Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha [sanskrit]

35,982 words

The Sanskrit edition of the Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha: an epic story in the form of a narrative detailling Naravahanadatta’s quest to become the emperor of the Vidyadharas. Similair to the Kathasaritsagara, the Brhatkathaslokasamgraha also represents one of the several abridgements of the “Great Story” (Brihatkatha), said to have originally consisted of 700,000 shlokas (metrical verses). Alternative titles: Bṛhatkathāślokasaṃgraha (बृहत्कथाश्लोकसंग्रह), Bṛhatkathāślokasaṅgraha (बृहत्कथाश्लोकसङ्ग्रह), Bṛhat-kathā-śloka-saṃgraha (बृहत्-कथा-श्लोक-संग्रह), Brihatkathashlokasamgraha, Brhatkathaslokasangraha, Brhat-katha-sloka-samgraha (sangraha).

Verse 1.2

प्रासादान्यत्र पश्यन्तः संततान् हैमराजतान् ।
मेरुकैलासकूटेभ्यः स्पृहयन्ति न नागराः ॥ २ ॥

prāsādānyatra paśyantaḥ saṃtatān haimarājatān |
merukailāsakūṭebhyaḥ spṛhayanti na nāgarāḥ || 2 ||

The Sanskrit text of Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 1.2 is contained in the book Brihat Katha Shloka Samgraha (Hindi translation) by Shri Budhaswami (श्री बुधस्वामी). This book is not available online so in order to read the full text and translation you should buy the book:

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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 (1.2). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Prasada, Yatra, Pashyat, Santata, Haima, Rajata, Meruka, Aila, Kuta, Sprihayat, Sprihayanti, Nagara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “prāsādānyatra paśyantaḥ saṃtatān haimarājatān
  • prāsādān -
  • prāsāda (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • yatra -
  • yatra (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    yatra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yatra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • paśyantaḥ -
  • paśyat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • santatān -
  • santata (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • haima -
  • haima (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    haima (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [optative active first plural]
  • rājatān -
  • rājata (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “merukailāsakūṭebhyaḥ spṛhayanti na nāgarāḥ
  • merukai -
  • meruka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ailā -
  • aila (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aila (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ailā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • asa -
  • asan (noun, neuter)
    [compound]
  • kūṭebhyaḥ -
  • kūṭa (noun, masculine)
    [dative plural], [ablative plural]
    kūṭa (noun, neuter)
    [dative plural], [ablative plural]
  • spṛhayanti -
  • spṛh -> spṛhayat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √spṛh class 10 verb], [vocative plural from √spṛh class 10 verb], [accusative plural from √spṛh class 10 verb]
    spṛh -> spṛhayantī (participle, feminine)
    [vocative single from √spṛh class 10 verb]
    spṛh (verb class 10)
    [present active third plural]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nāgarāḥ -
  • nāgara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 1.2

Cover of edition (2019)

The Katha Sarit Sagara: The Ocean of the Streams of Story (2 Volumes)
by C.H. Tawney (2019)

1412 pages; (Translated from the Original Sanskrit); [Publisher: Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Lt.]; ISBN: 9788121505017

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