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 17.185

स पाखण्डजनान्वेषी प्राप्नुवन्वेदपण्डितान् ।
जलार्थीवानलं प्राप्य पापस्तापादपासरत् ॥ १८५ ॥

sa pākhaṇḍajanānveṣī prāpnuvanvedapaṇḍitān |
jalārthīvānalaṃ prāpya pāpastāpādapāsarat || 185 ||

The English translation of Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 17.185 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 (17.185). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Pakhanda, Jana, Veshin, Pra, Veda, Pandita, Jalarthin, Vanala, Prapya, Papa, Tapa, Apa,

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 17.185). 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: “sa pākhaṇḍajanānveṣī prāpnuvanvedapaṇḍitān
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • pākhaṇḍa -
  • pākhaṇḍa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • janān -
  • jana (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • veṣī -
  • veṣin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • prā -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    pra (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
    prā (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • āpnuvan -
  • āp (verb class 5)
    [imperfect active third plural]
  • veda -
  • veda (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vid (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • paṇḍitān -
  • paṇḍita (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    paṇḍ -> paṇḍita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √paṇḍ class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √paṇḍ class 10 verb]
  • Line 2: “jalārthīvānalaṃ prāpya pāpastāpādapāsarat
  • jalārthī -
  • jalārthin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vānalam -
  • vānala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • prāpya -
  • prāpya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prāpya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pāpas -
  • pāpa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tāpād -
  • tāpa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • apā -
  • apa (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    apa (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
    apā (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • asarat -
  • sṛ (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 17.185

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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