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 4.1.17

एवं सुखोपभोगेषु वर्तमानं तम् एकदा ।
राजानम् आस्थानगतं नारदो मुनिर् अभ्यगात् ॥ १७ ॥

evaṃ sukhopabhogeṣu vartamānaṃ tam ekadā |
rājānam āsthānagataṃ nārado munir abhyagāt || 17 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 4.1.17 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 (4.1.17). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Eva, Sukha, Upabhoga, Vartamana, Rajan, Rajana, Asthana, Gata, Narada, Muni, Abhi, Aga,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 4.1.17). 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.

  • Line1: “evaṃ sukhopabhogeṣu vartamānaṃ tam ekadā”
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    evam (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    eva (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    evam (adverb)
    evam (accusative single)
    eva (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    evam (adverb)
    evam (nominative single)
    evam (accusative single)
    evā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    evam (adverb)
  • sukho -
  • sukha (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    sukha (vocative single)
    sukha (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    sukha (vocative single)
    sukhā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    sukhā (nominative single)
  • upabhogeṣu -
  • upabhoga (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    upabhogeṣu (locative plural)
  • vartamānam -
  • vartamāna (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    vartamānam (adverb)
    vartamānam (accusative single)
    vartamāna (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    vartamānam (adverb)
    vartamānam (nominative single)
    vartamānam (accusative single)
    vartamānā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    vartamānam (adverb)
    vṛt -> vartamāna (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    vartamānam (accusative single), from √vṛt (class 1 verb)
    vṛt -> vartamāna (participle, neuter); (2 der.)
    vartamānam (nominative single), from √vṛt (class 1 verb)
    vartamānam (accusative single), from √vṛt (class 1 verb)
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    tam (adverb)
    tam (accusative single)
    ta (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    tam (adverb)
    tam (nominative single)
    tam (accusative single)
    (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    tam (adverb)
    tan (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    tam (adverb)
    sa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    tam (accusative single)
  • ekadā -
  • ekadā (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • Line2: “rājānam āsthānagataṃ nārado munir abhyagāt”
  • rājānam -
  • rājāna (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    rājānam (adverb)
    rājānam (accusative single)
    rājāna (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    rājānam (adverb)
    rājānam (nominative single)
    rājānam (accusative single)
    rājan (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    rājānam (accusative single)
  • āsthāna -
  • āsthāna (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    āsthāna (vocative single)
  • gatam -
  • gat (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    gatam (adverb)
    gata (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    gatam (adverb)
    gatam (accusative single)
    gata (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    gatam (adverb)
    gatam (nominative single)
    gatam (accusative single)
    gatā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    gatam (adverb)
  • nārado* -
  • nārada (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    nāradaḥ (nominative single)
  • munir -
  • muni (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    muniḥ (nominative single)
  • abhya -
  • abhi (indeclinable preposition); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable preposition)
    abhi (noun, masculine); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    abhī (nominative dual)
    abhī (vocative dual)
    abhī (accusative dual)
    abhi (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    abhi (nominative single)
    abhi (vocative single)
    abhi (accusative single)
    abhi (noun, feminine); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    abhī (nominative dual)
    abhī (vocative dual)
    abhī (accusative dual)
    abhī (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    abhi (adverb)
    abhī (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    abhi (compound)
    abhi (adverb)
    abhi (nominative single)
    abhi (vocative single)
    abhi (accusative single)
    abhī (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    abhi (adverb)
    abhi (Preverb); (1 der.)
    (Preverb)
  • agāt -
  • aga (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    agāt (adverb)
    agāt (ablative single)
    aga (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    agāt (adverb)
    agāt (ablative single)
    (verb class 2); (2 der.)
    agāt (imperfect active third single)
    agāt (aorist active third single)
    (verb class 3); (1 der.)
    agāt (aorist active third single)
    (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    agāt (imperfect active third single)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 4.1.17

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 4.1.17 in Bengali sript:
এবং সুখোপভোগেষু বর্তমানং তম্ একদা ।
রাজানম্ আস্থানগতং নারদো মুনির্ অভ্যগাত্ ॥ ১৭ ॥

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