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 21.48

अर्घनिःस्वमणिमाल्यविमिश्रैः स्मेरजातिमयदामसहस्रैः ।
तं पिधाय विदधे बहुरत्नक्षीरनीरनिधिमग्नमिवैषः ॥ ४८ ॥

arghaniḥsvamaṇimālyavimiśraiḥ smerajātimayadāmasahasraiḥ |
taṃ pidhāya vidadhe bahuratnakṣīranīranidhimagnamivaiṣaḥ || 48 ||

The English translation of Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 21.48 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 (21.48). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Argha, Nihsva, Animan, Anima, Vimishra, Smera, Jati, Ayat, Ama, Sahasra, Vida, Dha, Dhi, Bahuratna, Kshiraniranidhi,

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 21.48). 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.

  • Line1: “arghaniḥsvamaṇimālyavimiśraiḥ smerajātimayadāmasahasraiḥ”
  • argha -
  • argha (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    argha (vocative single)
    argh (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    argha (imperative active second single)
  • niḥsvam -
  • niḥsva (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    niḥsvam (adverb)
    niḥsvam (accusative single)
    niḥsva (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    niḥsvam (adverb)
    niḥsvam (nominative single)
    niḥsvam (accusative single)
    niḥsvā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    niḥsvam (adverb)
  • aṇimā -
  • aṇiman (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    aṇima (compound)
    aṇimā (nominative single)
    aṇimā (nominative single)
    aṇiman (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    aṇima (compound)
    aṇima (adverb)
    aṇima (nominative single)
    aṇima (vocative single)
    aṇima (accusative single)
    aṇimā (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    aṇimā (nominative single)
    aṇimā (nominative single)
  • alya -
  • al -> alya (absolutive); (1 der.)
    (absolutive), from √al
  • vimiśraiḥ -
  • vimiśra (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    vimiśraiḥ (instrumental plural)
    vimiśra (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    vimiśraiḥ (instrumental plural)
  • smera -
  • smera (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    smera (vocative single)
    smera (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    smera (vocative single)
  • jātim -
  • jāti (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    jātim (accusative single)
  • ayad -
  • ayat (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    (compound)
    ayat (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    ayat (nominative single)
    ayat (vocative single)
    ayat (accusative single)
  • āma -
  • āma (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    āma (vocative single)
    āma (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    āma (vocative single)
  • sahasraiḥ -
  • sahasra (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    sahasraiḥ (instrumental plural)
    sahasra (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    sahasraiḥ (instrumental plural)
  • Line2: “taṃ pidhāya vidadhe bahuratnakṣīranīranidhimagnamivaiṣaḥ”
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    tam (adverb)
    tam (accusative single)
    ta (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    tam (adverb)
    tam (nominative single)
    tam (accusative single)
    (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    tam (adverb)
    tan (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    tam (adverb)
    sa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    tam (accusative single)
  • pidhāya -
  • pidhāya (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • vida -
  • vida (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    vida (vocative single)
    vida (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    vida (vocative single)
    vid (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    vida (perfect active second plural)
  • dhe -
  • dha (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    dhe (locative single)
    dha (noun, neuter); (4 der.)
    dhe (nominative dual)
    dhe (vocative dual)
    dhe (accusative dual)
    dhe (locative single)
    dhā (noun, feminine); (8 der.)
    dhe (nominative dual)
    dhe (vocative single)
    dhe (vocative dual)
    dhe (accusative dual)
    dhe (nominative dual)
    dhe (vocative single)
    dhe (vocative dual)
    dhe (accusative dual)
    dhā (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    dhe (dative single)
    dhi (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    dhe (vocative single)
  • bahuratna -
  • bahuratna (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    bahuratna (vocative single)
    bahuratna (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    bahuratna (vocative single)
  • kṣīranīranidhim -
  • kṣīranīranidhi (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    kṣīranīranidhim (accusative single)
  • agnam -
  • agnā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    agnam (adverb)
  • ivai -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    iva (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • aiṣaḥ -
  • eṣ (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    aiṣaḥ (imperfect active second single)
    iṣ (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    aiṣaḥ (imperfect active second single)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 21.48

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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