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 7.9.154

सखि जातिस्मराया मे प्राग्वृत्तं शृणु कारणम् ।
अस्ति तीरे महाम्भोधेर्महांश्चन्दनपादपः ॥ १५४ ॥

sakhi jātismarāyā me prāgvṛttaṃ śṛṇu kāraṇam |
asti tīre mahāmbhodhermahāṃścandanapādapaḥ || 154 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 7.9.154 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 (7.9.154). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Sakhi, Jatismara, Asmad, Pragvritta, Karana, Asti, Tira, Mah, Maha, Bha, Bhu, Udhan, Udha, Irma, Hat, Candana, Padapa,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 7.9.154). 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: “sakhi jātismarāyā me prāgvṛttaṃ śṛṇu kāraṇam
  • sakhi -
  • sakhi (noun, masculine)
    sakhī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • jātismarāyā* -
  • jātismarā (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • me -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • prāgvṛttam -
  • prāgvṛtta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • śṛṇu -
  • śru (verb class 5)
    [imperative active second single]
  • kāraṇam -
  • kāraṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kāraṇā (noun, feminine)
  • Line2: “asti tīre mahāmbhodhermahāṃścandanapādapaḥ
  • asti -
  • asti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    astī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    astī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    astī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [present active third single]
  • tīre -
  • tīra (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    tīra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • mahām -
  • mah (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    mahā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • bho -
  • bha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    bhā (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    bhu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    bhu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • udhe -
  • udhan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    udhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • īrma -
  • īrma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    īrma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    īrman (noun, masculine)
  • hāṃś -
  • ha (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    -> hāt (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √ class 1 verb]
  • candana -
  • candana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    candana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pādapaḥ -
  • pādapa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 7.9.154

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 7.9.154 in Bengali sript:
সখি জাতিস্মরাযা মে প্রাগ্বৃত্তং শৃণু কারণম্ ।
অস্তি তীরে মহাম্ভোধের্মহাংশ্চন্দনপাদপঃ ॥ ১৫৪ ॥

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