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 16.7

भुवाह्वयन्तीं निजतोरणस्रजा गजालिकर्णानिलखेलया ततः ।
ददर्श दूतीमिव भीमजन्मनह् स तत्प्रतीहारमहीं महीपतिः ॥ ७ ॥

bhuvāhvayantīṃ nijatoraṇasrajā gajālikarṇānilakhelayā tataḥ |
dadarśa dūtīmiva bhīmajanmanah sa tatpratīhāramahīṃ mahīpatiḥ || 7 ||

The English translation of Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 16.7 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 (16.7). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Bhu, Hvayanti, Nija, Torana, Sraja, Gaja, Alika, Rina, Ila, Tatah, Tad, Tata, Duti, Iva, Tat, Pratihara, Ahi, Mahipati,

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 16.7). 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: “bhuvāhvayantīṃ nijatoraṇasrajā gajālikarṇānilakhelayā tataḥ
  • bhuvā -
  • bhū (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    bhū (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • hvayantīm -
  • -> hvayantī (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √ class 1 verb]
  • nija -
  • nija (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nija (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • toraṇa -
  • toraṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    toraṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • srajā* -
  • sraja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    srajā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • gajā -
  • gaja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    gajā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    gaj (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • alikar -
  • alika (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ṛṇāni -
  • ṛṇa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • lakhe -
  • lakh (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative active second single]
  • ilayā -
  • ilā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • tataḥ -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • Line 2: “dadarśa dūtīmiva bhīmajanmanah sa tatpratīhāramahīṃ mahīpatiḥ
  • dadarśa -
  • dṛś (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • dūtīm -
  • dūtī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
  • Cannot analyse bhīmajanmanah*sa
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • pratīhāram -
  • pratīhāra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • ahīm -
  • ahī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • mahīpatiḥ -
  • mahīpati (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 16.7

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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