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 22.154

ग्रन्थग्रन्थिरिह क्वचित्क्वचिदपि न्यासि प्रयत्नान्मया प्राज्ञंमन्यमना हठेन पठिती मास्मिन्खलः खेलतु ।
श्रद्धाराद्धगुरुश्लथीकृतदृढग्रन्थिः समासादयत्वेतत्काव्यरसोर्मिमज्जनसुखव्यासज्जनं सज्जनः ॥ १५४ ॥

granthagranthiriha kvacitkvacidapi nyāsi prayatnānmayā prājñaṃmanyamanā haṭhena paṭhitī māsminkhalaḥ khelatu |
śraddhārāddhaguruślathīkṛtadṛḍhagranthiḥ samāsādayatvetatkāvyarasormimajjanasukhavyāsajjanaṃ sajjanaḥ || 154 ||

The English translation of Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 22.154 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 (22.154). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Grantha, Granthi, Iha, Kva, Acit, Api, Nyasin, Nyasi, Prayatna, Maya, Asmad, Prajna, Manya, Mani, Ana, Hatha, Pathiti, Idam, Khala, Samasa, Ayat, Etad, Kavyarasa, Urmin, Urmi, Majjana, Sukha, Vya, Asajjana, Sajjana,

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 22.154). 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: “granthagranthiriha kvacitkvacidapi nyāsi prayatnānmayā prājñaṃmanyamanā haṭhena paṭhitī māsminkhalaḥ khelatu
  • grantha -
  • grantha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    granth (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • granthir -
  • granthi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • iha -
  • iha (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • kva -
  • ku (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    kva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ku (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
  • acit -
  • acit (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    acit (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    acit (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • kva -
  • ku (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    kva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ku (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
  • acid -
  • acit (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    acit (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    acit (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • nyāsi -
  • nyāsin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    nyāsin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    nyāsī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    nyāsī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    nyāsī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • prayatnān -
  • prayatna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative plural], [ablative single]
  • mayā -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    mayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [instrumental single]
  • prājñaṃ -
  • prājña (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    prājña (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    prājñā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • manyam -
  • manya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    manya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    manyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    manī (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • anā* -
  • ana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • haṭhena -
  • haṭha (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • paṭhitī -
  • paṭhiti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • -
  • (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    ma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative single]
  • asmin -
  • idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • khalaḥ -
  • khala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • khelatu -
  • khel (verb class 1)
    [imperative active third single]
  • Line 2: “śraddhārāddhaguruślathīkṛtadṛḍhagranthiḥ samāsādayatvetatkāvyarasormimajjanasukhavyāsajjanaṃ sajjanaḥ
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  • samāsād -
  • samāsa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ayat -
  • ayat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    ayat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ve -
  • 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]
    va (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    va (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vi (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    ve (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • etat -
  • etad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    etad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kāvyaraso -
  • kāvyarasa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ūrmi -
  • ūrmin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ūrmin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ūrmī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    ūrmī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    ūrmī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • majjana -
  • majjana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    majjana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sukha -
  • sukha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sukha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vyā -
  • vya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • asajjanam -
  • asajjana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • sajjanaḥ -
  • sajjana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Naishadha-charita [Sanskrit] Verse 22.154

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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