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 9.19

सुरेषु संदेशयसीदृशीं बहुं रसस्रवेण स्तिमितां न भारतीम् ।
मदर्पिता दर्पकतापितेषु या प्रयाति दावार्दितदाववृष्टिताम् ॥ १९ ॥

sureṣu saṃdeśayasīdṛśīṃ bahuṃ rasasraveṇa stimitāṃ na bhāratīm |
madarpitā darpakatāpiteṣu yā prayāti dāvārditadāvavṛṣṭitām || 19 ||

The English translation of Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 9.19 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 (9.19). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Sura, Sandesha, Asi, Idrishi, Bahu, Rasa, Srava, Stimita, Bharati, Asmad, Arpita, Darpaka, Tapita, Prayati, Dava, Davan, Ardita, Vrishtita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “sureṣu saṃdeśayasīdṛśīṃ bahuṃ rasasraveṇa stimitāṃ na bhāratīm
  • sureṣu -
  • sura (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    sura (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • sandeśa -
  • sandeśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ya -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    e (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
  • asī -
  • asi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    asi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    asī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [present active second single]
  • īdṛśīm -
  • īdṛśī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • bahum -
  • bahu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • rasa -
  • rasa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ras (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • sraveṇa -
  • srava (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    srava (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • stimitām -
  • stimitā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    stim -> stimitā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √stim class 4 verb]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhāratīm -
  • bhāratī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “madarpitā darpakatāpiteṣu prayāti dāvārditadāvavṛṣṭitām
  • mad -
  • asmad (pronoun, none)
    [ablative single]
  • arpitā* -
  • arpita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    arpitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    -> arpita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √], [vocative plural from √]
    -> arpitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √], [vocative plural from √], [accusative plural from √]
  • darpaka -
  • darpaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    darpaka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tāpiteṣu -
  • tāpita (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    tāpita (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
    tap -> tāpita (participle, masculine)
    [locative plural from √tap]
    tap -> tāpita (participle, neuter)
    [locative plural from √tap]
  • -
  • (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • prayāti -
  • prayāti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    prayāti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    prayāti (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • dāvā -
  • dāva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dāva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dāvan (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    dāvan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperative active first dual]
  • ardita -
  • ardita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ardita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dāva -
  • dāva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dāva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dāvan (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    dāvan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperative active first dual]
  • vṛṣṭitām -
  • vṛṣṭitā (noun, feminine)
    [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 9.19

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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