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 18.511

कदम्बमालतीकुन्दमाधवीमल्लिकादयः ।
भृङ्गानीकैः सदा यत्र कृष्णकल्माषपल्लवाः ॥ ५११ ॥

kadambamālatīkundamādhavīmallikādayaḥ |
bhṛṅgānīkaiḥ sadā yatra kṛṣṇakalmāṣapallavāḥ || 511 ||

The Sanskrit text of Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 18.511 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 (18.511). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kadamba, Kunda, Madhavi, Mallika, Aya, Ayas, Bhringa, Kah, Kim, Sada, Yatra, Krishna, Kalmasha, Pallava,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “kadambamālatīkundamādhavīmallikādayaḥ
  • kadambam -
  • kadamba (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kadamba (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kadambā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ālat -
  • al (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • ī -
  • ī (noun, feminine)
    [compound]
    ī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    i (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • kunda -
  • kunda (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kunda (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • mādhavī -
  • mādhavī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    mādhavi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • mallikād -
  • mallika (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ayaḥ -
  • ayas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    aya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    i (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    e (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “bhṛṅgānīkaiḥ sadā yatra kṛṣṇakalmāṣapallavāḥ
  • bhṛṅgān -
  • bhṛṅga (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • ī -
  • ī (noun, feminine)
    [compound]
    ī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    i (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • kaiḥ -
  • ka (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    ka (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • sadā* -
  • sada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • yatra -
  • yatra (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    yatra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yatra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kṛṣṇa -
  • kṛṣṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kṛṣṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kalmāṣa -
  • kalmāṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kalmāṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pallavāḥ -
  • pallava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    pallavā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 18.511

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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