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 18.20

भित्तिचित्रलिखिताखिलक्रमा यत्र तस्थुरितिहाससंकथाः ।
पद्मनन्दनसुतारिरंसुतामन्दसाहसहसन्मनोभुवः ॥ २० ॥

bhitticitralikhitākhilakramā yatra tasthuritihāsasaṃkathāḥ |
padmanandanasutāriraṃsutāmandasāhasahasanmanobhuvaḥ || 20 ||

The English translation of Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 18.20 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 (18.20). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Citralikhita, Akhila, Krama, Yatra, Itihasa, Sankatha, Padma, Nandana, Sutari, Ramsu, Tamam, Dasa, Ahasa, Hasat, Manobhu, Yushmad,

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 18.20). 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: “bhitticitralikhitākhilakramā yatra tasthuritihāsasaṃkathāḥ
  • bhitti -
  • bhitti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • citralikhitā -
  • citralikhita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    citralikhita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    citralikhitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • akhila -
  • akhila (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    akhila (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kramā* -
  • krama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • yatra -
  • yatra (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yatra (indeclinable)
    yatra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yatra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tasthur -
  • sthā (verb class 1)
    [perfect active third plural]
  • itihāsa -
  • itihāsa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saṅkathāḥ -
  • saṅkathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “padmanandanasutāriraṃsutāmandasāhasahasanmanobhuvaḥ
  • padma -
  • padma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    padma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nandana -
  • nandana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nandana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sutāri -
  • sutārī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    sutārī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    sutārī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • raṃsu -
  • raṃsu (indeclinable)
    raṃsu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    raṃsu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    raṃsu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • tāman -
  • tāmam (indeclinable)
  • dasā -
  • dasa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • āhasa -
  • āhasa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • hasan -
  • hasat (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    hasat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    has -> hasat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √has class 1 verb], [vocative single from √has class 1 verb]
    has -> hasat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √has class 1 verb], [vocative single from √has class 1 verb], [accusative single from √has class 1 verb]
  • manobhu -
  • manobhū (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • vaḥ -
  • va (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative plural], [dative plural], [genitive plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 18.20

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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