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 1.2.15

किं चैतन्मे कपालात्म जगद्देवि करे स्थितम् ।
पूर्वोक्ताण्डकपाले द्वे रोदसी कीर्तिते यतः ॥ १५ ॥

kiṃ caitanme kapālātma jagaddevi kare sthitam |
pūrvoktāṇḍakapāle dve rodasī kīrtite yataḥ || 15 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 1.2.15 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 (1.2.15). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kim, Etad, Asmad, Kapala, Jagat, Devi, Devin, Kari, Kara, Sthita, Purvokta, Andakapala, Dva, Rodas, Rodasi, Kirtita, Yatah, Yat, Yata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 1.2.15). 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: “kiṃ caitanme kapālātma jagaddevi kare sthitam
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • etan -
  • etad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    etad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • me -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • kapālāt -
  • kapāla (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    kapāla (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ma -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jagad -
  • jagat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    jagat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • devi -
  • devī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    devin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    devin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • kare -
  • kari (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    kari (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    kara (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kara (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kṛ (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]
  • sthitam -
  • sthita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sthita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sthitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    sthā -> sthita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
    sthā -> sthita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √sthā class 1 verb], [accusative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
  • Line 2: “pūrvoktāṇḍakapāle dve rodasī kīrtite yataḥ
  • pūrvoktā -
  • pūrvokta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pūrvokta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pūrvoktā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • āṇḍakapāle -
  • āṇḍakapāla (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • dve -
  • dva (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    dva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    dvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • rodasī -
  • rodasī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    rodas (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • kīrtite -
  • kīrtita (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kīrtita (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kīrtitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kīrt -> kīrtita (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √kīrt class 10 verb]
    kīrt -> kīrtita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √kīrt class 10 verb], [vocative dual from √kīrt class 10 verb], [accusative dual from √kīrt class 10 verb], [locative single from √kīrt class 10 verb]
    kīrt -> kīrtitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √kīrt class 10 verb], [vocative single from √kīrt class 10 verb], [vocative dual from √kīrt class 10 verb], [accusative dual from √kīrt class 10 verb]
  • yataḥ -
  • yataḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    yata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    i -> yat (participle, masculine)
    [accusative plural from √i class 2 verb], [ablative single from √i class 2 verb], [genitive single from √i class 2 verb]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [ablative single from √i class 2 verb], [genitive single from √i class 2 verb]
    yam -> yata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √yam class 1 verb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 1.2.15

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 1.2.15 in Bengali sript:
কিং চৈতন্মে কপালাত্ম জগদ্দেবি করে স্থিতম্ ।
পূর্বোক্তাণ্ডকপালে দ্বে রোদসী কীর্তিতে যতঃ ॥ ১৫ ॥

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