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.

nārada uvāca |
sāditā mauravāḥ pāśā nisundanarakau hatau |
kṛtaḥ kṣemaḥ punaḥ panthāḥ puraṃ prāgjyotiṣaṃ prati || 1 ||
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bhūyaśca khalu vakṣyāmi śṛṇudhvaṃ yādavottamāḥ || 1 ||
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yatkṛtaṃ śauriṇā samyag lokānāṃ hitakāmyayā || 1 ||
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śauriṇā pṛthivīpālāstrāsitāḥ spardhino yudhi |
dhanuṣaśca ninādena pāñcajanyasvanena ca || 2 ||
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meghaprakhyairanīkaiśca dākṣiṇātyābhirakṣitām |
rukmiṇaṃ yudhi nirjitya mahābalaparākramam |
rukmiṇīmājahārāśu keśavo vṛṣṇipuṃgavaḥ || 3 ||
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tataḥ parjanyaghoṣeṇa rathenādityavarcasā |
uvāha mahiṣīṃ bhojāṃ śaṅkhacakragadāsibhṛt || 4 ||
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jārūthyāmāhvṛtiḥ krāthaḥ śiśupālaśca nirjitaḥ |
vaktraśca saha sainyena śatadhanvā ca durjayaḥ || 5 ||
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indradyumno hataḥ kopād yavanaśca kaśerumān |
hataḥ saubhapatiḥ sālvaḥ śaubhaśca dṛḍhadhanvanā || 6 ||
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parvatānāṃ sahasraṃ ca cakreṇa puruṣottamaḥ |
vikīrya puṇḍarīkākṣo dyumatsenamapothayat || 7 ||
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mahendraśikhare caiva nimeṣontaracāriṇau |
jaghāna yo naravyāghro rāvaṇasyābhitaścarau || 8 ||
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irāvatyāṃ mahābhojāvagnisūryasamau yudhi |
gopatistālaketuśca nihatau śārṅgadhanvanā || 9 ||
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akṣaprapatane caiva nimirhaṃsaśca dānavau |
ubhau tāvapi kṛṣṇena sarāṣṭrau vinipātitau || 10 ||
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dagdhā vārāṇasī caiva keśavena mahātmanā |
sānubandhaḥ sarāṣṭraśca kāśīnāmadhipo hataḥ || 11 ||
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vijitya ca yamaḥ saṃkhye śaraiḥ saṃnataparvabhiḥ |
athaindrasenirānītaḥ kṛṣṇenādbhutakarmaṇā || 12 ||
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sahitaḥ sarvayādobhiḥ sāgareṣu mahābalaḥ |
prāpya lohitakūṭāni kṛṣṇena varuṇo jitaḥ || 13 ||
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mahendrabhavane jāto devairgupto mahātmabhiḥ |
acintayitvā devendraṃ pārijātadrumo hṛtaḥ || 14 ||
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pāṇḍyaṃ pauṇḍraṃ ca matsyaṃ ca kaliṅgaṃ ca janārdanaḥ |
jaghāna sahitān sarvānvaṅgarājaṃ tathaiva ca || 15 ||
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eṣa caikaśataṃ hatvā raṇe rājñāṃ mahātmanām |
gāndhārīmāvahaddhīmānmahiṣīṃ priyadarśanām || 16 ||
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tathā gāṇḍīvadhanvānaṃ krīḍantaṃ madhusūdanaḥ |
jigāya bharata śreṣṭhaṃ kuntyāḥ pramukhato vibhuḥ || 17 ||
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droṇaṃ drauṇiṃ kṛpaṃ karṇaṃ bhīmasenaṃ suyodhanam |
cakrānuyāte sahitāñjigāya puruṣottamaḥ || 18 ||
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babhrośca priyamanvicchañchaṅkhacakragadāsibhṛt |
sauvīrarājasya sutāṃ prasahya hṛtavānprabhuḥ || 19 ||
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paryastāṃ pṛthivīṃ kṛtsnāṃ sāśvāṃ sarathakuñjarām |
veṇudārikṛte yatnājjigāya puruṣottamaḥ || 20 ||
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avāpya tapaso vīryaṃ balamojaśca mādhavaḥ |
pūrvadehe jahārāyaṃ balestribhuvanaṃ hariḥ || 21 ||
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vajrāśanigadāśṛṅgaistrāsayadbhiśca dānavaiḥ |
yasya nādhigato mṛtyuḥ puraṃ prāgjyotiṣaṃ prati || 22 ||
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abhibhūtaśca kṛṣṇena sagaṇaḥ sa mahābalaḥ |
baleḥ putro mahāvīryo bāṇo draviṇavattaraḥ || 23 ||
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jarāsaṃdhaṃ mahāvīryaṃ mahotsāhaṃ mahābalam || 23 ||
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asakṛjjitavān kṛṣṇo līlayā puruṣottamaḥ || 23 ||
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pīṭhaṃ tathā mahābāhuḥ kaṃsāmātyaṃ janārdanaḥ |
paiṭhikaṃ cāsilomānaṃ nijaghāna mahābalaḥ || 24 ||
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jambhamairāvataṃ cāpi virūpaṃ ca mahāyaśāḥ |
jaghāna puruṣavyāghraḥ śambaraṃ cārimardanaḥ || 25 ||
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tathā nāgapatiṃ toye kāliyaṃ ca mahaujasam |
nirjitya puṇḍarīkākṣaḥ preṣayāmāsa sāgaram || 26 ||
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saṃjīvayāmāsa mṛtaṃ putraṃ sāṃdīpanestathā |
nirjitya puruṣavyāghro yamaṃ vaivasvataṃ hariḥ || 27 ||
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evameṣa mahābāhuḥ śāstā sarvadurātmanām || 28 ||
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devāṃśca brāhmaṇāṃścaiva ye dviṣanti sadā nṛpa || 28 ||
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daityānāṃ dānavānāṃ ca rākṣasānāṃ janārdanaḥ || 28 ||
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nihatya narakaṃ bhaumamāhṛtya maṇikuṇḍale |
devamāturdadau cāpi prītyarthaṃ vajrapāṇinaḥ || 29 ||
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prāptaṃ ca divi deveṣu keśavena mahad yaśaḥ || 29 ||
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evaṃ sa devadaityānāṃ surāṇāṃ ca mahāyaśāḥ |
bhayābhayakaraḥ kṛṣṇaḥ sarvalokeśvaro vibhuḥ || 30 ||
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saṃsthāpya dharmānmartyeṣu yajñairiṣṭvāptadakṣiṇaiḥ |
kṛtvā devārthamamitaṃ svasthānaṃ pratipatsyate || 31 ||
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kṛṣṇo bhogavatīṃ ramyāmṛṣikāntāṃ mahāyaśāḥ |
dvārakāmātmasātkṛtvā samudraṃ gamayiṣyati || 32 ||
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bahuratnasamākīrṇā caityayūpaśatāṅkitā |
dvārakā varuṇāvāsaṃ pravekṣyati sakānanā || 33 ||
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tāṃ sūryasadanaprakhyāṃ matajñaḥ śārṅgadhanvanaḥ |
visṛṣṭāṃ vāsudevena sāgaraḥ plāvayiṣyati || 34 ||
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surāsuramanuṣyeṣu nāsinna bhavitā kvacit |
ya imāmāvasetkaścidanyatra madhusūdanāt || 35 ||
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evameṣa daśārhāṇāṃ vidhāya vidhinā vidhim |
viṣṇurnārāyaṇaḥ somaḥ sūryaśca bhavitā svayam || 36 ||
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aprameyo'niyojyaśca yatrakāmagamo vaśī |
modatyeṣa sadā bhūtairbālaḥ krīḍanakairiva || 37 ||
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na pramātuṃ mahābāhuḥ śakyo'yaṃ madhusūdanaḥ |
pramāṇaṃ hyatra vicchinnaṃ pramāṇaṃ sarvavastuṣu |
yato'yaṃ devadeveśo na pramāṇe pramā bhavet |
paraṃ hyaparametasmādviśvarūpānna vidyate || 38 ||
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stavyo'yamevaṃ śataśastathā śatasahasraśaḥ |
anto hi karmaṇāmasya dṛṣṭapūrvo na kenacit || 39 ||
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evametāni karmāṇi śiśurmadhyavayāstathā |
kṛtavānpuṇḍarīkākṣaḥ saṃkarṣaṇasahāyavān || 40 ||
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ityuvāca purā vyāsastapodīrgheṇa cakṣuṣā |
mahāyogī mahābuddhiḥ sarvapratyakṣadarśivān || 41 ||
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iti saṃstūya govindaṃ mahendravacanādṛṣiḥ |
yadubhiḥ pūjitaḥ sarvairnāradastridivaṃ gataḥ || 42 ||
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tatastadvasu govindo dideśāndhakavṛṣṇiṣu |
yathārhaṃ puṇḍarīkākṣo vidhivanmadhusūdanaḥ || 43 ||
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namaskṛtya jagannathaṃ śirasā suprasāriṇā || 43 ||
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yādavāśca dhanaṃ prāpya vidhivadbhūridakṣiṇaiḥ |
yajñairiṣṭvā mahātmāno dvārakāmāvasanpurīm || 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 97

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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