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 9.2.69

हिमाद्रावस्ति मदनपुरं नामोत्तमं पुरम् ।
प्रलम्बभुज इत्यस्ति तत्र विद्याधरेश्वरः ॥ ६८ ॥

himādrāvasti madanapuraṃ nāmottamaṃ puram |
pralambabhuja ityasti tatra vidyādhareśvaraḥ || 68 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.2.69 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 (9.2.69). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Himadri, Asti, Madanapura, Naman, Uttama, Pur, Pura, Pralambabhuja, Iti, Itya, Vidyadhara, Ishvara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.2.69). 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: “himādrāvasti madanapuraṃ nāmottamaṃ puram”
  • himādrāva -
  • himādri (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    himādrau (locative single)
  • asti -
  • asti (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    astī (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    asti (adverb)
    asti (vocative single)
    astī (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    asti (compound)
    asti (adverb)
    asti (vocative single)
    astī (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    asti (compound)
    asti (adverb)
    asti (nominative single)
    asti (vocative single)
    asti (accusative single)
    as (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    asti (present active third single)
  • madanapuram -
  • madanapura (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    madanapuram (adverb)
    madanapuram (nominative single)
    madanapuram (accusative single)
  • nāmo -
  • nāman (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    nāma (compound)
    nāma (adverb)
    nāma (nominative single)
    nāma (vocative single)
    nāma (accusative single)
  • uttamam -
  • uttamam (indeclinable); (2 der.)
    (indeclinable)
    (indeclinable)
    uttama (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    uttamam (adverb)
    uttamam (accusative single)
    uttama (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    uttamam (adverb)
    uttamam (nominative single)
    uttamam (accusative single)
    uttamā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    uttamam (adverb)
  • puram -
  • pura (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    puram (adverb)
    puram (accusative single)
    pura (noun, neuter); (3 der.)
    puram (adverb)
    puram (nominative single)
    puram (accusative single)
    purā (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    puram (adverb)
    pur (noun, feminine); (1 der.)
    puram (accusative single)
  • Line2: “pralambabhuja ityasti tatra vidyādhareśvaraḥ”
  • pralambabhuja* -
  • pralambabhuja (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    pralambabhujaḥ (nominative single)
  • itya -
  • iti (indeclinable particle); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable particle)
    iti (noun, feminine); (5 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    itī (nominative dual)
    itī (vocative dual)
    itī (accusative dual)
    itya (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    itya (vocative single)
    itya (noun, neuter); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    itya (vocative single)
    i -> itya (absolutive); (1 der.)
    (absolutive), from √i
    i -> itya (participle, masculine); (1 der.)
    itya (vocative single), from √i (class 2 verb)
    i -> itya (participle, neuter); (1 der.)
    itya (vocative single), from √i (class 2 verb)
  • asti -
  • asti (noun, feminine); (2 der.)
    (compound)
    (adverb)
    astī (noun, masculine); (2 der.)
    asti (adverb)
    asti (vocative single)
    astī (noun, feminine); (3 der.)
    asti (compound)
    asti (adverb)
    asti (vocative single)
    astī (noun, neuter); (5 der.)
    asti (compound)
    asti (adverb)
    asti (nominative single)
    asti (vocative single)
    asti (accusative single)
    as (verb class 2); (1 der.)
    asti (present active third single)
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable adverb)
    tatra (indeclinable correlative); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable correlative)
    tatra (indeclinable); (1 der.)
    (indeclinable)
  • vidyādhare -
  • vidyādhara (noun, masculine); (3 der.)
    (compound)
    vidyādhara (vocative single)
    vidyādhare (locative single)
    vidyādhara (noun, neuter); (6 der.)
    (compound)
    vidyādhare (nominative dual)
    vidyādhara (vocative single)
    vidyādhare (vocative dual)
    vidyādhare (accusative dual)
    vidyādhare (locative single)
    vidyādharā (noun, feminine); (5 der.)
    vidyādharā (nominative single)
    vidyādhare (nominative dual)
    vidyādhare (vocative single)
    vidyādhare (vocative dual)
    vidyādhare (accusative dual)
  • iśvaraḥ -
  • iśvara (noun, masculine); (1 der.)
    iśvaraḥ (nominative single)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.2.69

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 9.2.69 in Bengali sript:
হিমাদ্রাবস্তি মদনপুরং নামোত্তমং পুরম্ ।
প্রলম্বভুজ ইত্যস্তি তত্র বিদ্যাধরেশ্বরঃ ॥ ৬৮ ॥

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