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 1.86

विलक्षहसितं कृत्वा गोपालं पालकोऽब्रवीत् ।
अवन्तिवर्धनो राजा राजन् कस्मान्न जायताम् ॥ ८६ ॥

vilakṣahasitaṃ kṛtvā gopālaṃ pālako'bravīt |
avantivardhano rājā rājan kasmānna jāyatām || 86 ||

The Sanskrit text of Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 1.86 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 (1.86). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vilaksha, Hasita, Kritva, Kritvan, Gopala, Palaka, Avantivardhana, Raja, Rajan, Rajat, Kasmat, Kah, Kim, Jayat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 1.86). 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: “vilakṣahasitaṃ kṛtvā gopālaṃ pālako'bravīt
  • vilakṣa -
  • vilakṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vilakṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • hasitam -
  • hasita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    hasita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    hasitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    has -> hasita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √has class 1 verb]
    has -> hasita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √has class 1 verb], [accusative single from √has class 1 verb]
  • kṛtvā -
  • kṛtvā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛtvan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • gopālam -
  • gopāla (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • pālako' -
  • pālaka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • abravīt -
  • brū (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “avantivardhano rājā rājan kasmānna jāyatām
  • avantivardhano* -
  • avantivardhana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • rājā* -
  • rāja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    rājā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • rājan -
  • rājan (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    rāj -> rājat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √rāj class 1 verb], [vocative single from √rāj class 1 verb]
  • kasmān -
  • kasmāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [ablative single]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [ablative single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jāyatām -
  • jai -> jāyat (participle, masculine)
    [genitive plural from √jai class 1 verb]
    jai -> jāyat (participle, neuter)
    [genitive plural from √jai class 1 verb]
    jai (verb class 1)
    [imperative active third dual], [imperative middle third single]
    jan (verb class 4)
    [imperative middle third 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 1.86

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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