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 1.85

इतीदं प्रकृतीरुक्त्वा पालकं पुनरब्रवीत् ।
अवन्तिवर्धनं पुत्रं मत्प्रीत्या पालयेरिति ॥ ८५ ॥

itīdaṃ prakṛtīruktvā pālakaṃ punarabravīt |
avantivardhanaṃ putraṃ matprītyā pālayeriti || 85 ||

The Sanskrit text of Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 1.85 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 (1.85). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Iti, Idam, Prakriti, Palaka, Punar, Avantivardhana, Putra, Asmad, Pritya, Priti, Rit,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “itīdaṃ prakṛtīruktvā pālakaṃ punarabravīt
  • itī -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • idam -
  • idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • prakṛtīr -
  • prakṛti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [accusative plural]
  • ruktvā -
  • ruj -> ruktvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √ruj]
  • pālakam -
  • pālaka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pālaka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • punar -
  • punar (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    punar (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • abravīt -
  • brū (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “avantivardhanaṃ putraṃ matprītyā pālayeriti
  • avantivardhanam -
  • avantivardhana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • putram -
  • putra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    putra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    putrā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • mat -
  • asmad (pronoun, none)
    [ablative single]
  • prītyā -
  • prītyā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    prīti (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    prītī (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [instrumental single]
    prītī (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • pālayer -
  • pāl (verb class 10)
    [optative active second single]
    (verb class 0)
    [optative active second single]
  • riti -
  • rit (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    rit (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 1.85

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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