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.

tato mahābalaṃ devaṃ balabhadraṃ yaśasvinam || 1 ||
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abhivādayate hṛṣṭaḥ so'niruddho mahāmanāḥ || 2 ||
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mādhavaṃ ca mahātmānamabhivādya kṛtāñjaliḥ || 3 ||
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khagottamaṃ mahāvīryaṃ suparṇaṃ cābhivādayat || 4 ||
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tato makaraketuṃ ca citrabāṇadharaṃ prabhum || 5 ||
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pitaraṃ so'bhyupāgamya pradyumnamabhivādayat || 6 ||
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sakhīgaṇavṛtā caiva sā coṣā kulanandinī || 7 ||
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balaṃ cātibalaṃ caiva vāsudevaṃ sudurjayam || 8 ||
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asaṃkhyātagatiṃ caiva suparṇamabhivādya ca || 9 ||
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puṣpabāṇadharaṃ caiva lajjamānābhyavādayat || 10 ||
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tataḥ śakrasya vacanānnāradaḥ paramadyutiḥ || 11 ||
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vāsudevasamīpaṃ sa prahasanpunarāgataḥ || 12 ||
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vardhāpayati taṃ devaṃ govindaṃ śatrusūdanam || 13 ||
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diṣṭyā vardhasi govinda aniruddhasamāgamāt || 14 ||
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tato'niruddhasahitā nāradaṃ praṇatāḥ sthitāḥ || 15 ||
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āśīrbhirvardhayitvā ca devarṣiḥ kṛṣṇamabravīt || 16 ||
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aniruddhasya vīryākhyo vivāhaḥ kriyatāṃ vibho || 17 ||
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jambūlamālikāṃ draṣṭuṃ śraddhā hi mama jāyate || 18 ||
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tataḥ prahasitāḥ sarve nāradasya vacaḥśravāt || 19 ||
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kṛṣṇaḥ provāca bhagavān kriyatāmāśu māciram || 20 ||
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etasminnantare tāta kumbhāṇḍaḥ samupasthitaḥ || 21 ||
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vaivāhikāṃstu saṃbhārān gṛhya kṛṣṇaṃ namasya ca || 22 ||
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kumbhāṇḍa uvāca kṛṣṇa kṛṣṇa mahābāho bhava tvamabhayapradaḥ || 23 ||
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śaraṇāgato'smi te deva prasīdaiṣo'ñjalistava || 24 ||
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nāradasya vacaḥ śrutvā sarvaṃ prāgeva so'cyutaḥ || 25 ||
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abhayaṃ yacchate tasmai kumbhāṇḍāya mahātmane || 26 ||
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kumbhāṇḍa mantriṇāṃ śreṣṭha prīto'smi tava suvrata || 27 ||
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sukṛtaṃ te vijānāmi rāṣṭriko'stu bhavāniha || 28 ||
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sajñātipakṣaḥ susukhī nirvṛto'stu bhavāniha || 29 ||
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rājyaṃ ca te mayā dattaṃ ciraṃ jīva mamāśrayāt || 30 ||
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evaṃ dattvā rājyamasmai kumbhāṇḍāya mahātmane || 31 ||
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vivāhamakarottatra so'niruddhasya buddhimān || 32 ||
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tatastu bhagavānvahniḥ svayaṃ tatra upasthitaḥ || 33 ||
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vivāho hyaniruddhasya nakṣatre ca śubhe'bhavat || 34 ||
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tato'psarogaṇāstatra kautukaṃ kartumudyatāḥ || 35 ||
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snātaḥ svalaṃkṛtastatra so'niruddhaḥ sa bhāryayā || 36 ||
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tataḥ snigdhaiḥ śubhairvākyairgandharvāśca jagustadā || 37 ||
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nṛtyantyapsarasaścaiva vivāhamupaśobhayan || 38 ||
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tato nirvartayitvā tu vivāhaṃ śatrusūdanaḥ || 39 ||
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aniruddhasya suprājñaḥ sarvairdevagaṇairvṛtaḥ || 40 ||
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āmantrya varadaṃ tatra rudraṃ devanamaskṛtam || 41 ||
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cakāra gamane buddhiṃ kṛṣṇaḥ parapuraṃjayaḥ || 42 ||
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dvārakābhimukhaṃ kṛṣṇaṃ jñātvā śatruniṣūdanam || 43 ||
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kambhāṇḍo vacanaṃ prāha prāñjalirmadhusūdanam || 44 ||
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śṛṇu me puṇḍarīkākṣa vijñāpyaṃ madhusūdana || 44 ||
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bāṇasya gāvastiṣṭhanti haste tu varuṇasya vai || 45 ||
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yāsāmamṛtakalpaṃ vai kṣīraṃ kṣarati mādhava || 46 ||
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tatpītvātibalaścaiva naro bhavati durjayaḥ || 47 ||
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kumbhāṇḍenaivamākhyāte hariḥ prītamanāstadā || 48 ||
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gamanāya matiṃ cakre gantavyamiti niścitaḥ || 49 ||
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tatastu bhagavānbrahmā vardhāpya sa tu keśavam || 50 ||
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jagāma brahmalokaṃ sa vṛtaḥ svabhavanālayaiḥ || 51 ||
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indro marudgaṇaiścaiva dvārakābhimukhaṃ yayau || 52 ||
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tato'niruddhaḥ prītātmā prāñjalirvākyamabravīt || 53 ||
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devadeva mahāyuddhe jayettvāṃ ko nu sattamam || 53 ||
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śakto na pramukhe sthātuṃ sākṣādapi śatakratuḥ || 53 ||
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āroha garuḍaṃ tūrṇaṃ gacchāmo dvārakāṃ purīm || 53 ||
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yataḥ kṛṣṇastataḥ sarve gacchanti jayakāṅkṣiṇaḥ || 53 ||
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vāhanena mayūreṇa sakhībhiḥ parivāritā || 54 ||
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dvārakābhimukhī soṣā devyā prasthāpitā yayau || 55 ||
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tato balaśca kṛṣṇaśca pradyumnaśca mahābalaḥ || 56 ||
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ārūḍhavanto garuḍamaniruddhaśca vīryavān || 57 ||
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prasthitaśca sa tejasvī garuḍaḥ pakṣiṇāṃ varaḥ || 58 ||
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unmūlayaṃstarugaṇān kampayaṃścāpi medinīm || 59 ||
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ākulāśca diśaḥ sarvā reṇudhvastamivāmbaram || 60 ||
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garuḍe saṃprayāte'bhūnmandaraśmirdivākaraḥ || 61 ||
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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 38

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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