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 2.2.37

निपेतुः स्तनयोस् तस्याः संतप्ता बाष्पबिन्दवः ।
श्रीदत्तस्य च तत्कालं कारुण्यं हृदये गतम् ॥ ३७ ॥

nipetuḥ stanayos tasyāḥ saṃtaptā bāṣpabindavaḥ |
śrīdattasya ca tatkālaṃ kāruṇyaṃ hṛdaye gatam || 37 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 2.2.37 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 (2.2.37). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Nipa, Stana, Santapta, Bashpabindu, Shridatta, Tatkala, Karunya, Hridaya, Gata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 2.2.37). 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: “nipetuḥ stanayos tasyāḥ saṃtaptā bāṣpabindavaḥ
  • nipe -
  • nipa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    nipa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    nipā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • tuḥ -
  • tur (noun, masculine)
    tur (noun, neuter)
  • stanayos -
  • stana (noun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
  • tasyāḥ -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • santaptā* -
  • santapta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    santaptā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bāṣpabindavaḥ -
  • bāṣpabindu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • Line 2: “śrīdattasya ca tatkālaṃ kāruṇyaṃ hṛdaye gatam
  • śrīdattasya -
  • śrīdatta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tatkālam -
  • tatkāla (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    tatkāla (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tatkālā (noun, feminine)
  • kāruṇyam -
  • kāruṇya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kāruṇya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kāruṇyā (noun, feminine)
  • hṛdaye -
  • hṛdaya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    hṛdaya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    hṛdayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • gatam -
  • gat (noun, neuter)
    gata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    gata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    gatā (noun, feminine)

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 2.2.37

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 2.2.37 in Bengali sript:
নিপেতুঃ স্তনযোস্ তস্যাঃ সংতপ্তা বাষ্পবিন্দবঃ ।
শ্রীদত্তস্য চ তত্কালং কারুণ্যং হৃদযে গতম্ ॥ ৩৭ ॥

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