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.

janamejaya uvāca tryakṣādvadhamahaṃ brahmañchrotumicchāmi tattvataḥ || 1 ||
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trayāṇāṃ purasaṃjñānāṃ khecarāṇāṃ samāsataḥ || 2 ||
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vaiśaṃpāyana uvāca śṛṇu vistarataḥ sarvaṃ yanmāṃ pṛcchasi naidhanam || 3 ||
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daityānāṃ bāhubalināṃ sarvaprāṇivirodhināṃ || 4 ||
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śaṃkareṇa vadhaṃ rājañchūlaistribhirajihmagaiḥ || 5 ||
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kṛtaṃ purāsurendrāṇāṃ sarvabhūtavadhaiṣiṇām || 6 ||
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tripuraṃ puruṣavyāghra bṛhaddhātusamīritam || 7 ||
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vikrāmati nabhomadhye meghavṛndamivotthitam || 8 ||
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prākāreṇa pravṛddhena kāñcanena virājitā || 9 ||
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maṇibhiśca prakāśadbhiḥ sarvaratnaiśca toraṇaiḥ || 10 ||
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babhāse nabhaso madhye śriyā paramayā jvalat || 11 ||
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gandharvāṇāmivodagraṃ karmaṇā sādhitaṃ puraṃ || 12 ||
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vājinaḥ pakṣasaṃyuktā vahanti baladarpitāḥ || 13 ||
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puraṃ prabhākaraṃ śreṣṭhaṃ manobhiḥ kāmacāriṇaḥ || 14 ||
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dhāvanto hreṣamāṇāste vikramaiḥ prāṇasaṃbhṛtaiḥ || 15 ||
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āhvayanta ivākāśaṃ khuraiḥ śyāmadalaprabhaiḥ || 16 ||
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vāyuvegasamairvegaiḥ kampayanta ivāmbaram || 17 ||
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sarvataḥ samadṛśyanta cakṣurbhirvihitātmabhiḥ || 18 ||
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ṛṣibhirjvalanaprakhyaistapasā dagdhakilbiṣaiḥ || 19 ||
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gītavāditrabahulaṃ gandharvanagaropamam || 20 ||
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citrāyudhasamākīrṇaiḥ prataptakanakaprabhaiḥ || 21 ||
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bhavanairbahuvarṇaiśca prāṃśubhiḥ samalaṃkṛtaiḥ || 22 ||
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devendrabhavanākāraiḥ śuśubhe tanmahādyuti || 23 ||
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prāsādāgraiḥ pravṛddhaiśca kailāsaśikharaprabhaiḥ || 24 ||
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śuśubhe daityanagaraṃ bahusūryamivāmbaram || 25 ||
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cayāṭṭālakasaṃpannaṃ taptakāñcanasaprabham || 26 ||
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pradīptamiva tejobhī rarājātha mahāprabho || 26 ||
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kṣveḍitotkruṣṭabahulaṃ siṃhanādavināditam || 27 ||
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babhau valgujanākīrṇaṃ vanaṃ caitrarathaṃ yathā || 28 ||
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samuddhūtapatākaṃ tadasibhiśca virājitam || 29 ||
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rarāja tripuraṃ rājanmahadvidyudivāmbaram || 30 ||
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sūryanābhaśca daityendraścandranābhaśca bhārata || 31 ||
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tathānye ca mahāvīryā dānavā baladarpitāḥ || 32 ||
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mamṛduśca babhañjuśca mohitāḥ parameṣṭhinā || 33 ||
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panthānaṃ devagamanaṃ pitṛyānaṃ ca bhārata || 34 ||
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tairevamasurāgraiśca pragṛhītaśarāsanaiḥ || 35 ||
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dānavairnaraśārdūla devayāne mahāpathe || 36 ||
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pitṛvahnibalopete hṛte bharatasattama || 37 ||
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brahmāṇamabhyadhāvanta sarve suragaṇāstathā || 38 ||
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vivarṇavadanā dīnāśchinne ca gatikarmaṇi || 39 ||
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abruvaṃścāgrataḥ sthitvā svareṇārtaninādinā || 40 ||
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hanyāmahe śatrugaṇairbhāgocchedena bhāgada || 41 ||
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teṣāṃ caiva vadhopāyaṃ vadasva vadatāṃ vara || 42 ||
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yaṃ jñātvā bāhubalino vadhema samare parān || 43 ||
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sāntvayitvātha varado brahmā provāca devatāḥ || 44 ||
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gacchadhvamamarāḥ sarve rudramārādhituṃ bhuvi || 44 ||
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sa eva nigrahe śakto daityānāṃ nātra saṃśayaḥ || 44 ||
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tapasā tasya devasya samartho vai tato bhavet || 44 ||
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rudrasyārādhanārthāya devadevasya śāśvataḥ || 44 ||
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mahādevaṃ virūpākṣaṃ bhajadhvaṃ tridaśottamāḥ || 44 ||
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sa eva hatvā tān sarvān kuśalaṃ vo vidhāsyati || 44 ||
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śṛṇudhvaṃ devatāḥ sarvāḥ śatrupratikṛtiṃ parām || 45 ||
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avadhyā dānavāḥ sarve ṛte śaṃkaramavyayam || 46 ||
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pratigṛhya ca tadvākyaṃ manobhirvāgbhireva ca || 47 ||
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bhūmau prapedire sarve saha rudraiśca bhārata || 48 ||
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vindhyapāde ca merau ca madhye ca pṛthivītale || 49 ||
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tapasogreṇa yogajñāḥ sarve te munayo'bhavan || 50 ||
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kāśyapeyā haraṃ prāptā japanto brahmasaṃhitāṃ || 51 ||
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teṣāṃ paramanārīṇāmabhavaddhavyavāhane || 52 ||
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vinyastadarbhanicaye tāmraṃ lohaṃ ca bhūṣaṇam || 53 ||
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paridhānāni carmāṇi mṛdūni ca śubhāni ca || 54 ||
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svayaṃmṛtānāṃ kṛṣṇānāṃ mṛgāṇāṃ kurusattama || 55 ||
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gṛhītāni vimuktāni dehebhyo vanacāriṇām || 56 ||
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te'ntarikṣamathopetya viviśurmāyayā vṛtāḥ || 57 ||
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harālayaṃ surāḥ sarve vyāghracarmanivāsinaḥ || 58 ||
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praṇipatyātha te dīnā bhagavantaṃ jagatpatim || 59 ||
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suvyaktenābhidhānena prabhāṣante haraṃ tataḥ || 60 ||
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havirdattamivājñānādbhasmacchanneṣu vahniṣu || 61 ||
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varadānaṃ vṛthāsmāsu bhagavanvimukhe tvayi || 62 ||
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yathādeśaṃ yathākālaṃ kriyatāṃ brahmaṇo vacaḥ || 63 ||
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yaduktaṃ devadevena khecarāṇāṃ samīpataḥ || 64 ||
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evamārādhito devaiḥ surāsuranamaskṛtaḥ || 64 ||
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prasannacetā bhagavāndevadevo vṛṣadhvajaḥ || 64 ||
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pratijajñe'suravadhaṃ sabhṛtyabalavāhanam || 64 ||
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tataḥ provāca bhagavānpuraṃdarapurogamān || 64 ||
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sarve māmanugacchantu tripurasya jighāṃsayā || 64 ||
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evaṃ devavacobhiśca bhāvino'rthasya vai balāt || 65 ||
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samanahyanmahādevo devaiḥ saha savāsavaiḥ || 66 ||
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ādityā rathamāsthāya saṃnaddhāḥ samalaṃkṛtāḥ || 67 ||
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sarve kāñcana varṇābhā babhurdīptā ivāgnayaḥ || 68 ||
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rudreṇa sahitā rudrā dahanta iva tejasā || 69 ||
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saṃnaddhāścārumukuṭāḥ prāṃśavaḥ parvatā iva || 70 ||
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viśve viśvena vapuṣā balinaḥ kāmarūpiṇaḥ || 71 ||
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samanahyanmahātmāno dānavāntaṃ vidhitsavaḥ || 72 ||
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ebhiḥ saha balādhyakṣaiḥ samantātparivāritaḥ || 73 ||
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tripuraṃ yodhayattryakṣaḥ pragṛhya saśaraṃ dhanuḥ || 74 ||
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atha daityā bhinnadehāḥ purāṭ ṭālagatā iva || 75 ||
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nyapatanbhuvi dehaiste viśīrṇā iva parvatāḥ || 76 ||
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abhividdhāḥ praviddhāśca cayāṭ ṭālagatā nṛpa || 77 ||
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nyapatandaityasaṃghāśca vajreṇeva hatā nagāḥ || 78 ||
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asibhiśca hatā devaiḥ śakticakraparaśvadhaiḥ || 79 ||
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bāṇaiśca bhinnamarmāṇo daityendrā yudhi gocare || 80 ||
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prapetuḥ sahitā urvyāṃ chinnapakṣā ivācalāḥ || 81 ||
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tatra saṃjñāṃ vyamuñcanta tena dīptena tejasā || 82 ||
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evaṃ te'nyonyasaṃbādhe kṣīyante kṣayakarmaṇā || 83 ||
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nopālabhyanta cakṣurbhyāmapi divyena cakṣuṣā || 84 ||
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astaṃ prāpte dinakare surendrāste niśāmukhe || 85 ||
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chinnabhinnakṣatamukhā nipeturvasudhātale || 86 ||
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atha daityā jayaṃ prāptā niśāyāṃ niśitaiḥ śaraiḥ || 87 ||
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vinedurvipulairnādairmeghā iva mahāravāḥ || 88 ||
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jayaprāptyāsurāścaiva te'nyonyamabhijalpire || 89 ||
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trāsitāstridaśāḥ sarve saṃgrāme jayakāṅkṣiṇaḥ || 90 ||
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asmābhirbalasaṃpannaiḥ saha prāsāsitomaraiḥ || 91 ||
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virejuśca jayaṃ prāptā uśanohavyabodhitāḥ || 92 ||
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samare balasaṃpannāḥ sāyudhā daityasattamāḥ || 93 ||
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suraiśca sahitaḥ sarvai rathamāsthāya śaṃkaraḥ || 94 ||
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darpitānabhinaddaityānprabhindanniva vai diśaḥ || 95 ||
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yugāntakāle vitato raśmivāniva nirdahan || 96 ||
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sarvabhūtāni bhūtāgryaḥ pralaye samupasthite || 97 ||
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sa ratho vājibhiḥ śīghrairuhyamāno manojavaiḥ || 98 ||
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vibabhau nabhaso madhye savidyudiva toyadaḥ || 99 ||
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vṛṣabheṇa dhvajāgreṇa garjamānena bhārata || 100 ||
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bhāti sma sa ratho rājan sendrāyudha ivāmbudaḥ || 101 ||
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tato'mbaragatāḥ siddhāstuṣṭuvurvṛṣabhadhvajam || 102 ||
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karmabhiḥ pūrvajaṃ pūrvaiḥ śucibhistryambakaṃ tadā || 103 ||
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ṛṣayaśca tapaḥśrāntāḥ satyavrataparāyaṇāḥ || 104 ||
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amṛtaprāśinaścaiva surasaṃghāḥ sahasraśaḥ || 105 ||
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gandharvāścopagāyanti gāndharveṇa svareṇa vai || 106 ||
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prahṛṣṭavadanāḥ saumyāḥ paitrye sthānāntare nṛpa || 107 ||
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cayāṭṭālakasaṃpanne śataghnīśatasaṃkule || 108 ||
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tasmiṃstu daityanagare sarvabhūtabhayāvahe || 109 ||
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tatastu śaravarṣāṇi mumucurdaityadānavāḥ || 110 ||
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surāṇāmarayo madhye tīkṣṇāgrāṇi samantataḥ || 111 ||
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śataghnībhiśca nighnanto bhallaiḥ śūlaiśca bhārata || 112 ||
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te cakrire mahatkarma dānavā yuddhakovidāḥ || 113 ||
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gadābhiśca gadā jaghnurbhallairbhallāṃśca cicchiduḥ || 114 ||
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astrairastrāṇyabādhanta māyāṃ māyābhireva ca || 115 ||
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tato'pare samudyamya śaraśaktiparaśvadhān || 116 ||
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aśanīśca mahāghorā yuktāḥ śatasahasraśaḥ || 117 ||
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asibhirmāyāvihitairmṛtyorviṣayagocaraiḥ || 118 ||
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te vadhyamānā vibudhāḥ śaravarṣairavasthitāḥ || 119 ||
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gandharvanagarākāraḥ so'sīdatsaharo rathaḥ || 120 ||
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hanyamāno'suragaṇaiḥ sārdhaṃ prāsāsitomaraiḥ || 121 ||
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daityapraharaṇaistaiśca gurubhirbhārasādibhiḥ || 122 ||
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citraiśca bahubhiḥ śastrairatiṣṭhata śacīpatiḥ || 123 ||
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tato madhye divyaśabdaḥ prādurāsīnmahīpate || 124 ||
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ṛṣīṇāṃ brahmaputrāṇāṃ mahatāmapi bhārata || 125 ||
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sa eṣa śaṃkarasyāgre ratho bhūmiṃ pratiṣṭhitaḥ || 126 ||
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ajeyo jayyatāṃ prāptaḥ sarvalokasya paśyataḥ || 127 ||
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tasminnipatite rājan rathānāṃ pravare rathe || 128 ||
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nipetuḥ sarvabhūtāni vasudhāṃ vasudhādhipa || 129 ||
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viceluḥ parvatāgrāṇi celuścaiva mahādrumāḥ || 130 ||
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vicukṣubhuḥ samudrāśca na rejuśca diśo daśa || 131 ||
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vṛddhāśca brāhmaṇāstatra jepuśca paramaṃ japam || 132 ||
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yattadbrahmamayaṃ tejaḥ sarvatra vijayaiṣiṇām || 133 ||
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śāntyarthamiha bhūtānāmiha loke paratra ca || 134 ||
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samādhāyātmanātmānaṃ yogaprāptena hetunā || 135 ||
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rathantareṇa sāmnātha brahmabhūtena bhārata || 136 ||
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tejasā jvalayanviṣṇostryakṣasya ca mahātmanaḥ || 137 ||
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sarveṣāṃ caiva devānāṃ balināṃ kāmarūpiṇām || 138 ||
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ṛṣīṇāṃ tapasāḍhyānāṃ vasatāṃ vijane vane || 139 ||
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atha viṣṇurmahāyogī sarvato dṛṣya tattvataḥ || 140 ||
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vṛṣarūpaṃ samāsthāya projjahāra rathottamam || 141 ||
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samākrāntaṃ devagaṇaiḥ samagrabalapauruṣaiḥ || 142 ||
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balavāṃstolayitvā tu viṣāṇābhyāṃ mahābalaḥ || 143 ||
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nanāda prāṇayogena mathyamāna ivārṇavaḥ || 144 ||
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tṛtīyaṃ vāyuviṣayaṃ samākramya viṣāṇavān || 145 ||
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nanāda balavannādaṃ samudra iva parvaṇi || 146 ||
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tato nādena vitrastā daiteyā yuddhadurmadāḥ || 147 ||
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punaste kṛtasaṃnāhā yuyudhuḥ sumahābalāḥ || 148 ||
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sarve vai bāhubalinaḥ samarthabalapauruṣāḥ || 149 ||
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surasainyaṃ pramardanti pragṛhītaśarāsanāḥ || 150 ||
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agniṃ saṃdhāya dhanuṣi taṃ ca bāṇaṃ suyantritam || 151 ||
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brahmāstreṇābhisaṃyojya brahmadaṇḍamivāvyayaḥ || 152 ||
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mumuce daityanagare tridhā śabdena saṃjñitam || 153 ||
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taṃ bāṇaṃ trividhaṃ vīryātsaṃdhāya manasā prabhuḥ || 154 ||
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satyena brahmayogena tapogreṇa ca bhārata || 155 ||
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mumuce daityanagare sarvaprāṇaharāñcharān || 156 ||
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dīptān kanakavarṇābhān suparṇāṃśca sunirmalān || 157 ||
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muktvā śaravarān ghorān saviṣāniva pannagān || 158 ||
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supradīptaistribhirbāṇairvegibhistadvidāritam || 159 ||
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śarapātapradīptāni vindhyāgrāṇīva bhārata || 160 ||
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gopurāṇyasuraiḥ sārdhaṃ dahyamānāni bhārata || 161 ||
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viśīryanta ivābhānti manujendra dharādharāḥ || 162 ||
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agninā saṃpradīptāni vahnigarbhāṇi bhārata || 163 ||
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dharaṇīṃ pratyapadyanta purāṇi vasudhādhipa || 164 ||
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tāni tasya tu dagdhāni vaidūryasadṛśāni vai || 165 ||
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nipeturdahyamānāni śikharāṇi gireriva || 166 ||
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śaṅkareṇa pradagdhāni brahmāstreṇāpatannṛpa || 167 ||
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tatastu vijayī rudraḥ sevyamāno maharṣibhiḥ || 167 ||
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vṛṣarūpaṃ tadā viṣṇuṃ pūjayanprayayau girim || 167 ||
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ya imaṃ śṛṇuyānnityaṃ vijayaṃ śaṃkarasya ca || 167 ||
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sarvatra vijayaṃ prāptaḥ sa tu dīrghāyurāpnuyāt || 167 ||
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hate tu tripure devairvāco harṣātkileritāḥ || 168 ||
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sarvāñjahīti śatrūṃstvaṃ pravṛddhānpuruṣottama || 169 ||
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viṣṇureva mahāyogī yogena prasmayanniva || 170 ||
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stūyate brahmasadṛśairṛṣibhiḥ śaṃkareṇa ca || 171 ||
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brahmaṇā sahitairdevaiḥ saṃpannabalapauruṣaiḥ || 172 ||
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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 43

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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