Harivamsa [text] [sanskrit]

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The Sanskrit edition of the Harivamsa, 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 |
tataḥ saṃpūjya garuḍaṃ vāsudevo'numānya ca |
sakhivaccopagṛhyainamanujajñe gṛhaṃ prati || 1 ||
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so'nujñāto hi satkṛtya praṇamya ca janārdanam |
ūrdhvamācakrame pakṣī yatheṣṭaṃ gaganecaraḥ || 2 ||
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sa pakṣavātasaṃkṣubdhaṃ samudraṃ makarālayam |
kṛtvā vegena mahatā yayau pūrvaṃ mahodadhim || 3 ||
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kṛtyakāla upasthāsya ityuktvā garuḍe gate |
kṛṣṇo dadarśa pitaraṃ vṛddhamānakaduṃdubhim || 4 ||
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ugrasenaṃ ca rājānaṃ baladevaṃ ca mādhavaḥ |
kāśyaṃ sāṃdīpaniṃ caiva brahmagārgyaṃ tathaiva ca || 5 ||
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anyāṃśca vṛddhānvṛṣṇīnāṃ tāṃśca bhojāndhakāṃstathā |
ratnapravekairdāśārho vīryalabdhaistadārcayat || 6 ||
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hatā brahmadviśaḥ sarve yajantyandhakavṛṣṇayaḥ |
raṇātpratinivṛtto'yamakṣato madhusūdanaḥ || 7 ||
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prītāśca munayaḥ sarve rakṣitā yadusattamāḥ || 7 ||
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iti prītā yaduvṛṣā vardhayanti janārdanam || 7 ||
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iti catvararathyāsu dvāravatyāṃ supūjitaḥ |
cākriko ghoṣayāmāsa puruṣo mṛṣṭakuṇḍalaḥ || 8 ||
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nirvighnaṃ munayo rājaṃścarantu vividhaṃ tapaḥ || 8 ||
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nihato narako duṣṭaḥ sānugaḥ sabalānvitaḥ || 8 ||
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tataḥ sāṃdīpaniṃ pūrvamupagamya janārdanaḥ |
vavande vṛṣṇinṛpatimāhukaṃ vinayānvitaḥ || 9 ||
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athāśruparipūrṇākṣamānandagatacetasam |
vavande saha rāmeṇa pitaraṃ vāsavānujaḥ || 10 ||
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tataḥ śeṣānabhikramya satkṛtya ca yathārhataḥ |
sarveṣāṃ nāma jagrāha dāśārhāṇāmadhokṣajaḥ || 11 ||
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tataḥ sarvāṇi divyāni sarvaratnamayāni ca |
āsanāgryāṇi viviśurupendrapramukhāstadā || 12 ||
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tatastaddhanamakṣayyaṃ kiṃkarairyatsamāhṛtam |
sabhāṃ samānayāmāsuḥ puruṣāḥ kṛṣṇaśāsanāt || 13 ||
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tataḥ sa mānayāmāsa dāśārhānyadusattamān |
sarvānduṃdubhiśabdena pūjayiṣyañjanārdanaḥ || 14 ||
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tāmāsanavatīṃ ramyāṃ maṇividrumatoraṇām |
sudāśārhīṃ sudāśārhā viviśuḥ kṛṣṇaśāsanāt || 15 ||
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tataḥ puruṣasiṃhaiḥ sā yadubhiḥ sarvato vṛtā |
sarvārthaguṇasaṃpannā sā sabhā bharatarṣabha |
śuśubhe'bhyadhikaṃ śubhrā siṃhairgiriguhā yathā || 16 ||
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rāmeṇa saha govindaḥ kāñcanaṃ mahadāsanam |
ugrasenaṃ puraskṛtya bheje vṛṣṇipuraskṛtaḥ || 17 ||
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tatropaviṣṭāṃstānvīrānyathāprīti yathāvayaḥ |
samābhāṣya yaduśreṣṭhānuvāca madhusūdanaḥ || 18 ||
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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 95

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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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 (2021)

Shri Harivamsa Purana in Marathi
by Jitendra Nath Thakur (2021)

श्रीहरिवंशपुराण [Dharmik Prakashan Sanstha, Mumbai]

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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 Gujarati edition

Harivamsa Purana in Gujarati
by Gita Press, Gorakhpur (2017)

હરિવંશપુરાણ

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Cover of edition (2021)

Harivansha Mahapurana (Kannada)
by Saraswati Prakashan, Belgaum (2021)

1568 pages

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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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