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 18.408

अथेत्थं कथयामि स्म सानुदासस्तपस्विकः ।
कर्पासे ज्वलति क्षिप्तः पाण्ड्यैर्निष्करुणैरिति ॥ ४०८ ॥

athetthaṃ kathayāmi sma sānudāsastapasvikaḥ |
karpāse jvalati kṣiptaḥ pāṇḍyairniṣkaruṇairiti || 408 ||

The Sanskrit text of Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 18.408 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 (18.408). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Atha, Ittham, Ittha, Sma, Dasa, Tapasvin, Tapasvi, Kah, Karpasa, Jvalat, Kshipta, Pandya, Nishkaruna, Iti,

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 18.408). 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: “athetthaṃ kathayāmi sma sānudāsastapasvikaḥ
  • athe -
  • athā (indeclinable)
    atha (indeclinable)
  • ittham -
  • ittham (indeclinable)
    ittha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kathayāmi -
  • kath (verb class 10)
    [present active first single]
  • sma -
  • sma (indeclinable)
    sman (noun, masculine)
  • sānu -
  • sānu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • dāsas -
  • dāsa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tapasvi -
  • tapasvin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    tapasvin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    tapasvī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    tapasvī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    tapasvī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • kaḥ -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “karpāse jvalati kṣiptaḥ pāṇḍyairniṣkaruṇairiti
  • karpāse -
  • karpāsa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    karpāsa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • jvalati -
  • jvalat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    jvalat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    jval -> jvalat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √jval class 1 verb]
    jval -> jvalat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √jval class 1 verb]
    jval (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
  • kṣiptaḥ -
  • kṣipta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kṣip -> kṣipta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √kṣip class 4 verb], [nominative single from √kṣip class 6 verb]
  • pāṇḍyair -
  • pāṇḍya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • niṣkaruṇair -
  • niṣkaruṇa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    niṣkaruṇa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • 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 18.408

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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