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 14.63

स्वकामसंमोहमहान्धकारनिर्वापमिच्छन्निव दीपिकाभिः ।
उद्गत्वरीभिश्छुरितं वितेने निजं वपुर्वायुसखः शिखाभिः ॥ ६३ ॥

svakāmasaṃmohamahāndhakāranirvāpamicchanniva dīpikābhiḥ |
udgatvarībhiśchuritaṃ vitene nijaṃ vapurvāyusakhaḥ śikhābhiḥ || 63 ||

The English translation of Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 14.63 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 (14.63). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Svaka, Asammoha, Dhakara, Nirvapa, Icchat, Iva, Dipika, Nija, Vapu, Vapus, Vayusakha, Shikha,

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 14.63). 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: “svakāmasaṃmohamahāndhakāranirvāpamicchanniva dīpikābhiḥ
  • svakām -
  • svakā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • asaṃmoham -
  • asaṃmoha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • ahān -
  • (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active third plural]
  • dhakāra -
  • dhakāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nirvāpam -
  • nirvāpa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • icchann -
  • iṣ -> icchat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √iṣ class 6 verb], [vocative single from √iṣ class 6 verb]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
  • dīpikābhiḥ -
  • dīpikā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • Line 2: “udgatvarībhiśchuritaṃ vitene nijaṃ vapurvāyusakhaḥ śikhābhiḥ
  • Cannot analyse udgatvarībhiśchuritam*vi
  • vitene -
  • nijam -
  • nija (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nija (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    nijā (noun, feminine)
  • vapur -
  • vapus (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    vapus (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vapu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    vapu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vāyusakhaḥ -
  • vāyusakha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śikhābhiḥ -
  • śikhā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 14.63

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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