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 18.398

आगच्छति कुतो देशान्नगराद्वा भवानिति ।
मयापि कथितं तेभ्यः पाण्ड्यदेशपुरादिति ॥ ३९८ ॥

āgacchati kuto deśānnagarādvā bhavāniti |
mayāpi kathitaṃ tebhyaḥ pāṇḍyadeśapurāditi || 398 ||

The Sanskrit text of Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 18.398 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 (18.398). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Shati, Shatin, Kutah, Kuta, Desha, Aga, Rat, Var, Bhava, Bhavant, Iti, Maya, Asmad, Api, Kathita, Tad, Pandyadesha, Pura,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line1: “āgacchati kuto deśānnagarādvā bhavāniti
  • āgacch -
  • ag (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • śati -
  • śatī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    śatin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    śatin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • kuto* -
  • kutaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kutaḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kuta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • deśānn -
  • deśa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • aga -
  • aga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aga (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ag (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • rād -
  • ra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    ra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    -> rāt (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √ class 2 verb], [vocative single from √ class 2 verb], [accusative single from √ class 2 verb]
  • vā* -
  • vār (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    vār (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    va (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bhavān -
  • bhava (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    bhavant (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • Line2: “mayāpi kathitaṃ tebhyaḥ pāṇḍyadeśapurāditi
  • mayā -
  • maya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    mayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [instrumental single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
    may (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • kathitam -
  • kathita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kathita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kathitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    kath -> kathita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √kath class 10 verb]
    kath -> kathita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √kath class 10 verb], [accusative single from √kath class 10 verb]
  • tebhyaḥ -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [dative plural], [ablative plural]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [dative plural], [ablative plural]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [dative plural], [ablative plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [dative plural], [ablative plural]
  • pāṇḍyadeśa -
  • pāṇḍyadeśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • purād -
  • pura (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    pura (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 18.398

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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