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 2.55

ब्रह्मन् कथय विश्रब्धमनुज्ञातो द्विजैरपि ।
यस्मात् व्याहर्तुमारब्धः प्रतिषिद्धो न केनचित् ॥ ५५ ॥

brahman kathaya viśrabdhamanujñāto dvijairapi |
yasmāt vyāhartumārabdhaḥ pratiṣiddho na kenacit || 55 ||

The Sanskrit text of Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 2.55 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 (2.55). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vishrabdham, Vishrabdha, Anujnata, Dvija, Api, Yasmat, Yah, Yat, Vya, Ahan, Ritu, Arabdha, Pratishiddha, Kena, Kah, Kim, Cit,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “brahman kathaya viśrabdhamanujñāto dvijairapi
  • brahman -
  • kathaya -
  • kath (verb class 10)
    [imperative active second single]
  • viśrabdham -
  • viśrabdham (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    viśrabdha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    viśrabdha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    viśrabdhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • anujñāto* -
  • anujñāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dvijair -
  • dvija (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    dvija (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • Line 2: “yasmāt vyāhartumārabdhaḥ pratiṣiddho na kenacit
  • yasmāt -
  • yasmāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [ablative single]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [ablative single]
  • vyā -
  • vi (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    vi (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    vi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ve (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    vya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vi (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
    vyā (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • āhar -
  • āhan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    āhan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ah (verb class 5)
    [perfect active third single]
  • ṛtum -
  • ṛtu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • ārabdhaḥ -
  • ārabdha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • pratiṣiddho* -
  • pratiṣiddha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kena -
  • kena (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kena (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kena (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ka (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • cit -
  • cit (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    cit (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    cit (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative 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 2.55

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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