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About the Book:

 

Harivamsa and Mahabharata are complementary to each other. Harivamsa especially describes the pastimes of the Supreme Lord that took place after the battle at Kuruksetra, including His pastimes of disappearance. Harivamsa is considered to be a supplement of Mahabharata.

It is divided into three parts- Harivamsa-parva, Visnu-parva and Bhavisya-parva. Harivamsa-parva has fifty-five chapters, Visnu-parva has one hundred twenty-eight chapters and Bhavisya-parva has one hundred thirty-five chapters. Harivamsa consists of about sixteen thousand verses.

Harivamsa was first recited by the great sage, Vaisampayana, to King Janmejaya. In that assembly, Ugrasrava or Sauti was also present. Later on, by the request of the sages at Naimisaranya, headed by Saunaka, Sauti again recited it.

Excerpts from Review:

Many Gaudiya-vaisnava acaryas have quoted evidence from Harivamsa in their writings. There is no doubt that the readers of this book will find it both interesting and beneficial for their cultivation of Krsna consciousness.

yad vajapeyena tu rajasuyad
drstarh phalam hasti-rathena canyat
tal-labhyate vyasa-vacah pramanam
gitam ca valmiki-maharsina ca

The great sages, Valmiki and Vyasadeva, have said that the piety one gains by performing the Vajapeya and Rajasuya sacrifices, and by giving away chariots drawn by elephants, can be attained by giving Harivamsa in charity.

 

-Sri Harivamsa, Harivamsa Parva 6

For one who hears the topics of Harivamsa, which was spoken by Srila Vyasadeva, and which is incomparable, auspicious, pure, the destroyer of sinful reactions and most beneficial-what is the need to take a holy bath in the sacred water at Puskara?

 

-Sri Harivamsa, Harivamsa Parva 2

The great sage, Vyasadeva, has said that the piety one achieves by performing one hundred horse-sacrifices, which enables one to establish four thousand food distribution centers serving an inexhaustible quantity of food, and rewards one with the position of Indra, is achieved simply by giving this most sacred literature, Harivamsa, in charity.

 

-Sri Harivamsa, Harivamsa Parva 5

 

CONTENTS

 

CHAPTER ONE  
Invocation-The Original Creation by the Lord   1
CHAPTER TWO  
The Dynasty of Svayambhuva Manu-A Description of the
Appearance of Prajapati Daksa
  17
CHAPTER THREE  
Further Expansion of the Creation by Daksa-Description of the
Offspring of Daksa's Daughters
  33
CHAPTER FOUR  
The Story of King Prthu   68
CHAPTER FIVE  
Characteristics of King Prthu-The Destruction of King Vena   77
CHAPTER SIX  
The Milking of Mother Earth in the Form of a Cow   92
CHAPTER SEVEN  
A Description of the Manus   107
CHAPTER EIGHT  
A Description of the Four Yugas-The Reign of the Various
Manus-Calculation of Brahma's Duration of Life
  128
CHAPTER NINE  
The Birth of Vaivasvata Manu   140
CHAPTER TEN  
A Description of the Dynasty of Vaivasvata Manu, and
the Birth of Pururava
  158
CHAPTER ELEVEN  
The Slaying of the Demon Dhundhumara   168
CHAPTER TWELVE  
The Appearance of the Sage Galava   184
CHAPTER THIRTEEN  
A Description of Topics Regarding Trisanku and Harisacandra   191
CHAPTER FOURTEEN  
The Birth and Characteristics of King Sagara   201
CHAPTER FIFTEEN  
A Description of the Surya Dynasty   209
CHAPTER SIXTEEN  
The Glories of the Sraddha Ceremony-Santanu Personally
accepts Oblations from Bhisma
  219
CHAPTER SEVENTEEN  
Conversation Between Bhisma and the Sage Markandeya
Conversation Between Markandeya and Sanatkumara
  232
CHAPTER EIGHTEEN  
A Detailed Description of the Forefathers-Markandeya
obtains Transcendental Vision
  244
CHAPTER NINETEEN  
The Conclusion of the Conversation Between Markandeya
and Sanatkumara
  266
CHAPTER TWENTY  
The Story of King Brahmadatta and the Bird, Pujaniya   273
CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE  
Markandeya Describes the Glories of Performing the
Sraddha Ceremony
  310
CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO  
Sucivak, Curses Three Other Swans Headed by Svatantra   322
CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE  
The Swans are Born in Kampilya as Brahmdatta and Others   325
CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR  
Conversation of the Ants, Overheard by Brahmadatta   335
CHAPTER TWENTY-FIVE  
The Birth of the Moon-god   345

 

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Harivamsa and Mahabharata are complementary to each other. Harivamsa especially describes the pastimes of the Supreme Lord that took place after the battle at Kuruksetra, including His pastimes of disappearance. Harivamsa is considered to be a supplement of Mahabharata.

It is divided into three parts- Harivamsa-parva, Visnu-parva and Bhavisya-parva. Harivamsa-parva has fifty-five chapters, Visnu-parva has one hundred twenty-eight chapters and Bhavisya-parva has one hundred thirty-five chapters. Harivamsa consists of about sixteen thousand verses.

Harivamsa was first recited by the great sage, Vaisampayana, to King Janmejaya. In that assembly, Ugrasrava or Sauti was also present. Later on, by the request of the sages at Naimisaranya, headed by Saunaka, Sauti again recited it.

Excerpts from Review:

Many Gaudiya-vaisnava acaryas have quoted evidence from Harivamsa in their writings. There is no doubt that the readers of this book will find it both interesting and beneficial for their cultivation of Krsna consciousness.

yad vajapeyena tu rajasuyad
drstarh phalam hasti-rathena canyat
tal-labhyate vyasa-vacah pramanam
gitam ca valmiki-maharsina ca

The great sages, Valmiki and Vyasadeva, have said that the piety one gains by performing the Vajapeya and Rajasuya sacrifices, and by giving away chariots drawn by elephants, can be attained by giving Harivamsa in charity.

 

-Sri Harivamsa, Harivamsa Parva 6

For one who hears the topics of Harivamsa, which was spoken by Srila Vyasadeva, and which is incomparable, auspicious, pure, the destroyer of sinful reactions and most beneficial-what is the need to take a holy bath in the sacred water at Puskara?

 

-Sri Harivamsa, Harivamsa Parva 2

The great sage, Vyasadeva, has said that the piety one achieves by performing one hundred horse-sacrifices, which enables one to establish four thousand food distribution centers serving an inexhaustible quantity of food, and rewards one with the position of Indra, is achieved simply by giving this most sacred literature, Harivamsa, in charity.

 

-Sri Harivamsa, Harivamsa Parva 5

 

CONTENTS

 

CHAPTER ONE  
Invocation-The Original Creation by the Lord   1
CHAPTER TWO  
The Dynasty of Svayambhuva Manu-A Description of the
Appearance of Prajapati Daksa
  17
CHAPTER THREE  
Further Expansion of the Creation by Daksa-Description of the
Offspring of Daksa's Daughters
  33
CHAPTER FOUR  
The Story of King Prthu   68
CHAPTER FIVE  
Characteristics of King Prthu-The Destruction of King Vena   77
CHAPTER SIX  
The Milking of Mother Earth in the Form of a Cow   92
CHAPTER SEVEN  
A Description of the Manus   107
CHAPTER EIGHT  
A Description of the Four Yugas-The Reign of the Various
Manus-Calculation of Brahma's Duration of Life
  128
CHAPTER NINE  
The Birth of Vaivasvata Manu   140
CHAPTER TEN  
A Description of the Dynasty of Vaivasvata Manu, and
the Birth of Pururava
  158
CHAPTER ELEVEN  
The Slaying of the Demon Dhundhumara   168
CHAPTER TWELVE  
The Appearance of the Sage Galava   184
CHAPTER THIRTEEN  
A Description of Topics Regarding Trisanku and Harisacandra   191
CHAPTER FOURTEEN  
The Birth and Characteristics of King Sagara   201
CHAPTER FIFTEEN  
A Description of the Surya Dynasty   209
CHAPTER SIXTEEN  
The Glories of the Sraddha Ceremony-Santanu Personally
accepts Oblations from Bhisma
  219
CHAPTER SEVENTEEN  
Conversation Between Bhisma and the Sage Markandeya
Conversation Between Markandeya and Sanatkumara
  232
CHAPTER EIGHTEEN  
A Detailed Description of the Forefathers-Markandeya
obtains Transcendental Vision
  244
CHAPTER NINETEEN  
The Conclusion of the Conversation Between Markandeya
and Sanatkumara
  266
CHAPTER TWENTY  
The Story of King Brahmadatta and the Bird, Pujaniya   273
CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE  
Markandeya Describes the Glories of Performing the
Sraddha Ceremony
  310
CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO  
Sucivak, Curses Three Other Swans Headed by Svatantra   322
CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE  
The Swans are Born in Kampilya as Brahmdatta and Others   325
CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR  
Conversation of the Ants, Overheard by Brahmadatta   335
CHAPTER TWENTY-FIVE  
The Birth of the Moon-god   345

 

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