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.

vaiśaṃpāyana uvāca harivaṃśe'tra vṛttāntāḥ kramādete ihoditāḥ || 1 ||
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tatrādya ādisargastu bhūtasargastataḥ paraḥ || 2 ||
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pṛthorvainyasya cākhyānaṃ manūnāṃ kīrtanaṃ tathā || 3 ||
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vaivasvatakulotpattirdhundhumārakathā tathā || 4 ||
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gālavotpattirikṣvāku vaṃśasyāpyanukīrtanam || 5 ||
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pitṛkalpastathotpattiḥ somasya ca budhasya ca || 6 ||
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amāvasoranvayasya kīrtanaṃ kīrtivardhanam || 7 ||
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cyutipratiṣṭhe śakrasya prasavaḥ kṣatravṛddhijaḥ || 8 ||
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yayāticaritaṃ caiva pūruvaṃśānukīrtanam || 9 ||
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divodāsapratiṣṭhā ca triśaṅkoḥ kṣatriyasya ca || 9 ||
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kīrtanaṃ kṛṣṇasaṃbhūteḥ syamantakamaṇestathā || 10 ||
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saṃkṣepātkīrtitā viṣṇoḥ prādurbhāvāstataḥ param || 11 ||
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tārakāmayayuddhaṃ ca brahmalokasya varṇanam || 12 ||
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yoganidrāsamutthānaṃ viṣṇorvākyaṃ ca vedhasaḥ || 13 ||
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pṛthvīvākyaṃ ca devānāmaṃśāvataraṇaṃ tathā || 14 ||
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pralambanidhanaṃ caiva śaradvarṇanameva ca || 14 ||
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giriyajñapravṛttistu govardhanavidhāraṇe || 14 ||
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tato nāradavākyaṃ ca svapnagarbhavidhistathā || 15 ||
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āryāstavaḥ punaḥ kṛṣṇa samutpattiḥ prapañcataḥ || 16 ||
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govraje gamanaṃ viṣṇoḥ śakaṭasya nivartanam || 17 ||
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pūtanāyā vadho bhaṅgo yamalārjunayorapi || 18 ||
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vṛkasaṃdarśanaṃ caiva vṛndāvananiveśanam || 19 ||
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prāvṛṣo varṇanaṃ cāpi yamunāhradadarśanam || 20 ||
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damanaṃ kāliyasyāpi dhenukasya vadhastathā || 21 ||
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pralambanidhanaṃ caiva śaradvarṇanameva ca || 22 ||
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giriyajñapravṛttiśca govardhanavidhāraṇam || 23 ||
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govindasyābhiṣekaṃ ca gopīsaṃkrīḍanaṃ tathā || 24 ||
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riṣṭāsurasya nidhanamakrūrapreṣaṇaṃ tathā || 25 ||
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andhakasya ca vākyāni keśino nidhanaṃ tathā || 26 ||
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akrūrāgamanaṃ caiva nāgalokasya darśanam || 27 ||
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rājamārgasya gamanaṃ rajake vastrayācanam || 27 ||
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mālākāre mālyayācñā varadānaṃ ca tasya vai || 27 ||
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kubjāyā darśanaṃ cātra anulepanayācanam || 27 ||
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vyavasthā cātra kubjāyā akṣatasvāvihaṃsanam || 27 ||
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dhanurbhaṇgasya kathanaṃ kaṃsavākyamataḥ param || 28 ||
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mallasya mattraṇā cātra mahāmātre nivedanam || 28 ||
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kuvalayāpīḍavadhaścāṇūrasya vadhastathā || 29 ||
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kaṃsasya nidhanaṃ cāpi vilāpaḥ kaṃsayoṣitām || 30 ||
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kaṃsasatkārakaraṇamugrasenābhiṣecanam || 31 ||
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ugrasenābhiśekaśca yādavāśvāsanaṃ tathā || 31 ||
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pratyāgatirgurukulādathoktā rāmakṛṣṇayoḥ || 32 ||
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mathurāyāścoparodho jarāsaṃḍhanivartanam || 33 ||
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vikadruvākyaṃ rāmasya darśanaṃ bhāṣaṇaṃ tathā || 34 ||
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gomantārohaṇaṃ cāpi jarāsaṃdhāgatistathā || 35 ||
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gomantasya girerdāhaḥ karavīrapure gatiḥ || 36 ||
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śṛgālasya vadhastatra mathurāgamanaṃ tataḥ || 37 ||
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yamunākarṣaṇaṃ caiva mathurāpakramastathā || 38 ||
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upāyena vadhaḥ kāla yavanasya prakīrtitaḥ || 39 ||
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nirmāṇaṃ dvāravatyāstu rukmiṇīharaṇaṃ tathā || 40 ||
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vivāhaścaiva rukmiṇyā rukmiṇo nidhanaṃ tathā || 41 ||
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baladevāhnikaṃ puṇyaṃ balamāhātmyameva ca || 42 ||
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narakasya vadhaḥ pāri jātasya haraṇaṃ tathā || 43 ||
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narakasya vadhaścaiva pārijātaharastathā || 43 ||
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narakasya vadhaścātra pārijātāpahāraṇam || 43 ||
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dvāravatyā viśeṣeṇa punarnirmāṇakīrtanam || 44 ||
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dvārakāyāṃ praveśaśca sabhāyāṃ ca praveśanam || 45 ||
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nāradasya ca vākyāni vṛṣṇivaṃśānukīrtanam || 46 ||
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ṣaṭpurasya vadhākhyānamandhakasya nibarhaṇam || 47 ||
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samudrayātrā kṛṣṇasya jalakrīḍākutūhalam || 48 ||
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tathā bhaimapravīrāṇāṃ madhupānapravartanam || 49 ||
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tataśchālikyagāndharva kamudāharaṇaṃ hareḥ || 50 ||
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bhānośca duhiturbhānumatyāharaṇakīrtanam || 51 ||
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nikumbhasya vadhākhyānaṃ prapañcenaiva kīrtitam || 52 ||
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atha vajrapure bhūri vicitropāyakalpanaiḥ || 53 ||
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vajranābhavadhaścātra prapañcenaiva darśitaḥ || 54 ||
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śambarasya vadhaścaiva dhanyopākhyānameva ca || 55 ||
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vāsudevasya māhātmyaṃ bāṇayuddhaṃ prapañcitam || 56 ||
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bhaviṣyaṃ cātra dāhaśca tripurasya udāhṛtaḥ || 56 ||
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bhaviṣyaṃ puṣkaraṃ caiva prapañcenaiva kīrtitam || 57 ||
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vārāhaṃ nārasiṃhaṃ ca vāmanaṃ bahuvistaram || 58 ||
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kailāsayātrā kṛṣṇasya pauṇḍrakasya vadhastathā || 58 ||
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haṃsasya ḍimbhakasyaiva vadhaścaiva prakīrtitaḥ || 58 ||
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sudarśanena kṛtyāstu drāvaṇaṃ dahanaṃ tathā || 58 ||
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tripurasyāpi saṃdāho bhārataśravaṇasya tu || 58 ||
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phalamāhātmyaniyamam vācakasya ca pūjanam || 58 ||
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ityeśa harivaṃśasya prokto vṛttāntasaṃgrahaḥ || 58 ||
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śatāśvamedhasya yadatra puṇyaṃ || 58 ||
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catuḥsahasraṃ ca śatakratośca || 58 ||
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bhavedanantaṃ harivaṃśadānāt || 58 ||
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prakīrtitaṃ vyāsamaharṣiṇā ca || 58 ||
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yadvājapeyena tu rājasūyād || 58 ||
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dṛṣṭaṃ phalaṃ hastirathena cānyat || 58 ||
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tal labhyate vyāsavacaḥ pramāṇaṃ || 58 ||
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gītaṃ ca vālmīkimaharṣiṇā ca || 58 ||
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pārāśaryavacaḥ sarojamamalaṃ gītārthagandhotkaṭaṃ || 58 ||
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nānākhyānakakesaraṃ harikathāsaṃbodhanābodhitam || 58 ||
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loke sajjanaṣaṭpadairaharahaḥ pepīyamānaṃ mudā || 58 ||
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bhūyādbhāratapaṅkajaṃ kalimalapradhvaṃsi naḥ śreyase || 58 ||
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aṣṭādaśa sahasrāṇi ślokānāṃ kīrtitāni vai || 58 ||
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ślokāśca caturāśītirharivaṃśaḥ prakīrtitaḥ || 58 ||
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khileṣu harivaṃśe'tra saṃkhyātāni mahātmanā || 58 ||
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etatsarvaṃ samākhyātaṃ bhārataṃ pūrvasaṃgrahāt || 58 ||
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iti śrīmanmahābhārate śatasahasrasaṃhitāyāṃ vaiyyāsakyāṃ pārijāte sakalaharicarite khilasaṃjñaṃ samāptam || 58 ||
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śrī prayāgamādhavārpaṇamastu || 58 ||
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tripurasyāpi dāhaśca iti vṛttāntasaṃgrahaḥ || 59 ||
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harivaṃśe śrute caiva sarvapāpaiḥ pramucyate || 59 ||
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harivaṃśe śṛṇotīha tasya de || 59 ||
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vācayet || 59 ||
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kathito nṛpaśārdūla sarvapāpapraṇāśanaḥ || 59 ||
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vṛttāntaṃ śṛṇuyād yastu sāyaṃ prātaḥ samāhitaḥ || 59 ||
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sa yāti vaiṣṇavaṃ dhāma labdhakāmaḥ kurūdvaha || 59 ||
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dhanyaṃ yaśasyamāyuṣyaṃ bhuktimuktiphalapradam || 59 ||
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imāṃ ca saṃhitāṃ ceti sarvaśāstramayīṃ tathā || 59 ||
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ekakālaṃ dvikālaṃ vā trikālaṃ vāpi yaḥ paṭhet || 59 ||
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devatāyatane tīrthe viṣṇoścātra viśeṣataḥ || 59 ||
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śivālaye tathā kṣetre naimiṣe puṣkare tathā || 59 ||
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śucirbhūtvā dampatī ca vācakaṃ pūjayetsudhīḥ || 59 ||
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mantrāvaliṃ khilasyāpi ekena manasāpi vā || 59 ||
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khilo viṣṇuḥ prasīdeta vācakaḥ paṭhanātpunaḥ || 59 ||
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saṃhitāṃ harivaṃśasya tathānukramaṇīṃ śubhām || 59 ||
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śrutvā ca labhate lakṣmīṃ saṃtatiṃ manasepsitāṃ || 59 ||
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brahmahatyādipāpebhyo mucyate nātra saṃśayaḥ || 59 ||
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sarvatīrtheṣu sa snātaḥ śrutvānukramaṇīṃ śubhām || 59 ||
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vaśīṃ vibhūśitakarānnavanīradābhāt || 59 ||
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pītāmbarādaruṇabimbaphalādharoṣṭhāt || 59 ||
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pūrṇendusundaramukhādaravindanetrāt || 59 ||
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kṛṣṇātparaṃ kimapi tattvamahaṃ na jāne || 59 ||
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ya idaṃ śrāvayedvidvān samastaṃ tvardhameva vā || 59 ||
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pādamātraṃ tadardhaṃ vā tvekaṃ cākhyānaṃ uttamam || 59 ||
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sa namasyaḥ prayatnena viṣṇoḥ saṃprītaye sadā || 59 ||
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saṃpūjyastviṣṭadevavat || 59 ||
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tasmai deyaṃ prayatnena viṣṇoḥ saṃprītaye sadā || 59 ||
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ya etatpustakaṃ ramyaṃ leṣayitvā samarpa || 59 ||
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akhilāni purāṇāni tena dattāni nānyathā || 59 ||
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atrākhyānāni yāvanti ślokā yāvanta eva hi || 59 ||
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tathā pādāni yāvanti varṇā yāvanta || 59 ||
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yāvantyapi ca mātrāṇi yāvantyaḥ patrapaṅkayaḥ || 59 ||
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guṇe sūtrāṇi yāvanti yāvantaḥ paṭatantavaḥ || 59 ||
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citrarūpāṇi ramya pustake || 59 ||
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tāvad yugasahasrāṇi dātā svarge mahīyate || 59 ||
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aputraḥ śṛṇuyād yastu susnātaḥ śraddhayānvitaḥ || 59 ||
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tasya putrā bhavantyeva nārāyaṇaprabhāvataḥ || 59 ||
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etacchravaṇataḥ puṃsāṃ sarvatra vijayo bhavet || 59 ||
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saubhāgyaṃ cāpi sarvatra prāpnuyānnirmalāśayaḥ || 59 ||
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yasya viśveśvarastuṣṭastasmai tacchravaṇe matiḥ || 59 ||
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jāyate puṇyayuktasya mahānirmalacetasaḥ || 59 ||
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tacchrotavyaṃ manuṣyeṇa paramaṃ padamicchatā || 59 ||
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etatpavitraṃ paramaṃ etaddharmanidarśanam || 59 ||
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etatsarvaguṇopetaṃ śrotavyaṃ śreya icchatā || 59 ||
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dharmārthakāmamokhyāṃśca labhate nātra saṃśayaḥ || 59 ||
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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 44

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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