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 14.30

कथं कथंचिन्निषधेश्बरस्य कृत्वास्यपद्मं दरवीक्षितश्रि ।
वाग्देवताया वदनेन्दुबिम्बं त्रपावती साकृत सामिदृष्टम् ॥ ३० ॥

kathaṃ kathaṃcinniṣadheśbarasya kṛtvāsyapadmaṃ daravīkṣitaśri |
vāgdevatāyā vadanendubimbaṃ trapāvatī sākṛta sāmidṛṣṭam || 30 ||

The English translation of Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 14.30 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 (14.30). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Katham, Katha, Kritva, Kritvan, Asi, Idam, Apadma, Dara, Vikshita, Shri, Vagdevata, Bimba, Trapavat, Akrita, Sami, Drishta,

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 14.30). 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: “kathaṃ kathaṃcinniṣadheśbarasya kṛtvāsyapadmaṃ daravīkṣitaśri
  • katham -
  • katham (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    katham (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kathā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    katha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    katha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Cannot analyse kathañcinniṣadheśbarasya*kṛ
  • kṛtvā -
  • kṛtvā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kṛtvan (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    kṛtvan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
  • asya -
  • 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 -> asya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √as]
    a (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [present active second single]
    as (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • apadmam -
  • apadma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    apadma (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    apadmā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • dara -
  • dara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vīkṣita -
  • vīkṣita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vīkṣita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śri -
  • śrī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    śrī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    śrī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “vāgdevatāyā vadanendubimbaṃ trapāvatī sākṛta sāmidṛṣṭam
  • vāgdevatāyā* -
  • vāgdevatā (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • vadanendu -
  • vadanendu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • bimbam -
  • bimba (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bimba (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bimbā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • trapāvatī -
  • trapāvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • -
  • (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • akṛta -
  • akṛta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    akṛta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kṛ (verb class 1)
    [aorist active second plural], [aorist middle third single]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active second plural], [imperfect middle third single], [aorist active second plural], [aorist middle third single]
    kṛ (verb class 5)
    [aorist active second plural], [aorist middle third single]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [aorist active second plural], [aorist middle third single]
  • sāmi -
  • sāmi (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    sāmi (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sāmin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • dṛṣṭam -
  • dṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dṛṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dṛṣṭā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    dṛś -> dṛṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √dṛś]
    dṛś -> dṛṣṭa (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √dṛś]
    dṛś -> dṛṣṭā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √dṛś]
    dṛś -> dṛṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √dṛś class 1 verb]
    dṛś -> dṛṣṭa (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √dṛś class 1 verb], [accusative single from √dṛś class 1 verb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 14.30

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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