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 20.55

कर्तरीपाशसंकाशौ पुरा मण्डितकुण्डलौ ।
कर्णौ मम तथा भूतौ भवतां भवतो यथा ॥ ५५ ॥

kartarīpāśasaṃkāśau purā maṇḍitakuṇḍalau |
karṇau mama tathā bhūtau bhavatāṃ bhavato yathā || 55 ||

The Sanskrit text of Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 20.55 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 (20.55). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kartari, Pasha, Sankasha, Pura, Mandita, Kundala, Karna, Karni, Asmad, Tatha, Bhuta, Bhuti, Bhavat, Bhavant, Yatha,

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 20.55). 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: “kartarīpāśasaṃkāśau purā maṇḍitakuṇḍalau
  • kartarī -
  • kartarī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    kartari (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • pāśa -
  • pāśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saṅkāśau -
  • saṅkāśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • purā* -
  • pura (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    purā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • maṇḍita -
  • maṇḍita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    maṇḍita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    maṇḍ -> maṇḍita (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √maṇḍ]
    maṇḍ -> maṇḍita (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √maṇḍ]
    maṇḍ -> maṇḍita (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √maṇḍ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √maṇḍ]
    maṇḍ -> maṇḍita (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √maṇḍ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √maṇḍ]
  • kuṇḍalau -
  • kuṇḍala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “karṇau mama tathā bhūtau bhavatāṃ bhavato yathā
  • karṇau -
  • karṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    karṇi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • mama -
  • asmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
    (verb class 2)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 3)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • tathā* -
  • tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    tatha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • bhūtau -
  • bhūta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    bhūti (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    bhūti (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • bhavatām -
  • bhavat (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    bhavat (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    bhavant (pronoun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    bhavant (pronoun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    bhū (verb class 1)
    [imperative active third dual]
  • bhavato* -
  • bhavat (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    bhavat (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    bhavant (pronoun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    bhavant (pronoun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    bhū (verb class 1)
    [present active third dual]
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 20.55

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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