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.

janamejaya uvāca |
bahūnāṃ strīsahasrāṇāmaṣṭau bhāryāḥ prakīrtitāḥ |
tāsāmapatyānyaṣṭānāṃ bhagavānprabravītu me || 1 ||
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vaiśaṃpāyana uvāca |
aṣṭau mahiṣyaḥ putriṇya iti prādhānyataḥ smṛtāḥ |
sarvā vīraprajāyinyastāsvapatyāni me śṛṇu || 2 ||
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rukmiṇī satyabhāmā ca devī nagnajitī tathā |
sudattā ca tathā śaibyā lakṣmaṇā cāruhāsinī || 3 ||
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mitravindā ca kālindī jāmbavatyatha pauravī |
subhīmā ca tathā mādrī raukmiṇeyānimāñchṛṇu || 4 ||
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pradyumnaḥ prathamo yajñe śambarāntakaraḥ sutaḥ |
dvitīyaścārudeṣṇaśca vṛṣṇisiṃho mahārathaḥ || 5 ||
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cārubhadro bhadracāruḥ sudaṃṣṭro druma eva ca |
suṣeṇaścāruguptaśca cāruvindaśca cārumān |
cārubāhuḥ kaniṣṭhaśca kanyā cārumatī tathā || 6 ||
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jajñire satyabhāmāyāṃ bhānurbhimarathaḥ kṣupaḥ |
rohito dīptimāṃścaiva tāmrajākṣo jalāntakaḥ |
catasro jajñire teṣāṃ svasāro garuḍadhvajāt || 7 ||
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bhānurbhīmarikā caiva tāmrapakṣā jalaṃdhamā || 7cd ||
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jāmbavatyāḥ suto jajñe sāmbaḥ samitiśobhanaḥ |
mitrabāhurmitradhāmā mitrasenastathaiva ca |
mitravānmitravindaśca mitravatyapi cāṅganā || 8 ||
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mitravāhaḥ sunīthaśca nagnajityāḥ prajāḥ śṛṇu |
bhadrakāro bhadravindaḥ kanyā bhadravatī tathā || 9 ||
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sudattāyāstu śaibyāyāḥ saṃgrāmajidajāyata |
satyajitsenajiccaiva tathā śūraḥ sapatnajit || 10 ||
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subhīmāyāḥ suto mādryā vṛkāśvo vṛkanirvṛtiḥ |
kumāro vṛkadīptiśca lakṣmaṇāyāḥ prajāḥ śṛṇu || 11 ||
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gātravān gātraguptaśca gātravindaśca vīryavān |
jajñire gātravantyete bhaginyānujayā saha || 12 ||
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aśrutaśca suto jajñe kālindyāḥ śrutasattamaḥ |
aśrutaṃ śrutasenāyai pradadau madhusūdanaḥ || 13 ||
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taṃ pradāya hṛṣīkeśastāṃ bhāryāṃ mudito'bravīt |
eṣa vāmubhayorastu dāyādaḥ śāśvatīḥ samāḥ || 14 ||
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bṛhatyāṃ tu gadasyāhuḥ śaibyāyāmaṅgadaṃ sutam |
utpannaṃ kumudaṃ caiva śvetaṃ śvetāṃ tathāṅganām || 15 ||
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agāvahaḥ sumitraśca śuciścitrarathastathā |
citrasenaḥ sute cāsya citrā citravatī tathā || 16 ||
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vanustambasya jajñāte stambaḥ stambavanaśca ha |
nivāsano vanastambaḥ kanyā stambavatī tathā |
upāsaṅgasya tu sutau vajraḥ sukṣipra eva ca || 17 ||
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kauśikyāṃ sutasomāyāṃ yaudhiṣṭhiryāṃ yudhiṣṭhirau |
kāpālī garuḍaścaiva jajñāte citrayodhinau || 18 ||
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evamādīni putrāṇāṃ sahastrāṇi nibodhata || 18 ||
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ayutaṃ tu samākhyātaṃ vāsudevasya te sutāḥ || 18 ||
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ayutāni tathā cāṣṭau śūrā raṇaviśāradāḥ || 18 ||
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janārdanasya prasavaḥ kīrtito'yaṃ yathā tathā || 18 ||
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pradyumnasya suto yastu vaidarbhyāṃ rājasattamaḥ |
aniruddho raṇe yoddhā jajñe sa mṛgaketanaḥ || 19 ||
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revatyāṃ baladevasya jajñāte niśaṭholmukau |
bhrātarau devasaṃkāśāv ubhau puruṣasattamau || 20 ||
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sutanuśca narācī ca śaurerāstāṃ parigrahaḥ |
pauṇḍraśca kapilaścaiva vāsudevasya tau sutau || 21 ||
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narācyāṃ kapilo jajñe pauṇḍraśca sutanoḥ sutaḥ |
tayornṛpo'bhavatpauṇḍraḥ kapilaśca vanaṃ yayau || 22 ||
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samādhisthaḥ sa bhūteṣu dayāṃ kurvanmahāmatiḥ || 22 ||
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sa nṛpaḥ samacittātmā viṣṇusāyujyamāptavān || 22 ||
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turyāṃ samabhavadvīro vasudevānmahābalaḥ |
jarā nāma niṣādānāṃ prabhuḥ sarvadhanuṣmatām || 23 ||
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kāśyā supārśvaṃ tanayaṃ lebhe sāmbāttarasvinam |
aniruddhasya vaidarbhyā bhāryā rukmavatī śubhā |
tasyāṃ vajro'niruddhasya vajrasya tanayaṃ śṛṇu |
sānorvajro'niruddhasya vajrastvādāvajāyata || 24 ||
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vajrājjajñe prativahaḥ sucārustasya cātmajaḥ |
anamitrācchinirjajñe kaniṣṭhādvṛṣṇinandanāt || 25 ||
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śinestu satyavāgjajñe satyakaśca mahārathaḥ |
satyakasyātmajaḥ śūro yuyudhānastvajāyata || 26 ||
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asaṅgo yuyudhānasya bhūmistasyābhavatsutaḥ |
bhūmeryugaṃdharaḥ putra iti vaṃśaḥ samāpyate || 27 ||
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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 98

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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