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.

vṛtaḥ pratasthe sa rathairatho rathī gṛhānvidarbhādhipaterdharādhipaḥ |
purodhasaṃ gautamamātmavittamaṃ dvidhā puraskṛtya gṛhītamaṅgalaḥ || 1 ||
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vibhūṣaṇāṃśupratibimbitaiḥ sphuṭaṃ bhṛśāvadātaiḥ svanivāsibhirguṇaiḥ |
mṛgekṣaṇānāṃ samupāsi cāmarairvidhūyamānaiḥ sa vidhuprabhaiḥ prabhuḥ || 2 ||
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parārdhyaveṣābharaṇaiḥ puraḥsaraiḥ samaṃ jihāne niṣadhāvanībhuji |
dadhe sunāsīrapadābhidheyatāṃ sa rūḍhimātrādyadi vṛtraśātravaḥ || 3 ||
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nalasya nāsīrasṛjāṃ mahībhujāṃ kirīṭaratnaiḥ punaruktadīpayā |
adīpi rātrau varayātrayā tayā camūrajomiśratamisrasaṃpadā || 4 ||
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vidarbharājaḥ kṣitipānanukṣaṇaṃ śubhakṣaṇāsannataratvasatvaraḥ |
dideśa dūtānpathi yānyathottaraṃ camūmamuṣyopacikāya taccayaḥ || 5 ||
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haridvipadvīpibhirāṃśukairnabhonabhasvadādhmāpanapīnitairabhūt |
tarasvadaśvadhvajinīdhvajairvanaṃ vicitracīnāmbaravallivellivellitam || 6 ||
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bhuvāhvayantīṃ nijatoraṇasrajā gajālikarṇānilakhelayā tataḥ |
dadarśa dūtīmiva bhīmajanmanah sa tatpratīhāramahīṃ mahīpatiḥ || 7 ||
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ślathairdalaiḥ stambhayugasya rambhayoścakāsti caṇḍātakamaṇḍitā sma sā |
priyāsakhīvāsya manaḥsthitisphuratsukhāgatapraśnitatūryaniḥsvanā || 8 ||
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vinetṛbhartṛdvayabhītidāntayoḥ parasparasmādanavāptavaiśasaḥ |
ajāyata dvāri narendrasenayoḥ samāgamaḥ sphāramukhāravodgamaḥ || 9 ||
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nirdiśya bandhūnita ityudīritaṃ damena gatvārdhapathe kṛtārhaṇam |
vinītamā dvārata eva padgatāṃ gataṃ tamaikṣiṣṭa mudā vidarbharāṭ || 10 ||
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athāyamutthāya visārya doryugaṃ mudā pratīyeṣa tamātmajanmanaḥ |
surasravantyā iva pātramāgataṃ bhṛtābhitovīcigatiḥ saritpatiḥ || 11 ||
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yathāvadasmai puruṣottamāya tāṃ sa sādhulakṣmīṃ bahuvāhinīśvaraḥ |
śivāmatha svasya śivāya nandanāṃ dade patiḥ sarvavide mahībhṛtām || 12 ||
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asisvadadyanmadhuparkamarpitaṃ sa tadvyadhāttarkamudarkadarśine |
yadeṣa pāsyanmadhu bhīmajādharaṃ miṣeṇa puṇyāhavidhiṃ tadākṛta || 13 ||
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varasya pāṇiḥ paradhātakautukī vadhūkaraḥ paṅkajakāntitaskaraḥ |
surājñi tau tatra vidarbhamaṇḍale tato nibaddhau kimu karkaśaiḥ kuśaiḥ || 14 ||
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vidarbhajāyāḥ karavārijena yannalasya pāṇerupari sthitaṃ kila |
viśaṅkya sūtraṃ puruṣāyitasya tadbhaviṣyato'smāyi tadā tadālibhiḥ || 15 ||
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sakhā yadasmai kila bhīmasaṃjñayā sa yakṣasakhyādhigataṃ dadau bhavaḥ |
dadau tadeṣa śvaśuraḥ surocitaṃ nalāya cintāmaṇidāma kāmadam || 16 ||
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bahordurāpasya varāya vastunaścitasya dātuṃ pratibimbakaitavāt |
babhautarāmantaravasthitaṃ dadhadyadarthamabhyarthitadeyamarthine || 17 ||
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asiṃ bhavānyāḥ kṣatakāsarāsuraṃ varāya bhīmaḥ sma dadāti bhāsuram |
dade hi tasmai dhavanāmadhāriṇe sa śaṃbhusaṃbhoganimagnayānayā || 18 ||
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adhāri yaḥ prāṅnahiṣāsuradviṣā kṛpāṇamasmai tamadatta kūkudaḥ |
ahāyi tasyā hi dhavārdhamajjinā sa dakṣiṇārdhena parāṅgadāraṇaḥ || 19 ||
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uvāha yaḥ sāndratarāṅgakānanaḥ svaśauryasūryodayaparvatavratam|
sanirjharaḥ śāṇanadhautadhārayā samūḍhasaṃdhyaḥ kṣataśatrujāsṛjā || 20 ||
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yamena jihvā prahiteva yā nijā tamātmajāṃ yācitumarthinā bhṛśam |
sa tāṃ dade'smai parivāraśobhinīṃ karagrahārhāmasiputrikāmapi || 21 ||
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yadaṅgabhūmī babhatuḥ svayoṣitāmurojapattrāvalinetrakajjale |
raṇasthalasthaṇḍilaśāyitāvratairgṛhītadīkṣairiva dakṣiṇīkṛte || 22 ||
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puraiva tasminsamadeśi tatsutābhikena yaḥ sauhṛdanāṭināgninā |
nalāya viśrāṇayati sma taṃ rathaṃ nṛpaḥ sulaṅghyādrisamudrakāpatham || 23 ||
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prasūtavattā nalakūbarānvayaprakāśitāsyāpi mahārathasya yat |
kuberadṛṣṭāntabalena puṣpakaprakṛṣṭataitasya tato'numīyate || 24 ||
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mahendramuccaiḥśravasā pratārya yannijena patyā'kṛta sindhuranvitam |
sa taddade'smai hayaratnamarpitaṃ purā'nubandhuṃ varuṇena bandhutām || 25 ||
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javādavārīkṛtadūradṛkpathastathākṣiyugmāya dade mudaṃ na yaḥ |
dadaddidṛkṣādaradāsatāṃ yathā tayaiva tatpāṃsulakaṇṭhanālatām || 26 ||
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divaspaterādaradarśinādarādaḍhauki yastaṃ prati viśvakarmaṇā |
tamekamāṇikyamayaṃ mahonnataṃ patadgrahaṃ grāhitavānnalena saḥ || 27 ||
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nalena tāmbūlavilāsitojjhitairmukhasya yaḥ pūgakaṇairbhṛto na vā |
iti vyaveci svamayūkhamaṇḍalādudañcaduccāruṇacāruṇaścirāt || 28 ||
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mayena bhīmaṃ bhagavantamarcatā nṛpeti pūjā prabhunāmni yā kṛtā |
adatta bhīmo'pi sa naiṣadhāya tāṃ harinmaṇerbhojanabhājanam mahat || 29 ||
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chade sadaiva cchavimasya bibhratāṃ na kekināṃ sarpaviṣaṃ visarpati |
na nīlakaṇṭhatvamadhāsyadatra cet sa kālakūṭaṃ bhagavānabhokṣyata || 30 ||
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virādhya durvāsasamaskhaladdivaḥ srajaṃ tyajannasya kimindrasindhuraḥ |
adatta tasmai sa madacchalātsadā yamabhramātaṅgatayaiva varṣukam || 31 ||
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madānmadagre bhavatāthavā bhiyā paraṃ digantādapi yāta jīvata |
iti sma yo dikkariṇaḥ svakarṇayorvinaiva varṇasrajamāgatairgataiḥ || 32 ||
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babhāra bījaṃ nijakīrtaye radau dviṣāmakīrtyai khalu dānavipluṣaḥ |
śravaḥśramaiḥ kumbhakucāṃ śiraḥśriyaṃ mude madasvedavatīmupāsta yaḥ || 33 ||
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na tena vāheṣu vivāhadakṣiṇīkṛteṣu saṃkhyānubhave'bhavatkṣamaḥ |
na śātakumbheṣu na mattakumbhiṣu prayatnavānko'pi na ratnarāśiṣu || 34 ||
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karagrahe vāmyamadhatta yastayoḥ prasādya bhaimyānu ca dakṣiṇīkṛtaḥ |
kṛtaḥ puraskṛtya tato nalena sa pradakṣiṇastatkṣaṇamāśuśukṣaṇiḥ || 35 ||
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sthirā tvamaśmeva bhaveti mantravāganeśadāśāsya kimāśu tāṃ hriyā |
śilā caletpreraṇayā nṛṇāmapi sthitestu nācāli biḍaujasāpi sā || 36 ||
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priyāṃśukagranthinibaddhavāsasaṃ tadā purodhā vidadhe vidarbhajām |
jagāda vicchidya paṭaṃ prayāsyato nalādaviśvāsamivaiṣa viśvavit || 37 ||
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dhruvāvalokāya tadunmukhabhuvā nirdiśya patyābhidadhe vidarbhajā |
kimasya na syādaṇimākṣisākṣikastathāpi tathyo mahimāgamoditaḥ || 38 ||
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dhavena sādarśi vadhūrarundhatīṃ satīmimāṃ paśya gatāmivāṇutām |
kṛtasya pūrvaṃ hṛdi bhūpateḥ kṛte tṛṇīkṛtasvargapaterjanāditi || 39 ||
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prasūnatā tatkarapallavasthitairuḍucchavirvyomavihāribhiḥ pathi |
mukhe'marāṇāmanale radāvalerabhāji lājairanayojjhitairdyutiḥ || 40 ||
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tayā pratīṣṭāhutidhūmapaddhatirgatā kapole mṛganābhiśobhitām |
yayau dṛśorañjanatāṃ śrutau śritā tamālalīlāmalike'lakāyitā || 41 ||
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apahnutaḥ svedabharaḥ kare tayostrapājuṣordānajalairmilanmuhuḥ |
dṛśorapi prasrutamasru sāttvikaṃ ghanaiḥ samādhīyata dhūmalaṅghanaiḥ || 42 ||
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bahūni bhīmasya vasūni dakṣiṇāṃ prayacchataḥ sattvamavekṣya tatkṣaṇam |
janeṣu romāñcamiteṣu miśratāṃ yayustayoḥ kaṇṭakakuḍmalaśriyaḥ || 43 ||
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babhūva na stambhavijitvarī tayoḥ śrutikriyārambhaparamparātvarā |
na kampasaṃpattimalumpadagrataḥ sthito'pi vahniḥ samidhā samedhitaḥ || 44 ||
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damasvasuḥ pāṇimamuṣya gṛhṇataḥ purodhasā saṃvidadhetarāṃ vidheḥ |
maharṣiṇevāṅgirasena sāṅgatā pulomajāmudvahataḥ śatakratoḥ || 45 ||
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sakautukāgāramagātpuraṃdhribhiḥ sahasrarandhrīkṛtamīkṣituṃ tataḥ |
adhātsahasrākṣatanutramitratāmadhiṣṭhitaṃ yatkhalu jiṣṇunāmunā || 46 ||
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tathāśanāya niraśeṣi no hriyā na samyagāloki parasparakriyā |
vimuktasaṃbhogamaśāyi saspṛhaṃ vareṇa vadhvā ca yathāvidhi tryaham || 47 ||
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kaṭākṣaṇājjanyajanairnijaprajāḥ kvacitparīhārasamacīkarttarām |
dharāpsarobhirvarayātrayāgatānabhojayadbhojakulāṅkuraḥ kvacit || 48 ||
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sa kaṃcidūce racayantu temanopahāramatrāṅgaruceryathocitam |
pipāsataḥ kāścana sarvatomukhaṃ tavārpayantāmapi kāmamodanam || 49 ||
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mukhena tetropaviśatvasāviti prayācya sṛṣṭānumatiṃ khalāhasat |
varāṅgabhāgaḥ svamukhaṃ mato'dhunā sa hi sphuṭaṃ yena kilopaviśyate || 50 ||
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yuvāmime me stritame itīriṇau gale tathoktā nijagucchamekikā |
na bhāsyadastucchagalo vadanniti nyadhatta janyasya tataḥ parākṛṣat || 51 ||
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nalāya vālavyajanaṃ vidhunvatī damasya dāsyā nibhṛtaṃ pade'rpitāt |
ahāsi lokaiḥ saraṭātpaṭojjhinī bhayena jaṅghāyatilaṅghiraṃhasaḥ || 52 ||
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puraḥsthalāṅgūlamadātkhalā vṛsīmupāviśattatra ṛjurvaradvijaḥ |
punastadutthāpya nijāmatervadā'hasacca paścātkṛtapucchatatpradā || 53 ||
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svayaṃ kathābhirvarapakṣasubhruvaḥ sthirīkṛtāyāḥ padayugmamantarā |
pareṇa paścānnibhṛtaṃ nyadhāpayaddadarśa cādarśatalaṃ hasankhalu || 54 ||
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athopacāroddhuracārulocanā vilāsanirvāsitadhairyasaṃpadaḥ |
smarasya śilpaṃ varavargavikriyā vilokakaṃ lokamahāsayanmuhuḥ || 55 ||
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tirovaladvaktrasarojanālayā smite smitaṃ yatkhalu yūni bālayā |
tayā tadīye hṛdaye nikhāya tadvyadhīyatāsaṃmukhalakṣyavedhitā || 56 ||
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kṛtaṃ yadanyatkaraṇocitatyajā didṛkṣu cakṣuryadavāri bālayā |
hṛdastadīyasya tadeva kāmuke jagāda vārtāmakhilāṃ khaluṃ khalu || 57 ||
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jalaṃ dadatyāḥ kalitānatermukhaṃ vyavasyatā sāhasikena cumbitam |
pade patadvāriṇi mandapāṇinā pratīkṣito'nyekṣaṇavañcanakṣaṇaḥ || 58 ||
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yuvānamālokya vidagdhaśīlayā svapāṇipāthoruhanālanirmitaḥ |
ślatho'pi sakhyāṃ paridhiḥ kalānidhau dadhāvaho taṃ prati gāḍhabandhatām || 59 ||
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natabhruvaḥ svacchanakhānubimbanacchalena ko'pi sphuṭakampakaṇṭakaḥ |
payo dadatyāścaraṇe bhṛśaṃ kṣataḥ smarasya bāṇaiḥ śaraṇe nyavikṣata || 60 ||
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mukhaṃ yadasmāyi vibhujya subhruvā hriyaṃ yadālambya natāsyamāsitam |
avādi vā yanmṛdu gadgadaṃ yuvā tadeva jagrāha tadāptilagnakam || 61 ||
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vilokya yūnā vyajanaṃ vidhunvatīmavāptasattvena bhṛśaṃ prasiṣvade |
udastakaṇṭhena mṛṣoṣmanāṭinā vijitya lajjāṃ dadṛśe tadānanam || 62 ||
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sa tatkucaspṛṣṭakaceṣṭidorlatācaladdalābhavyajanānilākulaḥ |
avāpa nānānalajālaśṛṅkhalānibaddhanīḍodbhavavibhramaṃ yuvā || 63 ||
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avacchaṭā kāpi kaṭākṣaṇasya sā tathaiva bhaṅgī vacanasya kācana |
yathā yuvabhyāmanunāthane mithaḥ kṛśo'pi dūtasya na śeṣitaḥ śramaḥ || 64 ||
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papau na ko'pi kṣamamāsyamelitaṃ jalasya gaṇḍūṣamudītasaṃmadaḥ |
cucumba tatra pratibimbitaṃ mukhaṃ puraḥ sphuratyāḥ smarakāṛmukabhruvaḥ || 65 ||
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harinmaṇerbhojanabhājane'rpite gatāḥ prakopaṃ kila vārayātrikāḥ |
bhṛtaṃ na śākaiḥ pravitīrṇamasti vastviṣedamevaṃ hariteti bodhitāḥ || 66 ||
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dhruvaṃ vinītaḥ smitapūrvavāgyuvā kimapyapṛcchanna vilokayanmukham |
sthitāṃ puraḥ sphāṭikakuṭṭime vadhūṃ tadaṅghriyugmāvanimadhyabaddhadṛk || 67 ||
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amī lasadbāṣpamakhaṇḍitākhilaṃ viyuktamanyonyamamuktamāṛdavam |
rasottaraṃ gauramapīvaraṃ rasādabhuñjatāmodanamodanaṃ janāḥ || 68 ||
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vayovaśastokavikasvarastanīṃ tirastiraścumbati sundare dṛśā |
svayaṃ kila srastamuraḥsthamambaraṃ gurustanī hrīṇatarā parādade || 69 ||
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yadādihetuḥ surabhiḥ samudbhave bhavedyadājyaṃ surabhirdhruvaṃ tataḥ |
vadhūbhirebhyaḥ pravitīrya pāyasaṃ tadoghakulyātaṭasaikataṃ kṛtam || 70 ||
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yadaṣyapītā vasudhālayaiḥ sudhā tadapyadaḥ svādu tato'numīyate |
api kratūṣarbudhadagdhagandhine spṛhāṃ yadasmai dadhate sudhāndhasaḥ || 71 ||
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abodhi no hrīnibhṛtaṃ madiṅgitaṃ pratītya vā nādṛtavatyasāviti |
lunāti yūnaḥ sma dhiyaṃ kiyadgatā nivṛtya bālādaradarśaneṣuṇā || 72 ||
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na rājikārāddhamabhoji tatra kairmukhena sītkārakṛtā dadhaddadhi |
dhutottamāṅgaiḥ kaṭubhāvapāṭavādakāṇḍakaṇḍūyitamūrdhatālubhiḥ || 73 ||
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viyogidāhāya kaṭūbhavattviṣastuṣārabhānoriva khaṇḍamāhṛtam |
sitaṃ mṛdu prāgatha dāhadāyi tatkhalaḥ suhṛtpūrvamivāhitastataḥ || 74 ||
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navau yuvānau nijabhāvagopināvabhūmiṣu prāgvihitabhramikramaḥ |
dṛśorvidhattaḥ sma yadṛcchayā kila tribhāgamanyonyamukhe punaḥ punaḥ || 75 ||
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vyadhustamāṃ te mṛgamāṃsasādhitaṃ rasādaśitvā mṛdu temanaṃ manaḥ |
niśādhavotsaṅgakuraṅgajairadaḥ palaiḥ sapīyūṣajalaiḥ kimaśrapi || 76 ||
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parasparākūtajadūtakṛtyayoranaṅgamārāddhumapi kṣaṇaṃ prati |
nimeṣaṇenaiva kiyaccirāyuṣā janeṣu yūnorudapādi nirṇayaḥ || 77 ||
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aharniśā veti ratāya pṛcchati kramoṣṇaśītānnakarārpaṇādviṭe |
hriyā vidagdhā kila tanniṣedhinī nyadhatta saṃdhyāmadhure'dhare'ṅgulim || 78 ||
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krameṇa kūraṃ spṛśatoṣmaṇaḥ padaṃ sitāṃ ca śītāṃ catureṇa vīkṣitā |
dadhau vidagdhāruṇite'dhare'ṅgulīmanaucitīcintanavismitā kila || 79 ||
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kiyattyajannodanamānayankiyatkarasya papraccha gatāgatena yām |
ahaṃ kimeṣyāmi kimeṣyasīti sā vyadhatta namraṃ kila lajjayānanam || 80 ||
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yathāmiṣe jagmuranāmiṣabhramaṃ nirāmiṣe cāmiṣamohamūhire |
tathā vidagdhaiḥ parikarmanirmitaṃ vicitramete parihasya bhojitāḥ || 81 ||
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nakhena kṛtvādharasannibhāṃ nibhādyuvā mṛduvyañjanamāṃsaphālikām |
dadaṃśa dantaiḥ praśaśaṃsa tadrasaṃ vihasya paśyanpariveṣikādharam || 82 ||
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anekasaṃyojanayā tathākṛternikṛtya niṣpiṣya ca tādṛgarjanāt |
amī kṛtākālikavastuvismayaṃ janā bahu vyañjanamabhyavāharan || 83 ||
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pipāsurasmīti vibodhitā mukhaṃ nirīkṣya bālā suhitena vāriṇaḥ |
punaḥ kar kartumanā galantikāṃ hasātsakhīnāṃ sahasā nyavartata || 84 ||
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yuvā samāditsuramatragaṃ ghṛtaṃ vilokya tatraiṇadṛśo'nubimbanam |
cakāra tannīviniveśinaṃ karaṃ babhūva tacca sphuṭakaṇṭakotkaram || 85 ||
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pralehajasnehadhṛtānubimbanāṃ cucumba ko'pi śritabhojanacchalaḥ |
muhuḥ parispṛśya karāṅgulīmukhaistato nu raktaiḥ svamavāpitairmukham || 86 ||
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arādhi yanmīnamṛgājapattrijaiḥ palairmṛdu svādu sugandhi temanam |
aśāki lokaiḥ kuta eva jemituṃ na tattu saṃkhyātumapi sma śakyate || 87 ||
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kṛtārthanaścāṭubhiriṅgitaiḥ purā parāsi yaḥ kiṃcanakuñcitabhuvā |
kṣipanmukhe bhojanalīlayāṅgulīḥ punaḥ prasannānanayānvakampi saḥ || 88 ||
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akāri nīhāranibhaṃ prabhañjanādadhūpi yaccāgurusāradārubhiḥ |
nipīya bhṛṅgārakasaṅgi tatra tairavarṇi vāri prativāramīdṛśam || 89 ||
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tvayā vidhātaryadakāri cāmṛtaṃ kṛtaṃ ca yajjīvanamambu sādhu tat |
vṛthedamārambhi tu sarvatomukhastathocitaḥ kartuṃidaṃpibastava || 90 ||
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sarojakośābhinayena pāṇinā sthite'pi kūre muhureva yācate |
sakhi tvamasmai vitara tvamityubhe mitho na vādāddadatuḥ kilaudanam || 91 ||
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iyaṃ kiyaccārukuceti paśyate payaḥpradāyā hṛdayaṃ samāvṛtam |
dhruvaṃ manojñā vyataradyuduttaraṃ bhiṣeṇa bhṛṅgāradhṛte karadvayī || 92 ||
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amībhirākaṇṭhamabhoji tadgṛhe tuṣāradhārāmṛditeva śarkarā |
hayadviṣadbaṣkayaṇīpayaḥsutaṃ sudhāhradātpaṅkamivoddhṛtaṃ dadhi || 93 ||
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tadantarantaḥ suṣirasya bindubhiḥ karambitaṃ kalpayatā jagatkṛtā |
itastataḥ spaṣṭamacori māyinā nirīkṣya tṛṣṇācalajihvatābhṛtā || 94 ||
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dadāsi me tanna ruceryadāspadaṃ na yatra rāgaḥ sitayāpi kiṃ tayā |
itīriṇe bimbaphalaṃ phalecchalādadāyi bimbādharayārucecca tat || 95 ||
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samaṃ yayoriṅgitavānvayasyayostayorvihāyopahṛtapratīṅgitām |
akāri nākūtamavāri sā yayā vidagdhayā'rañji tayaiva bhāvavit || 96 ||
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sakhīṃ prati smāha yuveṅgitekṣiṇī krameṇa te'yaṃ kṣamate na ditsutām |
viloma tadvyañjanamarpyate tvayā varaṃ kimasmai na nitāntamarthine || 97 ||
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samāptilipyeva bhujikriyāvidherdalodaraṃ vartulayālayīkṛtam |
alaṃkṛtaṃ kṣīravaṭaistadaśnatāṃ rarāja pākārpitagairikaśriyā || 98 ||
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cucumba norvīvalayorvaśīṃ paraṃ puro'dhipāri pratibimbitāṃ viṭaḥ |
punaḥpunaḥ pānakapānakaitavāccakāra taccumbanacuṃkṛtānyapi || 99 ||
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ghanairamīṣāṃ pariveṣakairjanairavarṣi varṣopalagolakāvalī |
caladbhujābhūṣaṇaratnarociṣā dhṛtendracāpaiḥ śritacāndrasaurabhā || 10 ||
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kiyadbahu vyañjanametadarpyate mameti tṛptervadatāṃ punaḥpunaḥ |
amūni saṃkhyātumasāvaḍhauki taiśchalena teṣāṃ kaṭhinīva bhūyasī || 101 ||
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vidagdhabāleṅgitagupticāturī pravahlikotpāṭanapāṭave hṛdaḥ |
nijasya ṭīkāṃ prababandha kāmukaḥ spṛśadbhirākūtaśataistadaucitīm || 102 ||
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ghṛtaplute bhojanabhājane puraḥ sphuratpuraṃdhripratibimbitākṛteḥ |
yuvā nidhāyorasi laḍḍukadvayaṃ nakhairlilekhātha mamarda nirdayam || 103 ||
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vilokite rāgitareṇa sasmitaṃ hriyātha vaimukhyamite sakhījane |
tadālirānīya kuto'pi śārkarīṃ kare dadau tasya vihasya putrikām || 104 ||
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nirīkṣya ramyāḥ pariveṣikā dhruvaṃ na bhuktamevaibhiravāptatṛptibhiḥ |
aśaknuvidbhirbahubhuktavattayā yadujjhitā vyañjanapuñjarāśayaḥ || 105 ||
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pṛthakprakāreṅgitaśaṃsitāśayo yuvā yayodāsi tayāpi tāpitaḥ |
tato nirāśaḥ paribhāvayanparāmaye tayātoṣi saroṣāyaiva saḥ || 106 ||
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payaḥ smitā maṇḍakamaṇḍanāmbarā vaṭānanenduḥ pṛthulaḍḍukastanī |
padaṃ rucerbhojyabhujāṃ bhujikriyā priyā babhūvojjvalakūrahāriṇī || 107 ||
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ciraṃ yuvākūtaśataiḥ kṛtāṛthanaściraṃ saroṣeṅgitayā ca nirdhutaḥ |
sṛjankarakṣālanalīlayāñjalīnaseci kiṃcidvidhutāmbudhārayā || 108 ||
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na ṣaḍvidhaḥ ṣiṅgajanasya bhojane tathā yathā yauvatavibhramodbhavaḥ |
apāraśṛṅgāramayaḥ samunmiṣanbhṛśaṃ rasastoṣamadhatta saptamaḥ || 109 ||
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mukhe nidhāya kramukaṃ nalānugairathaujjhi parṇāliravekṣya vṛścikam |
damārpitāntarmukhavāsanirmitaṃ bhayāvilaiḥ svabhramahāsitākhilaiḥ || 110 ||
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amīṣu tathyānṛtaratnajātayorvarāṭarāṭcārunitāntacāruṇoḥ |
svayaṃ gṛhāṇaikamihetyudīrya taddvayaṃ dadau śeṣajighṛkṣave hasan || 111 ||
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iti dvikṛtvaḥ śucimṛṣṭabhojināṃ dināni teṣāṃ katicinmudā yayuḥ |
dviraṣṭasaṃvatsaravārasundarīparīṣṭibhistuṣṭimupeyuṣāṃ niśi || 112 ||
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uvāsa vaidarbhagṛheṣu pañcaṣā niśāḥ kṛśāṅgīṃ pariṇīya tāṃ nalaḥ |
atha pratasthe niṣadhānsahānayā rathena vārṣṇeyagṛhītaraśminā || 113 ||
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parasya na spraṣṭumimāmadhikriyā priyā śiśuḥ prāṃśurasāviti bruvan |
rathe sa bhaimīṃ svayamadhyarūruhanna tatkilāślikṣadimāṃ janekṣitaḥ || 114 ||
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iti smaraḥ śīghramatiścakāra taṃ vadhūṃ ca romāñcabhareṇa karkaśau |
skhaliṣyati snigdhatanuḥ priyādiyaṃ mradīyasī pīḍanabhīrudoryugāt || 115 ||
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tathā kimājanmanijāṅkavardhitāṃ prahitya putrīṃ pitarau viṣedatuḥ |
visṛjya tau taṃ duhituḥ patiṃ yathā vinītatālakṣaguṇībhavadguṇam || 116 ||
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nijādanuvrajya sa maṇḍalāvadhernalaṃ nivṛttau caṭulāpatāṃ gataḥ |
taḍāgakallola ivānilaṃ taṭāddhṛtānatirvyāvavṛte varāṭarāṭ || 117 ||
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pitātmanaḥ puṇyamanāpadaḥ kṣamā dhanaṃ manastuṣṭirathākhilaṃ nalaḥ |
ataḥ paraṃ putri na ko'pi te'hamityudasrureṣa vyasṛjannijaurasīm || 118 ||
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priyaḥ priyaikācaraṇāccireṇa tāṃ pituḥ smarantīmacikitsadādhiṣu |
tathāsta tanmātṛviyogavāḍavaḥ sa tu priyapremamahāmbudhāvapi || 119 ||
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asau mahībhṛdbahudhātumaṇḍitastayā nijopatyakayeva kāmapi |
bhuvā kuraṅgakṣaṇadanticārayorbabhāra śobhāṃ kṛtapādasevayā || 120 ||
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tadekatānasya nṛpasya rakṣituṃ ciroḍhayā bhāvamivātmani śriyā |
vihāya sāpatnyamarañji bhīmajā samagratadvāñchitapūrtivṛttibhiḥ || 121 ||
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masāramālāvalitoraṇāṃ puraṃ nijādviyogādiva lambitālakām |
dadarśa paśyāmiva naiṣadhaḥ priyāmathāśritodgrīvikamunnatairgṛhaiḥ || 122 ||
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purīnirīkṣānyamanā manāgiti priyāya bhaimyā nibhṛtaṃ visarjitaḥ |
yayau kaṭākṣaḥ sahasā nivartinā tadīkṣaṇenārdhapathe samāgamam || 123 ||
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atha nagaradhṛtairamātyaratnaiḥ pathi samiyāya sa jāyayābhirāmaḥ |
madhuriva kusumaśriyā sanāthaḥ kramamilitairalibhiḥ kutūhalotkaiḥ || 124 ||
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kiyadapi kathayansvavṛttajātaṃ śravaṇakutūhalacañcaleṣu teṣu |
kiyadapi nijadeśavṛttamebhyaḥ śravaṇapathaṃ sa nayanpurīṃ viveśa || 125 ||
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atha pathi pathi lājairātmano bāhuvallīmukulakulasakulyaiḥ pūjayantyo jayeti |
kṣitipatimupanemustaṃ dadhānā janānāmamṛtajalamṛṇālīsaukumāṛyaṃ kumāryaḥ || 126 ||
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abhinavadamayantīkāntijālāvalokapravaṇapurapurandhrīvaktracandrānvayena |
nikhilanagarasaudhāṭṭāvalīcandraśālāḥkṣāṇamiva nijasaṃjñāṃsānvayāmanvabhūvan || 127 ||
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niṣadhanṛpamukhenduśrīsudhāṃ saudhavātāyanavivaragaraśmiśreṇinālopanītām |
papurasamapipāsāpāṃsulatvotparāgāṇyakhilapurapurandhrīnetranīlotpalāni || 128 ||
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avanipatipathāṭṭastraiṇapāṇipravālaskhalitasurabhilājavyājabhājaḥpratīcchan |
upari kusumavṛṣṭīreṣa vaimānikānāmabhinavakṛtabhaimīsaudhabhūmiṃ viveśa || 129 ||
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iti pariṇayamitthaṃ yānamekatra yāne daracakitakaṭākṣaprekṣaṇaṃ cānayostat |
divi diviṣadadhīśāḥkautukenāvalokya praṇidadhurivagantuṃ nākamānandasāndrāḥ || 130 ||
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śrīharṣaṃ kavirājarājimukuṭālaṃkārahīraḥ sutaṃ śrīhīraḥ suṣuve jitendriyacayaṃ māmalladevī ca yam |
kāśmīrairmahite caturdaśatayīṃ vidyāṃ vidadbhirmahākāvye tadbhuvi naiṣadhīyacarite sargo'gamatṣoḍaśaḥ || 131 ||
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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 16

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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