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 22.42

ध्वान्ते द्रुमान्तानभिसारिकास्त्वं शङ्कस्व सङ्केतनिकेतमाप्ताः ।
छायाच्छलादुज्झितनीलचेला ज्योत्स्नानुकूलैश्चरिता दुकूलैः ॥ ४२ ॥

dhvānte drumāntānabhisārikāstvaṃ śaṅkasva saṅketaniketamāptāḥ |
chāyācchalādujjhitanīlacelā jyotsnānukūlaiścaritā dukūlaiḥ || 42 ||

The English translation of Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 22.42 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 (22.42). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Dhvanta, Druma, Drumat, Tana, Bha, Sarika, Tva, Yushmad, Sanketaniketa, Apta, Chaya, Shala, Ujjhita, Nila, Cela, Jyotsna, Uksh, Ula, Carita, Dukula,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “dhvānte drumāntānabhisārikāstvaṃ śaṅkasva saṅketaniketamāptāḥ
  • dhvānte -
  • dhvānta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    dhvānta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    dhvāntā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • drumān -
  • druma (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    drumat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tāna -
  • tāna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhi -
  • bhī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    bhā (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • sārikās -
  • sārika (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sārikā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • tvam -
  • tva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tva (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • śaṅkasva -
  • śaṅk (verb class 1)
    [imperative middle second single]
  • saṅketaniketam -
  • saṅketaniketa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • āptāḥ -
  • āpta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    āptā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “chāyācchalādujjhitanīlacelā jyotsnānukūlaiścaritā dukūlaiḥ
  • chāyācch -
  • chāya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    chāya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • śalād -
  • śala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    śala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ujjhita -
  • ujjhita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ujjhita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ujjh -> ujjhita (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √ujjh class 6 verb]
    ujjh -> ujjhita (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √ujjh class 6 verb]
  • nīla -
  • nīla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nīla (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nīl (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • celā* -
  • cela (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • jyotsnān -
  • jyotsna (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • uk -
  • ukṣ (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    ukṣ (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ū -
  • 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]
  • ulaiś -
  • ula (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • caritā* -
  • carita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    caritā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • dukūlaiḥ -
  • dukūla (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    dukūla (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 22.42

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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