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 9.5.163

लीलोत्क्षिप्तकराघातविधुतासनपङ्कजम् ।
ब्रह्माणम् अपिसोत्कम्पं कुर्वञ्जय गजानन ॥ १६२ ॥

līlotkṣiptakarāghātavidhutāsanapaṅkajam |
brahmāṇam apisotkampaṃ kurvañjaya gajānana || 162 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.5.163 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 (9.5.163). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Lila, Utkshipta, Karaghata, Vidhuta, Asana, Pankaja, Brahma, Brahman, Api, Sotkampa, Kurvat, Kurva, Jaya, Gajanana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.5.163). 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: “līlotkṣiptakarāghātavidhutāsanapaṅkajam
  • līlo -
  • līla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    līla (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    līlā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • utkṣipta -
  • utkṣipta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    utkṣipta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • karāghāta -
  • karāghāta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vidhutā -
  • vidhuta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vidhuta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vidhutā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • asana -
  • asana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    asana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • paṅkajam -
  • paṅkaja (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    paṅkaja (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “brahmāṇam apisotkampaṃ kurvañjaya gajānana
  • brahmā -
  • brahma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    brahma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    brahman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    brahmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    brahm (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • āṇam -
  • aṇ (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • sotkampam -
  • sotkampa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sotkampa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sotkampā (noun, feminine)
  • kurvañ -
  • kurva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kurva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kurvat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
    kṛ -> kurvat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √kṛ class 8 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
  • jaya -
  • jaya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    jaya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ji (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • gajānana -
  • gajānana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.5.163

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 9.5.163 in Bengali sript:
লীলোত্ক্ষিপ্তকরাঘাতবিধুতাসনপঙ্কজম্ ।
ব্রহ্মাণম্ অপিসোত্কম্পং কুর্বঞ্জয গজানন ॥ ১৬২ ॥

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