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 6.8.225

पापं विधातुम् अप्य् ऐच्छन्सद्यो विद्याधरा हि ते ।
उच्छृङ्खलो नियन्तारं क इच्छेद्बलिनं प्रभुम् ॥ २२५ ॥

pāpaṃ vidhātum apy aicchansadyo vidyādharā hi te |
ucchṛṅkhalo niyantāraṃ ka icchedbalinaṃ prabhum || 225 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 6.8.225 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 (6.8.225). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Papam, Papa, Vidha, Sadyah, Sadya, Vidyadhara, Tad, Yushmad, Ucchrinkhala, Niyantri, Kah, Balin, Prabhu,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 6.8.225). 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: “pāpaṃ vidhātum apy aicchansadyo vidyādharā hi te
  • pāpam -
  • pāpam (indeclinable)
    pāpa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pāpa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    pāpā (noun, feminine)
  • vidhāt -
  • vidha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    vidha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • um -
  • u (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • Cannot analyse apy*ai
  • aicchan -
  • iṣ (verb class 6)
    [imperfect active third plural]
  • sadyo* -
  • sadyaḥ (indeclinable)
    sadya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vidyādharā* -
  • vidyādhara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vidyādharā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “ucchṛṅkhalo niyantāraṃ ka icchedbalinaṃ prabhum
  • ucchṛṅkhalo* -
  • ucchṛṅkhala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • niyantāram -
  • niyantṛ (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • ka* -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • icched -
  • iṣ (verb class 6)
    [optative active third single]
  • balinam -
  • balin (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • prabhum -
  • prabhu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    prabhu (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 6.8.225

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 6.8.225 in Bengali sript:
পাপং বিধাতুম্ অপ্য্ ঐচ্ছন্সদ্যো বিদ্যাধরা হি তে ।
উচ্ছৃঙ্খলো নিযন্তারং ক ইচ্ছেদ্বলিনং প্রভুম্ ॥ ২২৫ ॥

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