhyarcitāścaiva vasudevena tāḥ striyaḥ |
vedakyā saha rohiṇyā revatyā cāhukena ca || 26 ||
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satyabhāmottamā strīṇāṃ saubhāgyenābhavattadā |
kuṭumbasyeśvarī tvāsīd rukmiṇī bhīṣmakātmajā || 27 ||
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sarvakāryasamādhyakṣā keśavasyātivallabhā || 27 ||
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tāsāṃ yathārhaṃ harmyāṇi prāsādaśikharāṇi ca |
ādideśa gṛhān kṛṣṇaḥ paribarhāṃśca puṣkalān || 28 ||
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satyabhāmā sadā viṣṇoḥ pārśvasthā saṃsadi priyā || 28 ||
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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 94

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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