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 18.320

पश्यामि स्म ततः सिन्धौ बोहित्थं स्थिरमस्थिरे ।
कातराणामिव व्राते स्थिरसत्त्वमवस्थितम् ॥ ३२० ॥

paśyāmi sma tataḥ sindhau bohitthaṃ sthiramasthire |
kātarāṇāmiva vrāte sthirasattvamavasthitam || 320 ||

The Sanskrit text of Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 18.320 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 (18.320). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Pashya, Amin, Sma, Tatah, Tad, Tata, Sindhu, Bohittha, Sthira, Asthira, Katara, Iva, Vrata, Sthirasattva, Avasthita,

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 18.320). 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: “paśyāmi sma tataḥ sindhau bohitthaṃ sthiramasthire
  • paśyā -
  • paśya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    paśya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    paśyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    paś -> paśya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √paś class 10 verb]
    paś -> paśya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √paś class 10 verb]
    paś -> paśyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √paś class 10 verb]
  • ami -
  • amin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    amin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • sma -
  • sma (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sman (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • tataḥ -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • sindhau -
  • sindhu (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • bohittham -
  • bohittha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bohittha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • sthiram -
  • sthira (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sthira (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sthirā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • asthire -
  • asthira (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    asthira (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    asthirā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “kātarāṇāmiva vrāte sthirasattvamavasthitam
  • kātarāṇām -
  • kātara (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    kātara (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    kātarā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • vrāte -
  • vrāta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    vrāta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • sthirasattvam -
  • sthirasattva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sthirasattva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sthirasattvā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • avasthitam -
  • avasthita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    avasthita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    avasthitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 18.320

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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