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.

vaiśaṃpāyana uvāca athāhuko mahābāhuḥ kṛṣṇaṃ prāha mahādyutim || 1 ||
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harṣādutphullanayanaḥ śrūyatāṃ yadunandana || 2 ||
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evaṃ gate'niruddhasya kriyatāṃ mahadutsavaḥ || 3 ||
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kṣemātpratyāgataṃ dṛṣṭvā sevyamānāḥ sahāsate || 4 ||
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uṣāpi ca mahābhāgā sakhībhiḥ parivāritā || 5 ||
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ramate parayā prītyā aniruddhena saṃgatā || 6 ||
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kumbhāṇḍaduhitā rāmā uṣāyāḥ sakhimaṇḍale || 7 ||
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praveśyatāṃ mahābhāgā vaidarbhīṃ vardhayetpunaḥ || 8 ||
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sāmbāya dīyatāṃ rāmā kumbhāṇḍaduhitā śubhā || 9 ||
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śeṣāśca kanyā dīyantāṃ kumārāṇāṃ yathākramam || 10 ||
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vartate cotsavastatra aniruddhasya veśmani || 11 ||
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gṛhe śrīdhanvinaścaiva śubhastatra pravartate || 12 ||
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vādayanti pure tatra nāryo madavaśaṃ gatāḥ || 13 ||
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nṛtyante cāparāstatra gāyanti ca tathāparāḥ || 14 ||
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kāścitpramuditāstatra kāścidanyonyamabruvan || 15 ||
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nānāvarṇāmbaradharāḥ krīḍamānāstatastataḥ || 16 ||
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abhiyānti tato'nyonyaṃ kāścinmadavaśātsvayam || 17 ||
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krīḍanti kāścidakṣaistu harṣādutphullalocanāḥ || 18 ||
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māyūraṃ rathamāruhya sakhībhiḥ parivāritā || 19 ||
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uṣā saṃpreṣitā devyā rudrāṇyā pratigṛhyatām || 20 ||
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iyaṃ caiva kulaślāghyā nāmnoṣā nāma sundarī || 21 ||
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bāṇaputrī tava vadhūḥ pratigṛhṇīṣva bhāminīm || 22 ||
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tataḥ pratigṛhītā sā strībhirācāramaṅgalaiḥ || 23 ||
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praveśitā ca sā veśma aniruddhasya śobhanā || 24 ||
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devakī revatī caiva rukmiṇyatha vidarbhajā || 25 ||
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dṛṣṭvāniruddhaṃ ruruduḥ snehaharṣasamanvitāḥ || 26 ||
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revatī rukminī caiva gṛhamukhyaṃ praveśayat || 26 ||
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vadhūrvardhasi diṣṭyā tvamaniruddhasya darśanāt || 26 ||
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tatastūryapraṇādaistā varanāryaḥ śubhānanāḥ || 27 ||
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kriyāṃ cārebhire kartumuṣā ca gṛhasaṃsthitā || 28 ||
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tato harmyatalasthā sā vṛṣṇipuṃgavasaṃśritā || 29 ||
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ramate sarvasadṛśairupabhogairvarānanā || 30 ||
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citralekhā ca suśroṇī apsarorūpadhāriṇī || 31 ||
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āpṛcchya ca sakhīvargamuṣāṃ ca tridivaṃ gatā || 32 ||
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gatāsu tāsu sarvāsu sakhīṣvasurasundarī || 33 ||
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māyāvatyā gṛhaṃ nītā prathamaṃ sā nimantritā || 34 ||
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tāsāṃ pradyumnagṛhiṇī snuṣāṃ dṛṣṭvā sumadhyamām || 35 ||
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vāsobhirannapānaiśca pūjayāmāsa sundarīm || 36 ||
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tataḥ krameṇa sarvāstā vadhūmūṣāṃ yadustriyaḥ || 37 ||
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ācāramanupaśyantyaḥ svavarma iti vavrire || 38 ||
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etatte sarvamākhyātaṃ mayā kurukulodvaha || 39 ||
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yathā bāṇo jitaḥ saṃkhye jīvanmuktaśca viṣṇunā || 40 ||
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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 39

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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