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 16.1

वृतः प्रतस्थे स रथैरथो रथी गृहान्विदर्भाधिपतेर्धराधिपः ।
पुरोधसं गौतममात्मवित्तमं द्विधा पुरस्कृत्य गृहीतमङ्गलः ॥ १ ॥

vṛtaḥ pratasthe sa rathairatho rathī gṛhānvidarbhādhipaterdharādhipaḥ |
purodhasaṃ gautamamātmavittamaṃ dvidhā puraskṛtya gṛhītamaṅgalaḥ || 1 ||

The English translation of Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 16.1 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 (16.1). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vrit, Vrita, Prata, Tha, Ratha, Atho, Rathi, Rathin, Griha, Vidarbhadhipati, Dharadhipa, Purodhas, Gautama, Dvidha, Puraskritya, Grihita, Anga, Las,

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 16.1). 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.

  • Line1: “vṛtaḥ pratasthe sa rathairatho rathī gṛhānvidarbhādhipaterdharādhipaḥ
  • vṛtaḥ -
  • vṛt (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    vṛt (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    vṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    vṛ -> vṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √vṛ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √vṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √vṛ class 9 verb]
    vṛ -> vṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √vṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √vṛ class 9 verb]
  • pratas -
  • prata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • the -
  • tha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    tha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • rathair -
  • ratha (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • atho -
  • atho (indeclinable)
  • rathī -
  • rathī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    rathī (noun, masculine)
    rathin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • gṛhān -
  • gṛha (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • vidarbhādhipater -
  • vidarbhādhipati (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • dharādhipaḥ -
  • dharādhipa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line2: “purodhasaṃ gautamamātmavittamaṃ dvidhā puraskṛtya gṛhītamaṅgalaḥ
  • purodhasam -
  • purodhas (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • gautamam -
  • gautama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    gautama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ātmavittam -
  • ātmavittā (noun, feminine)
  • am -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    e (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • dvidhā -
  • dvidhā (indeclinable)
    dvidhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • puraskṛtya -
  • puraskṛtya (indeclinable)
  • gṛhītam -
  • gṛhīta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    gṛhīta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    gṛhītā (noun, feminine)
    grah -> gṛhīta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √grah class 9 verb]
    grah -> gṛhīta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √grah class 9 verb], [accusative single from √grah class 9 verb]
  • aṅga -
  • aṅga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aṅga (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aṅg (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • laḥ -
  • las (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    las (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    la (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 16.1

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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