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.

vivāhaṃ ghoṣayāmāsuryādavāḥ śārṅgadhanvanaḥ || 1 ||
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alaṃ kurvantu rathyāśca patākāścaiva sarvaśaḥ || 2 ||
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āhūyantāṃ nṛpatayo brāhmaṇāśca sahasraśaḥ || 3 ||
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sūtāśca māgadhāścaiva bandinaśca tathāpare || 4 ||
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kalaśāśca prapūryantāṃ sumudrairapi vāribhiḥ || 5 ||
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ucchrīyantāṃ dhvajāḥ sarve āneyā vārayoṣitaḥ || 6 ||
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purohitāśca hūyantāṃ kumārāścaiva sarvataḥ || 7 ||
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āhanyantāṃ mahābheryo mṛdaṅgāḥ sarvataḥ kṣitau || 8 ||
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nṛtyantāṃ nartakāḥ sarve gāyantāṃ gāyakāstathā || 9 ||
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bhojyantāṃ brāhmaṇāḥ sarve dīyantāṃ ca dhanāni ca || 10 ||
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alaṃ kriyantāṃ sarvatra prāsādāḥ sarva eva hi || 11 ||
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evamājñāpayāmāsuryādavā utsavotsukāḥ || 12 ||
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te ca sarve yathājñaptaṃ cakruścaiva sahasraśaḥ || 13 ||
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kvacicca susvaraṃ geyaṃ gāyakāścakrire tadā || 14 ||
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kvacidbheryaḥ samāghnātā mahāghoṣaṃ prapūrire || 15 ||
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rodasī pūrayāmāsuḥ pātālaṃ ca prapūritam || 16 ||
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kvacicchaṅkhā mahārāja vyādhmātā yādaveśvaraiḥ || 17 ||
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pṛthivīṃ kampayanto vai samudrānabhyavardhayan || 18 ||
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kvacidgajā hayāścaiva heṣāṃ cakrurmahotsave || 19 ||
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kumārā yadumukhyānāṃ siṃhanādamaghoṣayan || 20 ||
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adhyakṣaḥ sātyakiścāsītkeśave hyutsavonmukhe || 21 ||
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itaścetaśca saṃyāti niyuṅkte tatra tatra ha || 22 ||
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yasya yasya ca yatkāryaṃ taṃ taṃ tatra niyuktavāṇ || 23 ||
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baladevo api dharmātmā rājabhiḥ sārdhamacyutaḥ || 24 ||
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yathārhaṃ tu yathāyogaṃ saṃmānaṃ samyojayat || 25 ||
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evaṃ kolāhale tasmin keśavaḥ paravīrahā || 26 ||
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brāhmaṇāṃśca mahārāja nānādigbhyaḥ samāgatān || 27 ||
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yaduvṛddhāṃśca rājendra ugrasenapurogamān || 28 ||
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namaskṛtya hṛṣīkeśo vivāhāya mano dadhe || 29 ||
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anujñātaśca tai rājandhautavāsāḥ svalaṃkṛtaḥ || 30 ||
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rukmiṇyāḥ keśavaḥ pāṇiṃ jagrāha vidhivatprabhuḥ || 31 ||
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jayaśabdaḥ samārabdho brāhmaṇairvedapāragaiḥ || 32 ||
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tuṣṭuvuśca jagannāthaṃ sūtamāgadhabandinaḥ || 33 ||
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ākāśe samapadyanta śaṅkhabherīsvanāstadā || 34 ||
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papāta puṣpavarṣaṃ ca vavau vāyuḥ sukhaṃ tathā || 35 ||
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brāhmaṇebhyastadā dattvā ratnāni ca janārdanaḥ || 36 ||
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aṣṭau hayasahasrāṇi pratyekaṃ viprapuṃgavān || 37 ||
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saṃyojya ca hṛṣīkeśo vāsāṃsi vividhāni ca || 38 ||
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gajānāṃ ca śataṃ sāgraṃ sahasramayutaṃ gavām || 39 ||
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bhārāścaiva suvarṇānāṃ koṭīśatasahasraśaḥ || 40 ||
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idaṃ covāca rājendra keśavaḥ paravīrahā || 41 ||
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yad yacca śobhanaṃ vastu dīyantām ratnasaṃjñitam || 42 ||
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arcitāścārthino rājanbhūyāsuśca mahotsave || 43 ||
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evamājñāpya govindo rukmiṇyā saha yādavān || 44 ||
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abhivādya svapitaraṃ devakīṃ tadanantaram || 45 ||
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ugrasenaṃ ca rājendraṃ vṛddhānanyān sayādavān || 46 ||
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te sarve cakruraśrūṇi harṣajāni yadūttamāḥ || 47 ||
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nirvṛtte tu tadā rājanvivāhe keśavasya ha || 48 ||
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ye ye samāgatāstatra nṛpā viprāḥ samantataḥ || 49 ||
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anubhūya vivāhaṃ tu jagmuḥ sarve yathāgatam || 50 ||
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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 23

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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