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 18.122

ह्रीणमेव पृथु सस्मरं कियत्क्लान्तमेव बहुनिर्वृतं मनाक् ।
कान्तचेतसि तदीयमाननं तत्तदालभत लक्षमादरात् ॥ १२२ ॥

hrīṇameva pṛthu sasmaraṃ kiyatklāntameva bahunirvṛtaṃ manāk |
kāntacetasi tadīyamānanaṃ tattadālabhata lakṣamādarāt || 122 ||

The English translation of Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 18.122 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 (18.122). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Hrina, Eva, Prithu, Smara, Kiyat, Klanta, Bahu, Ritam, Rita, Manak, Kanta, Cetas, Tadiya, Anana, Tat, Tad, Tada, Laksha, Adara,

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 18.122). 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: “hrīṇameva pṛthu sasmaraṃ kiyatklāntameva bahunirvṛtaṃ manāk
  • hrīṇam -
  • hrīṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    hrīṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    hrīṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    hrī -> hrīṇa (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √hrī class 3 verb]
    hrī -> hrīṇa (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √hrī class 3 verb], [accusative single from √hrī class 3 verb]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pṛthu -
  • pṛthu (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    pṛthu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pṛthu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • smaram -
  • smara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    smara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    smarā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • kiyat -
  • kiyat (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kiyat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    kiyat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • klāntam -
  • klānta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    klānta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    klāntā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bahuni -
  • bahu (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • rvṛ -
  • ru (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ṛtam -
  • ṛtam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ṛta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ṛta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • manāk -
  • manāk (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • Line 2: “kāntacetasi tadīyamānanaṃ tattadālabhata lakṣamādarāt
  • kānta -
  • kānta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kānta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kam -> kānta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √kam class 1 verb]
    kam -> kānta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √kam class 1 verb]
  • cetasi -
  • cetas (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    cit (verb class 1)
    [present active second single]
  • tadīyam -
  • tadīya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    tadīya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tadīyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ānanam -
  • ānana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ānanā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tadā -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • alabhata -
  • labh (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active second plural], [imperfect middle third single]
  • lakṣam -
  • lakṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    lakṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    lakṣā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ādarāt -
  • ādara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 18.122

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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