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 3.3.145

तां विलोक्य तदैवाक्ष्णां सहस्रं भविता च ते ।
इतीन्द्रमपि तत्कालं शपति स्म स गौतमः ॥ १४५ ॥

tāṃ vilokya tadaivākṣṇāṃ sahasraṃ bhavitā ca te |
itīndramapi tatkālaṃ śapati sma sa gautamaḥ || 145 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 3.3.145 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 (3.3.145). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vilokya, Tada, Akshan, Sahasram, Sahasra, Bhavitri, Bhavita, Tad, Yushmad, Iti, Indra, Api, Tatkala, Shapat, Sma, Gautama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 3.3.145). 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: “tāṃ vilokya tadaivākṣṇāṃ sahasraṃ bhavitā ca te
  • tām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • vilokya -
  • vilokya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vilokya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tadai -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aivā -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • akṣṇām -
  • akṣan (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • sahasram -
  • sahasram (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sahasra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sahasra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • bhavitā -
  • bhavitṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    bhavitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    bhū (verb class 1)
    [periphrastic-future active third single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “itīndramapi tatkālaṃ śapati sma sa gautamaḥ
  • itī -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • indram -
  • indra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    indrā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • tatkālam -
  • tatkāla (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    tatkāla (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tatkālā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • śapati -
  • śap -> śapat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √śap class 1 verb]
    śap -> śapat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √śap class 1 verb]
    śap (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
  • sma -
  • sma (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sman (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • gautamaḥ -
  • gautama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 3.3.145

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 3.3.145 in Bengali sript:
তাং বিলোক্য তদৈবাক্ষ্ণাং সহস্রং ভবিতা চ তে ।
ইতীন্দ্রমপি তত্কালং শপতি স্ম স গৌতমঃ ॥ ১৪৫ ॥

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