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 18.41

आमूलशिखरं फुल्लास्तिलकाशोककिंशुकाः ।
असारस्य हि जायन्ते नटस्यात्युत्कटा रसाः ॥ ४१ ॥

āmūlaśikharaṃ phullāstilakāśokakiṃśukāḥ |
asārasya hi jāyante naṭasyātyutkaṭā rasāḥ || 41 ||

The Sanskrit text of Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 18.41 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 (18.41). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Amula, Shikhara, Phulla, Tilaka, Ashoka, Kimshuka, Asara, Jayanta, Nata, Atyutkata, Rasa,

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 18.41). 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: “āmūlaśikharaṃ phullāstilakāśokakiṃśukāḥ
  • ā -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • amūla -
  • amūla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śikharam -
  • śikhara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śikhara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śikharā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • phullās -
  • phulla (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    phullā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • tilakā -
  • tilaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tilakā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aśoka -
  • aśoka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aśoka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kiṃśukāḥ -
  • kiṃśuka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • Line 2: “asārasya hi jāyante naṭasyātyutkaṭā rasāḥ
  • asārasya -
  • asāra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    asāra (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • jāyante -
  • jāyanta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    jai (verb class 1)
    [present middle third plural]
    jan (verb class 4)
    [present middle third plural]
  • naṭasyā -
  • naṭa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • atyutkaṭā* -
  • atyutkaṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    atyutkaṭā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • rasāḥ -
  • rasa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    rasā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 18.41

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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