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 9.1.142

तत्र दृष्ट्वा स तद्रूपं पृथ्वीरूपस्य भूपतेः ।
राजा रूपधरो दध्ने विस्मयाघूर्णितं शिरः ॥ १४२ ॥

tatra dṛṣṭvā sa tadrūpaṃ pṛthvīrūpasya bhūpateḥ |
rājā rūpadharo dadhne vismayāghūrṇitaṃ śiraḥ || 142 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.1.142 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 (9.1.142). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatra, Tadrupa, Prithvirupa, Bhupati, Raja, Rupadhara, Dadhna, Vismaya, Aghurnita, Shira, Shiras,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.1.142). 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: “tatra dṛṣṭvā sa tadrūpaṃ pṛthvīrūpasya bhūpateḥ
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
  • dṛṣṭvā -
  • dṛś -> dṛṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dṛś]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tadrūpam -
  • tadrūpa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    tadrūpa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tadrūpā (noun, feminine)
  • pṛthvīrūpasya -
  • pṛthvīrūpa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • bhūpateḥ -
  • bhūpati (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “rājā rūpadharo dadhne vismayāghūrṇitaṃ śiraḥ
  • rājā* -
  • rāja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    rājā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • rūpadharo* -
  • rūpadhara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dadhne -
  • dadhna (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • vismayā -
  • vismaya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vismaya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vismayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • āghūrṇitam -
  • āghūrṇita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    āghūrṇita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    āghūrṇitā (noun, feminine)
  • śiraḥ -
  • śiras (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    śira (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.1.142

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 9.1.142 in Bengali sript:
তত্র দৃষ্ট্বা স তদ্রূপং পৃথ্বীরূপস্য ভূপতেঃ ।
রাজা রূপধরো দধ্নে বিস্মযাঘূর্ণিতং শিরঃ ॥ ১৪২ ॥

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