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 17.6

आसीच्च मम तं दृष्ट्वा विकृतं नरवानरम् ।
अलं मे नारदीयेन कृतं गन्धर्वदत्तया ॥ ६ ॥

āsīcca mama taṃ dṛṣṭvā vikṛtaṃ naravānaram |
alaṃ me nāradīyena kṛtaṃ gandharvadattayā || 6 ||

The Sanskrit text of Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 17.6 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 (17.6). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Asmad, Vikrita, Nara, Vanara, Alam, Ala, Naradiya, Krit, Krita, Gandharvadatta,

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 17.6). 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: “āsīcca mama taṃ dṛṣṭvā vikṛtaṃ naravānaram
  • āsīc -
  • ās (verb class 2)
    [aorist active third single], [injunctive active third single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • mama -
  • asmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
    (verb class 2)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 3)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • dṛṣṭvā -
  • dṛś -> dṛṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dṛś]
  • vikṛtam -
  • vikṛta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vikṛta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vikṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • nara -
  • nara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vānaram -
  • vānara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vānara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “alaṃ me nāradīyena kṛtaṃ gandharvadattayā
  • alam -
  • alam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • me -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • nāradīyena -
  • nāradīya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    nāradīya (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • kṛtam -
  • kṛta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kṛta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    kṛt (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 8 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second dual]
  • gandharvadattayā -
  • gandharvadattā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 17.6

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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