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 12.21.54

प्रहृष्टैर् बान्धवैः साकं प्रविश्य निजमन्दिरम् ।
लब्धपुत्रवरश् चक्रे स्वानन्दोचितम् उत्सवम् ॥ ५४ ॥

prahṛṣṭair bāndhavaiḥ sākaṃ praviśya nijamandiram |
labdhaputravaraś cakre svānandocitam utsavam || 54 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.21.54 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 (12.21.54). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Prahrishta, Bandhava, Sakam, Saka, Pravishya, Nijamandira, Labdha, Putravara, Cakra, Cakri, Svananda, Ucita, Utsava,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.21.54). 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: “prahṛṣṭair bāndhavaiḥ sākaṃ praviśya nijamandiram
  • prahṛṣṭair -
  • prahṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    prahṛṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • bāndhavaiḥ -
  • bāndhava (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • sākam -
  • sākam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sāka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • praviśya -
  • praviśya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    praviśya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nijamandiram -
  • nijamandira (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nijamandira (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “labdhaputravaraś cakre svānandocitam utsavam
  • labdha -
  • labdha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    labdha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    labh -> labdha (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √labh class 1 verb]
    labh -> labdha (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √labh class 1 verb]
  • putravaraś -
  • putravara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • cakre -
  • cakra (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    cakra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    cakrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    cakri (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    cakri (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    kṛ (verb class 1)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
    kṛ (verb class 5)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
    kṛ (verb class 3)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
    kṛ (verb class 6)
    [perfect middle first single], [perfect middle third single]
  • svānando -
  • svānanda (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ucitam -
  • ucita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ucita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ucitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    uc -> ucita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √uc class 4 verb]
    uc -> ucita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √uc class 4 verb], [accusative single from √uc class 4 verb]
  • utsavam -
  • utsava (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.21.54

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 12.21.54 in Bengali sript:
প্রহৃষ্টৈর্ বান্ধবৈঃ সাকং প্রবিশ্য নিজমন্দিরম্ ।
লব্ধপুত্রবরশ্ চক্রে স্বানন্দোচিতম্ উত্সবম্ ॥ ৫৪ ॥

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