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.

Chapter 22A

vaiśaṃpāyana uvāca balabhadrahatāḥ śiṣṭāḥ puruṣāstatra rakṣiṇaḥ || 1 ||
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nyavedayanta tadvṛttaṃ jarāsaṃdhāya mānada || 2 ||
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rukmiṇe bhīṣmakāyāpi pauṇḍrāya ca mahātmane || 3 ||
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dantavaktrāya śūrāya caidyāya ca sumedhase || 4 ||
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śiśupālāya rājñe tu varaveṣaviḍambine || 5 ||
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anyebhyaścāpi rājabhyaḥ praśaśaṃsuryathātatham || 6 ||
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śrutyaivaṃ tannṛpabalaṃ vivāhārthaṃ samāgatam || 7 ||
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kṣubdhaṃ narāvarānīkaṃ śirasi prahṛtaṃ yathā || 8 ||
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cacāla rājakaḥ sarvastotrārdita iva dvipaḥ || 9 ||
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aho vīryamaho dhairyaṃ kṛṣṇasyākliṣṭakarmaṇaḥ || 10 ||
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hatā vayaṃ nirānandā avajñātāśca savaśaḥ || 11 ||
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ityūcuste nṛpatayo māgadhapramukhāstadā || 12 ||
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atikṣubdho mahārājo jarāsaṃdho mahābalaḥ || 13 ||
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uvāca rājñastān sarvānmāgadhaḥ krodhamūrchitaḥ || 14 ||
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niṣpīḍya caraṇau rājā dantān kaṭakaṭāpayan || 15 ||
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śrūyatāṃ mama vākyāni rājānaḥ sarva eva hi || 16 ||
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eṣa gopakadāyādo yatkaroti mamāgrataḥ || 17 ||
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tasyādya phalabhākso astu yadi jīvāmi bhūmipāḥ || 18 ||
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eṣo ahaṃ sagaṇaṃ hatvā gopālaṃ nṛpasaṃjñitam || 19 ||
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dvārakāṃ yādavapurīṃ bhaṅktvānīya ca rukmiṇīm || 20 ||
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dāsyāmi nṛpatiśreṣṭhāḥ kiṃ tiṣṭhatha vilambatha || 21 ||
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saṃnahyantāṃ rathaśreṣṭhā ratha āyātu me tvarāt || 22 ||
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ityuktvā sa jarāsaṃdhaḥ siṃhanādamathākarot || 23 ||
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cacāla ca balaṃ sarvaṃ jarāsaṃdhapriye sthitam || 24 ||
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pauṇḍo'pyatha mahābāhurvāsudevaḥ pratāpavān || 25 ||
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āhatya tu sabhāstambhaṃ jarāsaṃdhamabhāṣata || 26 ||
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sthātavyaṃ bhavatā rājan sthite mayi narādhipa || 27 ||
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bhṛtyo asmi tava rājendra kimetatsāhasaṃ tava || 28 ||
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sthite bhṛtye kathaṃ svāmī kāryaṃ kuryādvicakṣaṇaḥ || 29 ||
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ahameva bhaviṣyāmi vāsudevo mahītale || 29 ||
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ahamekaḥ sa evaikaḥ kṛṣṇo gopakakilbiṣaḥ || 30 ||
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hatvā taṃ gopakaṃ yuddhe balabhadrasya paśyataḥ || 31 ||
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aṅgāni ca mahārāja cūrṇayitvā gadābhṛtam || 32 ||
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vṛkebhyo hi prayacchāmi nātra kāryā vicāraṇā || 33 ||
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ahameva bhaviṣyāmi vāsudevo mahītale || 34 ||
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hate tasmiñjarāsaṃdha gopake mama nāmake || 35 ||
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ityuktvā dhanurādāya jagarja nṛpasaṃsadi || 36 ||
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caidyo apyatha mahārāja sarvakṣatrasya paśyataḥ || 37 ||
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varaveṣapraticchanno lajjayā ca samanvitaḥ || 38 ||
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ādāya parighaṃ ghoramidamāha nṛpottamān || 39 ||
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anenaiva tu rājāno yādavān sabalānyudhi || 40 ||
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hatvā tu yamarājāya dāsyāmi nṛpapuṃgavāḥ || 41 ||
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tiṣṭhadhvamiha rājāno mamaivāyaṃ parābhavaḥ || 42 ||
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naitad yuktaṃ nṛpaśreṣṭhāḥ parādārāvamarśanam || 43 ||
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jātānāṃ kṣatriyakule nṛpāṇāṃ nṛpapuṃgavāḥ || 44 ||
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tattu yuktaṃ yadukule kṣatriyā na hi te vibho || 45 ||
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viśeṣato atha gopāle ballaveṣu vivardhite || 46 ||
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gavāṃ vṛttiṃ tu gopālā vartayanti sadā tathā || 47 ||
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kṛṣṇo api gokule vṛddho gopaiḥ sahacaraḥ kila || 48 ||
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paradārābhiyukto hi keśavaḥ satataṃ vibho || 49 ||
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sarvathā taṃ durātmānaṃ haniṣye sagaṇaṃ raṇe || 50 ||
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tāṃ cānayāmi rājānastiṣṭhadhvamiha bhūmipāḥ || 51 ||
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kva nu te bāndhavāsteṣāṃ yānāśritya tu yādavāḥ || 52 ||
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avajñāṃ kṛtavanto no yuṣmābhiriha cintyatām || 53 ||
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ityuktvātha sa caidyastu yuddhāya samupasthitaḥ || 54 ||
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te ca sarve nṛpatayaḥ kruddhā yuddhāya daṃśitāḥ || 55 ||
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svāropitadhanuṣmantaḥ sāṅgulithāḥ sacāmarāḥ || 56 ||
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jarāsaṃdho atha nṛpatī rathamāruhya daṃśitaḥ || 57 ||
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yuddhāya vai mahārāja mano dadhre mahīpatiḥ || 58 ||
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pauṇḍro apyatha mahārāja vāsudevo mahābalaḥ || 59 ||
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rathamāruhya sahasā yuddhāyaiva mano dadhe || 60 ||
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dantavaktro jarāsaṃdhaḥ śiśupālaśca vīryavān || 61 ||
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saṃnaddhā niryayuḥ kruddhā jighāṃsanto janārdanam || 62 ||
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aṅgavaṅgakaliṅgaiśaiḥ sārdhaṃ pauṇḍreṇa vīryavān || 63 ||
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niryayau cedirājaśca bhrātṛbhiḥ saha bandhubhiḥ || 64 ||
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kva vāsudevaḥ kva ca gopakastathā || 65 ||
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kuto nu rājā yaduvaṃśajanmanām || 66 ||
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kuto nu rāmo madamattagarvitaḥ || 67 ||
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kuto nu vīro yudhi sātyakiḥ kila || 68 ||
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iti bruvanto nṛpasattamāstadā || 69 ||
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raṇāya yuktāḥ sabalāḥ samāgadhāḥ || 70 ||
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śaraiśca khaḍgairyudhi pātayanto || 71 ||
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mahārathā niryayurugravīryāḥ || 72 ||
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vaiśaṃpāyana uvāca atha sainye mahārāja māgadhasya mahātmanaḥ || 73 ||
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śaṅkhaduṃdubhayaścaiva sasvanuryuddhaśaṃsinaḥ || 74 ||
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mādhavo'pi mahārāja śaṅkhaṃ dadhmau pṛthaktadā || 75 ||
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bherīṇāṃ ca mṛdaṅgānāṃ jharjharīṇāṃ ca sarvaśaḥ || 76 ||
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nādāḥ samabhavaṃstatra yadūnāṃ sainyasaṃcaye || 77 ||
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tato yuddhaṃ samabhavatsenayorubhayostadā || 78 ||
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jarāsaṃdhapramukhato vṛṣṇayaḥ prasthitāstadā || 79 ||
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tānpratyagṛhṇātsaṃrabdhānvṛṣṇivīrānmahārathān || 80 ||
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jarāsaṃdho mahārājaḥ sasainyaḥ sabalānugaḥ || 81 ||
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taṃ pratyagṛhṇan saṃrabdhā vṛṣṇivīrā mahābalāḥ || 82 ||
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saṃkarṣaṇaṃ puraskṛtya vāsavaṃ tvamarā iva || 83 ||
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āpatantaṃ hi vegena jarāsaṃdhaṃ mahābalam || 84 ||
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ṣaḍbhirvivyādha nārācairyuyudhāno mahāmṛdhe || 85 ||
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akrūro dantavaktraṃ tu vivyādha navabhiḥ śaraiḥ || 86 ||
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taṃ pratyavidhyatkārūṣo bāṇairdaśabhirāśugaiḥ || 87 ||
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vipṛthuḥ śiśupālaṃ tu śarairvivyādha saptabhiḥ || 88 ||
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aṣṭabhiḥ pratyavidhyattaṃ śiśupālaḥ pratāpavān || 89 ||
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gaveṣaṇo'pi caidyaṃ tu ṣaḍbhirvivyādha mārgaṇaiḥ || 90 ||
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anirdāntastathāṣṭābhirbṛhaddurgastu pañcabhiḥ || 91 ||
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prativivyādha tāṃścaidyaḥ pañcabhiḥ pañcabhiḥ śaraiḥ || 92 ||
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jaghāna cāśvāṃścaturaścaturbhirvipṛthoḥ śaraiḥ || 93 ||
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bṛhaddurgasya bhallena śiraściccheda cārihā || 94 ||
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vipṛthoḥ sārathiṃ caiva prāhiṇod yamasādanam || 95 ||
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hatāśvaṃ tu rathaṃ tyaktvā vipṛthuḥ sumahābalaḥ || 96 ||
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āruroha rathaṃ tūrṇaṃ bṛhaddurgasya vīryavān || 97 ||
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āruhya javanānaśvānniyantumupacakrame || 98 ||
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te kruddhāḥ śaravarṣeṇa sunīthaṃ samavākiran || 99 ||
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nṛtyantaṃ rathamārgeṣu cāpahastamabhītavat || 100 ||
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śakradevo dantavaktraṃ bibhedorasi karṇinā || 101 ||
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paṭuśaḥ pañcabhiścāpi vivyādha yudhi mārgaṇaiḥ || 102 ||
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tābhyāṃ sa viddho daśabhirbāṇairmarmātigaiḥ śitaiḥ || 103 ||
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tato balī śakradevaṃ bibheda daśabhiḥ krudhā || 104 ||
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pañcabhiścāpi vivyādha so'vidūrādvidūratham || 105 ||
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vidūratho'pi taṃ ṣaḍbhirvivyādhājau śitaiḥ śaraiḥ || 106 ||
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triṃśatā pratyavidhyattaṃ balī bāṇairmahāratham || 107 ||
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kṛtavarmā bibhedāśu rājaputraṃ tribhiḥ śaraiḥ || 108 ||
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nyahanatsārathiṃ cāsya dhvajaṃ ciccheda sūcchritam || 109 ||
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prativivyādha taṃ kruddhaḥ pauṇḍraḥ ṣaḍbhiḥ śilīmukhaiḥ || 110 ||
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dhanuścāsya praciccheda bhallena nataparvaṇā || 111 ||
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nikṛttaśatruḥ kāliṅgaṃ bibhedāṅgaṃ ca mārgaṇaiḥ || 112 ||
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tomareṇāṃ sadeśe taṃ bibheda ca kaliṅgajaḥ || 113 ||
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gajenāsādya kahvastu gajamaṅgasya vīryavān || 114 ||
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tomareṇa jaghānāśu bibhedāṅgaṃ ca vīryavān || 115 ||
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citrakaśca śvaphalkaśca sātyakiśca mahābalaḥ || 116 ||
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kaliṅgasya rathānīkaṃ nārācairbibhiduḥ śitaiḥ || 117 ||
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visṛṣṭena halenājau vaṅgarājasya vāraṇam || 118 ||
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jaghāna rāmaḥ saṃkruddho vaṅgarājaṃ ca saṃyuge || 119 ||
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taṃ hatvā gajamāruhya dhanurādāya vīryavān || 120 ||
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saṃkarṣaṇo jaghānograirnārācaiḥ kāśikānbahūn || 121 ||
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ṣaḍbhirnihatya kārūṣānmaheṣvāsāṃśca vīryavān || 122 ||
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śataṃ jaghāna saṃrabdho māgadhānāṃ mahārathaḥ || 123 ||
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nihatya tānmahārāja jarāsaṃdhaṃ tato'bhyayāt || 124 ||
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tamāpanantaṃ vivyādha nārācairmāgadhastribhiḥ || 125 ||
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taṃ bibhedāṣṭabhiḥ kruddho nārācairmusalāyudhaḥ || 126 ||
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ciccheda cāsya bhallena dhvajaṃ rukmavibhūṣitam || 127 ||
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cāpaṃ ca mahādāyattaṃ śaraireva halāyudhaḥ || 128 ||
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rathaṃ cāsya mahārāja tilaśaśca samāhanat || 129 ||
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sa cchinnadhanvā viratho gadāmādāya māgadhaḥ || 130 ||
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vivyādha balabhadraṃ tu ciccheda ca punaḥ punaḥ || 131 ||
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rathaṃ ca cūrṇayāmāsa gadayāsya sa māgadhaḥ || 132 ||
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pātyamāno rathāttasmādavaplutya halāyudhaḥ || 133 ||
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sātyakestu rathaṃ prāyātsarvakṣatrasya paṣyataḥ || 134 ||
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sātyakistu mahārāja śarairvivyādha māgadham || 135 ||
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baladevo mahārāja gadāṃ saṃgṛhya satvaram || 136 ||
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jaghāna māgadhaṃ saṃkhye vajreṇeva giriṃ hariḥ || 137 ||
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tad yuddhamabhavatteṣāṃ ghoraṃ devāsuropamam || 138 ||
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sṛjatāṃ śaravarṣāṇi nighnatāmitaretaram || 139 ||
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gajairgajāśca saṃkruddhāḥ saṃnipetuḥ sahasraśaḥ || 140 ||
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rathā rathaistu saṃrabdhāḥ sādibhiścāpi sādinaḥ || 141 ||
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padātayastathā pattīñchakticarmāsipāṇayaḥ || 142 ||
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chindantaścottamāṅgāni vineduryudhi te pṛthak || 143 ||
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asīnāṃ pātyamānānāṃ kavaceṣu mahāsvanaḥ || 144 ||
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śarāṇāṃ patatāmājau pakṣiṇāmiva śuśruve || 145 ||
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bherīśaṅkhamṛdaṅgānāṃ veṇunāṃ ca mṛdhe dhvaniḥ || 146 ||
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babhūva ghoṣaḥ śastrāṇāṃ jyāghoṣaśca mahātmanām || 147 ||
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etasminnantare vīro balabhadro mahāyaśāḥ || 148 ||
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jaghāna gadayā vīraṃ jarāsaṃdhaṃ mahāmṛdhe || 149 ||
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mūrchāṃ jagāma rājā tu nipapāta ca bhūtale || 150 ||
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sātyakirvaṅgarājaṃ tu jaghāna niśitaiḥ śaraiḥ || 151 ||
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tatsainyaṃ vimukhaṃ cāsījjarāsaṃdhe nipātite || 152 ||
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sātyakirbalabhadraśca jitvā yodhān sahasraśaḥ || 153 ||
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śaṅkhaṃ dadhmatū rājānau sarveṣāmagrataḥ sthitau || 154 ||
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tataśca vidrute sainye jarāsaṃdhe parājite || 155 ||
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tayoḥ śaṅkhasvanaṃ śrutvā gacchanneva janārdanaḥ || 156 ||
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jitaṃ magadharājasya sainyaṃ bahunṛpāśritam || 157 ||
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ityevaṃ cintayitvā tu vāsudevaḥ pratāpavān || 158 ||
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pāñcajanyaṃ mahāśaṅkhaṃ dadhmau yadukulodbhavaḥ || 159 ||
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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 22A

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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