Kathasaritsagara [sanskrit]

by C. H. Tawney | 2014 | 226,424 words | ISBN-13: 9789350501351

The Sanskrit edition of the Kathasaritsagara referencing the English translation and grammatical analysis. Written by Somadeva and dating from the 12th century, the Kathasaritsagara (or Katha-sarit-sagara) represents an epic legend narrating the adventures of Naravahanadatta as he strives to become the destined emperor of the Vidyadharas. Alternative titles: (Kathāsaritsāgara, कथासरित्सागर, Kathā-sarit-sāgara)

Verse 1.1.15

उत्तरं तस्य शिखरं कैलासाख्यो महागिरिः ।
योजनानां सहस्राणि बहून्याक्रम्य तिष्ठति ॥ १५ ॥

uttaraṃ tasya śikharaṃ kailāsākhyo mahāgiriḥ |
yojanānāṃ sahasrāṇi bahūnyākramya tiṣṭhati || 15 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 1.1.15 is contained in the book The Ocean of Story by C.H. Tawney. This book is available online or you could buy the latest edition:

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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 (1.1.15). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Uttaram, Uttara, Tad, Shikhara, Kailasa, Mahagiri, Yojana, Sahasra, Bahu, Akramya, Tishthat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 1.1.15). 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: “uttaraṃ tasya śikharaṃ kailāsākhyo mahāgiriḥ
  • uttaram -
  • uttaram (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    uttara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    uttara (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tasya -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • śikharam -
  • śikhara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śikhara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śikharā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • kailāsā -
  • kailāsa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kailāsā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • akhyo* -
  • khyā (verb class 2)
    [aorist active second single]
  • mahāgiriḥ -
  • mahāgiri (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “yojanānāṃ sahasrāṇi bahūnyākramya tiṣṭhati
  • yojanānām -
  • yojana (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    yojanā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • sahasrāṇi -
  • sahasra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bahūnyā -
  • bahu (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ākramya -
  • ākramya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ākramya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tiṣṭhati -
  • sthā -> tiṣṭhat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
    sthā -> tiṣṭhat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
    sthā (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 1.1.15

Cover of edition (2005)

Kathasaritsagar
by Kedarnath Sharma Saraswat (2005)

The Only Edition with the Sanskrit Text and its Hindi Translation (An Old and Rare Book) Set of 3 Vol.

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Cover of edition (2013)

Kathasaritsagara of Somadeva Bhatta (Sanskrit Text Only)
by Vasudeva Laksmana Sastri (2013)

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Cover of edition (1995)

Katha Sarit Sagar in Marathi
by H. A Bhave (1995)

Set of 5 Volumes; Published by Varada Books, Pune. 2256 pages (Throughout B/W Illustrations).

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Cover of edition (2014)

Katha Sarit Sagara (Tamil)
by S. V. Ganapati (எஸ். வி. கணபதி) (2014)

[கதா சரித் சாகரம்] Published by Alliance Publications.

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Cover of Bengali edition

Galpa Shono
by Abhijit Chattopadhyay (2014)

[গল্প শোনো] Galpa Shono: Bengali Translation of 'Suno Kahani From Katha Sarit Sagar'; 9788126015436; Published by Sahitya Akademi, Delhi.

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Preview of verse 1.1.15 in Bengali sript:
উত্তরং তস্য শিখরং কৈলাসাখ্যো মহাগিরিঃ ।
যোজনানাং সহস্রাণি বহূন্যাক্রম্য তিষ্ঠতি ॥ ১৫ ॥

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