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What are the contents of Harivamsa Purana?

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Asked by sudhakar kuruvada, 26 Mar '13 10:08 am
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According to a tradition mentioned in the Mahabharata , the Harivaa is divided into two parvas, Harivaa parva and Bhaviyat parva. But the available text consists of three sections (called parvas) Harivaa parva, Viu parva and Bhaviya parva . The first book describes the creation of the cosmos and the legendary history of the kings of the Solar and Lunar dynasties leading up to the birth of Krishna. The next book recounts the history of Krishna down to the events prior to the Mahabharata. The last section provides a list of future kings and a description of Kaliyuga. Thus the book provides a sort of universal history of the Hindus. While the Harivaa has been regarded as an important source of information on the origin of Visnu's incarnation Krishna, there has been speculation as to whether this text was derived from an earlier text and what its relationship is to the Brahma Purana, another text that deals with the origins of Krishna.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 26 Mar '13 10:14 am

 
  
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According to a tradition mentioned in the Mahabharata , the Harivaa is divided into two parvas, Harivaa parva and Bhaviyat parva. But the available text consists of three sections (called parvas) Harivaa parva, Viu parva and Bhaviya parva . The first book describes the creation of the cosmos and the legendary history of the kings of the Solar and Lunar dynasties leading up to the birth of Krishna. The next book recounts the history of Krishna down to the events prior to the Mahabharata. The last section provides a list of future kings and a description of Kaliyuga. Thus the book provides a sort of universal history of the Hindus. While the Harivaa has been regarded as an important source of information on the origin of Visnu's incarnation Krishna, there has been speculation as to whether this text was derived from an earlier text and what its relationship is to the Brahma Purana, another text that deals with the origins of Krishna.
Answered by darshan, 27 Mar '13 05:39 pm

 
  
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The Harivaa is divided into two parvas, Harivaa parva and Bhaviyat parva. But the available text consists of three sections (called parvas) Harivaa parva, Viu parva and Bhaviya parva
Answered by Quest, 26 Mar '13 12:20 pm

 
  
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All about lord krishna
Answered by iqbal seth, 26 Mar '13 10:44 am

 
  
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