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 14.47

पृच्छन्ति स्म च तत्रैकमभिवाद्य तपस्विनम् ।
ब्रह्मन्ब्रूहि तमुद्देशं यत्रास्ते वेगवानिति ॥ ४७ ॥

pṛcchanti sma ca tatraikamabhivādya tapasvinam |
brahmanbrūhi tamuddeśaṃ yatrāste vegavāniti || 47 ||

The Sanskrit text of Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 14.47 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 (14.47). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Pricchat, Pricchanti, Sma, Tatra, Aika, Abhivadya, Tapasvin, Uddesha, Yatra, Tad, Yushmad, Vegavat, Iti,

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 14.47). 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: “pṛcchanti sma ca tatraikamabhivādya tapasvinam
  • pṛcchanti -
  • pṛcchantī (noun, masculine)
    pṛcchantī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    pṛcchantī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    praś -> pṛcchat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √praś class 6 verb], [vocative plural from √praś class 6 verb], [accusative plural from √praś class 6 verb]
    praś -> pṛcchantī (participle, feminine)
    [vocative single from √praś class 6 verb]
    pṛcchat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    praś (verb class 6)
    [present active third plural]
  • sma -
  • sma (indeclinable)
    sman (noun, masculine)
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tatrai -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
  • aikam -
  • aika (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    aika (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    aikā (noun, feminine)
  • abhivādya -
  • abhivādya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    abhivādya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tapasvinam -
  • tapasvin (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “brahmanbrūhi tamuddeśaṃ yatrāste vegavāniti
  • Cannot analyse brahmanbrūhi*ta
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    tan (noun, masculine)
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • uddeśam -
  • uddeśa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • yatrās -
  • yatra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    yatrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • vegavān -
  • vegavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 14.47

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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