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 9.9

असौ हरिशिखेनोक्तः सर्वमेव भवादृशाम् ।
कूपकच्छपकल्पानामाश्चर्यं स्थूलचक्षुषाम् ॥ ९ ॥

asau hariśikhenoktaḥ sarvameva bhavādṛśām |
kūpakacchapakalpānāmāścaryaṃ sthūlacakṣuṣām || 9 ||

The Sanskrit text of Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 9.9 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 (9.9). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Asi, Asu, Adah, Harishikha, Ukta, Sarvam, Sarva, Eva, Bhavadrish, Kupakacchapa, Kalpa, Ashcaryam, Ashcarya, Sthula, Cakshusha, Cakshus,

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 9.9). 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: “asau hariśikhenoktaḥ sarvameva bhavādṛśām
  • asau -
  • asi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    asi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    asu (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    adaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    adaḥ (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • hariśikheno -
  • hariśikha (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • uktaḥ -
  • ukta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    vac -> ukta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √vac class 2 verb], [nominative single from √vac class 3 verb]
  • sarvam -
  • sarvam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sarva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhavādṛśām -
  • bhavādṛś (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    bhavādṛś (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • Line 2: “kūpakacchapakalpānāmāścaryaṃ sthūlacakṣuṣām
  • kūpakacchapa -
  • kūpakacchapa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kalpānām -
  • kalpa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    kalpa (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    kalpā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • āścaryam -
  • āścaryam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    āścarya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    āścarya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    āścaryā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • sthūla -
  • sthūla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sthūla (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • cakṣuṣām -
  • cakṣuṣā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    cakṣus (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    cakṣus (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 9.9

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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