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 103

arjuna uvāca |
tataḥ parvatajālāni saritaśca sarāṃsi ca |
apaśyaṃ samatikramya sāgaraṃ makarālayam || 1 ||
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tato'rghyamudadhiḥ sākādupaninye janārdane |
prāñjaliḥ samupasthāya kiṃ karomīti cābravīt || 2 ||
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pratigṛhya tu tāṃ pūjāṃ tamuvāca janārdanaḥ |
rathapanthānamicchāmi dattaṃ nadanadīpate || 3 ||
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athābravītsamudrastaṃ prāñjalirgaruḍadhvajam |
prasīda bhagavanmaivamanyo'pyevaṃ gamiṣyati || 4 ||
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tvayaiva sthāpitaḥ pūrvamagādho'smi janārdana |
tvayā pravartite gādhe yāsyāmi gamanīyatām || 5 ||
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anye'pyevaṃ gamiṣyanti rājāno darpamohitāḥ |
evaṃ niścitya govinda yatkṣamaṃ tatsamācara || 6 ||
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vāsudeva uvāca |
brāhmaṇārthe madarthe ca kuru sāgara madvacaḥ |
māmṛte na pumān kaścidanyastvāṃ dharṣayiṣyati || 7 ||
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athābravītsamudrastu punareva janārdanam |
abhiśāpabhayādbhīto bāḍhamevaṃ bhaviṣyati || 8 ||
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śoṣayāmyeṣa mārgaṃ te yena tvaṃ tāta yāsyasi |
rathena sahasūtena sadhvajena ca keśava || 9 ||
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vāsudeva uvāca |
mayā dattavaraḥ pūrvaṃ na śoṣaṃ tvamihārhasi |
mānuṣāste na jānīyurvividhān ratnasaṃcayān || 10 ||
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jalaṃ stambhaya sādho tvaṃ tato yāsyāmyahaṃ rathī |
na hi kaścitpramāṇaṃ te ratnānāṃ vetsyate naraḥ || 11 ||
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sāgareṇa tathetyukte prasthitāḥ sma jalena vai |
stambhitena yathā bhūmau maṇivarṇena bhāsvatā || 12 ||
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tato'rṇavaṃ samuttīrya kurūnapyuttarānvayam |
kṣaṇena samatikrāntā gandhamādanameva ca || 13 ||
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tatastu parvatāḥ sapta keśavaṃ samupasthitāḥ |
jayanto vaijayantaśca nīlo rajataparvataḥ || 14 ||
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mahāmeruḥ sakailāsa indrakūṭaśca nāmataḥ |
varṇarūpāṇi bibhranto vividhānyadbhutāni ca || 15 ||
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upasthāya ca govindaṃ kiṃ kurmetya bravaṃstadā |
tāṃścāpi pratijagrāha vidhivanmadhusūdanaḥ || 16 ||
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tānuvāca hṛṣīkeśaḥ praṇāmāvanatān sthitān |
vivaraṃ gacchato me'dya rathamārgaḥ pradīyatām || 17 ||
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te kṛṣṇasya vacaḥ śrutvā pratigṛhya ca parvatāḥ |
pradaduḥ kāmato mārgaṃ gacchato bharatarṣabha || 18 ||
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tatraivāntarhitāste ca tadāścaryataraṃ mama |
asaktaṃ ca ratho yāti meghajāleṣvivāṃśumān || 19 ||
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sapta dvīpān sasindhūṃśca sapta sapta girīnatha || 19 ||
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lokālokaṃ tathātītya viveśa sumahattamaḥ || 19 ||
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tataḥ kadā cidduḥkhena rathamūhusturaṃgamāḥ |
paṅkabhūtaṃ hi timiraṃ sparśādvijñāyate'nagha || 20 ||
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atha parvatabhūtaṃ tattimiraṃ samapadyata |
aśvā nāśaknuvan gantuṃ tato'haṃ saṃbhramānvitaḥ |
tadāsādya hayā rājanniṣprayatnāstataḥ sthitāḥ || 21 ||
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tataścakreṇa govindaḥ pāṭayitvā tu tattamaḥ |
ākāśaṃ darśayāmāsa rathapanthānamūttamam || 22 ||
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niṣkramya tamasastasmādākāśe darśite tadā |
bhaviṣyāmīti saṃjñā me bhayaṃ ca vigataṃ mama || 23 ||
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tatastejaḥ prajvalitamapaśyaṃ vadatāṃ vara |
sarvalokaṃ samāviśya sthitaṃ puruṣavigraham || 24 ||
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taṃ praviṣṭo hṛṣīkeśo dīptaṃ tejonidhiṃ tadā |
ratha eva sthitaścāhaṃ sa ca brāhmaṇasattamaḥ || 25 ||
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sa muhūrtāttataḥ kṛṣṇo niścakrāma tadā prabhuḥ |
caturo bālakān gṛhya brāhmaṇasyātmajāṃstadā || 26 ||
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pradadau brāhmaṇāyātha putrān sarvāñjanārdanaḥ |
trayaḥ pūrvaṃ hṛtā ye ca sadyojātaśca bālakaḥ || 27 ||
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prahṛṣṭo brāhmaṇastāta putrāndṛṣṭvā punaḥ prabho |
ahaṃ ca paramaprīto vismitaścābhavaṃ nṛpa || 28 ||
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tato vayaṃ punaḥ sarve brāhmaṇasya ca te sutāḥ |
yathāgatā nivṛttāḥ sma tathaiva bharatarṣabha || 29 ||
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tataḥ sma dvārakāṃ prāptāḥ kṣaṇena nṛpasattama |
asaṃprāpte'rdhadivase vismito'haṃ tataḥ punaḥ || 30 ||
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saputraṃ bhojayitvā taṃ dvijaṃ kṛṣṇo mahāyaśāḥ |
dhanena tarpayitvā ca gṛhaṃ prāsthāpayattadā || 31 ||
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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 103

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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