Harivamsa [appendix] [sanskrit]

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The Sanskrit edition of the Harivamsa [appendix version], 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.

prāgeva vasudevastu nandagopena vāritaḥ || 1 ||
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vṛndāvananivāsaste parihartavya ityapi || 2 ||
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sa putragurutāṃ paśyanvanaṃ cāsurasevitam || 3 ||
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vimamarśātha buddhyaiva nandagopo mahāmatiḥ || 4 ||
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bahusaṃpadamālokya gavāṃ vṛndāvane vane || 5 ||
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gopāḥ praveṣṭumicchanti pralambastatra cāsuraḥ || 6 ||
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nānyadvanaṃ ca paśyāmi samīpe saṃpadā yutam || 7 ||
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kiṃ nu kartavyamiti me putrayośca hitaṃ bhavet || 8 ||
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evaṃ vicārayantaṃ taṃ nārado'bhyāgamanmithaḥ || 9 ||
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brahmaṇā codito vipra indreṇa ca mahātmanā || 10 ||
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yadṛcchayā mahāyogī nityaṃ lokahite rataḥ || 11 ||
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vavande nandagopastu tasya vai caraṇau muneḥ || 12 ||
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tamāha sasmitaṃ vipraḥ saṃbhramākulamānasam || 13 ||
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jñātvā tvayi manoduḥkhaṃ praṇayātte'hamāgataḥ || 14 ||
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idaṃ rahasyaṃ devānāṃ nākhyātavyaṃ kadācana || 15 ||
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asmin kāle mahāprājña kāle jñāsyati vai bhavān || 16 ||
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yattvāṃ vakṣyāmi ghoṣeśa tattvaṃ jñāsyasi vai vibho || 17 ||
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na kevalau tava sutau devau mānuṣatāṃ gatau || 18 ||
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rāmakṛṣṇāvimau jātau daityamūlaharāviti || 19 ||
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asuraṃ pakṣamuddhartuṃ jāyamānaṃ janārdanam || 20 ||
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daityaḥ śakaṭaveṣeṇa jñātvā tvāmāśrito'suraḥ || 21 ||
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śakaṭasya tvadhaḥ suptaṃ nihantuṃ niścitaṃ śiśum || 22 ||
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rakṣāhīnaṃ yuvābhyāṃ ca viyuktaṃ vīkṣya dānavaḥ || 23 ||
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yuvābhyāmatha nirmuktaṃ vīkṣya dāmodaraṃ tadā || 23 ||
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labdharandhraśca niṣpeṣṭuṃ tatkṣaṇācchiśunā hataḥ || 24 ||
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tāḍito vāmapādena viparyasto mamāra ha || 25 ||
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prabuddhasya tu bālasya tanmuhūrtaṃ vijṛmbhataḥ || 26 ||
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tasyāmeva niśāyāṃ ca pūtanāṃ nāma rākṣasīm || 27 ||
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pāyayantīṃ viṣapayaḥ sastanyaṃ prāṇamāharat || 28 ||
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punararjunabhūtau tau daityau tacchidradarśinau || 29 ||
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hantukāmau tadā bālaḥ svayameva jaghāna ha || 30 ||
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nānārūpadharāndaityānevaṃ hantā tavātmajaḥ || 31 ||
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bhayasthānaṃ na te gopa viśa vṛndāvanaṃ vanam || 32 ||
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tatrāpi sumahatkāryaṃ kartā kṛṣṇo'yamīdṛśam || 33 ||
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pratyakṣaṃ tava caitāni karmāṇīha kṛtāni ca || 34 ||
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haniṣyati pralambaṃ ca rāmaḥ parabalārdanaḥ || 35 ||
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kṛṣṇaścāsurasaṃghātaṃ na bhīstvāmupasarpa tu || 36 ||
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ityuktvā nandagopaṃ tu kṛṣṇaṃ tuṣṭāva nāradaḥ || 37 ||
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namastubhyaṃ jagaddhātre viśvakartre namo namaḥ || 38 ||
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kṛṣṇāya balarūpāya bahurūpāya te namaḥ || 39 ||
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nīlajīmūtavarṇāya gopaveṇupravādine || 40 ||
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namaste devakīmatarnamaste yādaveśvara || 41 ||
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namaste devadeveśa namo māyāvidhāyine || 42 ||
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trailokyasthitisaṃhāra sṛṣṭikartre namo namaḥ || 43 ||
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viśa vṛndāvanāṃ deva vihara tvaṃ yathāsukham || 44 ||
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tatra daityānmahāvīryāñjahi yatnaparo bhava || 45 ||
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ityuktvā nārade yāte nandagopo mahāmatiḥ || 46 ||
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vyapetabhayasaṃtrāsaḥ putrayormudamāvahat || 47 ||
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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 10

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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Cover of edition (2021)

Harivansha Mahapurana (Kannada)
by Saraswati Prakashan, Belgaum (2021)

1568 pages

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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 (2012)

Shri Harivamsha Purana (Telugu)
by Gollapudi Veeraswamy Son (2012)

శ్రీ వారివంశవ్రరాణం [Gollapudi Veeraswamy Son]

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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)

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 (2013)

Harivamsa Purana in 3 Volumes
by Shanti Lal Nagar (2013)

Text with English Notes and Index; [Eastern Book Linkers]

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