Summary: The Sanskrit edition of the Hitopadesha referencing the English translation and grammatical analysis. Written by Narayana in the 8th century, the Hitopadesha represents a collection of short stories involving human and animal characters, instructing the reader on basic ancient Indian moral values and ethical conduct.
Alternative titles: हितोपदेशः, Hitopadeśa, Hitopadesa.
Contents of this online book ( + / - )
The full text of the Hitopadesha [sanskrit] is available here and publically accesible (free to read online). Of course, I would always recommend buying the book so you get the latest edition. You can see all this book’s content by visiting the pages in the below index:
For a compact overview of all verses, see the sitemap.
Other print editions:
Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Hitopadesha Hitopadesha [sanskrit]