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 6.1.121

इत्थं फलति शुद्धेन सिक्तं संकल्पवारिणा ।
पुण्यबीजम् अपि स्वल्पं पुंसां कृषिकृताम् इव ॥ १२१ ॥

itthaṃ phalati śuddhena siktaṃ saṃkalpavāriṇā |
puṇyabījam api svalpaṃ puṃsāṃ kṛṣikṛtām iva || 121 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 6.1.121 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 (6.1.121). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Ittham, Ittha, Phalat, Shuddha, Sikta, Sankalpa, Vari, Punya, Bija, Api, Svalpa, Pums, Krishikrit, Iva,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 6.1.121). 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: “itthaṃ phalati śuddhena siktaṃ saṃkalpavāriṇā
  • ittham -
  • ittham (indeclinable)
    ittha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • phalati -
  • phal -> phalat (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √phal class 1 verb]
    phal -> phalat (participle, neuter)
    [locative single from √phal class 1 verb]
    phal (verb class 1)
    [present active third single]
  • śuddhena -
  • śuddha (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    śuddha (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    śudh -> śuddha (participle, masculine)
    [instrumental single from √śudh class 1 verb], [instrumental single from √śudh class 4 verb]
    śudh -> śuddha (participle, neuter)
    [instrumental single from √śudh class 1 verb], [instrumental single from √śudh class 4 verb]
  • siktam -
  • sikta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sikta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    siktā (noun, feminine)
    sic -> sikta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √sic class 6 verb]
    sic -> sikta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √sic class 6 verb], [accusative single from √sic class 6 verb]
  • saṅkalpa -
  • saṅkalpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    saṅkalpa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vāriṇā -
  • vāri (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • Line 2: “puṇyabījam api svalpaṃ puṃsāṃ kṛṣikṛtām iva
  • puṇya -
  • puṇya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    puṇya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    puṇ -> puṇya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √puṇ]
    puṇ -> puṇya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √puṇ class 10 verb]
    puṇ -> puṇya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √puṇ class 10 verb]
  • bījam -
  • bīja (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bīja (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bījā (noun, feminine)
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • svalpam -
  • svalpa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    svalpa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    svalpā (noun, feminine)
  • puṃsām -
  • puṃs (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • kṛṣikṛtām -
  • kṛṣikṛt (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 6.1.121

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 6.1.121 in Bengali sript:
ইত্থং ফলতি শুদ্ধেন সিক্তং সংকল্পবারিণা ।
পুণ্যবীজম্ অপি স্বল্পং পুংসাং কৃষিকৃতাম্ ইব ॥ ১২১ ॥

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