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 1.7.53

ततः पर्णाशनः पूर्वं धूमपश् चाप्य् अनन्तरम् ।
तस्थौ चिराय तपसे तोषयिष्यन्न् उमापतिम् ॥ ५३ ॥

tataḥ parṇāśanaḥ pūrvaṃ dhūmapaś cāpy anantaram |
tasthau cirāya tapase toṣayiṣyann umāpatim || 53 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 1.7.53 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 (1.7.53). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatah, Tad, Tata, Parnashana, Purvam, Purva, Anantaram, Anantara, Tastha, Cira, Tapasa, Tapas, Toshayishyat, Umapati,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 1.7.53). 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: “tataḥ parṇāśanaḥ pūrvaṃ dhūmapaś cāpy anantaram
  • tataḥ -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • parṇāśanaḥ -
  • parṇāśana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • pūrvam -
  • pūrvam (indeclinable)
    pūrva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pūrva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • dhūmapaś -
  • Cannot analyse cāpy*an
  • anantaram -
  • anantaram (indeclinable)
    anantara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    anantara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    anantarā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “tasthau cirāya tapase toṣayiṣyann umāpatim
  • tasthau -
  • tastha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sthā (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • cirāya -
  • cira (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    cira (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • tapase -
  • tapasa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    tapas (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    tap (verb class 1)
    [present middle second single]
  • toṣayiṣyann -
  • tuṣ -> toṣayiṣyat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tuṣ], [vocative single from √tuṣ]
  • umāpatim -
  • umāpati (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 1.7.53

Cover of edition (2005)

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 1.7.53 in Bengali sript:
ততঃ পর্ণাশনঃ পূর্বং ধূমপশ্ চাপ্য্ অনন্তরম্ ।
তস্থৌ চিরায তপসে তোষযিষ্যন্ন্ উমাপতিম্ ॥ ৫৩ ॥

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