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 4.1.142

तस्याम् आत्तव्रतायां तु स राजापि समन्त्रिकः ।
सराष्ट्रश् चापि विदधे शंकराराधनव्रतम् ॥ १४१ ॥

tasyām āttavratāyāṃ tu sa rājāpi samantrikaḥ |
sarāṣṭraś cāpi vidadhe śaṃkarārādhanavratam || 141 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 4.1.142 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 (4.1.142). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Atta, Vrata, Raja, Rajan, Raj, Api, Samantrika, Sarashtra, Capin, Vida, Dha, Dhi, Shankara, Aradhana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 4.1.142). 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: “tasyām āttavratāyāṃ tu sa rājāpi samantrikaḥ
  • tasyām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • ātta -
  • ātta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ātta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ad (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active second plural]
  • vratāyā -
  • vrata (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    vrata (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • am -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    e (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • rājā -
  • rāja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rājan (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    rājā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    rāj (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    rāj (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    rāj (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • samantrikaḥ -
  • samantrika (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “sarāṣṭraś cāpi vidadhe śaṃkarārādhanavratam
  • sarāṣṭraś -
  • sarāṣṭra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • cāpi -
  • cāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    cāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • vida -
  • vida (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vida (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vid (verb class 2)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • dhe -
  • dha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    dha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    dhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    dhā (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    dhi (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • śaṅkarā -
  • śaṅkara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śaṅkara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śaṅkarā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ārādhana -
  • ārādhana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ārādhana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vratam -
  • vrata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vrata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 4.1.142

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 4.1.142 in Bengali sript:
তস্যাম্ আত্তব্রতাযাং তু স রাজাপি সমন্ত্রিকঃ ।
সরাষ্ট্রশ্ চাপি বিদধে শংকরারাধনব্রতম্ ॥ ১৪১ ॥

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