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 12.57

अध्याहारः स्मरहरशिरश्चन्द्रशेषस्य शेषस्याहेर्भूयः फणसमुचितः काययष्टीनिकायः ।
दुग्धाम्भोधेर्मुनिचुलकनत्रासनाशाभ्युपायः कायव्यूहः क्व जगति न जागर्त्यदःकीर्तिपूरः ॥ ५७ ॥

adhyāhāraḥ smaraharaśiraścandraśeṣasya śeṣasyāherbhūyaḥ phaṇasamucitaḥ kāyayaṣṭīnikāyaḥ |
dugdhāmbhodhermuniculakanatrāsanāśābhyupāyaḥ kāyavyūhaḥ kva jagati na jāgartyadaḥkīrtipūraḥ || 57 ||

The English translation of Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 12.57 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 (12.57). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Adhyahara, Smarahara, Shira, Shiras, Candra, Shesha, Ahi, Bhuyah, Bhuyas, Phana, Samucita, Kaya, Yashti, Dugdha, Bha, Bhu, Udhan, Udha, Muni, Culaka, Natra, Asana, Ashan, Abhyupaya, Kayavyuha, Kva, Jagat, Jagati, Jagarti, Ada, Adah, Kirti, Pura,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 12.57). If the system was successful in segmenting the sentence, you will see of which words it is made up of, generally consisting of Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Participles and Indeclinables. Click on the link to show all possible derivations of the word.

  • Line 1: “adhyāhāraḥ smaraharaśiraścandraśeṣasya śeṣasyāherbhūyaḥ phaṇasamucitaḥ kāyayaṣṭīnikāyaḥ
  • adhyāhāraḥ -
  • adhyāhāra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • smarahara -
  • smarahara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śiraś -
  • śiras (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    śira (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • candra -
  • candra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    candra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śeṣasya -
  • śeṣa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    śeṣa (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • śeṣasyā -
  • śeṣa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    śeṣa (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • aher -
  • ahi (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • bhūyaḥ -
  • bhūyaḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    bhūyas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    bhūyas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • phaṇa -
  • phaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    phaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    phaṇ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • samucitaḥ -
  • samucita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kāya -
  • kāya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kāya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ka (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • yaṣṭīni -
  • yaṣṭi (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • kāyaḥ -
  • kāya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “dugdhāmbhodhermuniculakanatrāsanāśābhyupāyaḥ kāyavyūhaḥ kva jagati na jāgartyadaḥkīrtipūraḥ
  • dugdhām -
  • dugdhā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    duh (verb class 2)
    [imperative active third dual], [imperative middle third single]
  • bho -
  • bha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    bhā (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    bhu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    bhu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • udhe -
  • udhan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    udhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ir -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • muni -
  • muni (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    muni (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    munī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • culaka -
  • culaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    culaka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • natrā -
  • natra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • asanā -
  • asana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    asana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    asanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aśā -
  • aśan (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • abhyupāyaḥ -
  • abhyupāya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kāyavyūhaḥ -
  • kāyavyūha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kva -
  • kva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • jagati -
  • jagatī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    jagat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    jagat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jāgartya -
  • jāgarti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    jāgṛ -> jāgartya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √jāgṛ]
    jāgṛ -> jāgartya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √jāgṛ]
    jāgṛ (verb class 2)
    [present active third single]
  • adaḥ -
  • ada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ad (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    ad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    adaḥ (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dṝ (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active second single], [imperfect active third single]
  • kīrti -
  • kīrti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    kīrti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    kīrtī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    kīrtī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    kīrtī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • pūraḥ -
  • pūra (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 12.57

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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