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 8.2.207

पश्यास्य रूपं भूयो ऽपि कृतार्थकरणं दृशोः ।
तव पश्यतु चैषो ऽपि दृष्टिमात्रवशीकृतः ॥ २०७ ॥

paśyāsya rūpaṃ bhūyo 'pi kṛtārthakaraṇaṃ dṛśoḥ |
tava paśyatu caiṣo 'pi dṛṣṭimātravaśīkṛtaḥ || 207 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 8.2.207 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 (8.2.207). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Pashya, Idam, Rupa, Bhuyas, Kritartha, Karana, Drish, Yushmad, Drishti, Atra, Vashikrita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 8.2.207). 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: “paśyāsya rūpaṃ bhūyo 'pi kṛtārthakaraṇaṃ dṛśoḥ”
  • paśyā -
  • paśya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    paśya (vocative single)
    paśya (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    paśya (vocative single)
    paśyā (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    paśyā (nominative single)
    paśyā (nominative single)
    paś -> paśya (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    paśya (vocative single), from √paś (class 10 verb)
    paś -> paśya (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    paśya (vocative single), from √paś (class 10 verb)
    paś -> paśyā (participle, feminine); (2 der.)
    paśyā (nominative single), from √paś (class 10 verb)
    paśyā (nominative single), from √paś (class 10 verb)
  • asya -
  • as -> asya (absolutive); (1 der.)
    (absolutive), from √as
    a (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    asya (genitive single)
    idam (pronoun, masculine); (1 der.)
    asya (genitive single)
    idam (pronoun, neuter); (1 der.)
    asya (genitive single)
    as (verb class 4); (1 der.)
    asya (imperative active second single)
  • rūpam -
  • rūpa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    rūpam (adverb)
    rūpam (accusative single)
    rūpa (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    rūpam (adverb)
    rūpam (nominative single)
    rūpam (accusative single)
    rūpā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    rūpam (adverb)
  • bhūyo' -
  • bhūyaḥ (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    bhūyas (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    bhūyaḥ (adverb)
    bhūyas (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    bhūyaḥ (adverb)
    bhūyaḥ (nominative single)
    bhūyaḥ (vocative single)
    bhūyaḥ (accusative single)
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable preposition)
    ap (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    api (locative single)
  • kṛtārtha -
  • kṛtārtha (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    kṛtārtha (vocative single)
    kṛtārtha (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    kṛtārtha (vocative single)
  • karaṇam -
  • karaṇa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    karaṇam (adverb)
    karaṇam (accusative single)
    karaṇa (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    karaṇam (adverb)
    karaṇam (nominative single)
    karaṇam (accusative single)
    karaṇā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    karaṇam (adverb)
  • dṛśoḥ -
  • dṛś (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    dṛśoḥ (genitive dual)
    dṛśoḥ (locative dual)
    dṛś (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    dṛśoḥ (genitive dual)
    dṛśoḥ (locative dual)
  • Line2: “tava paśyatu caiṣo 'pi dṛṣṭimātravaśīkṛtaḥ”
  • tava -
  • yuṣmad (pronoun, none); (1 der.)
    tava (genitive single)
  • paśya -
  • paśya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    paśya (vocative single)
    paśya (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    paśya (vocative single)
    paś -> paśya (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    paśya (vocative single), from √paś (class 10 verb)
    paś -> paśya (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    paśya (vocative single), from √paś (class 10 verb)
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable conjunction)
    ca (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ca (vocative single)
    ca (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ca (vocative single)
    (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    (nominative single)
  • aiṣo' -
  • eṣ (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    aiṣaḥ (imperfect active second single)
    iṣ (verb class 1); (1 der.)
    aiṣaḥ (imperfect active second single)
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable preposition)
    ap (noun, neuter); (1 der.)
    api (locative single)
  • dṛṣṭim -
  • dṛṣṭi (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    dṛṣṭim (accusative single)
  • ātra -
  • ātra (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    ātra (vocative single)
  • vaśīkṛtaḥ -
  • vaśīkṛta (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    vaśīkṛtaḥ (nominative single)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 8.2.207

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 8.2.207 in Bengali sript:
পশ্যাস্য রূপং ভূযো ঽপি কৃতার্থকরণং দৃশোঃ ।
তব পশ্যতু চৈষো ঽপি দৃষ্টিমাত্রবশীকৃতঃ ॥ ২০৭ ॥

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