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.

Chapter 102

arjuna uvāca |
sumuhūrtena tu vayaṃ taṃ grāmaṃ prāpya bhārata |
viśrāntavāhanāḥ sarve vāsāyopagatāstadā || 1 ||
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tato grāmasya madhye'haṃ niviṣṭaḥ kurunandanaḥ |
samantādvṛṣṇisainyena parikṣitya janavrajam || 2 ||
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tataḥ śakunayo dīptā mṛgāśca krūrabhāṣiṇaḥ |
dīptāyāṃ diśi vāśanto bhayamāvedayanti me || 3 ||
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saṃdhyārāgo japāvarṇo bhānumāṃścaiva niṣprabhaḥ |
papāta mahatī colkā pṛthivī cāpyakampata || 4 ||
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tān samīkṣya mahotpātāndāruṇāṃl lomaharṣaṇān |
yogamājñāpayaṃ tatra janasyotsukacetasaḥ || 5 ||
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yuyudhānapurogāśca vṛṣṇyandhakamahārathāḥ |
sarve yuktarathāḥ sajjāḥ svayaṃ cāhaṃ tathābhavam || 6 ||
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gate'rdharātrasamaye brāhmaṇo bhayaviklavaḥ |
upāgamya bhayādasmānidaṃ vacanamabravīt || 7 ||
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kālo'yaṃ samanuprāpto brāhmaṇyāḥ prasavasya me |
yattā bhavantastiṣṭhantu na bhavedvañcanā yathā || 8 ||
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muhūrtādiva cāśrauṣaṃ kṛpaṇaṃ ruditasvanam |
tasya viprasya bhavane hriyate hriyate iti || 9 ||
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athākāśe punarvācamaśrauṣaṃ bālakasya vai |
hāheti hriyamāṇasya na ca paśyāmi rākṣasam || 10 ||
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tato'smābhistadā tāta śaravarṣaiḥ samantataḥ |
viṣṭambhitā diśaḥ sarvā hṛta eva sa bālakaḥ || 11 ||
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brahmaṇo''rtasvaraṃ kṛtvā hṛte tasmin kumārake |
vācaḥ sa paruṣāstīvrāḥ śrāvayāmāsa māṃ tadā || 12 ||
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vṛṣṇayo hatasaṃkalpāstathāhaṃ naṣṭacetanaḥ |
māmeva hi viśeṣeṇa brāhmaṇaḥ paryabhāṣata || 13 ||
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rakṣiṣyāmīti coktaṃ te na ca rakṣasi me sutam |
śṛṇu vākyamidaṃ śeṣaṃ yattvamarhasi durmate || 14 ||
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vṛthā tvaṃ spardhase nityaṃ kṛṣṇenāmitabuddhinā |
yadi syādiha govindo naitadatyāhitaṃ bhavet || 15 ||
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yathā caturthaṃ dharmasya rakṣitā labhate phalam |
pāpasyāpi tathā mūḍha bhāgaṃ prāpnotyarakṣitā || 16 ||
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rakṣiṣyāmīti coktaṃ te na ca śaknoṣi rakṣitum |
moghaṃ gāṇḍīvametatte moghaṃ vīryaṃ yaśaśca te || 17 ||
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arjuno'smīti yā buddhiḥ sā vṛthā satyamityuta || 17a ||
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akiṃciduktvā taṃ vipraṃ tato'haṃ prasthitastadā |
saha vṛṣṇyandhakasutairyatra kṛṣṇo mahādyutiḥ || 18 ||
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tato dvāravatīṃ gatvā dṛṣṭvā madhunighātinam |
vrīḍitaḥ śokasaṃtapto govindenopalakṣitaḥ || 19 ||
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sa tu māṃ vrīḍitaṃ dṛṣṭvā samāśvasya ca mādhavaḥ |
vinindan kṛṣṇasaṃnidhau |
mauḍhyaṃ paśyata me yo'haṃ śraddadhe klībakatthanam || na pradyumno nāniruddho na rāmo na ca keśavaḥ |
yasya śaktāḥ paritrātuṃ ko'nyastadaviteśvaraḥ || dhigarjunaṃ vṛthāvādaṃ dhigātmaślāghino dhanuḥ || daivopasṛṣṭo yo maurkhyādāgacchati ca durmatiḥ || evaṃ śapati viprarṣau vidyāmāsthāya vaiṣṇavīm |
yayau saṃyaminīṃ vīro yatrāste bhagavānyamaḥ || viprāpatyamacakṣāṇastata aindrīmagātpurīm |
āgneyīṃ nairṛtīṃ saumyāṃ vāyavyāṃ vāruṇīṃ tathā || rasātalaṃ nākapṛṣṭhaṃ dhiṣṇyānyanyānyudāyudhaḥ || tato'labdhvā dvijasutamanistīrṇapratiśravaḥ |
agniṃ vivikṣuḥ kṛṣṇena pradyumnena niṣedhitaḥ || darśaye dvijasūnuṃ te māvajñātmānamātmanā |
kīrtiṃ ta ete vipulāṃ sthāpayiṣyanti mānavāḥ || iti saṃbhāṣya māṃ snehāt |
sāntvayitvā ca taṃ vipramidaṃ vacanamabravīt || 20 ||
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sugrīvaṃ caiva śaibyaṃ ca meghapuṣpabalāhakau |
yojayāśvāniti tadā dārukaṃ pratyabhāṣata || 21 ||
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āropya brāhmaṇaṃ kṛṣṇastvavaropya ca dārukam |
māmuvāca tataḥ śauriḥ sārathyaṃ kriyatāmiti || 22 ||
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tataḥ samāsthāya rathaṃ kṛṣṇo'haṃ brāhmaṇaḥ sa ca |
prayātāḥ sma diśaṃ saumyāmudīcīṃ kauravarṣabha || 23 ||
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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 102

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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