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What is the origin of the hadran? I'm referring to the whole extended multi-paragraphed "prayer", not to the words "Hadran alach."

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see the back of the Oz Vhedar where the hadran is it has a nice explanation – sam Feb 6 '14 at 20:19
Maybe this would be helpful? seforim.blogspot.com/2011/05/… – Eliyahu Feb 7 '14 at 15:16
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The ספר האשכול in Hilchos Sefer Torah 14 brings down the Hadran Alach, Yehi Ratzon, and sons of Rav Pappa parts. I think that is the earliest source, and he does not have the Haarev, Modim, or second Yehi Ratzon.

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