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 9.5.164

सुरासुरमुनीन्द्राणाम् अपिसन्ति न सिद्धयः ।
अतुष्टे त्वयि लोकैकशरण्ये शंकरप्रिय ॥ १६३ ॥

surāsuramunīndrāṇām apisanti na siddhayaḥ |
atuṣṭe tvayi lokaikaśaraṇye śaṃkarapriya || 163 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.5.164 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 (9.5.164). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Surasura, Indra, Api, Sat, Santi, Siddhi, Atushti, Yushmad, Kasha, Ranya, Shankarapriya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 9.5.164). 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: “surāsuramunīndrāṇām apisanti na siddhayaḥ
  • surāsuram -
  • surāsura (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    surāsurā (noun, feminine)
  • unī -
  • ū (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • indrāṇām -
  • indra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    indrā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
  • santi -
  • santi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    santi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    santi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    sat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    as (verb class 2)
    [present active third plural]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • siddhayaḥ -
  • siddhi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • Line 2: “atuṣṭe tvayi lokaikaśaraṇye śaṃkarapriya
  • atuṣṭe -
  • atuṣṭi (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • tvayi -
  • yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [locative single]
  • lokai -
  • lok (verb class 1)
    [imperative middle first single]
  • kaśa -
  • kaśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kaś (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • raṇye -
  • raṇya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    raṇya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    raṇyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    raṇ -> raṇya (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √raṇ class 10 verb], [locative single from √raṇ]
    raṇ -> raṇya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √raṇ class 10 verb], [vocative dual from √raṇ class 10 verb], [accusative dual from √raṇ class 10 verb], [locative single from √raṇ class 10 verb], [nominative dual from √raṇ], [vocative dual from √raṇ], [accusative dual from √raṇ], [locative single from √raṇ]
    raṇ -> raṇyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √raṇ class 10 verb], [vocative single from √raṇ class 10 verb], [vocative dual from √raṇ class 10 verb], [accusative dual from √raṇ class 10 verb], [nominative dual from √raṇ], [vocative single from √raṇ], [vocative dual from √raṇ], [accusative dual from √raṇ]
    raṇ (verb class 1)
    [present passive first single]
    raṇ (verb class 10)
    [present passive first single]
    raṇ (verb class 4)
    [present passive first single]
    raṇ (verb class 0)
    [present passive first single]
  • śaṅkarapriya -
  • śaṅkarapriya (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 9.5.164

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 9.5.164 in Bengali sript:
সুরাসুরমুনীন্দ্রাণাম্ অপিসন্তি ন সিদ্ধযঃ ।
অতুষ্টে ত্বযি লোকৈকশরণ্যে শংকরপ্রিয ॥ ১৬৩ ॥

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