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.

priyāhriyālambya vilambamāvilā vilāsinaḥ kuṇḍinamaṇḍanāyitam |
samājamājagmuratho rathottamāstamā samudrādapare'pare nṛpāḥ || 1 ||
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tataḥ sa bhaimyā vavṛte vṛte nṛpairviniḥśvasadbhiḥ sadasi svayaṃvaraḥ |
cirāgataistarkitatadvirāgitaiḥ sphuradbhirānandamahārṇavairnavaiḥ || 2 ||
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calatpadastatpadayantraṇeṅgitasphuṭāśayāmāsayati sma rājake |
śṛamaṃ gatā yānagatāvapīyamityudīrya dhuryaḥ kapaṭājjanīṃ janaḥ || 3 ||
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nṛpānupakramya vibhūṣitāsanānsanātanī sā suṣuve sarasvatī |
vihāramārabhya sarasvatīḥ sudhāsaraḥsvatīvārdratanūranūtthitāḥ || 4 ||
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vṛṇīṣva varṇena suvarṇaketakīprasūnavarṇādṛtuparṇamādṛtam |
nijāmayodhyāmapi pāvanīmayaṃ bhavanmayo dhyāyati nāvanīpatiḥ || 5 ||
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na pīyatāṃ nāma cakorajihvayā kathaṃcidetanmukhacandracandrikā |
imāṃ kimācāmayase na cakṣuṣī ciraṃ cakorasya bhavanmukhaspṛśī || 6 ||
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apāṃ vihāre tava hāravibhramaṃ karotu nīre pṛṣadutkarastaran |
kaṭhorapīnoccakucadvayītaṭatruṭyattaraḥ sāravasāravormijaḥ || 7 ||
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akhāni sindhuḥ samapūri gaṅgayā kule kilāsya prasabhaṃ sa bhantsyate |
vilaṅghyate cāsya yaśaḥśatairaho satāṃ mahatsaṃmukhadhāvi pauruṣam || 8 ||
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etadyaśaḥkṣīradhipūragāhi patatyagādhe vacanaṃ kavīnām |
etadguṇānāṃ gaṇanāṅkapātaḥ pratyarthikīrtīḥ khaṭikāḥ kṣiṇoti || 9 ||
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bhāsvadvaṃśakarīratāṃ dadhadayaṃ vīraḥ kathaṃ kathyatāmadhyuṣṭāpi hi koṭirasya samare romāṇi sattvāṅkurāḥ |
nītaḥ saṃyati bandibhiḥ śrutipathaṃ yannāmavarṇāvalīmantraḥ stambhayati pratikṣitibhṛtāṃ dostambhakumbhīnasān || 10 ||
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tādṛgdīrghaviriñcivāsaravidhau jānāmi yatkartṛtāṃ śaṅke yatpratibimbamambudhipayaḥpūrodare vāḍavaḥ |
vyomavyāpivipakṣarājakayaśastārāḥ parābhāvukaḥ kāsāmasya na sa pratāpatapanaḥ pāraṃ girāṃ gāhate || 11 ||
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dveṣyākīrtikalindaśailasutayā nadyāsya yaddordvayī kīrtiśreṇimayī samāgamamagādgaṅgā raṇaprāṅgaṇe |
tattasminvinimajjya bāhujabhaṭairārambhi rambhāparīrambhānandaniketanandanavanakrīḍādarāḍambaraḥ || 12 ||
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iti śrutisvāditatadguṇastutiḥ sarasvatīvāṅmayavismayotthayā |
śirastiraḥkampanayaiva bhīmajā na taṃ manoranvayamanvamanyata || 13 ||
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yuvāntaraṃ sā vacasāmadhīśvarā svarāmṛtanyakkṛtamattakokilā |
śaśaṃsa saṃsaktakaraiva taddiśā niśāpatijñātimukhīmimāṃ prati || 14 ||
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na pāṇḍyabhūmaṇḍanameṇalocane vilocanenāpi nṛpaṃ pipāsasi |
śaśiprakāśānanamenamīkṣituṃ taraṅgayāpāṅgadiśā dṛśostviṣaḥ || 15 ||
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bhuvi bhramitvānavalambamambare vihartumabhyāsaparamparāparā |
aho mahāvaṃśamamuṃ samāśritā sakautukaṃ nṛtyati kīrtinartakī || 16 ||
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ito bhiyā bhūpatibhirvanaṃ vanādaṭadbhiruccairaṭavītvamīyuṣī |
nijāpi sāvāpi cirātpunaḥ purī punaḥ svamadhyāsi vilāsamandiram || 17 ||
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āsīdāsīmabhūmīvalayamalayajālepanepathyakīrtiḥ saptākūpārapārīsadanajanaghanodgītacāpapratāpaḥ |
vīrādasmātparaḥ kaḥ padayugayugapatpātibhūpātibhūyaścūḍāratnoḍupatnīkaraparicaraṇāmandanandannakhenduḥ || 18 ||
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bhaṅgākīrtimaṣīmalīmasatamapratyarthisenābhaṭaśreṇītindukakānaneṣu vilasatyasya pratāpānalaḥ |
tasmādutpatitāḥ sphuranti jagadutsaṅge sphuliṅgāḥ sphuṭaṃ bhālodbhūtabhavākṣibhānuhutabhugjambhāridambholayaḥ || 19 ||
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etaddantibalairvilokya nikhilāmāliṅgitāṅgīṃ bhuvaṃ saṅgrāmāṅgaṇasīmni jaṅgamagiristomabhramādhāyibhiḥ |
pṛthvīndraḥ pṛthuretadugrasamaraprekṣopanamrāmaraśreṇīmadhyacaraḥ punaḥ kṣitidharakṣepāya dhatte dhiyam || 20 ||
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śaśaṃsa dāsīṅgitavidvidarbhajāmito nanu svāmini paśya kautukam |
yadeṣa saudhāgranaṭe paṭāñcale cale'pi kākasya padārpaṇagrahaḥ || 21 ||
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tatastadaprastutabhāṣitotthitaiḥ sadastadaśveti hasaiḥ sadaḥsadām |
sphuṭājani mlānirato'sya bhūpateḥ site hi jāyeta śiteḥ sulakṣyatā || 22 ||
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tato'nu devyā jagade mahendrabhūpuraṃdaraṃ sā jagadekavandyayā |
tadārjavāvarjitatarjanīkayā janī kayācitparacitsvarūpayā || 23 ||
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svayaṃvarodvāhamahe vṛṇīṣva he mahendraśailasya mahendramāgatam |
kaliṅgajānāṃ svakucadvayaśriyā kaliṃ gajānāṃ śṛṇu tatra kumbhayoḥ || 24 ||
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ayaṃ kilāyāt itīripauravāgbhayādayādasya ripurvṛthā vanam |
śrutāṣṭadutsvāpagirastadakṣārāḥ paṭhadbhiratrāsi śukairvane'pi saḥ || 25 ||
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itastrasadvidrutabhūbhṛdujjhitā priyātha dṛṣṭā vanamānavījanaiḥ |
śaśaṃsa pṛṣṭādbhutamātmadeśajaṃ śaśitviṣaḥ śītalaśīlatāṃ kila || 26 ||
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ito'pi kiṃ vīrayase na kurvato nṛpāndhanurbāṇaguṇairvaśaṃvadān |
guṇena śuddhena vidhāya nirbharaṃ tamenamurvīvalayorvaśī vaśam || 27 ||
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etadbhītārinārī giribilavigaladvāsarā niḥsarantī svakrīḍāhaṃsamohagrahilaśiśubhṛśaprārthitonnidracandrā |
ākrandadbhūri yattannayanajalamilaccandrahaṃsānubimbapratyāsattiprahṛṣyattanayavihasitairāśvasīnnyaśvasīcca || 28 ||
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asmindigvijayodyate patirayaṃ me stāditi dhyāyinī kampaṃ sāttvikabhāvamañcati ripukṣoṇīndradārā dharā |
asyaivābhimukhaṃ nipatya samare yāsyadbhirūrdhvaṃ nijaḥ panthā bhāsvati dṛśyate bilamayaḥ pratyarthibhiḥ pāṛthivaiḥ || 29 ||
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vidrāṇe raṇacatvarādarigaṇe traste samaste punaḥ kopātko'pi nivartate yadi bhaṭaḥ kīrtyā jagatyudbhaṭaḥ |
āgacchannapi saṃmukhaṃ vimukhatāmevādhigacchatyasau drāgetacchurikārayeṇa ṭhaṇiti cchinnāpasarpacchirāḥ || 30 ||
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tatastadurvīndraguṇādbhutādiva svavaktrapadme'ṅgulināladāyinī |
vidhīyatāmānanamudraṇeti sā jagāda vaidagdhyamayeṅgitaiva tām || 31 ||
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anantaraṃ tāmavadannṛpāntaraṃ tadadhvadṛktārataraṅgaraṅgaṇā |
tṛṇībhavatpuṣpaśaraṃ sarasvatī svatīvratejaḥparibhūtabhūtalam || 32 ||
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tadeva kiṃ na kriyate nu kā kṣatiryadeṣa taddūtamukhena kāṅkṣati |
prasīda kāñcīmayamācchinattu te prasahya kāñcīpurabhūpuraṃdaraḥ || 33 ||
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mayi sthitirnamratayaiva labhyate digeva tu stabdhatayā vilaṅghyate |
itīva cāpaṃ dadhadāśugaṃ kṣipannayaṃ nayaṃ samyagupādiśaddviṣām || 34 ||
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adaḥsamitsaṃmukhavīrayauvatatruṭadbhujākambumṛṇālahāriṇī |
dviṣadgaṇastraiṇadṛgambunirjhare yaśomarālāvalirasya khelati || 35 ||
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sindūradyutimugdhamūrdhani dhṛtaskandhāvadhriśyāmike vyomāntaspṛśi sindhure'sya samarārambhoddhure dhāvati |
jānīmo nu yadi pradoṣatimiravyāmiśrasaṃdhyādhiyevāstaṃ yānti samastabāhujabhujātejaḥsahasrāṃśavaḥ || 36 ||
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hitvā daityariporuraḥ svabhavanaṃ śūnyatvadoṣasphuṭāsīdanmarkaṭakīṭakṛtrimasitacchattrībhavatkaustubham |
ujjhitvā nijasadma padmamapi tadvyaktāvanaddhīkṛtaṃ lūtātantubhirantaradya bhujayoḥ śrīrasya viśrāmyati || 37 ||
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sindhorjaitramayaṃ pavitramasṛjattatkīrtipūrtādbhutaṃ yatra snānti jaganti santi kavayaḥ kevā na vācaṃyamāḥ |
yadbinduśriyamindurañcati jalaṃ cāviśya dṛśyetaro yasyāsau jaladevatāsphaṭikabhūrjāgarti yāgeśvaraḥ || 38 ||
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antaḥsaṃtoṣabāṣpaiḥ sthagayati na dṛśastābhirākarṇayiṣyannaṅge nānastiromā racayati pulakaśreṇimānandakandām |
na kṣoṇībhaṅgabhīruḥ kalayati ca śiraḥkampanaṃ tanna vidmaḥ śṛṇvannetasya kīrtīḥ kathamuragapatiḥ prītimāviṣkaroti || 39 ||
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ācūḍāgramamajjayajjayapaṭuryacchalyadaṇḍānayaṃ saṃrambhe ripurājakuñjaraghaṭākumbhasthaleṣu sthirān |
sā sevāsya pṛthuḥ prasīdati tayā nāsmai kutastvatkucaspardhāgardhiṣu teṣu tāndhṛtavate daṇḍānpradaṇḍānapi || 40 ||
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smitaśriyā sṛkkaṇi līyamānayāvitīrṇayā tadguṇaśarmaṇeva sā |
upāhasatkīrtyamahattvameva taṃ girāṃ hi pāre niṣadhendravaibhavam || 41 ||
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nijākṣilakṣmīhasitaiṇaśāvakāmasāvabhāṇīdaparaṃ paraṃtapam |
puraiva taddigvalanaśriyāṃ bhuvā bhruvā vinirdiśya sabhāsabhājitam || 42 ||
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kṛpā nṛpāṇāmupari kvacinna te natena hā hā śirasā rasādṛśām |
bhavantu tāvattava locanāñcalā nipeyanepālanṛpālapālayaḥ || 43 ||
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ṛjutvamaunaśrutipāragāmitā yadīyametatparameva hiṃsitum |
atīva viśvāsavidhāyi ceṣṭitaṃ bahurmahānasya sa dāmbhikaḥ || 44 ||
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śaraḥ ripūnavāpyāpi gato'vakīrṇitāmayaṃ na yāvajjanarañjanavratī |
bhṛśaṃ viraktānapi raktavattarānnikṛttya yattānasṛjāsṛjadyudhi || 45 ||
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patatyetattejohutabhuji kadācidyadi tadā pataṅgaḥ syādaṅgīkṛtatamapataṅgāpadudayaḥ |
yaśo'muṣyevopārjayitumasamarthena vidhinā kathaṃcitkṣīrāmbhonidhirapi kṛtastatpratinidhiḥ || 46 ||
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yāvatpaulastyavāstūbhavadubhayaharillomalekhottarīye setuprāleyaśailau carati narapatestāvadetasya kīrtiḥ |
yāvatprākpratyagāśāparivṛḍhanagarārambhaṇastambhamudrāvadrī saṃdhyāpatākāruciracitaśikhāśoṇaśobhāvubhau ca || 47 ||
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yuddhvā cāmimukhaṃ raṇasya caraṇasyaivādasīyasya vā buddhvā'ntaḥ svaparāntaraṃ nipatatāmunmucya bāṇāvalīḥ |
chinnaṃ vāvanatībhavannijabhiyaḥ khinnaṃ bhareṇātha vā rājñānena haṭhādviloṭhitamabhūdbhūmāvarīṇāṃ śiraḥ || 48 ||
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na tūṇāduddhāre na guṇaghaṭane nāśrutiśikhaṃ samākṛṣṭau dṛṣṭirna viyati na lakṣye na ca bhuvi |
nṛṇāṃ paśyatyasya kvacana viśikhānkiṃ tu patitadviṣadvakṣaḥśvabhrairanumitirasūngocarayati || 49 ||
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damasvasuścittamavetya hāsikā jagāda devīṃ kiyadasya vakṣyasi |
bhaṇa prabhūte jagati sthite guṇairihāpyate saṃkaṭavāsayātanā || 50 ||
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bravīti dāsīha kimapyasaṃgataṃ tato'pi nīceyamati pragalbhate |
aho sabhā sādhuritīriṇaḥ krudhā nyaṣedhadetatkṣitipānugāñjanaḥ || 51 ||
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athānyamuddiśya nṛpaṃ kṛpāmayī mukhena taddiṅmukhasaṃmukhena sā |
damasvasāraṃ vadati sma devatā girāmilābhūvadatismaraśriyam || 52 ||
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vilocanendīvaravāsavāsitaiḥ sitairapāṅgādhvagacandrikāñcalaiḥ |
trapāmapākṛtya nibhānnibhālaya kṣitikṣitiṃ mālayamālayaṃ rucaḥ || 53 ||
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imaṃ parityajya paraṃ raṇādariḥ svameva bhagnaḥ śaraṇaṃ mudhāviśat |
na vetti yattrātumitaḥ kṛtasmayo na durgayā śailabhuvāpi śakyate || 54 ||
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anena rājñārthiṣu durbhagīkṛto bhavanghanadhvānajaratnameduraḥ |
tathā vidūrādriradūratāṃ gamī yathā sa gāmī tava keliśailatām || 55 ||
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namrapratyarthipṛthvīpatimukhakamalamlānatābhṛṅgajātacchāyāntaḥpātacandrāyitacaraṇanakhaśreṇiraiṇeyanetre |
dṛptāriprāṇavātāmṛtarasalaharībhūripānena pīnaṃ bhūlokasyaiṣa bhartā bhujabhujagayugaṃ sāṃyugīnaṃ bibharti || 56 ||
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adhyāhāraḥ smaraharaśiraścandraśeṣasya śeṣasyāherbhūyaḥ phaṇasamucitaḥ kāyayaṣṭīnikāyaḥ |
dugdhāmbhodhermuniculakanatrāsanāśābhyupāyaḥ kāyavyūhaḥ kva jagati na jāgartyadaḥkīrtipūraḥ || 57 ||
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rājñāmasya śatena kiṃ kalayato hetiṃ śataghnīṃ kṛtaṃ lakṣairlakṣabhido daśaiva jayataḥ padmāni padmairalam |
kartuṃ sarvaparicchidaḥ kimapi no śakyaṃ parārdhena vā tatsaṃkhyāpagamaṃ vināsti na gatiḥ kācidbataitaddviṣām || 58 ||
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vayasyayākūtavidā damasvasuḥ smitaṃ vitatyābhidadhe'tha bhāratī |
itaḥ pareṣāmapi paśya yācatāṃ bhavanmukhena svanivedanatvarām || 59 ||
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kṛtātra devī vacanādhikāriṇī tvamuttaraṃdāsi dadāsi kāsatī |
itīriṇastannṛpapāripārśvikānsvabhartureva bhrukuṭirnyavartayat || 60 ||
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dharādhirājaṃ nijagāda bhāratī tadunmukheṣadvalitāṅgasūcitam |
damasvasāraṃ prati sāravattaraṃ kulena śīlena ca rājasūcitam || 61 ||
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kutaḥ kṛtaivaṃ varalokamāgataṃ prati pratijñā'navalokanāya te |
apīyamenaṃ mithilāpuraṃdaraṃ nipīya dṛṣṭiḥ śithilāstu te varam || 62 ||
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na pāhi pāhīti yadabravīramuṃ mamauṣṭha tenaivamabhūditi krudhā |
raṇakṣitāvasya virodhimūrdhabhirvidaśya dantairnijamoṣṭhamāsyate || 63 ||
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bhuje'pasarpatyapi dakṣiṇe guṇaṃ saheṣuṇādāya puraḥprasarpiṇe |
dhanuḥ parīrambhamivāsya saṃmadānmahāhave vāmabāhave || 64 ||
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asyorvīramaṇasya pāṛvaṇavidhudvairājyasajjaṃ yaśaḥ sarvāṅgojjvalaśarvaparvatasitaśrīgarvanirvāsi yat |
tatkambupratibimbitaṃ kimu śaratparjanyarājiśriyaḥ paryāyaḥ kimu dugdhasindhupayasāṃ sarvānuvādaḥ kimu || 65 ||
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nistriṃśatruṭitārivāraṇaghaṭākumbhāstikūṭāvaṭasthānasthāyukamauktikotkarakiraḥ kairasya nāyaṃ karaḥ |
unnītaścaturaṅgasainyasamaratvaṅgatturaṃgakṣurākṣuṇṇāsu kṣitiṣu kṣipanniva yaśaḥ kṣoṇījabījavrajam || 66 ||
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arthibhraṃśabahūbhavatphalabharavyājena kubjāyitaḥ satyasminnatidānabhāji kathamapyāstāṃ sa kalpadrumaḥ |
āste nirvyayaratnasaṃpadudayodagraḥ kathaṃ yācakaśreṇīvarjanaduryaśonibiḍitavrīḍastu ratnācalaḥ || 67 ||
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sṛjāmi kiṃ vighnamidaṃnṛpastutāvitīṅgitaiḥ pṛcchati tāṃ sakhījane |
smitāya vaktraṃ yadavakrayadvadhūstadeva vaimukhyamalakṣi tannṛpe || 68 ||
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dṛśāsya nirdiśya nareśvarāntaraṃ madhusvarā vaktumadhīśvarā girām |
anūpayāmāsa vidarbhajāśrutī nijāsyacandrasya sudhābhiruktibhiḥ || 69 ||
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sa kāmarūpādhipa eṣa hā tvayā na kāmarūpādhika īkṣyate'pi yaḥ |
tvamasya sā yogyatamāsi vallabhā sudurlabhā yatpratimallabhā parā || 70 ||
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akarṇadhārāśugasaṃbhṛśāṅgatāṃ gatairaritreṇa vināsya vairibhiḥ |
vidhāya yāvattaraṇerbhidāmaho nimajjya tīrṇaḥ samare bhavāṛṇavaḥ || 71 ||
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yadasya bhūlokabhujo bhujoṣmabhistapartureva kriyate'riveśmani |
prapāṃ na tatrārivadhūstapasvinī dadātu netrotpalavāsibhirjalaiḥ || 72 ||
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etaddattāsighātasravadasṛgasuhṛdvaṃśasārdrendhanaitaddoruddāmapratāpajvaladanalamiladbhūmadhūmabhramāya |
etaddigjaitrayātrāsamasamarabharaṃ paśyataḥ kasya nāsīdetannāsīravājivrajakhurajarajorājirājisthalīṣu || 73 ||
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kṣīrodanvadapāḥ pramathya mathitādeśe'marairnirmite svākramyaṃ sṛjatastadasya yaśasaḥ kṣīrodasiṃhāsanam |
keṣāṃ nājani vā janena jagatāmetatkavitvāmṛtasrotaḥprotapipāsukarṇakalasībhājābhiṣekotsavaḥ || 74 ||
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sabhiti patinipātākarṇanadrāgadīrṇapratinṛpatimṛgākṣīlakṣavakṣaḥśilāsu |
racitalipirivorastāḍanavyastahastaprakharanakharaṭaṅkairasya kīrtipraśastiḥ || 75 ||
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vidhāya tāmbūlapuṭīṃ karāṅkagāṃ babhāṇa tāmbūlakaraṅkavāhinī |
damasvasurbhāvamavetya bhāratīṃ nayānayā vaktrapariśramaṃ śamam || 76 ||
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samunmukhīkṛtya babhāra bhāratī ratīśakalpe'nyanṛpe nijaṃ bhujam |
tatastrasadbālapṛṣadvilocanāṃ śaśaṃsa saṃsajjanarañjanīṃ janīm || 77 ||
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ayaṃ guṇaughairanurajyadutkalo bhavanmukhālokarasotkalocanaḥ |
spṛśantu rūpāmṛtavāpi nanvamuṃ tavāpidṛktārataraṅgabhaṅgayaḥ || 78 ||
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anena sarvārthikṛtārthatākṛtāhṛtārthinau kāmagavīsuradrumau |
mithaḥ payaḥsecanapallavāśane pradāya dānavyasanaṃ samāpnutaḥ || 79 ||
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nṛpaḥ karābhyāmudatolayannije nṛpānayaṃ yānpatataḥ padadvaye |
tadīyacūḍākuruvindaraśmibhiḥ sphuṭeyametatkarapādarañjanā || 80 ||
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yatkasyāmapi bhānumānna kakubhi sthemānamālambate jātaṃ yaddhanakānanaikaśaraṇaprāptena dāvāgninā |
eṣaitadbhujatejasā vijitayostāvattayoraucitī dhiktaṃ vāḍavamambhasi dviṣi bhiyā yena praviṣṭaṃ punaḥ || 81 ||
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amuṣyorvībhartuḥ prasṛmaracamūsindhurabhavairavaimi prārabdhe vamathubhiravaśyāyasamaye |
na kampantāmantaḥ pratinṛpabhaṭā mlāyatu na tadvadhūvaktrāmbhojaṃ bhavatu na sa teṣāṃ kudivasaḥ || 82 ||
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ātmanyasya samucchritīkṛtaguṇasyāhotarāmaucitī yadgāṭrāntaravarjanādajanayadbhūjānireṣa dviṣām |
bhūyo'haṃ kriyate sma yena ca hṛdā skandho na yaścānamattanmarmāṇi dalaṃdalaṃ samidalaṃkarmīṇabāṇavrajaḥ || 83 ||
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dūraṃ gauraguṇairahaṃkṛtibhṛtāṃ jaitrāṅkakāre caratyetaddoryaśasi prayāti kumudaṃ bibhyanna nidrāṃ niśi |
dhammille tava mallikāsumanasāṃ mālyaṃ bhiyā līyate pīyūṣasravakaitavāddhṛtadaraḥ śītadyutiḥ svidyati || 84 ||
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etadgandhagajastṛṣāmbhasi bhṛśaṃ kaṇṭhāntamajjattanuḥ phenaiḥ pāṇḍuritaḥ svadikkarijayakrīḍāyaśaḥspardhibhiḥ |
dantadvandvajalānubimbanacaturdantaḥ karāmbhovamivyājādabhramuvallabhena virahaṃ nirvāpayatyambudheḥ || 85 ||
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athaitadurvīpativarṇanādbhutaṃ nyamīladāsvādayituṃ hṛdīva sā |
madhusrajā naiṣadhanāmajāpinī sphuṭībhavaddhyānapuraḥsphurannalā || 86 ||
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praśaṃsituṃ saṃsadupāntarañjinaṃ śriyā jayantaṃ jagatīśvaraṃ jinam |
giraḥ pratastāra purāvadeva tā dināntasaṃdhyāsamayasya devatā || 87 ||
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tathādhikuryā rucire cirepsitā yathotsukaḥ samprati saṃpratīcchati |
apāṅgaraṅgasthalalāsyalampaṭāḥ kaṭākṣadhārāstva kīkaṭādhipaḥ || 88 ||
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idaṃyaśāṃsi dviṣataḥ sudhārucaḥ kimaṅkametaddviṣātaḥ kimānanam |
yaśobhirasyākhilalokadhāvibhirvibhīṣitā dhāvati tāmasī masī || 89 ||
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idaṃnṛpaprārthibhirujjhito'rthibhirmaṇipraroheṇa vivṛdhya rohaṇaḥ |
kiyaddinairambaramāvariṣyate mudhā munirvindhyamarundha bhūdharam || 90 ||
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bhūśakrasya yaśāṃsi vikramabhareṇopāṛjitāni kramādetasya stumahe mahemaradanaspardhīni kairakṣaraiḥ |
limpadbhiḥ kṛtakaṃ kṛto'pi rajataṃ rājñāṃ yaśaḥpāradairasya svarṇagiriḥ pratāpadahanaiḥ svarṇaṃ punarnirmitaḥ || 91 ||
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yadbhartuḥ kurute'bhiṣeṇanamayaṃ śakro bhuvaḥ sā dhruvaṃ daigdāhairiva bhasmabhirmaghavatā vṛṣṭairdhṛtoddhūlanā |
śaṃbhormā bata sāṃdhivelanaṭanaṃ bhāji vrataṃ drāgiti kṣoṇī nṛtyati mūrtiraṣṭavapuṣo'sṛgvṛṣṭisaṃdhyādhiyā || 92 ||
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prāgetadvapurāmukhendu sṛjataḥ sraṣṭuḥ samastastviṣāṃ kośaḥ śoṣamagādagādhajagatīśilpe'pyanalpāyitaḥ |
niśśeṣadyutimaṇḍalavyayavaśādīṣalabhaireṣa vā śeṣaḥ keśamayaḥ kimandhatamasastobhaistato nirmitaḥ || 93 ||
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tattaddigjaitrayātroddhuraturagakhurāgroddhatairandhakāraṃ nirvāṇāripratāpānalajamiva sṛjatyeṣa rājā rajobhiḥ |
bhūgolacchāyamāyāmayagaṇitavidunneyakāyo'bhiyābhūdetatkīrtipratānairvidhubhiriva yudhe rāhurāhūyamānaḥ || 94 ||
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āste dāmadorīyāmiyamudaradarīṃ yāvalambya trilokī saṃmātuṃ śaknuvanti prathimabharavaśādatra naitadyaśāṃsi |
tāmenāṃ pūrayitvā niraguriva madhudhvaṃsinaḥ pāṇḍupadmacchadmāpannānitānidvipadaśanasanābhīni nābhīpathena || 95 ||
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asyāsirbhujagaḥ svakośasuṣirākṛṣṭaḥ sphuratkṛṣṇimā kamponmīladarālalīlavalanasteṣāṃ bhiye bhūbhujām |
saṅgrāmeṣu nijāṅgulīmayamahāsiddhāṣadhīvīrudhaḥ parvāsye viniveśya jāṅgulikatā yairnāma nālambitā || 96 ||
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yaḥ pṛṣṭhaṃ yudhi darśayatyaribhaṭaśreṇīṣu yo vakratāmasminneva bibharti yañca kirati kūradhvaniṃ niṣṭhuraḥ |
doṣaṃ tasya tathāvidhasya bhajataścāpasya gṛhṇanguṇaṃ vikhyātaḥ sphuṭameka eṣa nṛpatiḥ sīmā guṇagrāhiṇām || 97 ||
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asyāriprakaraḥ śaraśca nṛpateḥ saṃkhye patantāvubhau sītkāraṃ ca na saṃmukhau racayataḥ kampaṃ ca na prāpnutaḥ |
tadyuktaṃ na punarnivṛttirubhayorjāgarti yanmuktayorekastatra bhinatti mitramaparaścāmitramityadbhutam || 98 ||
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dhūlībhirdivamandhayanbadhirayannāśāḥ khurāṇāṃ ravairvātaṃ saṃyati khañjayañjavajavaistotṝnguṇairmūkayan |
dharmārādhanasaṃniyuktajagatā rājñāmunādhiṣṭhitaḥ sāndrotphālamiṣādvigāyati padā spraṣṭuṃ turaṃgo'pi gām || 99 ||
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etenotkṛttakaṇṭhapratisubhaṭanaṭārabdhanāṭyādbhutānāṃ kaṣṭaṃ draṣṭaiva nābhūdbhuvi samarasamālokilokāspade'pi |
aśvairasvairavegaiḥ kṛtakhurakhuralīmaṅkṣuvikṣudyamānakṣmāpṛṣṭhottiṣṭhadandhaṃkaraṇaraṇadhurāreṇudhārāndhakārāt || 10 ||
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unmīlallīlanīlotpaladaladalanāmodamedasvipūrakroḍakrīḍaddvijālīgarududitamarutsphālavācālavīciḥ |
etenākhāni śākhānivahanavaharitparṇapūrṇadrumālīvyālīḍhopāntaśāntavyathapathikadṛśāṃ dattarāgastaḍāgaḥ || 101 ||
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vṛddho vārdhirasau taraṅgavalibhaṃ bibhradvapuḥ pāṇḍuraṃ haṃsālīpalitena yaṣṭikalitastāvadvayorbaṃhimā |
bibhraccandrikayā ca kaṃ vikacayā yogyasphuratsaṃgataṃ sthāne snānavidhāyidhārmikaśironatyāpi nityādṛtaḥ || 102 ||
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tasminnetena yūnā saha vihara payaḥkelivelāsu bāle nālenāstu tvadakṣipratiphalanabhidā tatra nīlotpalānām |
tatpāthodevatānāṃ viśatu tava tanucchāyamevādhikāre tatphullāmbhojarājye bhavatu ca bhavadīyānanasyābhiṣekaḥ || 103 ||
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etatkīrtivivartadhautanikhilatrailokyanirvāsitairviśrāntiḥ kalitā kathāsu jagatāṃ śyāmaiḥ samagrairapi |
jajñe kīrtimayādaho bhayabharairasmādakīrtiḥ punaḥ sāyannāsya kathāpathe'pi malinacchāyā babandha sthitim || 104 ||
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athāvadadbhīmasuteṅgitātsakhī janairakīrtiryadi vāsya neṣyate |
mayāpi sā tatkhalu neṣyate paraṃ sabhāśravaḥpūratamālavallitām || 105 ||
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asya kṣoṇipateḥ parāṛdhaparayā lakṣīkṛtāḥ saṃkhyayā prajñācakṣuravekṣyamāṇatimiraprakhyāḥ kilākīrtayaḥ |
gīyante svaramaṣṭamaṃ kalayatā jātena vandhyodarānmūkānāṃ prakareṇa kūrmaramaṇīdugdhodadhe rodhasi || 106 ||
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tadakṣaraiḥ sasmitavismitānanāṃ nipīya tāmīkṣaṇabhaṅgibhiḥ sabhām |
ihāsya hāsyaṃ kimabhūnnaveti taṃ vidarbhajā bhūpamapi nyabhālayat || 107 ||
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nalānyavīkṣāṃ vidadhe damasvasuḥ kanīnikāgaḥ khalu nīlimālayaḥ |
cakāra sevāṃ śuciraktatocitāṃ milannapāṅgaḥ savidhe tu naiṣadhe || 108 ||
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dṛśā nalasya śruticumbineṣuṇā kare'pi cakracchalanamrakārmukaḥ |
smaraḥ parāṅgairanukalpya dhanvitāṃ janīmanaṅgaḥ svayamārdayattataḥ || 109 ||
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utkaṇṭakā vilasadujjvalapatrarājirāmodabhāganaparāgatarā'tigaurī |
rudrakrudhastadarikāmadhiyā nale sā vāsārthitāmadhṛta kāñcanaketakī vā || 1110 ||
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tannālīkanale caletaramanāḥ sāmyānmanāgapyabhūdapyagre caturaḥ sthitānna caturā pātuṃ dṛśā naiṣadhān |
ānandāmbunidhau nimajjya nitarāṃ dūraṃ gatā tattalālaṃkārībhavanājjanāya dadatī pātālakanyābhramam || 111 ||
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sarvasvaṃ cetasastāṃ nṛpatirapi dṛśe prītidāyaṃ pradāya prāpattaddṛṣṭimiṣṭātithimamaradurāpāmapāṅgottaraṅgam |
ānandāndhyena vandhyānakṛta tadaparākūtapātānsa ratyāḥ patyā pīyūṣadhārāvalanaviracitenāśugenāśu līḍhaḥ || 112 ||
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śrīharṣaṃ kavirājarājimukuṭālaṃkārahīraḥ sutaṃ śrīhīraḥ suṣuve jitendriyacayaṃ māmalladevī ca yam |
tasya dvādaśa eṣa mātṛcaraṇāmbhojālimaulermahākāvye'yaṃ vyagalannalasya carite sargo nisargojjvalaḥ || 113 ||
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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 12

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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