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 18.328

ममेदं वहनं रिक्तं वोढव्यं सारवत्तव ।
नष्टाश्वदग्धरथवद् योगः श्लाघ्योऽयमावयोः ॥ ३२८ ॥

mamedaṃ vahanaṃ riktaṃ voḍhavyaṃ sāravattava |
naṣṭāśvadagdharathavad yogaḥ ślāghyo'yamāvayoḥ || 328 ||

The Sanskrit text of Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 18.328 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 (18.328). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Asmad, Mama, Idam, Vahana, Rikta, Vodhavya, Saravat, Yushmad, Nashtashvadagdharathavat, Yoga, Yogas, Shlaghya, Aya,

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 18.328). 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: “mamedaṃ vahanaṃ riktaṃ voḍhavyaṃ sāravattava
  • mame -
  • asmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
    mamā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    (verb class 2)
    [perfect active second plural], [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
    (verb class 3)
    [perfect active second plural], [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
    (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural], [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
    (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural], [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
  • idam -
  • idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • vahanam -
  • vahana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vahana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vahanā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • riktam -
  • rikta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    rikta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    riktā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    ric -> rikta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √ric class 1 verb], [accusative single from √ric class 4 verb], [accusative single from √ric class 7 verb]
    ric -> rikta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √ric class 1 verb], [accusative single from √ric class 1 verb], [nominative single from √ric class 4 verb], [accusative single from √ric class 4 verb], [nominative single from √ric class 7 verb], [accusative single from √ric class 7 verb]
    rij -> rikta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √rij class 1 verb]
    rij -> rikta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √rij class 1 verb], [accusative single from √rij class 1 verb]
  • voḍhavyam -
  • voḍhavya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    voḍhavya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    voḍhavyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    vah -> voḍhavya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vah class 1 verb]
    vah -> voḍhavya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vah class 1 verb], [accusative single from √vah class 1 verb]
  • sāravat -
  • sāravat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    sāravat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • tava -
  • yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “naṣṭāśvadagdharathavad yogaḥ ślāghyo'yamāvayoḥ
  • naṣṭāśvadagdharathavad -
  • naṣṭāśvadagdharathavat (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • yogaḥ -
  • yogas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    yoga (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ślāghyo' -
  • ślāghya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ślāgh -> ślāghya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ślāgh class 1 verb]
  • ayam -
  • aya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • āvayoḥ -
  • asmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 18.328

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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