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 109

aho nāsti bhayaṃ nūnaṃ tasya loke sudurmateḥ |
vāsudevasya yaḥ krodhaṃ prajvālayati duḥsaham || 5 ||
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vyāditāsyasya yo mṛtyordaṃṣṭrāgre parivartate |
atikruddhasya siṃhasya ghnataśca gajasattamān |
śoṇitaṃ pātukāmasya daṃṣṭrānprodhṛtya daṃśataḥ |
sa vāsudevaṃ samare mohātpratyudiyād ripuḥ || 6 ||
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idamevaṃvidhaṃ kṛtvā vipriyaṃ yadupuṃgave |
kathaṃ jīvanvimucyeta sākṣādapi śatakratuḥ || 7 ||
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kṛtāgā na sa śocyastu vayaṃ tvadya vinākṛtāḥ |
viprayogena nāthasya kṛtāntavaśagāḥ kṛtāḥ || 8 ||
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ityevaṃ tā rudantyaśca vadantyaśca punaḥ punaḥ |
netrajaṃ vāri mumucuraśivaṃ paramāṅganāḥ || 9 ||
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tāsāṃ bāṣpābhipūrṇāni nayanāni cakāśire |
salilenāplutānīva paṅkajāni jalāgame || 10 ||
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tāsāmarālapakṣmāṇi rājimanti śubhāni ca |
rudhireṇāplutānīva nayanāni cakāśire || 11 ||
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tāsāṃ harmyatalasthānāṃ tūrṇamāsīnmahāsvanaḥ |
kurarīṇāmivākāśe rudatīnāṃ sahasraśaḥ || 12 ||
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taṃ śrutvā ninadaṃ ghoramapūrvaṃ bhayamāgatam |
utpetuḥ sahasā khebhyo gṛhebhyaḥ puruṣarṣabhāḥ || 13 ||
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kasmādeṣo'niruddhasya śrūyate sumahāsvanaḥ |
gṛhe kṛṣṇābhiguptānāṃ kuto no bhayamāgatam || 14 ||
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ityevamūcuste'nyonyaṃ snehaviklavagadgadāḥ |
pradharṣitā yathā siṃhā guhābhya iva niḥsṛtāḥ || 15 ||
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saṃnāhabherī kṛṣṇasya sabhāyāmāhatā tadā |
tasyāḥ śabdena te sarve sabhāmāgamya viṣṭhitāḥ || 16 ||
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kimetaditi cānyonyaṃ samapṛcchanta yādavāḥ |
anyonyasya hi te sarve yathānyāyamavedayan || 17 ||
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tataste bāṣpapūrṇākṣāḥ krodhasaṃraktalocanāḥ |
niḥśvasanto vyatiṣṭhanta yādavā yuddhadurmadāḥ || 18 ||
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tūṣṇīṃbhūteṣu sarveṣu vipṛthurvākyamabravīt |
nītijño hitavaktā ca yādavānāṃ priyaṃkaraḥ |
kṛṣṇaṃ praharatāṃ śreṣṭhaṃ niḥśvasantaṃ muhurmuhuḥ || 19 ||
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kimevaṃ cintayāviṣṭaḥ puruṣendra bhavāniha |
tava bāhubalaprāṇamāśritāḥ sarvayādavāḥ |
bhavantamāśritāḥ kṛṣṇa saṃvibhaktāśca sarvaśaḥ || 20 ||
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tathaiva balahā śakrastvayyāveśya jayājayau |
sukhaṃ svapiti niścintaḥ kathaṃ tvaṃ cintayānvitaḥ || 21 ||
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śokasāgaramakṣobhyaṃ sarve te jñātayo gatāḥ |
tānmajjamānānekastvaṃ samuddhara mahābhuja || 22 ||
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kimevaṃ cintayāviṣṭo na kiṃcidapi bhāṣase |
cintāṃ kartuṃ vṛthā deva na tvamarhasi mādhava || 23 ||
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ityevamuktaḥ kṛṣṇastu niḥśvasya suciraṃ punaḥ |
prāha vākyaṃ sa vākyajño bṛhaspatiriva svayam || 24 ||
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vipṛtho cintayāviṣṭa etatkāryaṃ vicintayan |
vicintayaṃstvahaṃ cāsya kāryasya na labhe gatim |
tathāhaṃ bhavatāpyukto nottaraṃ vidadhe kvacit || 25 ||
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dāśārhagaṇamadhye'dya vadāmyarthavatīṃ giram |
śṛṇudhvaṃ yādavāḥ sarve yathā cintānvito hyaham || 26 ||
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aniruddhe hṛte vīre pṛthivyāṃ sarvapārthivāḥ |
aśaktāniva manyante sarvānasmān sabāndhavān || 27 ||
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āhukaścaiva no rājā hṛtaḥ sālvena vai purā |
pratyānītastato'smābhiryuddhaṃ kṛtvā sudāruṇam || 28 ||
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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 109

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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