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 15.51

प्रभाते तानहं प्राप्तान् सव्रीडानिव पृष्टवान् ।
याता यस्य यथा रात्रिः स तथा वर्णयत्विति ॥ ५१ ॥

prabhāte tānahaṃ prāptān savrīḍāniva pṛṣṭavān |
yātā yasya yathā rātriḥ sa tathā varṇayatviti || 51 ||

The Sanskrit text of Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 15.51 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 (15.51). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Prabhata, Tana, Ham, Prapta, Savrida, Prishtavat, Yata, Yasya, Yah, Yat, Yatha, Rat, Tatha, 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 15.51). 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: “prabhāte tānahaṃ prāptān savrīḍāniva pṛṣṭavān
  • prabhāte -
  • prabhāta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    prabhāta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    prabhātā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • tāna -
  • tāna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ham -
  • ham (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    han (noun, neuter)
    [adverb]
  • prāptān -
  • prāpta (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • savrīḍāni -
  • savrīḍa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • va -
  • va (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    va (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pṛṣṭavān -
  • pṛṣ -> pṛṣṭavat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √pṛṣ class 1 verb]
    praś -> pṛṣṭavat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √praś class 6 verb]
    pṛṣṭavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “yātā yasya yathā rātriḥ sa tathā varṇayatviti
  • yātā* -
  • yāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    yātā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    -> yāta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √ class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √ class 2 verb]
    -> yātā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √ class 2 verb], [vocative plural from √ class 2 verb], [accusative plural from √ class 2 verb]
  • yasya -
  • yasya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yasya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yas -> yasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √yas]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    yas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • rāt -
  • ra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    ra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    -> rāt (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √ class 2 verb], [vocative single from √ class 2 verb], [accusative single from √ class 2 verb]
  • ri -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    rai (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
  • iḥ -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tathā* -
  • tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    tatha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • varṇayatvi -
  • varṇ (verb class 10)
    [imperative active third 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 15.51

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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