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.

Chapter 101

janamejaya uvāca |
punareva mahābāho kṛṣṇasya jagatīpateḥ |
kṛtārthāḥ sarvathā vipra nārāyaṇasamāśrayāt |
jātā hi vayamadyaiva tatkathāśravaṇāddvija |
ityuktaḥ sa smitaṃ kṛtvā praṇamya munipuṃgavam |
māhātmyaṃ śrotumicchāmi paramaṃ dvijasattama || 1 ||
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na hi me tṛptirastīha śṛṇvatastasya dhīmataḥ |
karmaṇāmanusaṃdhānaṃ purāṇasya mahātmanaḥ || 2 ||
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vaiśaṃpāyana uvāca |
nāntaḥ śakyaṃ prabhāvasya vaktuṃ varṣaśatairapi |
govindasya mahārāja śrūyatāmidamuttamam || 3 ||
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śaratalpe śayānena bhīṣmeṇa paricoditaḥ |
gāṇḍīvadhanvā bībhatsurmāhātmyaṃ keśavasya yat || 4 ||
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rājñāṃ madhye mahārāja jyeṣṭhaṃ bhrātaramabravīt |
yudhiṣṭhiraṃ jitāmitramiti tacchṛṇu kaurava || 5 ||
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arjuna uvāca |
purāhaṃ dvārakāṃ yātaḥ saṃbandhīnavalokakaḥ |
nyavasaṃ pūjitastatra bhojavṛṣṇyandhakottamaiḥ || 6 ||
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tataḥ kadāciddharmātmā dīkṣito madhusūdanaḥ |
ekāhena mahābāhuḥ śāstradṛṣṭena karmaṇā || 7 ||
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tato dīkṣitamāsīnamabhigamya dvijottamaḥ |
kṛṣṇaṃ vijñāpayāmāsa paritrāhīti cābravīt || 8 ||
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brāhmaṇa uvāca |
rakṣādhikāro bhavataḥ parirakṣasva māṃ vibho |
caturthāṃśaṃ hi dharmasya rakṣitā labhate phalam || 9 ||
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vāsudeva uvāca |
na bhetavyaṃ dvijaśreṣṭha rakṣāmi tvāṃ kuto'nagha |
brūhi tattvena bhadraṃ te yadyapi syātsuduṣkaram || 10 ||
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brāhmaṇa uvāca |
jāto jāto mahābāho putro me hriyate vibho |
trayo hṛtāścaturthaṃ tvaṃ kṛṣṇa rakṣitumarhasi || 11 ||
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brāhmaṇyāḥ sūtikālo'dya tatra rakṣā vidhīyatām |
yathā dhriyedapatyaṃ me tathā kuru janārdana || 12 ||
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arjuna uvāca |
tato māmāha govindo dīkṣito'smi kratāviti |
rakṣā ca brāhmaṇe kāryā sarvāvasthāgatairapi || 13 ||
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śrutvāhamevaṃ kṛṣṇasya tato'vocaṃ narottama |
māṃ niyojaya govinda rakṣiṣyāmi dvijaṃ bhayāt || 14 ||
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ityuktaḥ sa smitaṃ kṛtvā māmuvāca janārdanaḥ |
rakṣyasītyevamuktastu vrīḍito'smi narādhipa || 15 ||
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tato māṃ vrīḍitaṃ jñātvā punarāha janārdanaḥ |
gamyatāṃ kauravaśreṣṭha śakyate yadi rakṣitum || 16 ||
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tvatpurogāśca gacchantu vṛṣṇyandhakamahārathāḥ |
ṛte rāmaṃ mahābāhuḥ pradyumnaṃ ca mahābalam || 17 ||
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tato'haṃ vṛṣṇisainyena mahatā parivāritaḥ |
tamagrato dvijaṃ kṛtvā prayātaḥ saha senayā || 18 ||
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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 101

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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