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 17.105

आस्ते गन्धर्वदत्तेयमियं वीणा च सारिता ।
यो वो वादयितुं शक्तः स किं तिष्ठति ढौकताम् ॥ १०५ ॥

āste gandharvadatteyamiyaṃ vīṇā ca sāritā |
yo vo vādayituṃ śaktaḥ sa kiṃ tiṣṭhati ḍhaukatām || 105 ||

The Sanskrit text of Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 17.105 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 (17.105). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Gandharvadatta, Iyam, Idam, Vina, Sarita, Yah, Yushmad, Shakta, Kim, Tishthat,

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 17.105). 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: “āste gandharvadatteyamiyaṃ vīṇā ca sāritā
  • āste -
  • ās (verb class 2)
    [present middle third single]
  • gandharvadatte -
  • gandharvadattā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • iyam -
  • iyam (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    ī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    ī (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    idam (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • iyam -
  • iyam (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    ī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    ī (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    idam (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • vīṇā -
  • vīṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sāritā -
  • sṛ -> sāritā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √sṛ]
  • Line 2: “yo vo vādayituṃ śaktaḥ sa kiṃ tiṣṭhati ḍhaukatām
  • yo* -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vo* -
  • va (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative plural], [dative plural], [genitive plural]
  • vādayitum -
  • vad -> vādayitum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √vad]
  • śaktaḥ -
  • śakta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    śac -> śakta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √śac class 1 verb]
    śak -> śakta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √śak class 5 verb]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tiṣṭhati -
  • sthā -> tiṣṭhat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
    sthā -> tiṣṭhat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
    sthā (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
  • ḍhaukatām -
  • ḍhauk (verb class 1)
    [imperative active third dual], [imperative middle third single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 17.105

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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