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 10.4.135

न मे प्रत्येषि चेत्तत्त्वं स्वयं द्रक्ष्यस्युपागतम् ।
शिरो धुनानं दर्पेण शृङ्गयोः शूलशातयोः ॥ १३५ ॥

na me pratyeṣi cettattvaṃ svayaṃ drakṣyasyupāgatam |
śiro dhunānaṃ darpeṇa śṛṅgayoḥ śūlaśātayoḥ || 135 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.4.135 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 (10.4.135). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Asmad, Prati, Eshin, Svayam, Upagata, Shira, Shiras, Dhunana, Darpa, Shringa, Shula, Shata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.4.135). 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: “na me pratyeṣi cettattvaṃ svayaṃ drakṣyasyupāgatam
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • me -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • pratye -
  • prati (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    prati (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    pratī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single], [dative single]
    pratī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    pratī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    prati (Preverb)
  • eṣi -
  • eṣin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    eṣin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i (verb class 2)
    [present active second single]
  • Cannot analyse cettattvam*sv
  • svayam -
  • svayam (indeclinable)
  • drakṣyasyu -
  • dṛś (verb class 1)
    [future active second single]
  • upāgatam -
  • upāgata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    upāgata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    upāgatā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “śiro dhunānaṃ darpeṇa śṛṅgayoḥ śūlaśātayoḥ
  • śiro* -
  • śiras (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    śira (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dhunānam -
  • dhunāna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dhunāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dhunānā (noun, feminine)
  • darpeṇa -
  • darpa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • śṛṅgayoḥ -
  • śṛṅga (noun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    śṛṅga (noun, neuter)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
  • śūla -
  • śūla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śūla (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śūl (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • śātayoḥ -
  • śāta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    śāta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    śātā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    śā -> śāta (participle, masculine)
    [genitive dual from √śā class 3 verb], [locative dual from √śā class 3 verb], [genitive dual from √śā class 4 verb], [locative dual from √śā class 4 verb]
    śā -> śāta (participle, neuter)
    [genitive dual from √śā class 3 verb], [locative dual from √śā class 3 verb], [genitive dual from √śā class 4 verb], [locative dual from √śā class 4 verb]
    śā -> śātā (participle, feminine)
    [genitive dual from √śā class 3 verb], [locative dual from √śā class 3 verb], [genitive dual from √śā class 4 verb], [locative dual from √śā class 4 verb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 10.4.135

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 10.4.135 in Bengali sript:
ন মে প্রত্যেষি চেত্তত্ত্বং স্বযং দ্রক্ষ্যস্যুপাগতম্ ।
শিরো ধুনানং দর্পেণ শৃঙ্গযোঃ শূলশাতযোঃ ॥ ১৩৫ ॥

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