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 3.1.136

तयोर्विनाशकामश्च दत्त्वाज्ञां विश्वकर्मणा ।
ब्रह्मा निर्मापयामास दिव्यनारीं तिलोत्तमाम् ॥ १३६ ॥

tayorvināśakāmaśca dattvājñāṃ viśvakarmaṇā |
brahmā nirmāpayāmāsa divyanārīṃ tilottamām || 136 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 3.1.136 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 (3.1.136). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tad, Vinashaka, Dattva, Ajna, Vishvakarmana, Vishvakarman, Brahma, Nirma, Divyanari, Tilottama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 3.1.136). 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: “tayorvināśakāmaśca dattvājñāṃ viśvakarmaṇā
  • tayor -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    (noun, feminine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    (noun, feminine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
  • vināśakām -
  • vināśakā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dattvā -
  • dattvā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    -> dattvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √]
    -> dattvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √]
    dad -> dattvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dad]
  • ajñām -
  • ajñā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    jñā (verb class 3)
    [aorist active first single]
    jñā (verb class 9)
    [aorist active first single]
  • viśvakarmaṇā -
  • viśvakarmaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    viśvakarman (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    viśvakarman (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • Line 2: “brahmā nirmāpayāmāsa divyanārīṃ tilottamām
  • brahmā* -
  • brahma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    brahmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • nirmā -
  • nirmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • apayāmā -
  • pay (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first plural]
    pi (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first plural]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first plural]
  • asa -
  • asan (noun, neuter)
    [compound]
  • divyanārīm -
  • divyanārī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • tilottamām -
  • tilottamā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 3.1.136

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 3.1.136 in Bengali sript:
তযোর্বিনাশকামশ্চ দত্ত্বাজ্ঞাং বিশ্বকর্মণা ।
ব্রহ্মা নির্মাপযামাস দিব্যনারীং তিলোত্তমাম্ ॥ ১৩৬ ॥

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