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.

Chapter 29E

vaiśaṃpāyana uvāca teṣāṃ krīḍāprasaktānāṃ yadūnāṃ puṇyakarmaṇām || 1 ||
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chidramāsādya durbuddhirdevaśatrurdurāsadaḥ || 2 ||
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kanyāṃ bhānumatīṃ nāma bhānorduhitaraṃ nṛpa || 3 ||
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jahārātmavadhākāṅkṣī nikumbho nāma dānavaḥ || 4 ||
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antarhito mohayitvā yadūnāṃ pramadājanam || 5 ||
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māyāvī māyayā rājanpūrvavairamanusmaran || 6 ||
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bhrāturhi vajranābhasya tasya kanyā prabhāvatī || 7 ||
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pradyūmnena hṛtā vīra vajranābhastathā hataḥ || 8 ||
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bhānoreva tathāraṇye vasatyavasareṇa hi || 9 ||
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asvādhīne durādharṣe chidrajño dānavādhamaḥ || 10 ||
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kanyāpure mahānādaḥ sahasā samupasthitaḥ || 11 ||
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tasyāṃ hṛtāyāṃ kanyāyāṃ rudantyāṃ samitiṃjaya || 12 ||
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vasudevāhukau vīrau daṃśitau nirgatāv ubhau || 13 ||
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ārtanādamupaśrutya bhānoḥ kanyāpure tadā || 14 ||
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na dṛṣṭigocare tau tu dadṛśate'pakāriṇam || 15 ||
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tathaiva daṃśitau yātau yatra kṛṣṇo mahābalaḥ || 16 ||
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śrutārthaḥ svaṃ vimānaṃ tadāruroha janārdanaḥ || 17 ||
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pārthena sahitastārkṣyaṃ nāgaśatrumariṃdamaḥ || 18 ||
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rathe tvamanugaccheti saṃdiśya makaradhvajam || 19 ||
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tvareti garuḍaṃ vīraḥ saṃdideśa ca kāśyapam || 20 ||
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vajraṃ nagaramāyāntaṃ nikumbhaṃ raṇadurjayam || 21 ||
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pārthakṛṣṇau mahātmānāvāsedaturariṃdamau || 22 ||
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pradyumnaśca mahātejā māyināṃ pravaro nṛpa || 23 ||
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kṛṣṇāpradyumnapārthān sa dṛṣṭvātmānaṃ dvidhākarot || 23 ||
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nikumbhastvatha taṃ dṛṣṭvā tridhātmānamathākarot || 24 ||
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tān sarvānyodhayāmāsa nikumbhaḥ prahasanniva || 25 ||
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bahukaṇṭakagurvībhirgadābhiramaropamaḥ || 26 ||
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savyenālambya hastena kanyāṃ bhānumatīṃ nṛpa || 27 ||
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dakṣiṇenātha hastena gadayā praharatyuta || 28 ||
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kanyārthaṃ na ca kṛṇṣau vā kāmo vā nṛpasattama || 29 ||
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nirdayaṃ praharanti sma nikumbhe ca mahāsure || 30 ||
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samarthāste mahātmānaḥ śatruṃ hantuṃ durāsadāḥ || 31 ||
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niśaśvasurnarapate dayābhārāvapīḍitāḥ || 32 ||
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śreṣṭho dhanuṣmatāṃ pārthaḥ sarvathā kuśalo yudhi || 33 ||
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nārācairvidhinā daityaṃ śaraśaktyā jaghāna ha || 34 ||
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te tu vaitastikairbāṇairvividhurdānavaṃ yudhi || 35 ||
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na kanyāṃ kalayā yuktyā śikṣayā ca mahīpate || 36 ||
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tataḥ sa kanyayā sārdhaṃ tatraivāntaradhīyata || 37 ||
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āsurīmāśrito māyāṃ na tāṃ vetti hi kaścana || 38 ||
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taṃ kṛṣṇau raukmiṇeyaśca pṛṣṭhato'nuyayustadā || 39 ||
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hārītaḥ śakuno bhūtvā tasthāvatha mahāsuraḥ || 40 ||
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taṃ bāṇaiḥ punarevātha vīro bhūyo dhanaṃjayaḥ || 41 ||
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vaitastikairmarmabhidbhiḥ kanyāṃ rakṣannatāḍayat || 42 ||
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sa imāṃ pṛthivīṃ kṛtsnāṃ saptadvīpāṃ mahāsuraḥ || 43 ||
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babhrāmānugataścaiva tairvīrairarimardanaḥ || 44 ||
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gokarṇasyopariṣṭāttu parvatasya mahāsuraḥ || 45 ||
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papāta celagaṅgāyāḥ puline saha kanyayā || 46 ||
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na devā nāsurā vāpi laṅghayanti tapodhanāḥ || 47 ||
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gokarṇaṃ tejasā guptaṃ mahādevasya bhārata || 48 ||
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etadantaramāsādya pradyumnaḥ śīghravikramaḥ || 49 ||
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kanyāṃ bhānumatīṃ bhaimo jagrāha raṇadurjayaḥ || 50 ||
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asuraḥ so'rdito rājan kṛṣṇābhyāṃ niśitaiḥ śaraiḥ || 51 ||
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tyaktvāthottaragokarṇāṃ nikumbho dakṣiṇāṃ diśam || 52 ||
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jagāma pṛṣṭhato yātau kṛṣṇau tārkṣyagatau tadā || 53 ||
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viveśa ṣaṭpuraṃ caiva jñātīnāmālayaṃ tadā || 54 ||
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tatra vīrau guhādvāri kṛṣṇau rātriṃ tadoṣatuḥ || 55 ||
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raukmiṇeyo'pi kṛṣṇena saṃdiṣṭo dvārakāṃ purīm || 56 ||
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anayadbhānutanayāṃ prahṛṣṭenāntarātmanā || 57 ||
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nayitvā cāyayau vīraḥ ṣaṭpuraṃ dānavākulam || 58 ||
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dadarśa ca guhādvāri kṛṣṇau bhīmaparākramau || 59 ||
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ūṣaturdvāramākramya ṣaṭpurasya mahābalau || 60 ||
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kṛṣṇau pradyumnasahitau nikumbhavadhakāṅkṣiṇau || 61 ||
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tato'nantarametasmādbilādatibalastadā || 62 ||
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nirjagāma balī yoddhuṃ nikumbho bhīmavikramaḥ || 63 ||
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tasya nirgacchatastasmādbilātpārtho viśāṃ pate || 64 ||
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rurodha sarvato mārgaṃ śarairgāṇḍīvaniḥsṛtaiḥ || 65 ||
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so'bhisṛtya gadāṃ ghorāmudyamya bahukaṇṭakām || 66 ||
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śirasyatāḍayatpārthaṃ nikumbho balināṃ varaḥ || 67 ||
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gadayābhihate pārthe raktaṃ vamati muhyati || 68 ||
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hasitvā so'suro dṛpto raukmiṇeyamatāḍayat || 69 ||
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taṃ prāṅmukhamukhaṃ vīraṃ māyāvī māyināṃ varam || 70 ||
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adṛṣṭenāhato vīraḥ śirasyatha mumoha saḥ || 71 ||
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tathāgatau tu dṛṣṭvā tau muhyamānau sutāḍitau || 72 ||
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abhidudrāva govindo nikumbhaṃ krodhamūrchitaḥ || 73 ||
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kaumodakīṃ samudyamya gadapūrvodbhavo gadām || 74 ||
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tāvanyonyaṃ durādharṣau garjantāvabhipetatuḥ || 75 ||
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airāvatagataḥ śakraḥ sarvairdevagaṇaiḥ saha || 76 ||
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dadarśa tanmahāyuddhaṃ ghoraṃ devāsuraṃ tadā || 77 ||
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dṛṣṭvā devān hṛṣīkeśaścitrairyuddhairariṃdamaḥ || 78 ||
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iyeṣa dānavaṃ hantuṃ devānāṃ hitakāmyayā || 79 ||
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sa maṇḍalāni citrāṇi darśayāmāsa keśavaḥ || 80 ||
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kaumodakīṃ mahābāhurlālayanyuddhakovidaḥ || 81 ||
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tathaivāsuramukhyo'pi gadāṃ tāṃ bahukaṇṭakām || 82 ||
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śikṣayā bhrāmayāṇo'tha maṇḍalāni cacāra ha || 83 ||
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ṛṣabhāviva garjantau bṛṃhantāviva kuñjarau || 84 ||
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vāsitāntaramāsādya kruddhau sālāvṛkāviva || 85 ||
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ājaghāna nikumbhastu gadayā gadapūrvajam || 86 ||
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spaṣṭāṣṭaghaṇṭayā vīra nādaṃ muktvātidāruṇam || 87 ||
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tatkālameva kṛṣṇo'pi bhrāmayitvā mahāgadām || 88 ||
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nikumbhamūrdhani tadā pātayāmāsa bhārata || 89 ||
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avaṣṭabhya muhūrtaṃ tu hariḥ kaumodakīṃ gadām || 90 ||
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tasthau jagadgururdhīmānmumoha patitaḥ kṣitau || 91 ||
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hāhābhūtaṃ jagatsarvaṃ tatkālamabhavattadā || 92 ||
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tathā gate vāsudeve naradeve mahātmani || 93 ||
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ākāśagaṅgātoyena śītena ca sugandhinā || 94 ||
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siṣecāmṛtamiśreṇa kṛṣṇaṃ deveśvaraḥ svayam || 95 ||
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nūnamātmecchayā kṛṣṇastathā cakre surottamaḥ || 96 ||
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ko hi śakto mahātmānaṃ yuddhe mohayituṃ harim || 97 ||
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kṛṣṇaḥ pratyāgataprāṇaścakramudyamya bhārata || 98 ||
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pratīccheti durātmānamuvāca ripunāśanaḥ || 99 ||
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nikumbho'pyatimāyāvī utpapāta durāsadaḥ || 100 ||
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śarīraṃ tatparityajya na tu taṃ vetti keśavaḥ || 101 ||
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mumūrṣati mṛto vāyamiti matvā janārdanaḥ || 102 ||
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rarakṣa smaramāṇo'tha vīro vīravrataṃ vibho || 103 ||
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atha pradyumnakaunteyāvāgatau labdhacetanau || 104 ||
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sthitau nārāyaṇābhyāśe nikumbhavadhaniścitau || 105 ||
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pradyumno'pyatha māyāvī viditaḥ kṛṣṇamabravīt || 106 ||
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nikumbhastāta nāstyatra gataḥ kvāpi sudurmatiḥ || 107 ||
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pradyumnenaiva mukte tu tannanāśa kalevaram || 108 ||
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prajahāsātha bhagavānarjunena saha prabhuḥ || 109 ||
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tathāyutasahasrāṇi nikumbhānāṃ janādhipa || 110 ||
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dadṛśuste tadā vīrāḥ kṣitau divi ca sarvataḥ || 111 ||
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sahasrāṇyeva kṛṣṇaṃ tu tathā pārthamariṃdamam || 112 ||
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raukmiṇeyaṃ tathā vīraṃ tadadbhutamivābhavat || 113 ||
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pāṇḍavasya dhanuḥ kecitkecidasya mahāśarān || 114 ||
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anye'sya jagṛhurhastāvanye pādau mahāsurāḥ || 115 ||
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evaṃ grahāya te vīramagamaṃste vihāyasi || 116 ||
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pārthānāmapi koṭyastu gṛhītānāṃ tadābhavan || 117 ||
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nāntaṃ dadarśa kṛṣṇaśca kārṣṇiśca ripunāśanau || 118 ||
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vicchidya tau śarairvīrau nikumbhaṃ pārthavarjitau || 119 ||
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ekaikastu dvidhā chinno dvaidhībhavati bhārata || 120 ||
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divyajñānastadā kṛṣṇo bhagavānatra dṛṣṭvān || 121 ||
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nikumbhaṃ tattvataścāpi dadarśa madhusūdanaḥ || 122 ||
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sraṣṭāraṃ sarvamāyānāṃ hartāraṃ phalgunasya ca || 123 ||
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sa cakreṇa śirastasya cakartāsurasūdanaḥ || 124 ||
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paśyatāṃ sarvabhūtānāṃ bhūtabhavyabhavo hariḥ || 125 ||
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sa muktvā phalgunaṃ rājaṃśchinne śirasi bhārata || 126 ||
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papātāsuramukhyo'tha chinnamūla iva drumaḥ || 127 ||
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athākāśagataṃ pārthaṃ patamānaṃ vihāyasaḥ || 128 ||
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kṛṣṇavākyena jagraha kārṣṇirviyati mānada || 129 ||
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nikumbhe patite bhūmau samāśvāsya dhanaṃjayam || 130 ||
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jagāma dvārakāṃ devaḥ pārthakāmasamanvitaḥ || 131 ||
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samiyāyātha dāśarho dvārakāṃ mudito vibhuḥ || 132 ||
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nāradaṃ ca mahātmānaṃ vavande yadunandanaḥ || 133 ||
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nārado'tha mahātejā bhānuṃ yādavamabravīt || 134 ||
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bhāno mā kārṣīrmanyuṃ tvaṃ śrūyatāṃ bhaimanandana || 135 ||
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krīḍantyā raivatodyāne durvāsāḥ kopito'nayā || 136 ||
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sa śaśāpa tato roṣānmunirduhitaraṃ tava || 137 ||
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atidurlalitaiḥ kanyā śatruhastaṃ gamiṣyati || 138 ||
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sutārthe te mayā sārdhaṃ munibhiḥ sa prasāditaḥ || 139 ||
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bālāṃ vratavatīṃ kanyāmanāgasamimāṃ mune || 140 ||
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śaptavānasi dharmajña kathaṃ dharmabhṛtāṃ vara || 141 ||
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anantaraṃ vidhatsvātra vayaṃ vijñāpayāmahe || 142 ||
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asmābhirevamuktastu durvāsā bhaimanandana || 143 ||
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uvācādhomukho bhūtvā muhūrtaṃ kṛpayānvitaḥ || 144 ||
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yadavocamahaṃ vākyaṃ tattathā na tadanyathā || 145 ||
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ripuhastamavaśyaṃ hi gamiṣyati na saṃśayaḥ || 146 ||
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adūṣitā tu dharmeṇa bhartāramupalapsyati || 147 ||
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bahuputrā bahudhanā subhagā ca bhaviṣyati || 148 ||
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sugandhagandhā ca sadā kumārī ca punaḥ punaḥ || 149 ||
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na ca śokāmimaṃ ghoraṃ tanvaṅgī dhārayiṣyati || 150 ||
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evaṃ bhānumatī vīra sahadevāya dīyatām || 151 ||
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śraddadhānaḥ sa śūraśca dharmaśīlaśca pāṇḍavaḥ || 152 ||
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tato bhānumatīṃ bhānurdadau mādrīsutāya vai || 153 ||
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sahadevāya dharmātmā nāradasya vacaḥ smaran || 154 ||
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ānītaḥ sahadevaśca preṣite cakrapāṇinā || 155 ||
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vivāhe ca tadā vṛtte sabhāryaḥ svapuraṃ gataḥ || 156 ||
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imaṃ kṛṣṇasya vijayaṃ yaḥ paṭhecchṛṇuyādatha || 157 ||
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vijayaṃ sarvakṛtyeṣu śraddadhāno labhennaraḥ || 158 ||
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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 29E

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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