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 8.5.10

कालचक्रं प्रमथनं सिंहनादं सकम्बलम् ।
विकटाक्षं प्रवहणं तं कुञ्जरकुमारकम् ॥ १० ॥

kālacakraṃ pramathanaṃ siṃhanādaṃ sakambalam |
vikaṭākṣaṃ pravahaṇaṃ taṃ kuñjarakumārakam || 10 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 8.5.10 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 (8.5.10). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kalacakra, Pramathana, Simhanada, Saka, Bala, Vikataksha, Pravahana, Kunjarakumaraka,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 8.5.10). 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: “kālacakraṃ pramathanaṃ siṃhanādaṃ sakambalam”
  • kālacakram -
  • kālacakra (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    kālacakram (adverb)
    kālacakram (accusative single)
    kālacakra (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    kālacakram (adverb)
    kālacakram (nominative single)
    kālacakram (accusative single)
  • pramathanam -
  • pramathana (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    pramathanam (adverb)
    pramathanam (accusative single)
    pramathana (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    pramathanam (adverb)
    pramathanam (nominative single)
    pramathanam (accusative single)
  • siṃhanādam -
  • siṃhanāda (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    siṃhanādam (adverb)
    siṃhanādam (accusative single)
  • sakam -
  • saka (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    sakam (adverb)
    sakam (accusative single)
    saka (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    sakam (adverb)
    sakam (nominative single)
    sakam (accusative single)
    sakā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    sakam (adverb)
  • balam -
  • bala (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    balam (adverb)
    balam (accusative single)
    bala (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    balam (adverb)
    balam (nominative single)
    balam (accusative single)
    balā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    balam (adverb)
  • Line2: “vikaṭākṣaṃ pravahaṇaṃ taṃ kuñjarakumārakam”
  • vikaṭākṣam -
  • vikaṭākṣa (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    vikaṭākṣam (adverb)
    vikaṭākṣam (accusative single)
    vikaṭākṣa (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    vikaṭākṣam (adverb)
    vikaṭākṣam (nominative single)
    vikaṭākṣam (accusative single)
  • pravahaṇam -
  • pravahaṇa (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    pravahaṇam (adverb)
    pravahaṇam (nominative single)
    pravahaṇam (accusative single)
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    tam (adverb)
    tam (accusative single)
    ta (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    tam (adverb)
    tam (nominative single)
    tam (accusative single)
    (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    tam (adverb)
    tan (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    tam (adverb)
    sa (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    tam (accusative single)
  • kuñjarakumārakam -
  • kuñjarakumāraka (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    kuñjarakumārakam (adverb)
    kuñjarakumārakam (accusative single)
    kuñjarakumāraka (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    kuñjarakumārakam (adverb)
    kuñjarakumārakam (nominative single)
    kuñjarakumārakam (accusative single)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 8.5.10

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 8.5.10 in Bengali sript:
কালচক্রং প্রমথনং সিংহনাদং সকম্বলম্ ।
বিকটাক্ষং প্রবহণং তং কুঞ্জরকুমারকম্ ॥ ১০ ॥

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