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 6.63

दलोदरे काञ्चनकेतकस्य क्षणान्मसीभावुकवर्णलेखम् ।
तस्यैव यत्र स्वमनङ्गलेखं लिलेख भैमी नखलेखिनीभिः ॥ ६३ ॥

dalodare kāñcanaketakasya kṣaṇānmasībhāvukavarṇalekham |
tasyaiva yatra svamanaṅgalekhaṃ lilekha bhaimī nakhalekhinībhiḥ || 63 ||

The English translation of Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 6.63 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 (6.63). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Dalodara, Kancanaka, Taka, Kshanat, Kshana, Masi, Bhavuka, Tad, Tas, Yatra, Svamat, Anga, Lekha, Bhaimi, Nakha, Lekhini,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “dalodare kāñcanaketakasya kṣaṇānmasībhāvukavarṇalekham
  • dalodare -
  • dalodara (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    dalodara (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • kāñcanake -
  • kāñcanaka (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kāñcanaka (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kāñcanakā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • takasya -
  • taka (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • kṣaṇān -
  • kṣaṇāt (indeclinable)
    kṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative plural], [ablative single]
    kṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • masī -
  • masī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • bhāvuka -
  • bhāvuka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhāvuka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • varṇalekham -
  • varṇalekhā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “tasyaiva yatra svamanaṅgalekhaṃ lilekha bhaimī nakhalekhinībhiḥ
  • tasyai -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tas (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    tas (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single], [imperative middle first single], [imperative passive first single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • yatra -
  • yatra (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yatra (indeclinable)
    yatra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yatra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • svaman -
  • svamat (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • aṅga -
  • aṅga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aṅga (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aṅg (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • lekham -
  • lekha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    lekhā (noun, feminine)
  • lilekha -
  • likh (verb class 6)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • bhaimī -
  • bhaimī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    bhaimi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • nakha -
  • nakha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nakha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nakh (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • lekhinībhiḥ -
  • lekhinī (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 6.63

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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