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 3.4.330

अकस्माच्च महाघोरं ददर्श द्वारि राक्षसम् ।
छिन्नदक्षिणबाहुत्वात्प्रसारितभुजान्तरम् ॥ ३३० ॥

akasmācca mahāghoraṃ dadarśa dvāri rākṣasam |
chinnadakṣiṇabāhutvātprasāritabhujāntaram || 330 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 3.4.330 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 (3.4.330). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Akasmat, Mahaghora, Dvari, Rakshasa, Chinna, Dakshina, Tva, Prasarita, Bhujantara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 3.4.330). 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: “akasmācca mahāghoraṃ dadarśa dvāri rākṣasam
  • akasmāc -
  • akasmāt (indeclinable)
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • mahāghoram -
  • mahāghora (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mahāghora (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    mahāghorā (noun, feminine)
  • dadarśa -
  • dṛś (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • dvāri -
  • dvārī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    dvārin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • rākṣasam -
  • rākṣasa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    rākṣasa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “chinnadakṣiṇabāhutvātprasāritabhujāntaram
  • chinna -
  • chinna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    chinna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dakṣiṇa -
  • dakṣiṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dakṣiṇa (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • bāhu -
  • bāhu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • tvāt -
  • tva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • prasārita -
  • prasārita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prasārita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhujāntaram -
  • bhujāntara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 3.4.330

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 3.4.330 in Bengali sript:
অকস্মাচ্চ মহাঘোরং দদর্শ দ্বারি রাক্ষসম্ ।
ছিন্নদক্ষিণবাহুত্বাত্প্রসারিতভুজান্তরম্ ॥ ৩৩০ ॥

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