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 12.52

अथान्यमुद्दिश्य नृपं कृपामयी मुखेन तद्दिङ्मुखसंमुखेन सा ।
दमस्वसारं वदति स्म देवता गिरामिलाभूवदतिस्मरश्रियम् ॥ ५२ ॥

athānyamuddiśya nṛpaṃ kṛpāmayī mukhena taddiṅmukhasaṃmukhena sā |
damasvasāraṃ vadati sma devatā girāmilābhūvadatismaraśriyam || 52 ||

The English translation of Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 12.52 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 (12.52). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Atha, Anya, Uddishya, Nripa, Krip, Kripa, Ayin, Mukhena, Mukha, Tad, Tat, Dinmukha, Damasvasri, Vadat, Sma, Devata, Dat, Smara, Shri, Shriya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “athānyamuddiśya nṛpaṃ kṛpāmayī mukhena taddiṅmukhasaṃmukhena
  • athā -
  • athā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    atha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • anyam -
  • anya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • uddiśya -
  • uddiśya (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • nṛpam -
  • nṛpa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • kṛpām -
  • kṛp (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    kṛpā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • ayī -
  • ayin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mukhena -
  • mukhena (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    mukha (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    mukha (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • diṅmukha -
  • diṅmukha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    diṅmukha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saṃ -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • mukhena -
  • mukhena (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    mukha (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    mukha (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “damasvasāraṃ vadati sma devatā girāmilābhūvadatismaraśriyam
  • damasvasāram -
  • damasvasṛ (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • vadati -
  • vad -> vadat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √vad class 1 verb]
    vad -> vadat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √vad class 1 verb]
    vad (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
  • sma -
  • sma (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sman (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • devatā* -
  • devatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    devata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • girāmi -
  • gṝ (verb class 6)
    [present active first single]
  • -
  • la (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • abhūva -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [aorist active first dual]
  • dati -
  • dat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • smara -
  • smara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    smara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    smṛ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • śriyam -
  • śriyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    śriya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śriya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śrī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    śrī (noun, masculine)
    [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 12.52

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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