Harivamsa [text] [sanskrit]

76,857 words

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.

Chapter 108

vaiśaṃpāyana uvāca |
tato dvāravatīmadhye prākārairupaśobhitam |
tato dvāravatīmadhye kāmasya bhavanaṃ śubham |
tatsamīpe'niruddhasya bhavanaṃ sā sma paśyati || sauvarṇavedikāstambhaṃ rukmavaidūryatoraṇam |
mālyadāmāvasaktaṃ ca pūrṇakumbhopaśobhitam || barhikaṇṭhānatagrīvaṃ prāsādairekasaṃcayaiḥ |
maṇipravālasaṃstīrṇaṃ divyagandharvanāditam |
dadarśa bhavanaṃ yatra prādyumniravasatsukham || 1 ||
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tataḥ praviśya sahasā bhavanaṃ tasya tanmahat |
tatrāniruddhaṃ sāpaśyaccitralekhā varāpsarāḥ |
dadarśa madhye nārīṇāṃ tārāpatimivoditam || 2 ||
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krīḍāvihāre nārībhiḥ sevyamānamitastataḥ |
pibantaṃ madhu mādhvīkaṃ śriyā paramayā yutam |
varāsanagataṃ tatra yathaivailavilaṃ tathā || 3 ||
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vādyate samatālaṃ ca gīyate madhuraṃ tathā || 3 ||
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na ca tasya manastatra tamevārthamacintayat || 3 ||
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striyaḥ sarvaguṇopetā nṛtyante tatra tatra vai || 3 ||
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na cāsya manasastuṣṭiṃ citralekhā prapaśyati || 3 ||
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na cābhiramate bhogairna cāpi madhu sevate || 3 ||
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vyaktamasya hi tatsvapnaṃ hṛdaye parivartate || 3 ||
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iti tatraiva buddhyā ca niścitā gatasādhvasā || 3 ||
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sā dṛṣṭvā paramastrīṇāṃ madhye śakradhvajopamam || 3 ||
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priyāsu gīyamānāsu nṛtyamānāsu sarvaśaḥ || 3 ||
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cintayāviṣṭadehā sā citralekhā manasvinī |
kathaṃ kāryamidaṃ kāryaṃ kathaṃ svasti bhavenmama || 4 ||
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sāntarhitā cintayitvā citralekhā yaśasvinī |
tāmasyā chādayāmāsa vidyayā śubhalocanā || 5 ||
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harmye strīgaṇamadhyasthaṃ kṛtvā cāntarhitaṃ tadā |
utpapāta gṛhītvā sā prādyumniṃ yuddhadurmadam || 6 ||
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sā tamadhvānamāgamya siddhacāraṇasevitam |
sahasā śoṇitapuraṃ praviveśa manojavā || 7 ||
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adarśanaṃ tamānīya māyayā kāmarūpiṇī || 7 ||
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aniruddhaṃ mahābhāgā yatroṣā tatra gacchati || 7 ||
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uṣāyādarśayaccainaṃ citrābharaṇabhūṣitam || 7 ||
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citrāmbaradharaṃ vīraṃ kandarpasamarūpiṇam || 7 ||
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tṛtīye tu muhūrte sā prāptā bāṇapuraṃ tadā || 7 ||
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uṣāṃ tāṃ darśayāmāsa paśyainaṃ yadyasau bhavet || 7 ||
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evamuktā tadā kanyā bāṇasya duhitā tataḥ || 7 ||
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tatroṣā vismitā dṛṣṭvā harmyasthā sakhisaṃnidhau |
praveśayāmāsa tadā saṃprāptaṃ svagṛhaṃ tataḥ || 8 ||
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praveśite'niruddhe tu prahṛṣṭā sahitā tayā || 8 ||
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sakhījanasamāyuktā lajjamānā śucismitā || 8 ||
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praharṣotphullanayanā priyaṃ dṛṣṭvārthakovidā |
sā harmyasthā tamarghyeṇa yādavaṃ samapūjayat |
citralekhāṃ pariṣvajya priyākhyānairayojayat |
tvaritā kāminī prāha citralekhāṃ bhayāturā || 9 ||
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sakhīdaṃ vai kathaṃ guhyaṃ kāryaṃ kāryaviśārade |
guhye kṛte bhavetsvasti prakāśe jīvitakṣayaḥ || 10 ||
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citralekhābravīdvākyaṃ śṛṇu tvaṃ niścayaṃ sakhi || 10 ||
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kṛtaṃ puruṣakāraṃ hi daivaṃ nāśayate sakhi || 10 ||
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na vai devyāḥ prasādaste anukūlo bhaviṣyati || 10 ||
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apramādātkṛtaṃ guhyaṃ na kaścijjñāsyate naraḥ || 10 ||
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sakhyā vai evamuktā sā paryavasthitacetanā || 10 ||
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evametaditi prāha sāniruddhamidaṃ vacaḥ || 10 ||
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diṣṭyā svapnagataścoro dṛśyate subhago janaḥ || 10 ||
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yatkṛte tu vayaṃ khinnā durlabhapriyakāṅkṣayā || 10 ||
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kaccittava mahābāho kuśalaṃ sarvatogatam || 10 ||
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hṛdayaṃ hi mṛdu strīṇāṃ tena pṛcchāmyahaṃ tava || 10 ||
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tasyāstadvacanaṃ śrutvā uṣāyāḥ ślakṣṇamarthavat || 10 ||
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so'pyāha yaduśārdūlaḥ śubhākṣarataraṃ vacaḥ || 10 ||
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harṣaviplutanetrāyāḥ pāṇināśru pramṛjya ca || 10 ||
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prahasya sasmitaṃ prāha hṛdayagrāhakaṃ vacaḥ || 10 ||
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kuśalaṃ me varārohe sarvatra mitabhāṣiṇi || 10 ||
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tvatprasādena me devi priyamāvedayāmi te || 10 ||
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adṛṣṭapūrvaśca mayā deśo'yaṃ śubhadarśane || 10 ||
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niśi svapne mayā dṛṣṭaṃ sakṛtkanyāpuraṃ mahat || 10 ||
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evamevamahaṃ bhīru tvatprasādādihāgataḥ || 10 ||
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na ca tad rudrapatnyā vai mithyā vākyaṃ bhaviṣyati || 10 ||
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devyāstu prītimājñāya tvatpriyārthaṃ ca bhāvini || 10 ||
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anuprāpto'smi cādyaiva prasīda śaraṇaṃ gataḥ || 10 ||
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ityuktvā ramayāmāsa so'niruddho mahāyaśāḥ || 10 ||
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ityuktvā tvaramāṇā sā guhyadeśe svalaṃkṛtā |
kāntena saha saṃyuktā sthitā vai bhītabhītavat |
tataścodvāhadharmeṇa gāndharveṇa samīyatuḥ |
anyonyaṃ rematustau tu cakravākau yathā divā || patinā sāniruddhena mumude tu varāṅganā |
kāntena saha saṃyuktā divyasraganulepanā |
ekadeśe gṛhasyāsya pracchanno caiva bhāminī |
kareṇurdviradeneva varayāmāsa saṃgatā || papau tasya mukhaṃ sādhvī samāliṅgya yathākramam |
netre cucumba sā devī bāṇasya duhitā yadum || bhūyo bhūyaḥ samāśliṣya yatheṣṭaṃ madamohitā |
na tṛptimāyayau sā tu samāliṅgya yadūttamam || vaiśaṃpāyanaḥ tāmasyā vidyayā yuktaḥ prādyumniratha tatkṣaṇāt |
cintayāmāsa taṃ dṛṣṭvā gṛhe strījanamadbhutam || ko'yaṃ vidhirmama mahānna jāne tvasya kāraṇam |
svapno'yaṃ kiṃ mayā dṛṣṭa utāho vibhramo mama || jāgarmyahaṃ na me svapno na ca ma vibhramo mahān |
keyamagre sthitā subhrūrlateva ca supuṣpitā || udbhrāntahariṇāpaṅgī bhrūlatābhaṅgabhāṣiṇī |
pīnastanorujaghanā tāmrapādakarādharā || nīlakuñcitakeśāḍhyā madhurasmitabhāṣiṇī |
mama netrapathākrāntā candralekheva śāradī |
kimidaṃ nātra jānāmi kenedaṃ pratipāditam || dṛṣṭvāsya vavṛdhe kāmastāmuṣāṃ madamohitām |
sā ca tatpurataḥ sākṣātpānaṃ kartuṃ samudyatā || atha tāmiṅgitairjñātvā śrutvā caiva yathārthataḥ |
ramayāmāsa ramaṇīṃ kāmatastāṃ manoramām || sā cāpi taṃ samāsādya harṣabhītākulekṣaṇā |
kāmato ramayāmāsa romāñcodgatakarkaśā || līlāsaṃlāpalalitairlalanā taṃ samācarat |
kareṇuriva mātaṅgaṃ vāśitā girigahvare |
aniruddhaṃ mahābāhuṃ nidrāparavaśaṃ gataṃ |
tato niruddhaḥ svapne tu svapurāccitralekhayā |
nīto bāṇapuraṃ sadyaḥ saṃgataścoṣayā saha || dṛṣṭvaivaṃ svapnasaṃsargaṃ uṣayā svasya cādbhutam |
vacanena vimohitām || sa tataścitralekhāṃ tāmavekṣyovāca yādavaḥ |
dvārakānagarācchīgramānītaścitralekhayā || bāṇasya nagaraṃ prāpya saṃgato'smyuṣayā rahaḥ |
evaṃ svapno mayā dṛṣṭo vicitro'dṛṣṭapūrvakaḥ || ko'yaṃ vidhirmamāyātaḥ kā tvaṃ kaiṣā ca bhāminī |
keyaṃ purī gṛhaṃ kasya tattvamākhyātumarhasi || iti bruvantaṃ taṃ dṛṣṭvā citralekhā vaco'bravīt |
api te kuśalaṃ vīra sarvatra yadunandana |
ramamāṇāniruddhena avijñātā tu sā tadā || 11 ||
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papau cāsyā mukhaṃ kāmī samāliṅgya dṛḍhaṃ yaduḥ || 11 ||
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parasparaṃ samāśliṣya parasparamukhaṃ papuḥ || 11 ||
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tayodyatāṃ tato mādhvīṃ papau śiṣṭāmapāyayat || 11 ||
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tayorevaṃ tadā kāmo vavṛdhe janasaṃsadi || 11 ||
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citralekhā tataḥ sādhvī bhūṣayāmāsa bhūṣaṇaiḥ || 11 ||
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vastrairābharaṇaiścitrairmālyaiśca bahugandhibhiḥ || 11 ||
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rarāja yaduvīrastu rohiṇyā candramā yathā || 11 ||
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saudhamārge tatastau tu daṃpatī rematuściram || 11 ||
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tāṃ tathā ramayāmāsa yatheṣṭaṃ yadunandanaḥ || 11 ||
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parasparasya vadanaṃ papatustau parasparam || 11 ||
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alaṃkṛtastayā tatra saṃgataścoṣayā rahaḥ || 11 ||
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papau tasya mukhaṃ sādhvī samāliṅgya yathākramam || 11 ||
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netre ca cumbito devī bāṇasya duhitā sakhī || 11 ||
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tasminneva kṣaṇe prāpte yadūnāmṛṣabho hi saḥ |
divramālyāmbaradharo divyasraganulepanaḥ |
uṣayā saha saṃyukto vijñāto bāṇarakṣibhiḥ || 12 ||
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damayantyā nalo yathā || 12e ||
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vijahāra yathākāmaṃ ramayaṃstāmuṣāṃ śubhām || 12e ||
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vaiśaṃpāyanaḥ |
atha tasyāmavasthāyāṃ sthavirā vetrapāṇayaḥ || 12e ||
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āmuktakañcukā rājan kañcukīyāḥ samantataḥ || 12e ||
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aniruddhaṃ tato jñātvā sārdhaṃ kanyāpure sthitam || 12e ||
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uṣayā bāṇasutayā ramayantaṃ yatheṣṭataḥ || 12e ||
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rakṣiṇaḥ sahasā gatvā bhītā bāṇāntikaṃ tadā || 12e ||
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atha dīptāyudhodagrā nityaṃ suparirakṣakāḥ || 12e ||
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te bhītāḥ kathayāmāsuraniruddhasya ceṣṭitam || 12e ||
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eṣa kaścinmahārāja uṣayā saha saṃgataḥ || 12e ||
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sthitaḥ kanyāpure rājan kaścāsau kuta ityapi || 12e ||
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āyātaḥ sahasā rājanna vidmo'sya gatiṃ vibho || 12e ||
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śrutvaitad roṣayuktastu balaṃ bāṇo nirīkṣya tat || 12e ||
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tatastaiścārapuruṣairbāṇasyāveditaṃ tadā |
yathādṛṣṭamaśeṣeṇa kanyāyāstadvyatikramam || 13 ||
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tataḥ kiṃkarasainyaṃ tu vyādiṣṭaṃ bhīmakarmaṇā |
baleḥ putreṇa bāṇena vīreṇāmitraghātinā || 14 ||
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gacchadhvaṃ sahitāḥ sarve hanyatāmeṣa durmatiḥ |
yena naḥ kulacāritraṃ dūṣitaṃ dūṣitātmanā || 15 ||
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uṣāyāṃ dharṣitāyāṃ hi kulaṃ no dharṣitaṃ mahat |
asaṃpradānādyo'smābhiḥ svayaṃgrāhamadharṣayat || 16 ||
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aho vīryamaho dhairyamaho dhārṣṭyaṃ ca durmateḥ |
yaḥ puraṃ bhavanaṃ cedaṃ praviṣṭo naḥ subāliśaḥ || 17 ||
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evamuktvā punastāṃstu kiṃkarāṃścodayadbhṛśam || 17 ||
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te tasyājñāmatho gṛhya susaṃnaddhā viniryayuḥ || 17 ||
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yatrāniruddho hyabhavattatrāgacchanmahābalāḥ || 17 ||
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nānāśastrodyatakarā nānārūpadharāstu te |
dānavāḥ samabhikruddhāḥ prādyumnivadhakāṅkṣiṇaḥ || 18 ||
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rudate tadbalaṃ dṛṣṭvā bāṣpeṇāvṛtalocanā || 18 ||
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prādyumnivadhabhītā sā bāṇaputrī yaśasvinī || 18 ||
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tatastu rudatīṃ dṛṣṭvā tāmuṣāṃ mṛgalocanām || 18 ||
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hā hā kānteti vepantīmaniruddho'bhyabhāṣata || 18 ||
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abhayaṃ te'stu saśroṇi mā bhaistvaṃ hi mayi sthite || 18 ||
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saṃprāpto harṣakālaste na te'sti bhayakāraṇam || 18 ||
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kṛtsno'yaṃ yadi bāṇasya bhṛṭyavargo yaśasvini || 18 ||
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āgaccheta na me cintā bhīru paśyādya vikramam || 18 ||
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tasya sainyasya ninadaṃ śrutvābhyāgacchatastataḥ || 18 ||
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sahasaivotthitaḥ śrīmānprādyumniḥ kimiti bruvan || 18 ||
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athāsyāpaśyata balaṃ nānāpraharaṇodyatam || 18 ||
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sthitaṃ samantatastatra parivārya gṛhaṃ mahat || 18 ||
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tato'bhyagacchattvarito yatra tadveṣṭitaṃ balam || 18 ||
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kruddhaḥ svabalamāsthāya saṃdaśya daśanacchadam || 18 ||
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tato yuddhamapoḍhānāṃ bāṇeyānāṃ niśamya tu || 18 ||
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sā citralekhā sasmāra nāradaṃ devadarśanam || 18 ||
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tato nimeṣamātreṇa saṃprāpto munipuṃgavaḥ || 18 ||
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smṛto'tha citralekhāyāḥ puraṃ śoṇitasāhvayam || 18 ||
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antarikṣe sthitastatra so'niruddhamathābravīt || 18 ||
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mā bhayaṃ svasti te vīra prāpto'smyabhimatastava || 18 ||
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tataśca nāradaṃ dṛṣṭvā so'bhivādya mahābalaḥ || 18 ||
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prahṛṣṭaḥ sumanā bhūtvā yuddhārthamabhyavartata || 18 ||
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vadhyatāṃ vadhyatāmeṣa gṛhyatāṃ gṛhyatāmayam || 18 ||
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hanyatāṃ hanyatāṃ kṣipramityūcurdānavāstada || 18 ||
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tatasteṣāṃ svanaṃ śrutvā sarveṣāmeva garjatām |
sahasaivotthitaḥ śūrastotrārdita iva dvipaḥ || 19 ||
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niruddho'pi tayā tatra bahuśo yuddhadurmadaḥ || 19 ||
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bhītayā bhīta evāsau dhāvati sma tathāsurān || 19 ||
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tamāpatantaṃ dṛṣṭvaiva saṃdaṣṭauṣṭhaṃ mahābhujam |
prāsādāccāvarohantaṃ bhayārtā vipradudruvuḥ || 20 ||
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nadantaṃ siṃhavattadā || 20c ||
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tasya nādena vai rājan || 20c ||
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antaḥpuradvāragataṃ parighaṃ gṛhya cātulam |
vadhāya teṣāṃ cikṣepa nānāyudhaviśāradaḥ || 21 ||
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te sarve bāṇavarṣaiśca gadābhistomaraistathā |
asibhiḥ śaktibhiḥ śūlairnijaghnū raṇagocaram || 22 ||
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sa hanyamāno nārācaiḥ parighaiśca samantataḥ |
dānavaiḥ samabhikruddhaiḥ prādyumniḥ śastrakovidaiḥ |
nākṣubhyatsarvabhūtātmā nadanmegha ivoṣṇage || 23 ||
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āvidhya parighaṃ ghoraṃ teṣāṃ madhye vyavasthitaḥ |
sūryo divicaranmadhye meghānāmiva sarvataḥ || 24 ||
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daṇḍakāṣṭhājinadharo nārado hraṣṭacetanaḥ || 24 ||
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sādhu sādhviti vai tatra so'niruddhamabhāṣata || 24 ||
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te hanyamānā raudreṇa parigheṇāmitaujasā |
prādravanta bhayātsarve megho vāteritā yathā || 25 ||
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vidrāvya dānavānvīraḥ parigheṇāśuvikramaḥ || 25 ||
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aniruddho nadan hṛṣṭaḥ siṃhanādaṃ vyarocata |
gharmānte toyado vyomni nadanniva mahāsvanaḥ || 26 ||
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tiṣṭhadhvamiti cukrośa dānavānyuddhadurmadān |
prādyumnirvyahanaccāpi sarvaśatrunibarhaṇaḥ || 27 ||
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tena te samare sarve hanyamānā mahātmanā |
yato bāṇastato bhītā yayuryuddhaparāṅmukhāḥ || 28 ||
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tato bāṇasamīpasthāḥ śvasanto rudhirokṣitāḥ |
na śarma lebhire daityā bhayaviklavalocanāḥ || 29 ||
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mā bhaiṣṭa mā bhaiṣṭa iti rājñā te tena coditāḥ |
trāsaṃ visṛjya caikasthā yudhyadhvaṃ dānavarṣabhāḥ || 30 ||
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tānuvāca punarbāṇo bhayavitrastalocanān || 30 ||
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kimidaṃ lokavikhyātaṃ yaśa utsṛjya dūrataḥ |
bhavanto yānti vaiklavyaṃ klībā iva vicetasaḥ || 31 ||
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ko'yaṃ yasya bhayatrastā bhavanto yāntyanekaśaḥ |
kulāpadeśinaḥ sarve nānāyuddhaviśāradāḥ || 32 ||
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bhavadbhirna hi me yuddhe kāryaṃ sāhāyyamadya vai |
abravīddhvaṃsatetyevaṃ matsamīpācca naśyata || 33 ||
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atha tānvāgbhirugrābhistrāsayanbahudhā balī |
vyādideśa raṇe śūrān sarvānayutaśaḥ punaḥ || 34 ||
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pramāthagaṇabhūyiṣṭhaṃ vyādiṣṭaṃ tasya nigrahe |
anīkaṃ sumahadrātrau nānāpraharaṇodyatam || 35 ||
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tatrāntarikṣaṃ bahudhā vidyudvadbhirivāmbudaiḥ |
bāṇānīkaiḥ samabhavadvyāptaṃ saṃdīptalocanaiḥ || 36 ||
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kecitkṣitisthāḥ prākrośan gajā iva samantataḥ |
athāntarikṣe vyanadan gharmānteṣviva toyadāḥ || 37 ||
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tatastatsumahad yuddhaṃ sametamabhavatpunaḥ |
tiṣṭha tiṣṭheti ca tadā vāco'śrūyanta sarvaśaḥ || 38 ||
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aniruddho raṇe vīraḥ sa ca tānabhyavartata || 38 ||
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tadāścaryaṃ samabhavad yadekastaiḥ samāgataḥ |
ayudhyata mahāvīryairdānavaiḥ saha saṃyuge || 39 ||
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teṣāmeva ca jagrāha parighāṃstomarānapi |
taireva ca mahāyuddhe nijaghāna mahābalaḥ || 40 ||
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parigṛhya ca tāneva cāyudhairahanad raṇe || 40 ||
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punaḥ sa parighaṃ ghoraṃ pragṛhya raṇamūrdhani |
sa daityasaṃghān samare nijaghāna mahābalān || 41 ||
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aṣṭau trīṇi sahasrāṇi kiṃkarāṇāṃ tarasvinām || 41 ||
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jaghāna samare caikaḥ sākṣātpautrastu śārṅgiṇaḥ || 41 ||
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nanāda vividhaṃ nādaṃ rodasī ca sa kampayan || 41 ||
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nistriṃśaṃ carma cotsṛṣṭaṃ jagrāha raṇamūrdhani |
sa tena vyacaranmārgānekaḥ śatrunibarhaṇaḥ || 42 ||
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bhrāntamudbhrāntamāviddhamāplutaṃ viplutaṃ plutam |
iti prakārāndvātriṃśadvicarannabhyadṛśyata || 43 ||
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ekaṃ sahasraśastatra dadṛśū raṇamūrdhani |
krīḍantaṃ bahudhā yuddhe vyāditāsyamivāntakam || 44 ||
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tatastenābhisaṃtaptā rudhiraughapariplutāḥ |
punarbhagnāḥ prādravanta yatra bāṇaḥ sthito raṇe || 45 ||
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gajavājirathaughaiste uhyamānāḥ samantataḥ |
kṛtvā cārtasvaraṃ ghoraṃ diśo jagmurhataujasaḥ || 46 ||
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evaṃ bhayamabhūtteṣāṃ dānavānāṃ mahāraṇe || 46 ||
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ekaikasyopari tadā te'nyonyaṃ bhayapīḍitāḥ |
vamantaḥ śoṇitaṃ jagmurviṣādādvimukhā raṇe || 47 ||
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na babhūva bhayaṃ tādṛggānavānāṃ purā raṇe |
yādṛśaṃ yudhyamānānāmaniruddhena saṃyuge || 48 ||
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yudhyatāmaniruddhena yathāvartata dāruṇam || 48cd ||
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tādṛśaṃ na bhayaṃ teṣāmabhavaddevasaṃyuge || 48 ||
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kecidvamanto rudhiramapatanvasudhātale |
dānavā giriśṛṅgābhā gadāśūlāsipāṇayaḥ || 49 ||
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kecinmathitamastiṣkāḥ kecidbhinnagalāntarāḥ || 49 ||
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te bāṇamutsṛjya raṇe jagmurbhayasamākulāḥ |
viśālamākāśatalaṃ dānavā nirjitāstadā || 50 ||
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niḥsaṅgabhagnāṃ mahatīṃ dṛṣṭvā tāṃ vāhinīṃ tadā |
bāṇaḥ krodhātprajajvāla samiddho'gnirivādhvare || 51 ||
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antarikṣacaro bhūtvā sādhuvādī samantataḥ || 51 ||
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nārado nṛtyati prīto hyaniruddhasya saṃyuge || 51 ||
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etasminnantare caiva bāṇaḥ paramakopana || 51 ||
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kumbhāṇḍasaṃgṛhītaṃ tu rathamāsthāya vīryavān |
yayau yatrāniruddho vai so'simudyamya dāruṇam || 52 ||
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paṭṭisāsigadāśūlānudyamya ca paraśvadhān |
babhau bāhusahasreṇa śakradhvajaśatairiva || 53 ||
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baddhagodhāṅgulitraiśca bāhubhiḥ sa mahābhujaḥ |
nānāpraharaṇopetaḥ śuśubhe dānavottamaḥ || 54 ||
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siṃhanādaṃ nadan kruddho visphāritamahādhanuḥ |
visṛjañchataśo bāṇāndānavo'tha mahābalaḥ |
abhyadravacca vegena prādyumniryatra saṃsthitaḥ |
abravīttiṣṭha tiṣṭheti krodhasaṃraktalocanaḥ || 55 ||
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vacanaṃ tasya saṃśrutya prādyumniraparājitaḥ |
bāṇasya vadataḥ saṃkhye udaikṣata tato'hasat || 56 ||
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uṣā ca pitaraṃ dṛṣṭvā bhayavihvalalocanā || 56 ||
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prāsādamadhye saṃlīnā bhartāraṃ samudaikṣata || 56 ||
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kartavyamūḍhā saṃbhrāntā citralekhā varāpsarāḥ || 56 ||
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babhūva vimanā bhūtvā mṛtāsmīti vyacintayat || 56 ||
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kiṃkiṇīśatanirghoṣaṃ raktadhvajapatākinam |
ṛkṣacarmāvanaddhāṅgaṃ daśanalvaṃ mahāratham || 57 ||
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āruhya syandanaṃ vīro babhau bāhusahasravān || 57 ||
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tasya vājisahasraṃ tu rathe yuktaṃ mahātmanā |
purā devāsure yuddhe hiraṇyakaśiporiva || tamāpatantaṃ dadṛśe dānavaṃ yadupuṃgavaḥ |
saṃprahṛṣṭastato yuddhe tejasā cāpyapūryata || asicarmadharo vīraḥ svasthaḥ saṃgrāmalālasaḥ |
narasiṃho yathā pūrvamādidaityavadhodyataḥ |
āpatantaṃ dadarśātha khaḍgacarmadharaṃ tadā || 58 ||
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rāgiṇaṃ cihnitaṃ rājanpriyānakhapadaistathā || 59ab ||
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khaḍgacarmadharaṃ taṃ tu dṛṣṭvā bāṇaḥ padātinam |
praharṣamatulaṃ lebhe prādyumnivadhakāṅkṣayā || 59 ||
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tanutreṇa vihīnaśca khaḍgapāṇiśca yādavaḥ |
ajeyaśceti matvā taṃ yuddhāyābhimukhe sthitam || 60 ||
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aniruddhaṃ raṇe bāṇo jitakāśī mahābalaḥ || 60 ||
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vācaṃ covāca saṃkruddho gṛhyatāṃ hanyatāmiti || 60 ||
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vācaṃ ca bruvatastasya śrutvā prādyumnirāhave || 60 ||
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bāṇasya bruvataḥ krodhāddhasamāno'bhyudaikṣata || 60 ||
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uṣā bhayaparitrastā rudatī tatra bhāminī || 60 ||
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aniruddhaḥ prahasyātha samāśvāsya ca tāṃ sthitām || 60 ||
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atha bāṇaḥ śaraughāṇi kṣudrakāṇāṃ samantataḥ || 60 ||
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cikṣepa samare kruddho hyaniruddhavadhepsayā || 60 ||
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aniruddhastu ciccheda kāṅkṣaṃstasya parājayam || 60 ||
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vavarṣa śarajālāni kṣudrakāṇāṃ samantataḥ |
bāṇo'niruddhaśirasi kāṅkṣaṃstasya raṇe vadham || 61 ||
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tāni bāṇasahasrāṇi carmaṇā vyavadhūya saḥ |
babhau pramukhatastasya sthitaḥ sūrya ivodaye || 62 ||
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so'bhibhūya raṇe bāṇamāsthito yadunandanaḥ |
siṃhaḥ pramukhato dṛṣṭvā gajamekaṃ yathā vane || 63 ||
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tato bāṇasahasraughairmarmabhedibhirāśugaiḥ |
vivyādha niśitaistīkṣṇaiḥ prādyumnimaparājitam || 64 ||
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tato vivyādha niśitairbāṇaiḥ prādyumnimāsthitaḥ || 64cd ||
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samāhatastato bāṇaiḥ khaḍgacarmadharo nṛpa || 64 ||
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tamāpatantaṃ niśitairabhyaghnan sāyakaistadā || 64 ||
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so'tividdho mahābāhurbāṇaiḥ saṃnataparvabhiḥ |
krodhenābhiprajajvāla cikīrṣuḥ karma duṣkaram || 65 ||
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rudhiraughaplutairgātrairbāṇavarṣaiḥ samāhataḥ |
abhibhūtaḥ susaṃkruddho yayau bāṇarathaṃ prati || 66 ||
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asibhirmusalaiḥ śūlaiḥ paṭṭisaistomaraistathā |
so'tividdhaḥ śaraughaistu prādyumnirnābhyakampata || 67 ||
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āplutya sahasā kruddho ratheṣāṃ tasya so'cchinat |
jaghānāśvāṃśca khaḍgena bāṇasya rathamūrdhani || 68 ||
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taṃ punaḥ śaravarṣeṇa tomaraiḥ paṭṭisaistathā |
cakārāntarhitaṃ bāṇo yuddhamārgaviśāradaḥ || 69 ||
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hato'yamiti vijñāya prāṇadannairṛtā gaṇāḥ |
tato'vaplutya sahasā rathapārśve vyavasthitaḥ || 70 ||
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śaktiṃ bāṇastataḥ kruddho ghorarūpāṃ bhayāvahām |
jagrāha jvalitāṃ dīptāṃ ghaṇṭāmālākulāṃ raṇe || 71 ||
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jvalanādityasaṃkāśāṃ yamadaṇḍopamāṃ śubhām |
vārayantīṃ durādharṣāṃ cāmīkaravibhūṣitām |
gurvīṃ bhārasahasreṇa viśvakarmakṛtāṃ tadā |
prāhiṇottāmasaṅgena maholkāṃ jvalitāmiva || 72 ||
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tāmāpatantīṃ saṃprekṣya jīvitāntakarīṃ tadā |
tāmeva prāhiṇocchaktiṃ sarvaśatrubhayaṃkarīm |
so'bhiplutya tadā śaktiṃ jagrāha puruṣottamaḥ || 73 ||
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nirbibheda tato bāṇaṃ svaśaktyaiva mahābalaḥ |
sā bhittvā tasya dehaṃ tu jagāma vasudhātalam || 74 ||
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vaiśaṃpāyanaḥ |
tato mūrchāṃ samāpede baliputraḥ pratāpavān || 74 ||
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rudhirāplutagātrastu svaśakyā pīḍito bhṛśam || 74 ||
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sa gāḍhaviddho vyathito dhvajayaṣṭiṃ samāśritaḥ || 74 ||
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tato mūrchābhibhūtaṃ taṃ kumbhāṇḍo vākyamabravīt |
upekṣase dānavendra kimevaṃ śatrumudyatam || 75 ||
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labdhalakṣyo hyayaṃ vīro nirvikāro'dya dṛśyate |
māyāmāśritya yudhyasva nāyaṃ vadhyo'nyathā bhavet || 76 ||
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ātmānaṃ māṃ ca rakṣasva pramādātkimupekṣase |
vadhyatāmayamadyaiva na naḥ sarvānvināśayet || 77 ||
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anyāṃśca śataśo hatvā uṣāṃ nītvā vrajiṣyati || 77 ||
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kumbhāṇḍavacanairevaṃ dānavendraḥ pracoditaḥ |
vācaṃ rūkṣāmabhikruddhaḥ provāca vadatāṃ varaḥ || 78 ||
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eṣo'hamasya vidadhe mṛtyuṃ prāṇaharaṃ raṇe |
ādāsyāmyahamenaṃ vai garutmāniva pannagam || 79 ||
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ityevamuktvā sarathaḥ sāśvaḥ sadhvajasārathiḥ |
gandharvanagarākārastatraivāntaradhīyata || 80 ||
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vijñāyāntarhitaṃ bāṇaṃ prādyumniraparājitaḥ |
pauruṣeṇa samāyuktaḥ sa praikṣata diśo daśa || 81 ||
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āsthāya tāmasīṃ vidyāṃ tadā kruddho baleḥ sutaḥ |
mumoca viśikhāṃstīkṣṇāṃśchanno māyādharo balī || 82 ||
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prādyumnirviśikhairbaddhaḥ sarpabhūtaiḥ samantataḥ |
veṣṭito bahudhā tasya dehaḥ pannagarāśibhiḥ || 83 ||
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dehaḥ saṃveṣṭitastasya bahudhā śararāśibhiḥ || 83 ||
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sa tu veṣṭitasarvāṅgo baddhaḥ prādyumnirāhave |
niṣprayatnaḥ sthitaḥ svastho maināka iva parvataḥ || 84 ||
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jvālāvalīḍhavadanaiḥ sarpabhogairviveṣṭitaḥ |
abhītaḥ parvatākāraḥ prādyumnirabhavad raṇe || 85 ||
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niṣprayatnaḥ sthitaścāpi sarpabhogamayaiḥ śaraiḥ |
na vivyathe sa bhūtātmā sarvataḥ pariveṣṭitaḥ || 86 ||
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tatastaṃ vāgbhirugrābhiḥ saṃrabdhaḥ samatarjayat |
bāṇo dhvajaṃ samāśritya provācāmarṣito vacaḥ || 87 ||
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kumbhāṇḍa vadhyatāṃ śīghramayaṃ vai kulapāṃsanaḥ |
cāritraṃ yena me loke dūṣitaṃ dūṣitātmanā || 88 ||
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ityevamukte vacane kumbhāṇḍo vākyamabravīt |
rājanvakṣyāmyahaṃ kiṃcittanme śṛṇu yadīcchasi || 89 ||
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ayaṃ vijñāyatāṃ kasya kuto vāyamihāgataḥ |
kena vāyamihānītaḥ śakratulyaparākramaḥ || 90 ||
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mayāyaṃ bahuśo yuddhe dṛṣṭo rājanmahāraṇe |
krīḍanniva ca yuddheṣu dṛśyate devasūnuvat || 91 ||
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kulaśīlatapovīryaiḥ sarvaireva samanvitaḥ || 91 ||
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sarvayuddhe'pyasaṃhāryo bhavedvīryādhikastava || 91 ||
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balavān sattvasaṃpannaḥ sarvaśāstraviśāradaḥ |
nāyaṃ vadhakṛtaṃ doṣamarhate daityasattama |
vijñāya ca vadhaṃ vāsya pūjāṃ vāpi kariṣyasi || 92 ||
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gāndharveṇa vivāhena kanyeyaṃ tava saṃgatā || 92 ||
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adeyā hyapratigrāhyā ataścintya vadhaṃ kuru || 92 ||
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vadhe hyasya mahāndoṣo rakṣaṇe sumahān guṇaḥ |
ayaṃ hi puruṣotkarṣaḥ sarvathā mānamarhati || 93 ||
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sarvato veṣṭitatanurna vyathatyeṣa bhogibhiḥ |
kulaśauṇḍīryavīryaiśca sattvena ca samanvitaḥ |
paśya rājanyaśovīryairanvitaṃ puruṣottamam |
na no gaṇayate sarvānvadhaṃ prāpto'pyayaṃ balī || 94 ||
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yadi māyāprabhāvena nātra baddho bhavedayam || 94 ||
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sarvāsuragaṇān saṃkhye yodhayennātra saṃśayaḥ || 94 ||
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sarvayuddheṣu mārgajño bhavedvīryādhikastava || 94 ||
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śoṇitaughaplutairgātrairnāgabhogaiśca veṣṭitaḥ |
triśikhāṃ bhrukuṭīṃ kṛtvā na cintayati naḥ sthitān || 95 ||
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imāmavasthāṃ nīto'pi svabāhubalamāśritaḥ |
na cintayati rājaṃstvāṃ vīryavān ko'pyasau yuvā || 96 ||
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sahasrabāhoḥ samare dvibāhuḥ samavasthitaḥ |
rucitaṃ yadi te rājañjñeyo vīryabalānvitaḥ || 97 ||
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kanyā ceyaṃ na cānyasya niryātyānena saṃgatā || 97 ||
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yadi ceṣṭatamaḥ kaścidayaṃ vaṃśe mahātmanaḥ || 97 ||
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tataḥ pūjāmayaṃ vīraḥ prāpsyatyevāsurottamaḥ || 97 ||
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rakṣyatāmiti coktvaiva tathāstviti ca tasthivān || 97 ||
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bāḍhamityabravīdbāṇo hantuṃ vyavasitaḥ kila || 97 ||
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uṣāṃ babandha nigaḍairdṛḍhaiḥ pāśaiśca saṃyataiḥ || 97 ||
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vyādideśa tato bāṇo rakṣiṇaḥ kiṃkarānbahūn || 97 ||
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rakṣyatāmeṣa duṣṭātmā sā ca rakṣyā kulādhamā || 97 ||
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iti sarvān samādiśya bāṇo madabalānvitaḥ || 97 ||
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kumbhāṇḍena yayau sārdhaṃ svameva bhavanaṃ balī || 97 ||
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kumbhāṇḍasya vacaḥ śrutvā śuddhānte pannagairbhṛśam |
evamukte tu vacane kumbhāṇḍena mahātmanā |
tathetyāha ca kumbhāṇḍaṃ bāṇaḥ śatruniṣūdanaḥ || saṃrakṣiṇastato dattvā aniruddhasya dhīmataḥ |
aniruddhaṃ yodhayitvā bāṇaḥ svagṛhamāviśat || 98 ||
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yayau svameva bhavanaṃ baleḥ putro mahāsuraḥ || 98cd ||
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saṃyataṃ māyayā dṛṣṭvā aniruddhaṃ mahābalam || 98 ||
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ṛṣīṇāṃ nāradaḥ śreṣṭho'brajaddvāravatīṃ prati || 98 ||
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tato hyākāśamārgeṇa munirdvāravatīṃ gataḥ || 98 ||
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gate ṛṣīṇāṃ pravare so'niruddho vyacintayat || 98 ||
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naṣṭo'yaṃ dānavaḥ krūro yuddhaṃ prāpya na saṃśayaḥ || 98 ||
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sa gatvā nāradastatra śaṅkhacakragadādharam || 98 ||
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jñāpayiṣyati tattvena imamarthaṃ yathaiva tat || 98 ||
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nāgairviveṣṭitaṃ dṛṣṭvā uṣā prādyumnimāturā || 98 ||
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ruroda bāṣparaktākṣī tāmāha rudatīṃ punaḥ || 98 ||
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kimidaṃ rudyeta bhīru mā bhaistvaṃ śubhalocane || 98 ||
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paśya suśroṇi saṃprāptaṃ matkṛte madhusūdanam || 98 ||
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yasya śaṅkhadhvaniṃ śrutvā bāhuśabdaṃ balasya ca || 98 ||
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dānavā nāśameṣyanti garbhāścāsurayoṣitām || 98 ||
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vaiśaṃpāyana uvāca |
evamuktā niruddhena uṣā viśrambhamāgatā || 98 ||
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nṛśaṃsaṃ cāpi pitaraṃ śocate sā sumadhyamā || 98 ||
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baddhaṃ nivedayāmāsa prādyumniṃ garuḍadhvaje || 98 ||
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Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Harivamsa Chapter 108

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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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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