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 22.198

तन्माहेश्वर पृच्छामि किमर्थमिदमीदृशम् ।
त्वया कृतमकर्तव्यं युक्तं चेत्कथ्यतामिति ॥ १९८ ॥

tanmāheśvara pṛcchāmi kimarthamidamīdṛśam |
tvayā kṛtamakartavyaṃ yuktaṃ cetkathyatāmiti || 198 ||

The Sanskrit text of Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 22.198 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 (22.198). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tanman, Ahe, Aha, Ahi, Ishvara, Kimartha, Idam, Idrish, Idrisha, Tva, Yushmad, Krit, Krita, Aka, Ritavya, Yuktam, Yukta,

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 22.198). 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: “tanmāheśvara pṛcchāmi kimarthamidamīdṛśam
  • tanmā -
  • tanman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ahe -
  • ahe (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    aha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    ahi (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • iśvara -
  • iśvara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    iśvara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pṛcchāmi -
  • praś (verb class 6)
    [present active first single]
  • kimartham -
  • kimartha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kimartha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kimarthā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • idam -
  • idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • īdṛśam -
  • īdṛśa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    īdṛśa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    īdṛśā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    īdṛś (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    īdṛś (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “tvayā kṛtamakartavyaṃ yuktaṃ cetkathyatāmiti
  • tvayā -
  • tvā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [instrumental single]
  • kṛtam -
  • kṛta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kṛta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    kṛt (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 8 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second dual]
  • akar -
  • aka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ak (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • ṛtavyam -
  • ṛtavya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ṛtavya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ṛtavyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • yuktam -
  • yuktam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    yukta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    yukta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    yuktā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    yuj -> yukta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √yuj class 7 verb]
    yuj -> yukta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √yuj class 7 verb], [accusative single from √yuj class 7 verb]
  • Cannot analyse cetkathyatāmiti

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Brihat-katha-shloka-samgraha Verse 22.198

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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