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 3.6.87

तत्र संरक्ष्यमाणः सन् स गर्भः शांभवैर् गणैः ।
निःसृत्याब्दसहस्रेण कुमारो ऽभूत् षडाननः ॥ ८७ ॥

tatra saṃrakṣyamāṇaḥ san sa garbhaḥ śāṃbhavair gaṇaiḥ |
niḥsṛtyābdasahasreṇa kumāro 'bhūt ṣaḍānanaḥ || 87 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 3.6.87 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 (3.6.87). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatra, Samrakshya, Sat, Garbha, Shambhava, Gana, Nihsriti, Nihsritya, Abdasahasra, Kumara, Shadanana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 3.6.87). 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: “tatra saṃrakṣyamāṇaḥ san sa garbhaḥ śāṃbhavair gaṇaiḥ
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
  • saṃrakṣyam -
  • saṃrakṣya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    saṃrakṣya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    saṃrakṣyā (noun, feminine)
  • āṇaḥ -
  • aṇ (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active second single]
  • san -
  • sat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • garbhaḥ -
  • garbha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śāmbhavair -
  • śāmbhava (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    śāmbhava (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • gaṇaiḥ -
  • gaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • Line 2: “niḥsṛtyābdasahasreṇa kumāro 'bhūt ṣaḍānanaḥ
  • niḥsṛtyā -
  • niḥsṛtya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    niḥsṛtya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    niḥsṛti (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • abdasahasreṇa -
  • abdasahasra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • kumāro' -
  • kumāra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • abhūt -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [aorist active third single]
  • ṣaḍānanaḥ -
  • ṣaḍānana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 3.6.87

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 3.6.87 in Bengali sript:
তত্র সংরক্ষ্যমাণঃ সন্ স গর্ভঃ শাংভবৈর্ গণৈঃ ।
নিঃসৃত্যাব্দসহস্রেণ কুমারো ঽভূত্ ষডাননঃ ॥ ৮৭ ॥

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