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 1.6

चिरं पालयतस्तस्य प्रजाः शास्तोक्तकारिणः ।
गोपालः पालकश्चेति सुतौ जातौ गुणाम्बुधी ॥ ६ ॥

ciraṃ pālayatastasya prajāḥ śāstoktakāriṇaḥ |
gopālaḥ pālakaśceti sutau jātau guṇāmbudhī || 6 ||

The Sanskrit text of Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 1.6 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:

Buy now! Sanskrit text by Shri Budhaswami (श्री बुधस्वामी) (1990)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (1.6). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Ciram, Cira, Palayat, Tad, Praja, Prajas, Shastri, Shasta, Ukta, Kari, Karin, Gopala, Palaka, Ceti, Sut, Suta, Suti, Jata, Jati, Jatu, Guna, Budh,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “ciraṃ pālayatastasya prajāḥ śāstoktakāriṇaḥ
  • ciram -
  • ciram (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    cira (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    cira (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    cirā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • pālayatas -
  • pāl -> pālayat (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √pāl class 10 verb], [ablative single from √pāl class 10 verb], [genitive single from √pāl class 10 verb]
    pāl -> pālayat (participle, neuter)
    [ablative single from √pāl class 10 verb], [genitive single from √pāl class 10 verb]
    -> pālayat (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √], [ablative single from √], [genitive single from √]
    -> pālayat (participle, neuter)
    [ablative single from √], [genitive single from √]
    pāl (verb class 10)
    [present active third dual]
    (verb class 0)
    [present active third dual]
  • tasya -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • prajāḥ -
  • praja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    prajā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    prajas (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śāsto -
  • śāstṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    śās -> śāsta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √śās class 2 verb]
    śās -> śāsta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √śās class 2 verb]
    śās -> śāstā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √śās class 2 verb]
  • ukta -
  • ukta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ukta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vac -> ukta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √vac class 2 verb], [vocative single from √vac class 3 verb]
    vac -> ukta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √vac class 2 verb], [vocative single from √vac class 3 verb]
  • kāriṇaḥ -
  • kāri (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    kārin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    kārin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “gopālaḥ pālakaśceti sutau jātau guṇāmbudhī
  • gopālaḥ -
  • gopāla (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • pālakaś -
  • pālaka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ceti -
  • ceti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ceti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ceti (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    cetī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    cetī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    cetī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • sutau -
  • sut (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    suta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    suti (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    su -> suta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative dual from √su class 5 verb], [vocative dual from √su class 5 verb], [accusative dual from √su class 5 verb]
    -> suta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative dual from √ class 6 verb], [vocative dual from √ class 6 verb], [accusative dual from √ class 6 verb]
    -> suta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative dual from √ class 2 verb], [vocative dual from √ class 2 verb], [accusative dual from √ class 2 verb]
  • jātau -
  • jāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    jāti (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    jan -> jāta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative dual from √jan class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √jan class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √jan class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √jan class 2 verb], [vocative dual from √jan class 2 verb], [accusative dual from √jan class 2 verb], [nominative dual from √jan class 3 verb], [vocative dual from √jan class 3 verb], [accusative dual from √jan class 3 verb], [nominative dual from √jan class 4 verb], [vocative dual from √jan class 4 verb], [accusative dual from √jan class 4 verb]
    jātu (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    jātu (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • guṇām -
  • guṇā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • budhī -
  • budh (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 1.6

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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