Hitopadesha [sanskrit]

8,857 words

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.

Verse 1.100

पटुत्वं सत्यवादित्वं कथा-योगेन बुद्ध्यते ।
अस्तब्धत्वम् अचापल्यं प्रत्यक्षेनावगम्यते ॥ १०० ॥

paṭutvaṃ satyavāditvaṃ kathā-yogena buddhyate |
astabdhatvam acāpalyaṃ pratyakṣenāvagamyate || 100 ||

The English translation of Hitopadesha Verse 1.100 is contained in the book The Hitopadesa of Sri Narayana Pandita by Satya Narayana dasa. 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 (1.100). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Patutva, Satyavaditva, Katha, Yogena, Yoga, Astabdhatva, Acapalya, Pratyakshe, Pratyaksha, Ina, Inu, Agamya, Tad, Yushmad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Hitopadesha Verse 1.100). 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: “paṭutvaṃ satyavāditvaṃ kathā-yogena buddhyate
  • paṭutvam -
  • paṭutva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • satyavāditvam -
  • satyavāditva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kathā* -
  • kathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    katha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • yogena -
  • yogena (indeclinable)
    yoga (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • Cannot analyse buddhyate
  • Line 2: “astabdhatvam acāpalyaṃ pratyakṣenāvagamyate
  • astabdhatvam -
  • astabdhatva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • acāpalyam -
  • acāpalya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • pratyakṣe -
  • pratyakṣe (indeclinable)
    pratyakṣa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single], [compound], [vocative single]
    pratyakṣa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single], [compound], [vocative single]
    pratyakṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [nominative single]
  • ināva -
  • ina (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    inu (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • agamya -
  • agamya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    agamya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Hitopadesha Verse 1.100

Cover of edition (2015)

The Hitopadesa of Narayana
by M. R. Kale (2015)

Edited with A Sanskrit Commentary "Marma-Prakasika" and Notes in English; 9788120806023; Published by Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.

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Cover of Gujarati edition

Hitopadesa (in Gujarati)
by Dr. Narayan M. Kansara (2007)

[હિતોપદેશ]—[ડો. નારાયણ એમ. કંસારા] Sanskrit Text With Gujarati Translation; Published by Saraswati Pustak Bhandar, Ahmedabad

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Preview of verse 1.100 in Gujarati sript:
પટુત્વં સત્યવાદિત્વં કથા-યોગેન બુદ્ધ્યતે ।
અસ્તબ્ધત્વમ્ અચાપલ્યં પ્રત્યક્ષેનાવગમ્યતે ॥ ૧૦૦ ॥

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