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 12.5.360

ततो ऽस्य नारका दूता न शेकुर्मुखमीक्षितुम् ।
चित्रगुप्तो ममार्जाघं भूर्जे तूष्णीमभूद्यमः ॥ ३६० ॥

tato 'sya nārakā dūtā na śekurmukhamīkṣitum |
citragupto mamārjāghaṃ bhūrje tūṣṇīmabhūdyamaḥ || 360 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.5.360 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 (12.5.360). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatah, Tad, Tata, Idam, Naraka, Duta, Mukha, Citragupta, Agha, Bhurja, Tushnim, Tushni, Yama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.5.360). 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: “tato 'sya nārakā dūtā na śekurmukhamīkṣitum
  • tato' -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • asya -
  • as -> asya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √as]
    a (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    as (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • nārakā* -
  • nāraka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • dūtā* -
  • dūta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śekur -
  • śak (verb class 5)
    [perfect active third plural]
  • mukham -
  • mukha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mukha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • īkṣitum -
  • īkṣ -> īkṣitum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √īkṣ]
  • Line 2: “citragupto mamārjāghaṃ bhūrje tūṣṇīmabhūdyamaḥ
  • citragupto* -
  • citragupta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mamārjā -
  • mṛj (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    mṛj (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    mṛj (verb class 6)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • agham -
  • aghā (noun, feminine)
    agha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    agha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • bhūrje -
  • bhūrja (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    bhūrja (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • tūṣṇīm -
  • tūṣṇīm (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tūṣṇīm (indeclinable)
    tūṣṇī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • abhūd -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [aorist active third single]
  • yamaḥ -
  • yama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.5.360

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 12.5.360 in Bengali sript:
ততো ঽস্য নারকা দূতা ন শেকুর্মুখমীক্ষিতুম্ ।
চিত্রগুপ্তো মমার্জাঘং ভূর্জে তূষ্ণীমভূদ্যমঃ ॥ ৩৬০ ॥

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