Harivamsa [appendix] [sanskrit]

101,601 words

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.

caturmukhāl labdhavaro babādhe surasattamān || 1 ||
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sa jātu vismayaṃ kurvandiśāṃ dānavasattamaḥ || 2 ||
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anekaśatasāhasrairdānavaiśca samanvitaḥ || 3 ||
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devalokaṃ jagāmāśu kurvan siṃhadhvaniṃ muhuḥ || 4 ||
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indrasya sadanaṃ gatvā kavāṭaṃ ghaṭṭayandanuḥ || 5 ||
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yudhyatāmiti hovāca jayo vā pratidīyatām || 6 ||
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tacchrutvā devarājo'pi devaiḥ sarvaiḥ samanvitaḥ || 7 ||
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airāvataṃ samāruhya devasainyaiśca pālitaḥ || 8 ||
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yuddhāya dānavendreṇa narakeṇa mahātmanā || 9 ||
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nirjagāma purāttasmāddānavānāṃ samīpataḥ || 10 ||
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airāvataṃ samāsthāya tasthau tatra śacīpatiḥ || 11 ||
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tato yuddhaṃ samabhavaddānavānāṃ durātmanām || 12 ||
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devaiḥ śakrasahāyaiśca nighnatāmitaretaram || 13 ||
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devāḥ śaraiḥ samājaghnurdānavānnagasaṃnibhān || 14 ||
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dānavāśca mahārāja devānindrapurogamān || 15 ||
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nijaghnuḥ samare tatra khaṅgaiḥ prāsaiḥ paraśvadhaiḥ || 16 ||
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siṃhanādaṃ mahaccakrurdaityā yudhi mahābalāḥ || 17 ||
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devānbabādhire te tu pratyakṣaṃ ca śacīpateḥ || 18 ||
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ārtā yuddhapariśrāntā devāgacchandiśo daśa || 19 ||
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śakreṇa vāritāścāpi sthātuṃ śaktā na devatāḥ || 20 ||
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tāṃstu vidrāvitāndṛṣṭvā vṛtrahā balasūdanaḥ || 21 ||
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sthātavyamiti hovāca nirjarān sa mahāprabhuḥ || 22 ||
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dhanurādāya vidhivajjyāghoṣaṃ samavāsṛjat || 23 ||
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tataḥ śarasahasrāṇi mumoca yudhi vāsavaḥ || 24 ||
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lokapālāstathā rājan samājagmuḥ samantataḥ || 25 ||
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yakṣaiśca guhyakaiścaiva saha vaiśravaṇastathā || 26 ||
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varuṇo yādasāṃ rājā vāruṇaiśca samanvitaḥ || 27 ||
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nāgaiśca śatasāhasrairanuyāto digīśvaraḥ || 28 ||
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yamo'pi rājā rājendra kālamṛtyusamanvitaḥ || 29 ||
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yayau yoddhuṃ mahārāja narakaṃ dānavottamam || 30 ||
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taiḥ sārdhaṃ devarājo'pi yuddhaṃ cakre mahāmatiḥ || 31 ||
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narako'pi mahārāja yuddhaṃ cakre sudāruṇam || 32 ||
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hayagrīvo nisumbhaśca muraśca ripumardanaḥ || 33 ||
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cakruryuddhaṃ mahāghoraṃ narakeṇa saha prabho || 34 ||
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lokapālā mahārāja saṃsaktā yoddhumīhate || 35 ||
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hayagrīvo mahārāja varuṇena samāgataḥ || 36 ||
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cakre yuddhaṃ mahāghoraṃ yathā vṛtravadhe purā || 37 ||
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nisumbho daṇḍahastena yamena saha saṃgataḥ || 38 ||
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muro'pi rājanvikrānto rājarājena saṃgataḥ || 39 ||
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narako'pi mahārāja devarājena saṃgataḥ || 40 ||
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te ca devā mahārāja dānavaiḥ saha saṃgatāḥ || 41 ||
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te devā dānavāścaiva parasparajayaiṣiṇaḥ || 42 ||
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yuddhaṃ cakrurmahāghoraṃ prāsaśaktyṛṣṭitomaraiḥ || 43 ||
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hayagrīvaṃ mahārāja varuṇo yādasāṃ patiḥ || 44 ||
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jaghāna niśitairbāṇairmarmabhedibhirāśugaiḥ || 45 ||
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varuṇaṃ lokapāleśaṃ yādavo nagasaṃnibhaḥ || 46 ||
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paraḥśataiḥ śarāṇāṃ tu vivyādha yudhi dānavaḥ || 47 ||
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śarāṇāṃ ca sahasrāṇi tatra devapatī raṇe || 48 ||
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mumoca yudhi pāśeśastamasyantaṃ śitāñcharān || 49 ||
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punaḥ kruddho mahārāja dānavo nagasaṃnibhaḥ || 50 ||
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varuṇasya mahaccāpaṃ muṣṭideśe babhañja ha || 51 ||
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kṣurapreṇa sutīkṣṇena devarājasya paśyataḥ || 52 ||
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visṛjya saśaraṃ cāpaṃ pāśamādāya pāśabhṛt || 53 ||
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samājaghne sa pāśena hayagrīvaṃ mahābalam || 54 ||
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tamāpatantaṃ vegena pāśaṃ jagrāha dānavaḥ || 55 ||
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tenaiva taṃ samājaghne varuṇaṃ yādasāṃ patim || 56 ||
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sa tu pāśo'tra nirvīryaḥ svāminaṃ na babādha ha || 57 ||
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tataḥ kruddho hayagrīvo varuṇaṃ yādasāṃ patim || 58 ||
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jaghāna gadayā rājanmūrdhni deśe mahābalam || 59 ||
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sa tenābhihato mūrdhni vamañ soṇitamulbaṇam || 60 ||
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visaṃjño'tha jagāmāśu tasmātsaṃgrāmadustarāt || 61 ||
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vāruṇaistaiḥ samāyuktoḥ nirjito dānavottamaiḥ || 62 ||
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nisumbhaḥ pañcaviṃśatyā yamaṃ jaghne mahābalaḥ || 63 ||
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yamo'pi dhanurādāya śareṇa nataparvaṇā || 64 ||
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jaghāna dānavaṃ saṃkhye paśyatastu śacīpateḥ || 65 ||
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nisumbho roṣatāmrākṣo dhanuściccheda tasya tat || 66 ||
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utsṛjya dhanuratnaṃ ca daṇḍamudyamya dānavam || 67 ||
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dhāvati sma yamo rājan hantukāmo mahābalaḥ || 68 ||
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utsṛjya tu mahārāja dānavo dhanuruttamam || 69 ||
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ādāya niśitaṃ khaṅgaṃ prāyātpretapatiṃ tadā || 70 ||
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tayostābhyāṃ mahāyuddhamāyudhābhyāṃ tadābhavat || 71 ||
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purā devāsure yuddhe balivāsavayoriva || 72 ||
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daṇḍenābhyahananmūrdhni nisumbhasya durātmanaḥ || 73 ||
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āhato daṇḍadhāreṇa yamena sumahātmanā || 74 ||
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kiṃcidāyastanayano nisumbho dānavottamaḥ || 75 ||
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khaṅgena prāharattaṃ tu yamaṃ vaivasvataṃ yudhi || 76 ||
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saṃchinnavarmā deveśo yamo yāmyaiḥ samanvitaḥ || 77 ||
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visaṃjñendiyabhūtātmā niḥśvasanprāṇasaṃśaye || 78 ||
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jagāmāśu puraṃ yuddhādbhīto dānavasattamāt || 79 ||
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rājarājastathā sārdhaṃ guhyakairdevasaṃnibhaiḥ || 80 ||
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yakṣairvidyādharaiḥ sārdhaṃ māṇibhadrapurogamaiḥ || 81 ||
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muraṃ tu mauravaiḥ sārdhaṃ samājaghne paraḥśataiḥ || 82 ||
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śarāṇāṃ śitadhārāṇāṃ rājarājo mahāmatiḥ || 83 ||
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muraḥ saptatisāhasrairmauravairyuddhakovidaiḥ || 84 ||
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jaghāna rājarājaṃ tu śaraiḥ suniśitairapi || 85 ||
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vidhvā tu rājarājaṃ taṃ guhyakāṃśca samāhanat || 86 ||
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khaḍgaiḥ pāśaiḥ samājaghne yakṣāndevaripustadā || 87 ||
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yakṣāśca guhyakāścaiva bhītā dudruvurāhavāt || 88 ||
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parityajyāyudhaṃ mukhyaṃ māṇibhadrapurogamāḥ || 89 ||
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yakṣasainyaṃ parājitya muro vaiśravaṇaṃ tadā || 90 ||
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śarairāśīviṣākārairvivyādha yudhi dānavaḥ || 91 ||
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stanayorvakṣasi tathā cakṣuṣornetrasaṃpuṭe || 92 ||
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yatheṣṭaṃ dharṣayāmāsa dānavo yuddhadurmadaḥ || 93 ||
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sa cāpyārto viṣaṇṇaśca nirjagāma raṇājirāt || 94 ||
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te ca yakṣāstadā rājan guhyakāśca samantataḥ || 95 ||
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alakāṃ ca samājagmurbhītā yuddhaparāṅmukhāḥ || 96 ||
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yamo'tha varuṇaścaiva kuberaśca mahāmatiḥ || 97 ||
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nirjitā dānavendreṇa svaṃ svaṃ nagaramāyayuḥ || 98 ||
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devāśca nirjitāḥ sarve dānavairnagasaṃnibhaiḥ || 99 ||
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diśo daśa drutāḥ sarve bhītā vṛttavilocanāḥ || 100 ||
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vaiśaṃpāyana uvāca nirjitaṃ svabalaṃ dṛṣṭvā devarājaḥ śacīpatiḥ || 101 ||
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āruhyairāvataṃ nāgaṃ prāṃśuṃ śaśinibhaṃ tadā || 102 ||
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māhendramatha cāpaṃ ca sajyaṃ kṛtvā sudāruṇam || 103 ||
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cakre yuddhaṃ mahāghoraṃ narakeṇa durātmanā || 104 ||
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narako'pi mahārāja śakraṃ dṛṣṭvā śacīpatim || 105 ||
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nanāda vividhaṃ nādaṃ siṃho gajapatiṃ yathā || 106 ||
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āgaccheti tadovāca jyāghoṣaṃ ca cakāra saḥ || 107 ||
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tayoḥ samabhavad yuddhaṃ yathā vṛtravadhe purā || 108 ||
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ādāya niśitaṃ bāṇaṃ narako duṣṭacetanaḥ || 109 ||
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ākarṇapūrṇaṃ saṃdhāya jaghne vṛtraripuṃ punaḥ || 110 ||
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āhatastena devendro vihvalaḥ samapadyata || 111 ||
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susrāva rudhiraṃ śakro gatasaṃjñastadābhavat || 112 ||
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samāśvastastadā śakraḥ śarairvivyādha cāṣṭabhiḥ || 113 ||
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rathaṃ vivyādha saptatyā sārathiṃ navabhiḥ śaraiḥ || 114 ||
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kṣurapreṇa tadā rājandhvajaṃ ciccheda cottamam || 115 ||
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sārathiṃ prāhiṇottasya yamāya niśitaiḥ śaraiḥ || 116 ||
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jaghānāśvāṃścaturbhistu bāṇaiḥ suniśitairapi || 117 ||
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dhanuściccheda bhallena narakasya durātmanaḥ || 118 ||
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sa cchinnadhanvā viratho vibāṇo hatasārathiḥ || 119 ||
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ādāya niśitaṃ khaḍgamutpapāta śacīpatim || 120 ||
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āruhyairāvataṃ kumbhe devarājamapothayat || 121 ||
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vyāvidhya tu punardaityo devarājasya vakṣasi || 122 ||
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khaṅgena pothayāmāsa devagandharvasaṃsadi || 123 ||
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visaṃjño vihvalaścaiva devarājaḥ śatakratuḥ || 124 ||
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utsṛjyairāvataṃ nāgaṃ gacchati sma tadārtavat || 125 ||
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nāgaṃ taṃ pothayāmāsa kumbhadeśe sa dānavaḥ || 126 ||
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sa ca nāgo mahārāja prādravacca bhayāttadā || 127 ||
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jitvātha narako bhaumo vṛtrahantāramāhave || 128 ||
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nanāda vividhānnādān rodasī ca vinādayan || 129 ||
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nirjityākhaṇḍalaṃ śakraṃ lokāpālāṃstathaiva ca || 130 ||
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jayamāghoṣayāmāsa narako dānavottamaḥ || 131 ||
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amarāvatīṃ tadā daityaḥ praviśya ca mahāsuraiḥ || 132 ||
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urvaśīṃ ca samāhūya vacanaṃ cedamabravīt || 133 ||
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bhaja māmiha vāmoru nirjitaḥ śakra āhave || 134 ||
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ahamindro yamo rājā varuṇo yādasāṃ patiḥ || 135 ||
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ahameva sadā bhadre rājarājo'smi suprabhe || 136 ||
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urvaśyuvāca ṛṣayo yadi te rājanyakṣyanti kratubhiḥ sadā || 137 ||
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tadā bhajāmi daityendra nātra kāryā vicāraṇā || 138 ||
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evamuktastadā daityo bāḍhamityabravīdvacaḥ || 139 ||
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svargaśreṇīrmahārāja pramathya ditijaiḥ saha || 140 ||
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svargadrumān samādāya devakanyāstathāparāḥ || 141 ||
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aṣṭau rājansahasrāṇi gṛhītvā dānavottamaḥ || 142 ||
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jagāma daityarājastu yatheṣṭaṃ dānavaiḥ saha || 143 ||
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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 25

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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