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.

Verse 1.39

मनोरथेन स्वपतीकृतं नलं निशि क्व सा न स्वपती स्म पश्यति ।
अदृष्टमप्यर्थमदृष्टवैभवात्करोति सुप्तिर्जनदर्शनातिथिम् ॥ ३९ ॥

manorathena svapatīkṛtaṃ nalaṃ niśi kva sā na svapatī sma paśyati |
adṛṣṭamapyarthamadṛṣṭavaibhavātkaroti suptirjanadarśanātithim || 39 ||

The English translation of Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 1.39 is contained in the book Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa (An old and Rare Book) by K.K. Handiqui. This book is available online or you could buy the latest edition:

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Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (1.39). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Manoratha, Svapati, Svapat, Krit, Krita, Nala, Nish, Nishi, Kva, Sma, Pashyat, Adrishta, Api, Apya, Artha, Vaibhava, Karoti, Supti, Janat, Arsha, Nri, Atithi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “manorathena svapatīkṛtaṃ nalaṃ niśi kva na svapatī sma paśyati
  • manorathena -
  • manoratha (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • svapatī -
  • svapati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    svapati (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    svap -> svapat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √svap class 2 verb], [vocative dual from √svap class 2 verb], [accusative dual from √svap class 2 verb]
    svap -> svapatī (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √svap class 2 verb]
  • kṛtam -
  • kṛta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kṛta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    kṛt (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 8 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second dual]
  • nalam -
  • nala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • niśi -
  • niśi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    niśi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    niśi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    niś (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • kva -
  • kva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • sā* -
  • so (noun, feminine)
    [accusative plural]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • svapatī -
  • svapati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    svapati (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    svap -> svapat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √svap class 2 verb], [vocative dual from √svap class 2 verb], [accusative dual from √svap class 2 verb]
    svap -> svapatī (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √svap class 2 verb]
  • sma -
  • sma (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sman (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • paśyati -
  • paśyat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    paśyat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • Line 2: “adṛṣṭamapyarthamadṛṣṭavaibhavātkaroti suptirjanadarśanātithim
  • adṛṣṭam -
  • adṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    adṛṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    adṛṣṭā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • apya -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    apya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • artham -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    artha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • adṛṣṭa -
  • adṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    adṛṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dṛś (verb class 1)
    [aorist middle third single]
  • vaibhavāt -
  • vaibhava (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • karoti -
  • karoti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    karoti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    karoti (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [present active third single]
  • suptir -
  • supti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • janad -
  • janat (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    janat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    janat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    jan -> janat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √jan class 1 verb], [vocative single from √jan class 1 verb], [accusative single from √jan class 1 verb], [nominative single from √jan class 2 verb], [vocative single from √jan class 2 verb], [accusative single from √jan class 2 verb]
  • arśa -
  • arśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    nṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • atithim -
  • atithi (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 1.39

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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