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 3.4.67

एको ऽप्याश्रयहीनो ऽपि लक्ष्मीं प्राप्नोति सत्त्ववान् ।
श्रुता किं नात्र युष्माभिः पुंसः सत्त्ववतः कथा ॥ ६७ ॥

eko 'pyāśrayahīno 'pi lakṣmīṃ prāpnoti sattvavān |
śrutā kiṃ nātra yuṣmābhiḥ puṃsaḥ sattvavataḥ kathā || 67 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 3.4.67 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 (3.4.67). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Eka, Api, Apya, Ashraya, Hina, Lakshmi, Pra, Sattvavat, Shrut, Shruta, Kim, Yushmad, Pums, Katha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 3.4.67). 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: “eko 'pyāśrayahīno 'pi lakṣmīṃ prāpnoti sattvavān
  • eko' -
  • eka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • apyā -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    apya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    apyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • āśraya -
  • āśraya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āśraya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • hīno' -
  • hīna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    -> hīna (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √ class 3 verb]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • lakṣmīm -
  • lakṣmī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • prā -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    pra (Preverb)
    prā (Preverb)
  • āpnoti -
  • āp (verb class 5)
    [present active third single]
  • sattvavān -
  • sattvavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “śrutā kiṃ nātra yuṣmābhiḥ puṃsaḥ sattvavataḥ kathā
  • śrutā -
  • śrut (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    śrut (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    śrut (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    śrutā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    śru -> śrutā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √śru class 5 verb]
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • nāt -
  • na (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ra -
  • ra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yuṣmābhiḥ -
  • yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [instrumental plural]
  • puṃsaḥ -
  • puṃs (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • sattvavataḥ -
  • sattvavat (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    sattvavat (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • kathā -
  • kathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 3.4.67

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 3.4.67 in Bengali sript:
একো ঽপ্যাশ্রযহীনো ঽপি লক্ষ্মীং প্রাপ্নোতি সত্ত্ববান্ ।
শ্রুতা কিং নাত্র যুষ্মাভিঃ পুংসঃ সত্ত্ববতঃ কথা ॥ ৬৭ ॥

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