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 18.120

तत्क्लमस्तमदिदीक्षत क्षणं तालवृन्तचलनाय नायकम् ।
तद्विधा हि भवदैवतं प्रिया वेधसोऽपि विदधाइ चापलम् ॥ १२० ॥

tatklamastamadidīkṣata kṣaṇaṃ tālavṛntacalanāya nāyakam |
tadvidhā hi bhavadaivataṃ priyā vedhaso'pi vidadhāi cāpalam || 120 ||

The English translation of Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 18.120 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 (18.120). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tat, Tad, Klama, Tama, Kshata, Kshanam, Kshana, Talavrinta, Calana, Nayaka, Tadvidha, Bhavada, Pri, Priya, Vedhas, Vedhasa, Api, Vida, Dha, Capala,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “tatklamastamadidīkṣata kṣaṇaṃ tālavṛntacalanāya nāyakam
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • klamas -
  • klama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tama -
  • tama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • di -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [compound]
  • kṣata -
  • kṣata (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kṣata (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kṣan -> kṣata (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √kṣan class 8 verb]
    kṣan -> kṣata (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √kṣan class 8 verb]
  • kṣaṇam -
  • kṣaṇam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kṣaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • tālavṛnta -
  • tālavṛnta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tālavṛnta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • calanāya -
  • calana (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    calana (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • nāyakam -
  • nāyaka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nāyaka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “tadvidhā hi bhavadaivataṃ priyā vedhaso'pi vidadhāi cāpalam
  • tadvidhā* -
  • tadvidha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    tadvidhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • bhavadai -
  • bhavadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • priyā* -
  • prī (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    prī (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    priya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    priyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • vedhaso' -
  • vedhas (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    vedhas (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    vedhasa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • vida -
  • vida (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vida (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vid (verb class 2)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • dhā -
  • dhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    dhā (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • ai -
  • cāpalam -
  • cāpala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 18.120

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)

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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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