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 1.1.63

अथ जातु याति काले गौरी पप्रच्छ शंकरं सदया ।
देव मया तौ शप्तौ प्रमथवरौ कुत्र भुवि जातौ ॥ ६३ ॥

atha jātu yāti kāle gaurī papraccha śaṃkaraṃ sadayā |
deva mayā tau śaptau pramathavarau kutra bhuvi jātau || 63 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 1.1.63 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 (1.1.63). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Atha, Jatu, Yat, Yati, Kale, Kala, Gauri, Shankara, Sada, Sadaya, Deva, Maya, Asmad, Shapta, Pramatha, Vara, Kutra, Bhu, Jata, Jati,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 1.1.63). 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: “atha jātu yāti kāle gaurī papraccha śaṃkaraṃ sadayā
  • atha -
  • atha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • jātu -
  • jātu (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    jātu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    jātu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    jātu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    jātū (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    jātū (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    jātū (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • yāti -
  • yāti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    yāti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    yāti (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    yāt (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    yāt (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [present active third single]
  • kāle -
  • kāle (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kāla (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kāla (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kālā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • gaurī -
  • gaurī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • papraccha -
  • praś (verb class 6)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
  • śaṅkaram -
  • śaṅkara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śaṅkara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śaṅkarā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • sadayā -
  • sadā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    sadayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “deva mayā tau śaptau pramathavarau kutra bhuvi jātau
  • deva -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    deva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    devan (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    div (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • mayā -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    mayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [instrumental single]
  • tau -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • śaptau -
  • śapta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    śap -> śapta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative dual from √śap class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √śap class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √śap class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √śap class 4 verb], [vocative dual from √śap class 4 verb], [accusative dual from √śap class 4 verb]
  • pramatha -
  • pramatha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • varau -
  • vara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • kutra -
  • kutra (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kutra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • bhuvi -
  • bhū (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bhū (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • jātau -
  • jāta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    jāti (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    jan -> jāta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative dual from √jan class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √jan class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √jan class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √jan class 2 verb], [vocative dual from √jan class 2 verb], [accusative dual from √jan class 2 verb], [nominative dual from √jan class 3 verb], [vocative dual from √jan class 3 verb], [accusative dual from √jan class 3 verb], [nominative dual from √jan class 4 verb], [vocative dual from √jan class 4 verb], [accusative dual from √jan class 4 verb]
    jātu (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    jātu (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 1.1.63

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 1.1.63 in Bengali sript:
অথ জাতু যাতি কালে গৌরী পপ্রচ্ছ শংকরং সদযা ।
দেব মযা তৌ শপ্তৌ প্রমথবরৌ কুত্র ভুবি জাতৌ ॥ ৬৩ ॥

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