Naishadha-charita [sanskrit]

by K.K. Handiqui | 1965 | 29,064 words

The Sanskrit edition of the Naishadha-charita referencing the English translation and grammatical analysis. The Naishadha-charita is one of the mahakavyas (great epic poems) and deals with the famous story Of Nala and Damayanti, as found in the Mahabharata.

Chapter 1

nipīya yasya kṣitirakṣiṇaḥ kathāstathādriyante na budhāḥ sudhāmapi |
nalaḥ sitacchattritakīrtimaṇḍalaḥ sa rāśirāsīnmahasāṃ mahojjvalaḥ || 1 ||
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rasaiḥ kathā yasya sudhāvadhīraṇī nalaḥ sa bhūjānirabhūdguṇādbhutaḥ |
suvarṇadaṇḍaikasitātapatritajvalatpratāpāvalikīrtimaṇḍalaḥ || 2 ||
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pavitramatrātanute jagadyuge smṛtā rasakṣālanayeva yatkathā |
kathaṃ na sā madgiramāvilāmapi svasevinīmeva pavitrayiṣyati || 3 ||
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adhītibodhācaraṇapracāraṇairdaśāścatasraḥ praṇayannupādhibhiḥ |
caturdaśatvaṃ kṛtavānkutaḥ svayaṃ na vedmi vidyāsu caturdaśasvayam || 4 ||
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amuṣya vidyā rasanāgranartakī trayīva nītāṅgaguṇena vistaram |
agāhatāṣṭādaśatāṃ jigīṣayā navadvayadvīpapṛthagjayaśriyām || 5 ||
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digīśavṛndāṃśavibhūtirīśitā diśāṃ sa kāmaprasarāvarodhinīm |
babhāra śāstrāṇi dṛśaṃ dvayādhikāṃ nijatrinetrāvataratvabodhikām || 6 ||
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padaiścaturbhiḥ sukṛte sthirīkṛte kṛte'munā ke na tapaḥ prapedire |
bhuvaṃ yadekāṅghrikaniṣṭhayā spṛśandadhāvadharmo'pi kṛśastapasvitām || 7 ||
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yadasya yātrāsu baloddhataṃ rajaḥ sphuratpratāpānaladhūmamañjima |
tadeva gatvā patitaṃ sudhāmbudhau dadhāti paṅkībhavadaṅkatāṃ vidhau || 8 ||
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sphuraddhanurnisvanataddhanāśaugapragalbhavṛṣṭivyayitasya saṃgare |
nijasya tejaḥśikhinaḥ paraśśatā vitenuriṅgālamivāyaśaḥ pare || 9 ||
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analpadagdhāripurānalojjvalairnijapratāpairvalayajjvaladbhuvaḥ |
pradakṣiṇīkṛtya jayāya sṛṣṭayā rarāja nīrājanayā sa rājaghaḥ || 10 ||
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nivāritāṣṭena mahītale'khile nirītibhāvaṃ gamite'tivṛṣṭayaḥ |
na tatyajurnūnamananyaviśramāḥ pratīpabhūpālamṛgīdṛśāṃ dṛśaḥ || 11 ||
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sitāṃśuvarṇairvayati sma tadguṇairmahāsivemnaḥ sahakṛtvarī bahum |
digaṅganāṅgāvaraṇaṃ raṇāṅgaṇe yaśaḥpaṭaṃ tadbhaṭacāturīturī || 12 ||
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pratīpabhūpairiva kiṃ tato miyā viruddhadharmairapi bhettṛtojjhitā |
amitrajinmitrajidojasā sa yadvicāradṛkāradṛgapyavartata || 13 ||
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tadojasastadyaśasaḥ sthitāvimau vṛtheti citte kurute yadā yadā |
tanoti bhānoḥ pariveṣakaitavāttadā vidhiḥ kuṇḍalanāṃ vidhorapi || 14 ||
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aye daridro bhaviteti vaidhasīṃ lipiṃ lalāṭe'rthijanasya jāgratīm |
mṛṣāṃ na cakre'lpitakalpapādapaḥ praṇīya dāridryadaridratāṃ nṛpaḥ || 15 ||
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vibhajya merurna yadarthisātkṛto na sindhurutsargajalavyayairmaruḥ |
amāni tattena nijāyaśoyugaṃ dviphālabaddhāścikurāḥ śiraḥ sthitam || 16 ||
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ajasramabhyāsamupeyuṣā samaṃ mudaiva devaḥ kavinā budhena ca |
dadhau paṭīyānsamayaṃ nayannayaṃ dineśvaraśrīrudayaṃ dine dine || 17 ||
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adhovidhānātkamalapravālayoḥ śiruḥsu dānādakhilakṣamābhujām |
puredamūrdhvaṃ bhavatīti vedhasā padaṃ kimasyāṅkitamūrdhvarekhayā || 18 ||
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jagajjayaṃ tena ca kośamakṣayaṃ praṇītavāñśaiśavaśeṣavānayam |
sakhā ratīśasya kraturyathā vanaṃ vapustathāliṅgadathāsya yauvanam || 19 ||
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adhāri padmeṣu tadaṅghriṇā ghṛṇā kva tacchayacchāyalavo'pi pallave |
tadāsyadāsye'pi gato'ghikāritāṃ na śāradaḥ pārvikaśarvarīśvaraḥ || 20 ||
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kimasya lomnāṃ kapaṭena koṭibhirvidhirna lekhābhirajīgaṇadguṇān |
na romakūpaughamiṣājjagatkṛtā kṛtāśca kiṃ dūṣaṇaśūnyabindavaḥ || 21 ||
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amuṣya dorbhyāmaridurgaluṇṭhane dhruvaṃ gṛhītārgaladīrghapīnatā |
uraḥśriyā tatra ca gopurasphuratkapāṭadurdharṣatiraḥprasāritā || 22 ||
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svakelileśasmitaninditenduno nijāṃśadṛktarjitapadmasaṃpadaḥ |
atadbayījitvarasundarāntare na tanmukhasya pratimā carācare || 23 ||
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saroruhaṃ tasya dṛśaiva nirjitaṃ jitāḥ smitenaiva vidhorapi śriyaḥ |
kutaḥ paraṃ bhavyamaho mahīyasī tadānanasyopamitau daridratā || 24 ||
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svavālabhārasya taduttamāṅgajaiḥ samaṃ camaryeva tulābhilāṣiṇaḥ |
anāgase śaṃsati bālacāpalaṃ punaḥ punaḥ pucchavilolanacchalāt || 25 ||
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mahībhrtastasya ca manmathaśriyā nijasya cittasya ca taṃ pratīcchayā |
dvidhā nṛpe tatra jagattrayībhuvāṃ natabhruvāṃ manmathavibhramo'bhavat || 26 ||
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nimīlanabhraṃśajuṣā dṛśā bhṛśaṃ nipīya taṃ yastridaśībhirarjitaḥ |
amūstamabhyāsabharaṃ vivṛṇvate nimeṣaniḥsvairadhunāpi locanaiḥ || 27 ||
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adastadākarṇi phalāḍhyajīvitaṃ dṛśordvayaṃ nastadavīkṣi cāphalam |
iti sma cakṣuḥśravasāṃ priyā nale stuvanti nindanti hṛdā tadātmanaḥ || 28 ||
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vilokayantībhirajasrabhāvanā balādamuṃ netranimīlaneṣvapi |
alambhi martyābhiramuṣya darśane na vighnaleśo'pi nimeṣanirmitaḥ || 29 ||
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na kā niśi svapnagataṃ dadarśa taṃ jagāda gotraskhalite ca kā na tam |
tadātmatādhyātadhavā rate ca kā cakāra vā na svamanobhavodbhavam || 30 ||
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śriyāsya yogyāhamiti svamīkṣituṃ kare tamālokya surūpayā dhṛtaḥ |
vihāya bhaimīmapdarpayā kayā na darpaṇaḥ śvāsamalīmasaḥ kṛtaḥ || 31 ||
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yathohyamānaḥ khalu bhogabhojinā prasahya vairocanijasya pattanam |
vidarbhajāyā madanastathā mano nalāvaruddhaṃ vayasaiva veśitaḥ || 32 ||
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nṛpe'nurūpe nijarūpasaṃpadāṃ dideśa tasminbahuśaḥ śrutiṃ gate |
viśiṣya sā bhīmanarendranandanā manobhavājñaikavaśaṃvadaṃ manaḥ || 33 ||
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upāsanāmetya pituḥ sma rajyate dine dine sāvasareṣu bandinām |
paṭhatsu teṣu pratibhūpatīnalaṃ vinidraromājani śṛṇvatī nalam || 34 ||
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kathāprasaṅgeṣu mithaḥ sakhīmukhāttṛṇe'pi tanvyā nalanāmani śrute |
drutaṃ vidhūyānyadabhūyatānayā mudā tadākarṇanasajjakarṇayā || 35 ||
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smarātparāsoranimeṣalocanādvimemi tadbhinnamudāhareti sā |
janena yūnaḥ stuvatā tadāspade nidarśanaṃ naiṣādhamabhyaṣecayat || 36 ||
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nalasya pṛṣṭā niṣadhāgatā guṇānmiṣeṇa dūtadvijabandicāraṇāḥ |
nipīya tatkīrtikathāmathānayā cirāya tasthe vimanāyamānayā || 37 ||
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priyaṃ priyā ca trijagajjayiśriyau likhādhilīlāgṛhamittikāvapi |
iti sma sā kāruvareṇa lekhitaṃ nalasya ca svasya ca sakhyamīkṣate || 38 ||
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manorathena svapatīkṛtaṃ nalaṃ niśi kva sā na svapatī sma paśyati |
adṛṣṭamapyarthamadṛṣṭavaibhavātkaroti suptirjanadarśanātithim || 39 ||
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nimīlitādakṣiyugācca nidrayā hṛdo'pi bāhyendriyamaunamudritāt |
adarśi saṅgopya kadāpyavīkṣito rahasyamasyāḥ sa mahanmahīpatiḥ || 40 ||
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aho ahobhirmahimā himāgame'pyabhiprapede prati tāṃ smarārditām |
tapartupūrtāvapi medasāṃ bharā vibhāvarībhirbibharāṃbabhūvire || 41 ||
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svakāntikīrtivrajamauktikasrajaḥ śrayantamantarghaṭanāguṇaśriyam |
kadācidasyā yuvadhairyalopinaṃ nalo'pi lokādaśṛṇodguṇotkaram || 42 ||
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tameva labdhvāvasaraṃ tataḥ smaraḥ śarīraśobhājayajātamatsaraḥ |
amoghaśaktyā nijayeva mūrtayā tayā vinirjetumiyeṣa naiṣadham || 43 ||
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akāri tena śravaṇātithirguṇaḥ kṣamābhujā bhīmanṛpātmajālayaḥ |
taduccadhairyavyayasaṃhiteṣuṇā smareṇa ca svātmaśarāsanāśrayaḥ || 44 ||
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amuṣya dhīrasya jayāya sāhasī tadā khalu jyāṃ viśikhaiḥ sanāthayan |
nimajjayāmāsa yaśāṃsi saṃśaye smarastrilokīvijayārjitānyapi || 45 ||
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anena bhaimīṃ ghaṭayiṣyatastathā vidheravandhyecchatayā vyalāsi tat |
abhedi tattādṛganaṅgamārgaṇairyadasya pauṣpairapi dhairyakañcukam || 46 ||
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kimanyadadyāpi yadastratāpitaḥ pitāmaho vārijamāśrayatyaho |
smaraṃ tanucchāyatayā tamātmanaḥ śaśāka śaṅke sa na laṅghituṃ nalaḥ || 47 ||
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urobhuvā kumbhayugena jṛmbhitaṃ navopahāreṇa vayaskṛtena kim |
trapāsariddurgamapi pratīrya sā nalasya tanvī hṛdayaṃ viveśa yat || 48 ||
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apahnuvānasya janāya yannijāmadhīratāmasya kṛtaṃ manobhuvā |
abodhi tajjāgaraduḥkhasākṣiṇī niśā ca śayyā ca śaśāṅkakomalā || 49 ||
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smaropatapto'pi bhṛśaṃ na sa prabhurvidarbharājaṃ tanayāmayācata |
tyajantyamūñśarma ca mānino varaṃ tyajanti na tvekamayācitavratam || 50 ||
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mṛṣāviṣādābhinayādayaṃ kvacijjugopa niḥśvāsatatiṃ viyogajām |
vilepanasyādhikacandrabhāgatāvibhāvanāccāpalalāpa pāṇḍutām || 51 ||
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śaśāka nihnotumayena tatpriyāmayaṃ babhāṣe yadalīkavīkṣitām |
samāja evālapitāsu vaiṇikairmumūrccha yatpañcamamūrcchanāsu ca || 52 ||
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avāpa sāpatrapatāṃ sa bhūpatirjitendriyāṇāṃ dhuri kīrtitasthitiḥ |
asaṃvare śaṃbaravairivikrame krameṇa tatra sphuṭatāmupeyuṣi || 53 ||
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alaṃ nalaṃ roddhumamī kilābhavanguṇā vivekapramukhā na cāpalam |
smaraḥ sa ratyāmaniruddhameva yatsṛjatyayaṃ sarganisarga īdṛśaḥ || 54 ||
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anaṅgacihnaṃ sa vinā śaśāka no yadāsituṃ saṃsadi yatnavānapi |
kṣaṇaṃ tadārāmanihārakaitavānniṣevituṃ deśamiyeṣa nirjanam || 55 ||
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atha śriyā bhartsitamatsyalāñchanaḥ samaṃ vayasyaiḥ svarahasyavedibhiḥ |
puropakaṇṭhopavanaṃ kilekṣitā dideśa yānāya nideśakāriṇaḥ || 56 ||
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amī tatastasya vibhūṣitaṃ sitaṃ jave'pi māne'pi ca pauruṣādhikam |
upāharannaśvamajasracañcalaiḥ khurāñcalaiḥ kṣoditamandurodaram || 57 ||
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athāntareṇāvaṭugāminādhvanā niśīthinīnāthamahaḥsahodaraiḥ |
nigālagāddevamaṇerivotthitairvirājitaṃ kesarakeśaraśmibhiḥ || 58 ||
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ajasrabhūmītaṭakuṭṭanotthitairupāsyamānaṃ caraṇeṣu reṇubhiḥ |
rayaprakarṣādhyayanārthamāgatairjanasya cetobhirivāṇimāṅkitaiḥ || 59 ||
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calācalaprothatayā mahībhṛte svavegadarpāniva vaktumutsukam |
alaṃ girā veda kilāyamāśayaṃ svayaṃ hayasyeti ca maunamāsthitam || 60 ||
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mahārathasyādhvani cakravartinaḥ parānapekṣodvahanādyaśaḥ sitam |
radāvadātāṃśumiṣādanīdṛśāṃ hasantamantarbalamarvatāṃ raveḥ || 61 ||
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sitatviṣaścañcalatāmupeyuṣo miṣeṇa pucchasya ca kesarasya ca |
sphuṭaṃ calaccāmarayugmacihnanairanihnuvānaṃ nijavājirājatām || 62 ||
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api dvijihvābhyavahārapauruṣe mukhānuṣaktāyatavalguvalgayā |
upeyivāṃsaṃ pratimallatāṃ rayasmaye jitasya prasabhaṃ garutmataḥ || 63 ||
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sa sindhujaṃ śītamahaḥsahodaraṃ harantamuccaiḥśravasaḥ śriyaṃ hayam |
jitākhilakṣmābhṛdanalpalocanastamāruroha kṣitipākaśāsanaḥ || 64 ||
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nijā mayūkhā iva tīkṣṇadīdhitiṃ sphuṭāravindāṅkitapāṇipaṅkajam |
tamaśvavārā javanāśvayāyinaṃ prakāśarūpā manujeśamanvayuḥ || 65 ||
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calannalaṃkṛtya mahārayaṃ hayaṃ svavāhavāhocitaveṣapeśalaḥ |
pramodaniḥspandatarākṣipakṣmabhirvyaloki lokairnagarālayairnalaḥ || 66 ||
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kṣaṇādathaiṣa kṣaṇadāpatiprabhaḥ prabhañjanādhyeyajavena vājinā |
sahaiva tābhirjanadṛṣṭivṛṣṭibhirbahiḥ puro'bhūtpuruhūtapauruṣāḥ || 67 ||
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tataḥ pratīccha prahareti bhāṣiṇī parasparollāsitaśalyapallave |
mṛṣā mṛdhaṃ sādibale kutūhalānnalasya nāsīragate vitenatuḥ || 68 ||
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prayātumasmākamiyaṃ kiyatpadaṃ dharā tadambhodhirapi sthalāyatām |
itīva vāhairnijavegadarpitaiḥ payodhirodhakṣamamuddhataṃ rajaḥ || 69 ||
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hareryadakrāmi padaikakrena khaṃ padaiścaturbhiḥ kramaṇe'pi tasya naḥ |
trapā harīṇāmiti namritānanairnyavarti tairardhanabhaḥkṛtakramaiḥ || 70 ||
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camūcarāstasya nṛpasya sādino jinoktiṣu śrāddhatayaiva saindhavāḥ |
vihāradeśaṃ tamavāpya maṇḍalīmakārayanbhūrituraṃgamānapi || 71 ||
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dviṣadbhirevāsya vilaṅghitā diśo yaśobhirevābdhirakāri goṣpadam |
itīva dhārāmavadhīrya maṇḍalīkriyāśriyāmaṇḍi turaṃgamaiḥ sthalī || 72 ||
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acīkaraccāru hayena yā bhramīrnijātapatrasya talasthale nalaḥ |
marukimadyāpi na tāsu śikṣate vitatya vātyāmayacakracaṅkramān || 73 ||
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viveśa gatvā sa vilāsakānanaṃ tataḥ kṣaṇātkṣoṇipatirdhṛtīcchayā |
pravālarāgacchuritaṃ suṣupsayā harirdhanacchāyamivārṇasāṃ nidhim || 74 ||
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vanāntaparyantamupetya saspṛhaṃ krameṇa tasminnavatīrṇadṛkpathe |
vyavarti dṛṣṭiprakaraiḥ puraukasāmanuvrajadbandhusamājabandhubhiḥ || 75 ||
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tataḥ prasūne ca phale ca mañjule sa saṃmukhasthāṅgulinā janādhipaḥ |
nivedyamānaṃ vanapālapāṇinā vyalokayatkānanakāmanīyakam || 76 ||
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phalāni puṣpāṇi ca pallave kare vayotipātodgatavātavepite |
sthitaiḥ samādāya maharṣivāṛdhakādvane tadātithyamaśikṣi śākhibhiḥ || 77 ||
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vinidrapattrāligatālikaitavānmṛgāṅkacūḍāmaṇivarjanārjitam |
dadhānamāśāsu cariṣṇu duryaśaḥ sa kautukī tatra dadarśa ketakam || 78 ||
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viyogabhājāṃ hṛdi kaṇṭakaiḥ kaṭurnidhīyase karṇiśaraḥ smareṇa yat |
tato durākarṣatayā tadantakṛdvigīyase manmathadehadāhinā || 79 ||
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tvadagrasūcyā sacivena kāminormanobhavaḥ sīvyati duryaśaḥ paṭau |
sphuṭaṃ sa pattraiḥ karapattramūrtibhirviyogihṛddāruṇi dāruṇāyate || 80 ||
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dhanurmadhusvinnakaro'pi bhīmajāparaṃ parāgaistava dhūlihastayan |
prasūnadhanvā śarasātkaroti māmiti krudhākruśyata tena ketakam || 81 ||
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vidarbhasubhrūstanatuṅgatāptaye ghaṭānivāpaśyadalaṃ tapasyataḥ |
phalāni dhūmasya dhayānadhomukhānsa dāḍime dohadadhūpini drume || 82 ||
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viyoginīmaikṣata dāḍimīmasau priyasmṛteḥ spaṣṭamudītakaṇṭakām |
phalastanasthānavidīrṇarāgihṛdviśacchrukāsyasmarakiṃśukāśugām || 83 ||
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smarārdhacandreṣunibhe kraśīyasāṃ sphuṭaṃ palāśe'dhvajuṣāṃ palāśanāt |
sa vṛntamālokata khaṇḍamanvitaṃ viyogihṛtkhaṇḍini kālakhaṇḍajam || 84 ||
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navā latā gandhavahena cumbitā karambitāṅgī makarandaśīkaraiḥ |
dṛśā nṛpeṇa smitaśobhikuṅmalā darādarābhyāṃ darakampinī pape || 85 ||
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vicinvatīḥ pānthapataṅgahiṃsanairapuṇyakarmāṇyalikajjalacchalāt |
vyalokayaccampakakorakāvalīḥ sa śambarārerbalidīpikā iva || 86 ||
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amanyatāsau kusumeṣu garbhagaṃ parāgamandhaṃkaraṇaṃ viyoginām |
smareṇa mukteṣu purā purāraye tadaṅgabhasmeva śareṣu saṃgatam || 87 ||
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pikādvane śṛṇvati bhṛṅgahuṃkṛtairdaśāmudañcatkaruṇe viyoginām |
anāsthayā sūnakaraprasāriṇīṃ dadarśa dūnaḥ sthalapadminīṃ nalaḥ || 88 ||
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rasālasālaḥ samadṛśyatāmunā sphuraddvirephāravaroṣahuṃkṛtiḥ |
samīralolairmukulairviyogine janāya ditsanniva tarjanābhiyam || 89 ||
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dinedine tvaṃ tanuredhi re'dhikaṃ punaḥ punarmūrccha ca tāpamṛccha ca |
itīva pānthāñśapataḥ pikāndvijānsakhedamaikṣiṣṭa sa lohitekṣaṇān alisrajā || 90 ||
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kuḍmalamuccaśekharaṃ nipīya cāmpeyamadhīrayā dhiyā |
sa dhūmaketuṃ vipade viyoginā mudītamātaṅkitavānaśaṅkata || 91 ||
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galatparāgaṃ bhramibhaṅgibhiḥ patatprasaktabhṛṅgāvali nāgakresaram |
sa māranārācanigharṣaṇaskhalajjvalatkaṇaṃ śāṇamiva vyalokayat || 92 ||
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tadaṅgamuddiśya sugindha pātukāḥ śilīmukhālīḥ kusumādguṇaspṛśaḥ |
svacāpadurnirgatamārgaṇabhramātsmaraḥ svanantīravalokya lajjitaḥ || 93 ||
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marullalatpallavakaṇṭakaiḥ kṣataṃ samucchalaccandanasārasaurabham |
sa vāranārīkucasaṃcitopamaṃ dadarśa mālūraphalaṃ pacelimam || 94 ||
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yuvadvayīcittanimajjanocitaprasūnaśūnyetaragarbhagahvaram |
smareṣudhīkṛtya dhiyā bhayāndhayā sa pāṭalāyāḥ stabakaṃ prakampitaḥ || 95 ||
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munidrumaḥ korakitaḥ śitidyutirvane'munāmanyata siṃhikāsutaḥ |
tamisrapakṣatruṭikūṭabhakṣitaṃ kalākalāpaṃ kila vaidhavaṃ vaman || 96 ||
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purā haṭhākṣiptatuṣārapāṇḍuracchadā vṛtervīrudhi baddhavibhramāḥ |
milannimīlaṃ sasṛjurvilokitā nabhasvatastaṃ kusumeṣu kelayaḥ || 97 ||
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gatā yadutsaṅgatale viśālatāṃ drumāḥ śirobhiḥ phalagauraveṇa tām |
kathaṃ na dhātrīmatimātranāmitaiḥ sa vandamānānabhinandati sma tān || 98 ||
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nṛpāya tasmai himitaṃ vanānilaiḥ sughīkṛtaṃ puṣparasairaharmahaḥ |
vinirmitaṃ ketakareṇubhiḥ sitaṃ viyogine'datta na kaumudīmudaḥ || 99 ||
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ayogabhājo'pi nṛpasya paśyatā tadeva sākṣādamṛtāṃśumānanam |
pikena roṣāruṇacakṣuṣā muhuḥ kuhūrutāhūyata candravairiṇī || 10 ||
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aśokamarthānvitanāmatāśayā gatāñśaraṇyaṃ gṛhaśocino'dhvagān |
amanyatāvantamivaiṣa pallavaiḥ pratīṣṭakāmajvaladastrajālakam || 101 ||
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vilāsavāpītaṭavīcivādanātpikāligīteḥ śikhilāsyalāghavāt |
vane'pi tauryatrikamārarādha taṃ kva bhogamāpnoti na bhāgyabhāgjanaḥ || 102 ||
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tadarthamadhyāpya janena tadvane śukā vimuktāḥ paṭavastamastuvan |
svarāmṛtenopajaguśca sārikāstathaiva tatpauruṣagāyanīkṛtāḥ || 103 ||
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itīṣṭagandhāḍhyamaṭannasau vanaṃ pikopagīto'pi śukastuto'pi ca |
avindatāmodabharaṃ bahiścaraṃ vidarbhasubhrūviraheṇa nāntaram || 104 ||
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kareṇa mīnaṃ nijaketanaṃ dadhaddrumālavālāmbuniveśaśaṅkayā |
vyatarki sarvartughane vane madhuṃ sa mittramatrānusaranniva smaraḥ || 105 ||
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latābalālāsyakalāgurustaruprasūnagandhotkarapaśyatoharaḥ |
asevatāmuṃ madhugandhavāriṇi praṇītalīlāplavano vanānilaḥ || 106 ||
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atha svamādāya hbayena manthanācciratnaratnādhikamuccitaṃ cirāt |
nilīya tasminniva sannapāṃnidhirvane taḍāko dadṛśe'vanībhujā || 107 ||
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payonilīnābhramukāmukāvalīradānanantoragapucchasucchavīn |
jalārdharuddhasya taṭāntabhūbhido mṛṇālajālasya miṣādbabhāra yaḥ || 108 ||
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taṭāntaviśrāntaturaṃgamacchaṭāsphuṭānubimbodayacumbanena yaḥ |
babhau caladvīcikaśāntaśātanaiḥ sahasramuccaiḥ śravasāmivāśrayam || 109 ||
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sitāmbujānāṃ nivahasya yaśchalādbabhāvaliśyāmalitodaraśriyām |
tamaḥsamacchāyakalaṅkasaṃkulaṃ kulaṃ sudhāṃśorbahalaṃ vahanbahu || 110 ||
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rathāṅgabhājā kamalānuṣaṅgiṇā śilīmukhastomasakhena śārṅgiṇā |
sarojinīstambakadambakaitavānmṛṇālaśeṣāhibhuvānvayāyi yaḥ || 111 ||
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taraṅgiṇīraṅkajuṣaḥ svavallabhāstaraṅgarekhā bibharāṃbabhūva yaḥ |
darodgataiḥ kokanadaughakorakairdhṛtapravālāṅkurasaṃcayaśca yaḥ || 112 ||
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mahīyasaḥ paṅkajamaṇḍalasya yaśchalena gaurasya ca mecakasya ca |
nalena mene salile nilīnayostviṣaṃ vimuñcanvidhukālakūṭayoḥ || 113 ||
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calīkṛtā yatra taraṅgariṅgaṇairabālaśaivālalatāparamparāḥ |
dhruvaṃ dadhurvāḍavahavyavāḍavasthitiprarohattamabhūmadhūmatām || 114 ||
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prakāmamādityamavāpya kaṇṭakaiḥ karambitāmodabharaṃ vivṛṇvatī |
dhṛtasphuṭaśrīgṛhavigrahā divā sarojinī yatprabhavāpsarāyitā || 115 ||
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yadambupūrapratibimbitāyatirmaruttaraṅgaistaralastaṭadrumaḥ |
nimajjya mainākamahībhṛtaḥ satastatāna pakṣāndhuvataḥ sapakṣatām || 116 ||
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payodhilakṣmīmuṣi kelipalvale riraṃsuhaṃsīkalanādasādaram |
sa tatra citraṃ vicarantamantike hiraṇmayaṃ haṃsamabodhi naiṣadhaḥ || 117 ||
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priyāsu bālāsu ratakṣamāsu ca dvipattritaṃ pallavitaṃ ca bibhratam |
smarārjitaṃ rāgamahīruhāṅkuraṃ miṣeṇa cañcvoścaraṇadvayasya ca || 118 ||
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mahīmahendrastamavekṣya sa kṣaṇaṃ śakuntamekāntamanovinodinam |
priyāviyogādvidhuro'pi nirbharaṃ kutūhalākrāntamanā manāgabhūt || 119 ||
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avaśyabhavyeṣvanavagrahagrahā yayā diśā dhāvati vedhasaḥ spṛhā |
tṛṇena vātyeva tayānugamyate janasya cittena bhṛśāvaśātmanā || 120 ||
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athāvalambya kṣaṇamekapādikāṃ tadā nidadrāvupapalvalaṃ khagaḥ |
sa tiryagāvarjitakaṃdharaḥ śiraḥ pidhāya pakṣeṇa ratiklamālasaḥ || 121 ||
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sanālamātmānananirjitaprabhaṃ hriyā nataṃ kāñcanamambujanma kim |
abuddha taṃ vidrumadaṇḍamaṇḍitaṃ sa pītamambhaḥprabhucāmaraṃ nu kim || 122 ||
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kṛtāvarohasya hayādupānahau tataḥ pade rejaturasya bibhratī |
tayoḥ pravālairvanayostathāmbujairniyoddhukāme kimu baddhavarmaṇī || 123 ||
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vidhāya mūrtiṃ kapaṭena vāmanīṃ svayaṃ balidhvaṃsiviḍāmbinīmayam |
upetapārśvaścaraṇena mauninā nṛpaḥ pataṅgaṃ samadhatta pāṇinā || 124 ||
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tadāttamātmānamavetya saṃbhramātpunaḥpunaḥ prāyasadutplavāya saḥ |
gato virutyoḍḍayane nirāśatāṃ karau niroddhurdaśati sma kevalam || 125 ||
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sasaṃbhramotpātipatatkulākulaṃ saraḥ prapadyotkatayānukampratām |
tamūrmilolaiḥ patagagrahānnṛpaṃ nyavārayadvāriruhaiḥ karairiva || 126 ||
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patatriṇā tadrucireṇa vañcitaṃ śriyaḥ prayāntyāḥ pravihāya palvalam |
calatpadāmbhoruhanūpuropamā cukūja kūle kalahaṃsamaṇḍalī || 127 ||
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na vāsayogyā vasudheyamīdṛśastvamaṅga yasyāḥ patirujjhitasthitiḥ |
iti prahāya kṣitimāśritā nabhaḥ khagāstamācukruśurāravaiḥ khalu || 128 ||
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na jātarūpacchadajātarūpatādvijasya dṛṣṭeyamiti stuvanmuhuḥ |
avādi tenātha sa mānasaukasā janādhināthaḥ karapañjaraspṛśā || 129 ||
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dhigastu tṛṣṇātaralaṃ bhavanmanaḥ samīkṣya pakṣānmama hemajanmanaḥ |
tavārṇavasyeva tuṣārasīkarairbhavedamībhiḥ kamalodayaḥ kiyān || 130 ||
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na kevalaṃ prāṇivadho vadho mama tvadīkṣaṇādviśvasitāntarātmanaḥ |
vigarhitaṃ dharmadhanairnibarhaṇaṃ viśiṣya viśvāsajuṣāṃ dviṣāmapi || 131 ||
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padepade santi bhaṭā raṇodbhaṭā nateṣu hiṃsārasa eṣa pūryate |
dhigīdṛśaṃ te nṛpate kuvikramaṃ kṛpāśraye yaḥ kṛpaṇe patatriṇi || 132 ||
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phalena mūlena ca vāribhūruhāṃ munerivetthaṃ mama yasya vṛttayaḥ |
tvayādya tvasminnapi daṇḍadhāriṇā kathaṃ na patyā dharaṇī hṛṇīyate || 133 ||
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itīdṛśaistaṃ viracayya vāṅmayaiḥ sacitravailakṣyakṛpaṃ nṛpaṃ khagaḥ |
dayāsamudre sa tadāśaye'tithīcakāra kāruṇyarasāpagā giraḥ || 134 ||
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madekaputrājananī jarāturā navaprasūtirvaraṭā tapasvinī |
gatistayoreṣa janastamardayannaho vidhe tvāṃ karuṇā ruṇaddhi na || 135 ||
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muhūrtamātraṃ bhavanindayā dayāsakhāḥ sakhāyaḥ sravadaśravo mama |
nivṛttimeṣyanti paraṃ duruttarastvayaiva mātaḥ sutaśokasāgaraḥ || 136 ||
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madarthasaṃdeśamṛṇālamantharaḥ priyaḥ kiyaddūra iti tvayodite |
vilokayantyā rudato'tha pakṣiṇaḥ priye sa kīdṛgbhavitā tava kṣaṇaḥ || 137 ||
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kathaṃ vidhātarmayi pāṇipaṅkajāttava priyāśaityamṛdutvaśilpinaḥ |
viyokṣyate vallabhayeti nirgatā lipirlalāṭaṃtapaniṣṭhurākṣarā || 138 ||
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ayi svayūthyairaśanikṣatopamaṃ mamādya vṛttāntamimaṃ batoditā |
mukhāni lolākṣi diśāmasaṃśayaṃ daśāpi śūnyāni vilokayiṣyasi || 139 ||
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mamaiva śokena vidīrṇavakṣasā tvayā vicitrāṅgi vipadyate yadi |
tadāsmi daivena hato'pi hā hataḥ sphuṭaṃ yataste śiśavaḥ parāsavaḥ || 140 ||
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tavāpi hāhā virahātkṣudhākulāḥ kulāyakūleṣu viluṭhya teṣu te |
cireṇa labdhā bahubhirmanorathairgatāḥ kṣaṇenāsphuṭītekṣaṇā mama || 141 ||
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sutāḥ kamāhūya cirāya cuṃkṛtairvidhāya kamprāṇi mukhāni kaṃ prati |
kathāsu śiṣyadhvamiti pramīlya sa snutasya sekādbubudhe nṛpāśruṇaḥ || 142 ||
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itthamamuṃ vilapantamamuñcaddīnadayālutayāvanipālaḥ |
rūpamadarśi dhṛto'si yadarthaṃ gaccha yathecchamathetyabhidhāya || 143 ||
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ānandajāśrubhiranusriyamāṇamārgānprākśokanirgamitanetrapayaḥpravāhān |
cakre sa cakranibhacaṅkramaṇacchalena nīrājanāṃ janayatāṃ nijabāndhavānām || 144 ||
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śrīharṣaṃ kavirājarājimukuṭālaṃkārahīraḥ sutaṃ śrīhīraḥ suṣuve jitendriyacayaṃ māmalladevī ca yam |
taccintāmaṇimantracintanaphale śṛṅgārabhaṅgyā mahākāvye cāruṇi naiṣadhīyacarite sargo'yamādirgataḥ || 145 ||
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Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Chapter 1

Cover of edition (1965)

Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa (An old and Rare Book)
by K.K. Handiqui (1965)

Sanskrit Text With English Translation; Includes notes, vocabulary; appendices and commentary extracts.

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Cover of edition (1989)

Philosophical Reflections in the Naisadhacarita
by Harekrishna Meher (1989)

English (Hardcover)

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Cover of edition (2016)

The Naisadhiyacarita and Literary Community in South Asia
by Deven M. Patel (2016)

English (Hardcover)

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Cover of edition (2013)

Naishadhiya Charitam of Mahakavi Shri Harsha
by Dr. Devarshi Sanadhya Shastri (2013)

Sanskrit Text with Hindi Translation; Set of 2 Volumes ; Krishnadas Sanskrit Series 52; Includes Jivatu Commentary of Mallinath and Candrika Hindi Commentary

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Cover of edition (2015)

Nala and Damayanti
by B.N. Goswamy (2015)

A Great Series of Paintings of An Old Indian Romance; Foreword by Karan Sing.

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