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 105

janamejaya uvāca |
bhūya eva dvijaśreṣṭha yadusiṃhasya dhīmataḥ |
karmāṇyaparimeyāni śrotumicchāmi tattvataḥ || 1 ||
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śrūyante vividhāni sma adbhutāni mahādyute |
asaṃkhyeyāni divyāni prākṛtānyapi sarvaśaḥ || 2 ||
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yānyahaṃ vividhānyasya śrutvā prīye mahāmune |
prabrūyāḥ sarvaśastāta tāni me vaktumarhasi || 3 ||
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vaiśaṃpāyana uvāca |
bahūnyāścaryabhūtāni keśavasya mahātmanaḥ |
karmāṇyuktāni vai rājanbhūyaścaiva śrutāni te || 4 ||
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kathitāni mayā sādho nāntaṃ śakyaṃ hi karmaṇām |
gantuṃ bharataśārdūla vistarasya mahātmanaḥ || 5 ||
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avaśyaṃ tu mayā vācyaṃ leśamātreṇa bhārata |
viṣṇoratulavīryasya prathitodārakarmaṇaḥ |
ānupūrvyā pravakṣyāmi śṛṇuṣvaikamanā nṛpa || 6 ||
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dvāravatyāṃ nivasatā yadusiṃhena dhīmatā |
rāṣṭrāṇi nṛpamukhyānāṃ kṣobhitāni mahīkṣitām || 7 ||
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yadūnāmantaraprepsurvicakro dānavo hataḥ || 8 ||
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puraṃ prāgjyotiṣaṃ gatvā punastena mahātmanā |
samudramadhye duṣṭātmā narako dānavo hataḥ || 9 ||
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vāsavaṃ ca raṇe jitvā pārijāto hṛto balāt |
nirjitaścaiva bhagavānvaruṇo lohitahrade || 10 ||
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dantavakraśca kārūṣo nihato dakṣiṇāpathe |
śiśupālaśca saṃpūrṇe kilbiṣaikaśate hataḥ || 11 ||
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gatvā ca śoṇitapuraṃ śaṃkareṇābhirakṣitaḥ |
baleḥ suto mahāvīryo bāṇo bāhusahasravān |
mahāmṛdhe mahārāja jitvā jīvanvisarjitaḥ || 12 ||
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nirjitāḥ pāvakāścaiva girimadhye mahātmanā |
sālvaśca vijitaḥ saṃkhye saubhaśca vinipātitaḥ || 13 ||
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vikṣobhya sāgaraṃ sarvaṃ pāñcajanyo vaśīkṛtaḥ |
hayagrīvaśca nihato nṛpāścānye mahābalāḥ || 14 ||
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jarāsaṃdhasya nidhane mokṣitāḥ sarvapārthivāḥ |
rathena jitvā nṛpatīn gāndhāratanayā hṛtā || 15 ||
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bhraṣṭarājyāśca śokārtāḥ pāṇḍavāḥ parirakṣitāḥ |
dāhitaṃ ca vanaṃ ghoraṃ puruhūtasya khāṇḍavam || 16 ||
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gāṇḍīvaṃ cāgninā dattamarjunāyopapāditam |
dautyaṃ ca tatkṛtaṃ ghoraṃ vigrahe janamejaya || 17 ||
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anena yadumukhyena yaduvaṃśaśca vardhitaḥ |
kuntyāśca pramukhe proktā pratijñā pāṇḍavānprati |
nivṛtte bhārate yuddhe pratidāsyāmi te sutān || 18 ||
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api satyaṃ ca kṛtavān kuntyā niryātya pāṇḍavān || 18 ||
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mokṣitaśca mahātejā nṛgaḥ śāpātsudāruṇāt |
yavanaśca hataḥ saṃkhye kāla ityabhiviśrutaḥ || 19 ||
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vānarau ca mahāvīryau maindo dvivida eva ca |
vijitau yudhi durdharṣau jāmbavāṃśca parājitaḥ || 20 ||
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sāṃdīpanestathā putrastava caiva pitā nṛpa |
gatau vaivasvatavaśaṃ jīvitau tasya tejasā || 21 ||
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nirjitau haṃsaḍibhakau hiḍimbaścaiva rākṣasaḥ || 21 ||
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saṃgrāmā bahavaścaiva ghorā naravarakṣayāḥ |
nihatāśca nṛpāḥ sarve kṛtvā tad rūpamadbhutam |
janamejaya yuddheṣu yathā te kathitaṃ purā || 22 ||
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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 105

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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