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 17.3

कान्तिमन्ति विमानानि भेजिरे भासुराः सुराः ।
स्फटिकाद्रेस्तटानीव प्रतिबिम्बा विवस्वतः ॥ ३ ॥

kāntimanti vimānāni bhejire bhāsurāḥ surāḥ |
sphaṭikādrestaṭānīva pratibimbā vivasvataḥ || 3 ||

The English translation of Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 17.3 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 (17.3). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kantimat, Vimana, Bhasura, Sura, Sphatikadri, Iva, Vivasvat, Vivasvata,

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 17.3). 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: “kāntimanti vimānāni bhejire bhāsurāḥ surāḥ
  • kāntimanti -
  • kāntimat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • vimānāni -
  • vimāna (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bhejire -
  • bhaj (verb class 1)
    [perfect middle third plural]
  • bhāsurāḥ -
  • bhāsura (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    bhāsurā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • surāḥ -
  • sura (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    surā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “sphaṭikādrestaṭānīva pratibimbā vivasvataḥ
  • sphaṭikādres -
  • sphaṭikādri (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • taṭānī -
  • taṭ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active first single]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
  • pratibimbā -
  • vivasvataḥ -
  • vivasvat (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    vivasvat (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    vivasvata (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 17.3

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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