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 4.5

अचिन्तयच्च कष्टेयमापदापतिता यतः ।
अत्यासन्नोऽतिचपलः को न दह्येत वह्निना ॥ ५ ॥

acintayacca kaṣṭeyamāpadāpatitā yataḥ |
atyāsanno'ticapalaḥ ko na dahyeta vahninā || 5 ||

The Sanskrit text of Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 4.5 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 (4.5). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kashta, Kashti, Iyam, Idam, Apad, Apada, Apatita, Yatah, Yat, Yata, Atyasanna, Ati, Capala, Kah, Vahni,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “acintayacca kaṣṭeyamāpadāpatitā yataḥ
  • acintayac -
  • cint (verb class 10)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kaṣṭe -
  • kaṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    kaṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kaṣṭā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kaṣṭi (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    kaṣ -> kaṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √kaṣ class 1 verb], [locative single from √kaṣ class 1 verb]
    kaṣ -> kaṣṭa (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √kaṣ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √kaṣ class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √kaṣ class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √kaṣ class 1 verb], [locative single from √kaṣ class 1 verb]
    kaṣ -> kaṣṭā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √kaṣ class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √kaṣ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √kaṣ class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √kaṣ class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √kaṣ class 1 verb]
    kaś -> kaṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √kaś class 1 verb], [locative single from √kaś class 1 verb]
    kaś -> kaṣṭa (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √kaś class 1 verb], [vocative single from √kaś class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √kaś class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √kaś class 1 verb], [locative single from √kaś class 1 verb]
    kaś -> kaṣṭā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √kaś class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √kaś class 1 verb], [vocative single from √kaś class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √kaś class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √kaś class 1 verb]
  • iyam -
  • iyam (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    ī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    ī (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    idam (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • āpadā -
  • āpad (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    āpadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • apatitā* -
  • apatitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • yataḥ -
  • yataḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    yata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    i -> yat (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √i class 2 verb], [ablative single from √i class 2 verb], [genitive single from √i class 2 verb]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [ablative single from √i class 2 verb], [genitive single from √i class 2 verb]
    yam -> yata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √yam class 1 verb]
  • Line 2: “atyāsanno'ticapalaḥ ko na dahyeta vahninā
  • atyāsanno' -
  • atyāsanna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ati -
  • ati (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    ati (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • capalaḥ -
  • capala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ko* -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dahyeta -
  • dah (verb class 1)
    [optative passive third single]
  • vahninā -
  • vahni (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental 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 4.5

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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