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 6.18

पश्यन्स तस्मिन्मरुतादि तन्व्याः स्तनौ परिस्प्रष्टुमिवास्तवस्त्रौ ।
अक्षान्तपक्षान्तमृगाङ्कमास्यं दधार तिर्यन्वलितं विलक्षः ॥ १८ ॥

paśyansa tasminmarutādi tanvyāḥ stanau parispraṣṭumivāstavastrau |
akṣāntapakṣāntamṛgāṅkamāsyaṃ dadhāra tiryanvalitaṃ vilakṣaḥ || 18 ||

The English translation of Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 6.18 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 (6.18). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Pashyat, Tad, Marut, Maruta, Tanvi, Stana, Pari, Iva, Astu, Tra, Tri, Akshanta, Pakshanta, Ric, Asya, Tirya, Vilaksha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “paśyansa tasminmarutādi tanvyāḥ stanau parispraṣṭumivāstavastrau
  • paśyan -
  • paśyat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tasmin -
  • tad (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • marutā -
  • maruta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    marut (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    marut (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    marutā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • adi -
  • ad (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ad (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • tanvyāḥ -
  • tanvī (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • stanau -
  • stana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • pari -
  • pari (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    pari (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    pari (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pari (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pari (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    parī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    parī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    parī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • spraṣṭum -
  • spṛś -> spraṣṭum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √spṛś]
  • ivā -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • astavas -
  • astu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    astu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • trau -
  • tra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tri (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • Line 2: “akṣāntapakṣāntamṛgāṅkamāsyaṃ dadhāra tiryanvalitaṃ vilakṣaḥ
  • akṣānta -
  • akṣānta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    akṣānta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pakṣāntam -
  • pakṣānta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • ṛg -
  • ṛc (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • āṅkam -
  • aṅk (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]
  • āsyam -
  • āsya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    āsya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    āsyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    ās -> āsya (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √ās]
    ās -> āsya (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √ās]
    ās -> āsyā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √ās]
    as -> āsya (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √as]
    as -> āsya (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √as]
    as -> āsyā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √as]
    ās -> āsya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √ās]
    ās -> āsya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √ās], [accusative single from √ās]
    as -> āsya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √as]
    as -> āsya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √as], [accusative single from √as]
    as (verb class 4)
    [imperfect active first single]
  • dadhāra -
  • dhṛ (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    dhṝ (verb class 9)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • tirya -
  • tirya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tirya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nva -
  • nu (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    nu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    nau (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ali -
  • ali (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    alin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • vilakṣaḥ -
  • vilakṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 6.18

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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