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 109

idaṃ tu sumahatkaṣṭaṃ prādyumniḥ kva pravāsitaḥ |
naivaṃvidhamahaṃ doṣaṃ smarāmi manujarṣabhāḥ || 30 ||
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bhasmanā guṇṭhitaḥ pādo yena me mūrdhni pātitaḥ |
mama netraṃ durāsrāvamandhatāṃ ko'nayadbalāt |
ko vā jaḍamatiḥ satyaṃ ratnaṃ me makuṭāddharet || ko vā balaṃ durādharṣamavamatyāgrataḥ sthitaḥ |
ko nu vā śiniputrasya cāpaṃ na smarati prabho |
sānubandhasya tasyāhaṃ hariṣye jīvitaṃ raṇe || 31 ||
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ityevamukte kṛṣṇena sātyakirvākyamabravīt |
carāḥ kṛṣṇa prayujyantāmaniruddhasya mārgaṇe || 32 ||
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saparvatavanoddeśāṃ mārgantu vasudhāmimām || 32 ||
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atraiva prāyaśastatra yadi syātkenaciddhṛtaḥ || 32 ||
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jñāte pratikariṣyāmi yattu prāptamanantaram || 32 ||
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āhukaṃ prāha kṛṣṇastu smitaṃ kṛtvā vacastadā |
ābhyantarāśca bāhyāśca vyādiśyantāṃ carā nṛpa || 33 ||
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vaiśaṃpāyana uvāca |
keśavasya vacaḥ śrutvā āhukastvarito'bravīt || 33 ||
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anveṣaṇe'niruddhasya carānvyādiṣṭavāṃstadā || 33 ||
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tataścarāstu vyādiṣṭāḥ pārthivena yaśasvinā |
abhyantaraṃ ca mārgadhvaṃ bāhyataśca samantataḥ || 34 ||
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hayā rathāśca vyādiṣṭāḥ pārthivena mahātmanā || 34 ||
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veṇumantaṃ latāveṣṭaṃ tathā raivatakaṃ girim |
ṛkṣavantaṃ giriṃ caiva mārgadhvaṃ tvaritā hayaiḥ || 35 ||
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ekaikaṃ tatra codyānaṃ mārgitavyaṃ samantataḥ |
gantavyaṃ cāpi niḥsaṅgamudyāneṣu samantataḥ || 36 ||
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hayānāṃ ca sahasrāṇi rathānāṃ cāpyanekaśaḥ |
āruhya tvaritāḥ sarve mārgadhvaṃ yadunandanam || 37 ||
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senāpatiranādhṛṣṭiridaṃ vacanamabravīt |
kṛṣṇamakliṣṭakarmāṇamacyutaṃ bhītabhītavat || 38 ||
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śṛṇu kṛṣṇa vaco mahyaṃ yadi te rocate vibho |
cirātprabhṛti me vaktuṃ bhavantaṃ jāyate matiḥ || 39 ||
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asilomā pulomā ca nisundanarakau hatau |
saubhaḥ sālvaśca nihatau maindo dvivida eva ca |
hayagrīvaśca sumahān sānubandhastvayā hataḥ || 40 ||
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kaṃsaśca nihataḥ kṛṣṇa narakaśca nipātitaḥ || 40 ||
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anye ca bahavastatra sainyāḥ śatasahasraśaḥ || 40 ||
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tādṛśe vigrahe vṛtte devahetoḥ sudāruṇe |
sarvāṇyetāni karmāṇi niḥśeṣāṇi raṇe raṇe |
kṛtavānasi govinda pārṣṇigrāhaśca nāsti te || 41 ||
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idaṃ karma tvayā kṛṣṇa sānubandhaṃ kṛtaṃ raṇe |
pārijātasya haraṇe yatkṛtaṃ karma duṣkaraṃ || 42 ||
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tatra śakrastvayā kṛṣṇa airāvataśirogataḥ |
nirjito bāhuvīryeṇa svayaṃ yuddhaviśāradaḥ || 43 ||
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tena vairaṃ tvayā sārdhaṃ kartavyaṃ nātra saṃśayaḥ |
tatrānubandhaśca mahāṃstena kāryastvayā saha || 44 ||
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tatrāniruddhaharaṇaṃ kṛtaṃ maghavatā svayam |
na hyanyasya bhavecchaktirvairaniryātanaṃ prati || 45 ||
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ityevamukte vacane kṛṣṇo nāga iva śvasan |
uvāca vacanaṃ dhīmānanādhṛṣṭiṃ mahābalam || 46 ||
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senānīstāta mā maivaṃ na devāḥ kṣudrakarmiṇaḥ |
nākṛtajñā na vā klībā nāvaliptā na bāliśāḥ || 47 ||
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devatārthaṃ ca me yatno mahāndānavasaṃkṣaye |
teṣāṃ priyārthaṃ ca raṇe hanmi dṛptānmahāsurān || 48 ||
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tatparastanmanāścāsmi tadbhaktastatpriye rataḥ |
kathaṃ pāpaṃ kariṣyanti vijñāyaivaṃvidhaṃ hi mām || 49 ||
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akṣudrāḥ satyavantaśca nityaṃ bhaktānuyāyinaḥ |
na teṣu pāpaṃ vijñeyaṃ bāliśa tvaṃ prabhāṣase || 50 ||
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kadācidiha puṃścalyā aniruddho hṛto bhavet || 50 ||
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deveṣu samahendreṣu naitatkarma vidhīyate || 50 ||
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vaiśaṃpāyana uvāca |
evaṃ cintayamānasya kṛṣṇasyādbhutakarmaṇaḥ || 50 ||
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na vaktavyamidaṃ pāpaṃ tvadvidhena yadūttama || 50 ||
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kṛṣṇasya vacanaṃ śrutvā tadākrūro'bravīdvacaḥ |
madhuraṃ ślakṣṇayā vācā arthavākyaviśāradaḥ || 51 ||
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yacchakrasya prabhoḥ kāryaṃ tadasmākaṃ viniścitam |
asmākaṃ cāpi yatkāryaṃ tacca kāryaṃ śacīpateḥ || 52 ||
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saṃrakṣyāśca vayaṃ devairasmābhiścāpi devatāḥ |
devatārthe vayaṃ cāpi mānuṣatvamupāgatāḥ || 53 ||
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viṣṇurmadhunihā vīro devadevaḥ sanātanaḥ || 53 ||
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evamakrūravacanaiścoditaḥ puruṣottamaḥ |
snigdhagambhīrayā vācā punaḥ kṛṣṇo'bhyabhāṣata || 54 ||
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nāyaṃ devairna gandharvairnāpi yakṣairna rākṣasaiḥ |
pradyumnaputro'pahṛtaḥ puṃścalyā tu hṛtaḥ striyā || 55 ||
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māyāvidagdhāḥ puṃścalyo daityadānavayoṣitaḥ |
tābhirhṛto na saṃdeho nānyato vidyate bhayam || 56 ||
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ityevamukte vacane sūtamāgadhabandinām |
kṛṣṇena tu mahātmanā |
athāvagamya tattvena yadbhūtaṃ yadumaṇḍale || udatiṣṭhanmahānādastadā kṛṣṇaṃ praśaṃsayan |
harṣayan sa tu sarveṣāṃ |
madhuraḥ śrūyate śabdo mādhavasya niveśane || 57 ||
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te carāḥ sarvataḥ sarve sabhādvāramupāgatāḥ |
śanairgadgadayā vācā idaṃ vacanamabruvan || 58 ||
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udyānāni śilāḥ śailā guhā nadyaḥ sarāṃsi ca |
ekaikaṃ śataśo rājanmārgitaṃ na ca dṛśyeta || 59 ||
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anye kṛṣṇaṃ carā rājannupāgamya tadābruvan || 59 ||
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sarve no viditā deśāḥ prādyumnirna ca dṛśyate || 59 ||
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te'pi śāntimanaskā hi gamayeyuḥ kathaṃ ca naḥ || 59 ||
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yadanyatsaṃvidhātavyaṃ vidhānaṃ yadunandana |
tadājñāpaya naḥ kṣipramaniruddhasya mārgaṇe || 60 ||
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tataste dīnamanasaḥ sarve bāṣpākulekṣaṇāḥ |
anyonyamabhyabhāṣanta kimataḥ kāryamuttaram || 61 ||
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saṃdaṣṭauṣṭhapuṭāḥ kecitkecidbāṣpāvilekṣaṇāḥ |
keciccācintañchūrā āsthāya bhrukuṭiṃ narāḥ || 62 ||
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evaṃ cintayatāṃ teṣāṃ bahvarthamabhibhāṣatām || 62 ||
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aniruddhaḥ kutaśceti saṃbhramaḥ sumahānabhūt || 62 ||
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anyonyamabhivīkṣante yādavā jātamanyavaḥ || 62 ||
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tāṃ niśāṃ vimanaskāste gamayeyuḥ kathaṃcana || 62 ||
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aniruddho hṛtaśceti punaḥ punarariṃdama || 62 ||
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evaṃ ca bruvatāṃ teṣāṃ prabhātā rajanī tadā || 62 ||
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tatastūryaninādaiśca śaṅkhānāṃ ca mahāsvanaiḥ |
prabodhanaṃ mahābāhoḥ kṛṣṇasyākriyatālaye || 63 ||
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kṛṣṇo'pi devadeveśaḥ kartavye mūḍhavatsthitaḥ || 63 ||
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kiṃ mayā kāryamityeva kuto nu bhayamāgatam || 63 ||
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sarvathā yatnamāsthāya yatiṣye kāryamuttaram || 63 ||
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diśāmantaṃ gamiṣyāmi sāgaraṃ varuṇālayam || 63 ||
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yatrāsau sthitavānpautro gamiṣyāmyahamadya vai || 63 ||
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prathamaṃ kāṃ diśaṃ yāsye kena syācchrūyate'khilam || 63 ||
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yadi kaścidvijānīyāttadā tu sukṛtaṃ bhavet || 63 ||
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tataḥ prabhāte vimale prādurbhūte divākare |
praviveśa sabhāmeko nāradaḥ prahasanniva || 64 ||
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dṛṣṭvā tu yādavān sarvān kṛṣṇena saha saṃgatān || 64 ||
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tataḥ sa jayaśabdena mādhavaṃ pratyapūjayat || 64 ||
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ugrasenādayaste ca tamṛṣiṃ pratyapūjayan || 64 ||
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athābhyutthāya vimanāḥ kṛṣṇaḥ samitidurjayaḥ |
madhuparkaṃ ca gāṃ caiva nāradāya dadau prabhuḥ || 65 ||
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sa viṣṭare sthitaḥ śubhre spardhyāstaraṇasaṃvṛte |
ṛjvāsīno yathānyāyamuvācedaṃ vaco'rthavat || 66 ||
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kimevaṃ cintayāviṣṭā niḥsaṅgaṃ tamasāvṛtāḥ |
utsāhanāśātsarve vai klībā iva vicetasaḥ || 67 ||
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atīte divase vīre yādavā adbhutaṃ mahat || 67 ||
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evamukte tu vacane nāradena mahātmanā |
vāsudevo'bravīdvākyaṃ śrūyatāṃ bhagavannidam || 68 ||
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aniruddho hṛto brahman kenāpi niśi suvrata |
tasyārthe sarva evāsma cintayāviṣṭacetasaḥ || 69 ||
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eṣa te yadi vṛttāntaḥ śruto dṛṣṭo'pi vā mune || 69 ||
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bhagavan kathyatāṃ sādhu priyametanmamānagha || 69 ||
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ityevamukte vacane keśavena mahātmanā |
prahasya nāradaḥ prāha śrūyatāṃ madhusūdana || 70 ||
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nirvṛttaṃ sumahad yuddhaṃ mahāpuruṣasevitam |
aniruddhasya caikasya bāṇasya ca mahāmṛdhe || 71 ||
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uṣā nāma sutā tasya bāṇasyāpratimaujasaḥ |
tasyārthe citralekhā vai jahārāśu tamapsarāḥ || 72 ||
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ubhayorapi tatrāsīnmahad yuddhaṃ sudāruṇam |
prādyumnibāṇayoḥ saṃkhye balivāsavayoriva || 73 ||
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asmābhiścāpi tad yuddhaṃ dṛṣṭaṃ sumahadadbhutam || 73 ||
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aniruddho bhayāttena saṃyugeṣvanivartinā |
baṇena māyāmāsthāya baddho nāgairmahābalaḥ || 74 ||
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hatvā dānavasaṃghāṃśca koṭiśaḥ śataśastathā || 74 ||
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dṛṣṭametanmayā viṣṇo prādyumneryuddhamīdṛśam || 74 ||
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vyādiṣṭastu vadhastasya bāṇena garuḍadhvaja || 74 ||
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taṃ nivāritavānmantrī kumbhāṇḍo nāma tasya ha || 74 ||
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kumārasyāniruddhasya tenāśaktena saṃyuge || 74 ||
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bāṇena māyāmāsthāya sarpairniyamanaṃ kṛtam || 74 ||
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uttiṣṭhatu bhavāñchīghraṃ yaśase vijayāya ca |
nāyaṃ saṃrakṣituṃ kālaḥ prāṇāṃstāta jayaiṣiṇām || 75 ||
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prāṇaiḥ kiṃcidgatairvīro dhairyamālambya tiṣṭhati || 75 ||
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ityevamukte vacane vāsudevaḥ pratāpavān |
prāyātrikānvai saṃbhārānājñāpayata vīryavān || 76 ||
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puṇyāhaghoṣaśca tadā śuśruve brāhmaṇeritaḥ || 76 ||
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tataścandanacūrṇaiśca lājaiścāpi samantataḥ |
niryayau sa mahābāhuḥ kīryamāṇo janārdanaḥ || 77 ||
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gantumaichajjagannātho bāṇaṃ hantuṃ mahāsuram || 77 ||
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nārada uvāca |
smaraṇaṃ vainateyasya kṛṣṇa tvaṃ kartumarhasi |
na hyanyena tamadhvānaṃ gantuṃ śakyaṃ mahābhuja || 78 ||
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śrūyatāṃ ca tadadhvānaṃ gantavyamatidurjayam || 78 ||
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ekādaśa sahasrāṇi yojanānāṃ janārdana |
taditaḥ śoṇitapuraṃ prādyumniryatra sāṃpratam || 79 ||
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manojavo mahāvīryo vainateyaḥ pratāpavān |
samāhvayasva govinda sa hi tvāṃ tatra neṣyati |
ekena sa muhūrtena bāṇaṃ saṃdarśayiṣyati || 80 ||
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tasya tadvacanaṃ śrutvā prādhyāyadgaruḍaṃ hariḥ |
sa kṛṣṇapārśvamāgamya harṣeṇāvasthito'bhavat || 81 ||
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kṛṣṇakeśaḥ pravalayo jiṣṇuḥ kṛṣṇaśca varṇataḥ |
caturdaṃṣṭraścaturbāhuścaturvedaṣaḍaṅgavit || 82 ||
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śrīvatsāṅko'ravindākṣa ūrdhvalomā mṛdutvacaḥ |
samāṅguliḥ samanakho raktāṅgulinakhāntaraḥ || 83 ||
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snigdhagambhīranirghoṣo vṛttabāhurmahābhujaḥ |
ājānubāhuḥ siṃhāsyaḥ siṃhasaṃhanano yuvā |
sahasramiva sūryāṇāṃ dīpyamānaḥ prakāśate || 84 ||
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yaḥ prabhurbhāti bhūtātmā bhūtānāṃ bhāvanaḥ prabhuḥ |
yasyāṣṭaguṇamaiśvaryaṃ dadau prītaḥ prajāpatiḥ || 85 ||
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prajāpatīnāṃ sādhyānāṃ tridaśānāṃ ca śāśvataḥ |
stūyamānaḥ stavaiḥ sarvaiḥ sūtamāgadhabandibhiḥ |
ṛṣibhiśca mahābhāgairvedavedāṅgapāragaiḥ || 86 ||
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saṃvidhānamathājñāpya dvārakāyāṃ mahābhujaḥ |
sātyakau saṃniveśyātha rakṣyatāṃ dvāraketi ca |
gamanāya matiṃ cakre vāsudevaḥ pratāpavān || 87 ||
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āsthito garuḍaṃ devastasya cānu halāyudhaḥ |
pṛṣṭhato'nu balasyāpi pradyumnaḥ śatrukarśanaḥ || 88 ||
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śrūyante sma tadā vācaḥ sūtamāgadhabandinām || 88 ||
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jaya bāṇaṃ mahābāho ye cāsyānucarā raṇe |
na hi te pramukhe sthātuṃ kaścicchakto mahāmṛdhe || 89 ||
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prasāde te dhruvā lakṣmīrvijayaśca parākrame |
vijeṣyasi raṇe śatruṃ daityendraṃ sahasainikam || 90 ||
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siddhacāraṇasaṃghānāṃ maharṣīṇāṃ ca sarvaśaḥ |
śṛṇvanvāco'ntarikṣasthaḥ prayayau keśavo raṇe || 91 ||
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Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Harivamsa Chapter 109

Cover of edition (2013)

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by Shanti Lal Nagar (2013)

Text with English Notes and Index; [Eastern Book Linkers]

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Cover of edition (2012)

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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)

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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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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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