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 11.22

तद्दर्शिभिः स्ववरणे फणिभिर्निराशैर्निःश्वस्य तत्किमपि सृष्टमनात्मनीनम् ।
यत्तान्प्रयातुमनसोऽपि विमानवाहा हा हा प्रतीपपवनाशकुनान्न जग्मुः ॥ २२ ॥

taddarśibhiḥ svavaraṇe phaṇibhirnirāśairniḥśvasya tatkimapi sṛṣṭamanātmanīnam |
yattānprayātumanaso'pi vimānavāhā hā hā pratīpapavanāśakunānna jagmuḥ || 22 ||

The English translation of Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 11.22 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 (11.22). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tad, Tat, Darshin, Darshi, Sva, Svan, Varana, Phani, Phanin, Nirasha, Nihshvasya, Kim, Api, Srishta, Anatmanina, Yatta, Pra, Praya, Nasa, Nas, Vimanavaha, Han, Pratipapavana, Ashakuna,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “taddarśibhiḥ svavaraṇe phaṇibhirnirāśairniḥśvasya tatkimapi sṛṣṭamanātmanīnam
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • darśibhiḥ -
  • darśin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    darśin (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    darśī (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • sva -
  • sva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    svan (noun, masculine)
    svan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sva (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • varaṇe -
  • varaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    varaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    varaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • phaṇibhir -
  • phaṇi (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    phaṇin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    phaṇin (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • nirāśair -
  • nirāśa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    nirāśa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • niḥśvasya -
  • niḥśvasya (indeclinable)
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • sṛṣṭam -
  • sṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sṛṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sṛṣṭā (noun, feminine)
    sṛj -> sṛṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √sṛj class 6 verb]
    sṛj -> sṛṣṭa (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √sṛj class 6 verb], [accusative single from √sṛj class 6 verb]
  • anātmanīnam -
  • anātmanīna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    anātmanīna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    anātmanīnā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “yattānprayātumanaso'pi vimānavāhā pratīpapavanāśakunānna jagmuḥ
  • yattān -
  • yatta (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    yat -> yatta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √yat class 1 verb]
  • prayā -
  • prā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    prayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • atuma -
  • tu (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first plural]
  • naso' -
  • nasa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    nas (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • vimānavāhā* -
  • vimānavāha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • hā* -
  • ha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    han (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • pratīpapavanā -
  • pratīpapavana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pratīpapavana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • aśakunān -
  • aśakuna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jagmuḥ -
  • gam (verb class 1)
    [perfect active third plural]
    gam (verb class 2)
    [perfect active third plural]
    gam (verb class 3)
    [perfect active third plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 11.22

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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