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 16.1

अथासौ मामवन्दित्वा निस्त्रिंशकरकङ्कटः ।
आरोहदम्बरं काले मन्देन्दुग्रहचन्द्रिके ॥ १ ॥

athāsau māmavanditvā nistriṃśakarakaṅkaṭaḥ |
ārohadambaraṃ kāle mandendugrahacandrike || 1 ||

The Sanskrit text of Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 16.1 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 (16.1). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Atha, Asi, Asu, Adah, Mama, Nistrimsha, Kata, Aroha, Bara, Kale, Kala, Manda, Graha, Candrika,

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 16.1). 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: “athāsau māmavanditvā nistriṃśakarakaṅkaṭaḥ
  • athā -
  • athā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    atha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • 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]
  • māma -
  • māma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperative active first plural]
  • vanditvā -
  • vand -> vanditvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vand]
  • nistriṃśa -
  • nistriṃśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nistriṃśa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • karakaṅ -
  • karakā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • kaṭaḥ -
  • kaṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “ārohadambaraṃ kāle mandendugrahacandrike
  • āroha -
  • āroha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dam -
  • da (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    da (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
  • baram -
  • bara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    barā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • kāle -
  • kāle (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kāla (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kāla (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kālā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • mande -
  • manda (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    manda (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    mandā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    mand (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]
  • indu -
  • indu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • graha -
  • graha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    graha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • candrike -
  • candrikā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 16.1

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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