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.

bhaviṣyaddaivayogena vidhātrā tatra nīyate || 1 ||
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taṃ deśamagamadvīraḥ suyāmunadidṛkṣayā || 1 ||
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rathamāruhya divyena kāmagenāśugāminā || 1 ||
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kāmagena rathenāśu taruṇādityavarcasā || 2 ||
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yadṛcchayāgatastatra suyāmunadidṛkṣayā || 3 ||
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vihāyasā kāmagamo manaso'pyāśugāminā || 4 ||
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saṃprāptaḥ parvatavaramṛṣisiddhaniṣevitam || 4 ||
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dṛṣṭvā prahlādayacceto nandanopamakānanam || 4 ||
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avatīrya rathāddhṛṣtaścacāra drumilo nṛpaḥ || 4 ||
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vanāntaraṃ vicaratā divyasānuṃ manoramam || 4 ||
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sa taṃ prāpya parvatendramavatīrya rathottamāt || 5 ||
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parvatopavane nyasya rathaṃ pararathārujam || 6 ||
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ubhau tau sūtasahitau ceraturnagamūrdhani || 7 ||
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tato bahūnyapaśyetāṃ kānanāni vanāni ca || 8 ||
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sarvartuguṇasaṃpanne nandanasyeva kānane || 9 ||
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ceraturnagaśṛṅgeṣu kandareṣu nadīṣu ca || 10 ||
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nānādhātupinaddhaiśca śṛṅgairbahubhirucchritaiḥ || 11 ||
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nānāvarṇavicitreṣu kāñcanāñcanarājatān || 12 ||
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nānākusumagandhāḍhyānnānāsattvagaṇairyutān || 13 ||
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nānādvijagaṇoddhuṣṭānnānāpuṣpaphaladrumān || 14 ||
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nānauṣadhisamāyuktānṛṣisiddhānusevitān || 15 ||
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vidādharān kiṃpuruṣānṛkṣavānararākṣasān || 16 ||
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siṃhānvyāghrānvarāhāṃśca mahiṣāñchrabhāñchaśān || 17 ||
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sṛmarāṃścamarānnyaṅkūnmātaṅgānyakṣarākṣasān || 18 ||
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evaṃ bahuvidhānpaśyaṃścaramāṇo nagottame || 19 ||
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dūrāddadarśa nṛpatirdevīṃ surasutopamām || 20 ||
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krīḍamānāṃ sakhībhiśca puṣpāṇi pravicinvatīm || 21 ||
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tataścarantīṃ suśroṇīṃ sakhībhiḥ saha saṃvṛtām || 22 ||
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dṛṣṭvā bhaumapatirdūrādvismayan sūtamabravīt || 23 ||
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kasyeyaṃ mṛgaśāvākṣī vanāntaravicāriṇī || 24 ||
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rūpaudāryaguṇopetā manmathasya ratiryathā || 25 ||
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śacīva puruhūtasya utāho vā tilottamā || 26 ||
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nārāyaṇoruṃ nirbhidya saṃbhūtā varavarṇinī || 27 ||
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ailasya dayitā devī yoṣidratnaṃ kimurvaśī || 28 ||
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kṣīrārṇave mathyamāne surāsuragaṇaiḥ saha || 29 ||
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manthānaṃ mandaraṃ kṛtvā amṛtārtheti naḥ śrutam || 30 ||
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tato amṛtātsamuttasthau devī śrīrlokabhāvanī || 31 ||
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nārāyaṇāṅkalalitā kiṃ śrīreṣā varāṅganā || 32 ||
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nīlameghāntaragatā dyotayantyaciraprabhā || 33 ||
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tathā yoṣidgaṇānmadhye rūpaṃ pradyotayadvanam || 34 ||
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atīva sukumārāṅgī prabhevendunibhānanā || 35 ||
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dṛṣṭvā rūpamanidyāṅgyā vibhrānto vyākulendriyaḥ || 36 ||
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kāmasya vaśamāpanno mano vihvalatīva me || 37 ||
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bhṛśaṃ kṛntanti me'ṅgāni kusumāyudhasāyakāḥ || 38 ||
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bhittvā hṛdi śarāḥ pañca nirdahantīva me manaḥ || 39 ||
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kāmaḥ śaraiḥ pañcabhirme hṛdayaṃ nirdahanniva || 39 ||
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hṛdayāgnirvardhayati ājyasikta ivānalaḥ || 40 ||
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kathamadya bhavetkāryaṃ śāntyarthaṃ manmathārciṣaḥ || 41 ||
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kenopāyena kiṃ kurma bhajenmāṃ mattakāśinī || 42 ||
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evaṃ bahu cintayāno nopalabhya ca dānavaḥ || 43 ||
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sūtamāha muhūrtaṃ tu tiṣṭhasva tvamihānagha || 44 ||
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ahaṃ yāsyāmi tāṃ draṣṭuṃ kasyeyamiti yoṣitam || 45 ||
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pratīkṣamāṇastiṣṭhasva yāvadāgamanaṃ mama || 46 ||
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śrutvā tu vacanaṃ sūtastathāstviti ca so'bravīt || 47 ||
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evamuktvā dānavendro gamanāya mano dadhe || 48 ||
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hṛcchayāviṣṭahṛdayo dṛṣṭvā tāmasitekṣaṇām || 48 ||
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vāryupaspṛśya balavāndhyānamevānvapadyata || 49 ||
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muhūrtaṃ dhyānamātreṇa dṛṣṭaṃ jñānabalāttataḥ || 50 ||
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ugrasenasya patnīti jñātvā harṣamavāpa saḥ || 51 ||
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ugrasenasya vai rūpaṃ kṛtvā svaṃ parivartya saḥ || 52 ||
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upāsarpanmahābāhuḥ prahasandānaveśaraḥ || 53 ||
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smayamānaśca śanakairjagrāhāmitavīryavān || 54 ||
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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 15

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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