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 17.1

अथ गन्धर्वदत्तायास्तां गुणाकारसंपदम् ।
समाकर्ण्यैव कर्णाभ्यां मनो नीतं विधेयताम् ॥ १ ॥

atha gandharvadattāyāstāṃ guṇākārasaṃpadam |
samākarṇyaiva karṇābhyāṃ mano nītaṃ vidheyatām || 1 ||

The Sanskrit text of Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 17.1 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:

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Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (17.1). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Atha, Gandharvadatta, Guna, Akara, Sampad, Sampada, Sama, Akarnya, Karna, Mana, Manas, Nita, Vidheyata,

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 17.1). 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: “atha gandharvadattāyāstāṃ guṇākārasaṃpadam
  • atha -
  • atha (indeclinable)
  • gandharvadattāyās -
  • gandharvadattā (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • tām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • guṇā -
  • guṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    guṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • akāra -
  • akāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sampadam -
  • sampada (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sampadā (noun, feminine)
    sampada (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sampad (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “samākarṇyaiva karṇābhyāṃ mano nītaṃ vidheyatām
  • samā -
  • sama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    samā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    sam (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • akarṇyai -
  • akarṇya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    akarṇya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    akarṇyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • karṇābhyām -
  • karṇa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
    karṇā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
  • mano* -
  • manas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    mana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • nītam -
  • nīta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nīta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    nītā (noun, feminine)
    -> nīta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √ class 1 verb]
    -> nīta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √ class 1 verb]
  • vidheyatām -
  • vidheyatā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 17.1

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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