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 2.108

भ्रमणरयविकीर्णस्वर्णभासा खगेन क्वचन पतनयोग्यं देशमन्विष्यताधः ।
मुखविधुमदसीयं सेवितुं लम्बमानः शशिपरिधिरिवोर्ध्वं मण्डलस्तेन तेने ॥ १०८ ॥

bhramaṇarayavikīrṇasvarṇabhāsā khagena kvacana patanayogyaṃ deśamanviṣyatādhaḥ |
mukhavidhumadasīyaṃ sevituṃ lambamānaḥ śaśiparidhirivordhvaṃ maṇḍalastena tene || 108 ||

The English translation of Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 2.108 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 (2.108). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Bhramana, Raya, Vikirna, Svarna, Bhas, Bhasa, Khaga, Kva, Cana, Patana, Uksh, Yah, Desha, Adhah, Adhas, Mukha, Vidhu, Ada, Iyam, Idam, Lambamana, Shashi, Paridhi, Iva, Urdhvam, Urdhva, Mandala, Tad, Tena,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “bhramaṇarayavikīrṇasvarṇabhāsā khagena kvacana patanayogyaṃ deśamanviṣyatādhaḥ
  • bhramaṇa -
  • bhramaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • raya -
  • raya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ram -> raya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √ram]
    ray (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • vikīrṇa -
  • vikīrṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vikīrṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • svarṇa -
  • svarṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    svarṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhāsā -
  • bhās (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    bhāsā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • khagena -
  • khaga (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    khaga (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • kva -
  • kva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • cana -
  • cana (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    cana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    cana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    can (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • patanayo -
  • patanā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • ug -
  • ukṣ (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    ukṣ (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • yam -
  • ya (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • deśam -
  • deśa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    deśā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • anviṣyatā -
  • anviṣ (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second plural]
  • adhaḥ -
  • adhaḥ (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    adhaḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    adhas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “mukhavidhumadasīyaṃ sevituṃ lambamānaḥ śaśiparidhirivordhvaṃ maṇḍalastena tene
  • mukha -
  • mukha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mukha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vidhum -
  • vidhu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    vidhu (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • ada -
  • ada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • -
  • si (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • iyam -
  • iyam (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    ī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    ī (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    idam (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • sevitum -
  • sev -> sevitum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √sev]
  • lambamānaḥ -
  • lamb -> lambamāna (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √lamb class 1 verb]
  • śaśi -
  • śaśī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    śaśin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • paridhir -
  • paridhi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ivo -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • ūrdhvam -
  • ūrdhvam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ūrdhva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ūrdhva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ūrdhvā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • maṇḍalas -
  • maṇḍala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tena -
  • tena (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    tan (verb class 8)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • tene -
  • tena (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    tan (verb class 8)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
    tan (verb class 4)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
    tan (verb class 1)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 2.108

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)

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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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