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 2.4.141

ततः स गरुडो गत्वा भक्ष्यावादाय तावुभौ ।
महतः कल्पवृक्षस्य शाखायां समुपाविशत् ॥ १४१ ॥

tataḥ sa garuḍo gatvā bhakṣyāvādāya tāvubhau |
mahataḥ kalpavṛkṣasya śākhāyāṃ samupāviśat || 141 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 2.4.141 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 (2.4.141). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatah, Tad, Tata, Garuda, Bhakshya, Ada, Adaya, Ubha, Mahat, Mahata, Kalpavriksha, Shakha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 2.4.141). 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 sa garuḍo gatvā bhakṣyāvādāya tāvubhau
  • tataḥ -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    [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]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • garuḍo* -
  • garuḍa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • gatvā -
  • gam -> gatvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √gam]
    gam -> gatvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √gam]
    gam -> gatvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √gam]
  • bhakṣyāvā -
  • bhakṣya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    bhakṣ -> bhakṣya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative dual from √bhakṣ], [vocative dual from √bhakṣ], [accusative dual from √bhakṣ]
  • ādāya -
  • ādāya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ādāya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āda (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    āda (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • tāvu -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ubhau -
  • ubha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “mahataḥ kalpavṛkṣasya śākhāyāṃ samupāviśat
  • mahataḥ -
  • mahat (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    mahat (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    mahata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    mah (verb class 1)
    [present active third dual]
  • kalpavṛkṣasya -
  • kalpavṛkṣa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • śākhāyām -
  • śākhā (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • samupā -
  • samupa (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • aviśat -
  • viś (verb class 6)
    [imperfect active third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 2.4.141

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 2.4.141 in Bengali sript:
ততঃ স গরুডো গত্বা ভক্ষ্যাবাদায তাবুভৌ ।
মহতঃ কল্পবৃক্ষস্য শাখাযাং সমুপাবিশত্ ॥ ১৪১ ॥

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