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 7.1.52

सत्यम् एवं सुसत्त्वानां साहाय्यं भजते विधिः ।
किं नापरो निधिर्लब्धः सत्त्वशीलेन संकटे ॥ ५२ ॥

satyam evaṃ susattvānāṃ sāhāyyaṃ bhajate vidhiḥ |
kiṃ nāparo nidhirlabdhaḥ sattvaśīlena saṃkaṭe || 52 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 7.1.52 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 (7.1.52). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Satyam, Satya, Evam, Eva, Susattva, Sahayya, Vidhi, Kim, Nabh, Ara, Nidhi, Labdhri, Labdha, Sattvashila, Sankata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 7.1.52). 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: “satyam evaṃ susattvānāṃ sāhāyyaṃ bhajate vidhiḥ
  • satyam -
  • satyam (indeclinable)
    satya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    satya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    satyā (noun, feminine)
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    evam (indeclinable)
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
  • susattvānām -
  • susattva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    susattva (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    susattvā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • sāhāyyam -
  • sāhāyya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • bhajate -
  • bhaj (verb class 1)
    [present middle third single]
  • vidhiḥ -
  • vidhi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    vidhi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “kiṃ nāparo nidhirlabdhaḥ sattvaśīlena saṃkaṭe
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • nāp -
  • nābh (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • aro* -
  • ara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • nidhir -
  • nidhi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • labdhaḥ -
  • labdhṛ (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    labdhṛ (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    labdha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    labh -> labdha (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √labh class 1 verb]
  • sattvaśīlena -
  • sattvaśīla (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    sattvaśīla (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • saṅkaṭe -
  • saṅkaṭa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    saṅkaṭa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    saṅkaṭā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 7.1.52

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 7.1.52 in Bengali sript:
সত্যম্ এবং সুসত্ত্বানাং সাহায্যং ভজতে বিধিঃ ।
কিং নাপরো নিধির্লব্ধঃ সত্ত্বশীলেন সংকটে ॥ ৫২ ॥

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