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.

Chapter 45

janamejaya uvāca harivaṃśe purāṇe tu śrute munivarottama || 1 ||
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kiṃ phalaṃ kiṃ ca deyaṃ vai tadbrūhi tvaṃ mamāgrataḥ || 2 ||
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vaiśaṃpāyaṇa uvāca harivaṃśe purāṇe tu śrute ca bharatottama || 3 ||
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kāyikaṃ vācikaṃ caiva manasā samupārjitam || 4 ||
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tatsarvaṃ nāśamāyāti himaṃ sūryodaye yathā || 5 ||
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aṣṭādaśapurāṇānāṃ śravaṇād yatphalaṃ labhet || 6 ||
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tatphalaṃ samavāpnoti vaiṣṇavo nātra saṃśayaḥ || 7 ||
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striyaśca puruṣāścaiva vaiṣṇavaṃ padamāpnuyuḥ || 7 ||
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ślokārdhaṃ ślokapādaṃ vā harivaṃśasamudbhavam || 8 ||
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śṛṇvantaḥ śraddhayā yuktā vaiṣṇavaṃ padamāpnuyuḥ || 9 ||
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jambūdvīpaṃ samāśritya śrotāro durlabhāḥ kalau || 10 ||
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bhaviṣyanti narā rājan satyaṃ satyaṃ vadāmyaham || 11 ||
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strībhiśca putrakāmābhiḥ śrotavyaṃ vaiṣṇavaṃ yaśaḥ || 12 ||
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dakṣiṇā cātra deyā vai niṣkatrayasuvarṇakam || 13 ||
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vācakāya yathāśaktyā yathoktaṃ phalamicchatā || 14 ||
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svarṇaśṛṅgīṃ ca kapilāṃ savatsāṃ vastrasaṃyutām || 15 ||
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vācakāya pradadyādvai ātmanaḥ śreyakāṅkṣayā || 16 ||
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alaṃkāraṃ pradadyācca pāṇyorvai bharatarṣabha || 17 ||
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karṇasyābharaṇaṃ dadyād yānaṃ ca saviśeṣataḥ || 18 ||
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bhūmidānaṃ samādadyādbrāhmaṇāya narādhipa || 19 ||
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bhūmidānasamaṃ dānaṃ na bhūtaṃ na bhaviṣyati || 20 ||
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ghoṭakaṃ javinaṃ dadyādvṛṣaṃ ca dhuri yojitam || 20 ||
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śṛṇoti śrāvayādvāpi harivaṃśaṃ tu yo naraḥ || 21 ||
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sarvapāpavinirmukto vaiṣṇavaṃ padamāpnuyāt || 22 ||
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kuṇḍale caiva dātavye ūrṇāvastraṃ tathaiva ca || 22 ||
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samāptau vidhivadvastraṃ deyaṃ kṣaumaṃ dvijātaye || 22 ||
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pitṝnuddharate sarvānekādaśa samudbhavān || 23 ||
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ātmānaṃ sasutaṃ caiva striyaṃ ca bharatarṣabha || 24 ||
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daśāṃśaścātra homo vai kāryaḥ śrotrā narādhipa || 25 ||
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idaṃ mayā tavāgre ca sarvaṃ proktaṃ nararṣabha || 26 ||
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yasya śravaṇamātreṇa sarvapāpaiḥ pramucyate || 27 ||
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aputraḥ putramāpnoti adhano dhanamāpnuyāt || 28 ||
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naramedhāśvamedhābhyāṃ yatphalaṃ prāpyate naraiḥ || 29 ||
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tatphalaṃ labhate nūnaṃ purāṇaśravaṇāddhareḥ || 30 ||
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brahmahā bhrūṇahā goghnaḥ surāpo gurutalpagaḥ || 31 ||
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sakṛtpurāṇaśravaṇātpūto bhavati nānyathā || 32 ||
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idaṃ mayā te parikīrtitaṃ mahac || 33 ||
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chrīkṛṣṇamāhātmyamapāramadbhutam || 34 ||
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śṛṇvanpaṭhannāśu samāpnuyātphalaṃ || 35 ||
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yaccāpi lokeṣu sudurlabhaṃ mahat || 36 ||
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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 45

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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