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 18.16

यत्र मत्तकलविङ्कशीलिताश्लीलकेलिपुनरुक्तवत्तयोः ।
क्वापि दृष्टिभिरवापि वापिकोत्तंसहंसमिथुनस्मरोत्सवः ॥ १६ ॥

yatra mattakalaviṅkaśīlitāślīlakelipunaruktavattayoḥ |
kvāpi dṛṣṭibhiravāpi vāpikottaṃsahaṃsamithunasmarotsavaḥ || 16 ||

The English translation of Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 18.16 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:

Read online Buy now! English translation by K.K. Handiqui (1965)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (18.16). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Yatra, Mattaka, Vinka, Shilita, Ashlila, Keli, Punarukta, Atta, Kva, Api, Drishti, Drishtin, Vapika, Uttamsa, Hamsa, Mithuna, Smara, Utsava,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line1: “yatra mattakalaviṅkaśīlitāślīlakelipunaruktavattayoḥ
  • yatra -
  • yatra (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    yatra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yatra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • mattaka -
  • mattaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mattaka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • la -
  • la (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • viṅka -
  • viṅka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śīlitā -
  • śīlita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śīlita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śīl -> śīlita (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √śīl]
    śīl -> śīlita (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √śīl]
    śīlitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    śīl -> śīlita (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √śīl class 10 verb], [vocative single from √śīl]
    śīl -> śīlita (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √śīl class 10 verb], [vocative single from √śīl]
    śīl -> śīlitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √śīl class 10 verb], [nominative single from √śīl]
    śīl (verb class 1)
    [periphrastic-future active third single]
  • aślīla -
  • aślīla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aślīla (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • keli -
  • keli (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    kelī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • punarukta -
  • punarukta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    punarukta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • va -
  • u (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ū (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    ū (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ū (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    o (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    au (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    au (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    va (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    va (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • attayoḥ -
  • attā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    atta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    atta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
  • Line2: “kvāpi dṛṣṭibhiravāpi vāpikottaṃsahaṃsamithunasmarotsavaḥ
  • kvā -
  • ku (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    kva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ku (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [instrumental single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
  • āpi -
  • āpi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    āpi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    āpi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    āpī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    āpī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    āpī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • dṛṣṭibhir -
  • dṛṣṭi (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental plural]
    dṛṣṭin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    dṛṣṭin (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    dṛṣṭī (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • avāpi -
  • vāpiko -
  • vāpikā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • uttaṃsa -
  • uttaṃsa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • haṃsa -
  • haṃsa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • mithuna -
  • mithuna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mithuna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • smaro -
  • smara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    smara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    smarā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    smṛ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • utsavaḥ -
  • utsava (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 18.16

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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