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 12.23.143

न पश्यसि किम् अत्रैतन् नागासृक्कर्दमोक्षितम् ।
कृतान्तलीलापर्यङ्करौद्रं वध्यशिलातलम् ॥ १४३ ॥

na paśyasi kim atraitan nāgāsṛkkardamokṣitam |
kṛtāntalīlāparyaṅkaraudraṃ vadhyaśilātalam || 143 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.23.143 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 (12.23.143). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Pash, Pashya, Asi, Kim, Atra, Etad, Naga, Asrij, Kardama, Ukshita, Kritanta, Lila, Paryanka, Raudram, Raudra, Vadhyashila, Atala,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.23.143). 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 paśyasi kim atraitan nāgāsṛkkardamokṣitam
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • paśya -
  • paśya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    paśya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    paś (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    paś -> paśya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √paś class 10 verb]
    paś -> paśya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √paś class 10 verb]
  • asi -
  • asi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    asi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    asī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [present active second single]
  • kim -
  • kim (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    kim (indeclinable)
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • atrai -
  • atra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    atra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    atra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    atrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • etan -
  • etad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    etad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • nāgā -
  • nāga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nāga (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nāgā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • asṛk -
  • asṛj (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • kardamo -
  • kardama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kardama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ukṣitam -
  • ukṣita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ukṣita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ukṣitā (noun, feminine)
    ukṣ -> ukṣita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √ukṣ class 1 verb]
    ukṣ -> ukṣita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √ukṣ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √ukṣ class 1 verb]
  • Line 2: “kṛtāntalīlāparyaṅkaraudraṃ vadhyaśilātalam
  • kṛtānta -
  • kṛtānta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kṛtānta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • līlā -
  • līlā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • paryaṅka -
  • paryaṅka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • raudram -
  • raudram (indeclinable)
    raudra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    raudra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    raudrā (noun, feminine)
  • vadhyaśilā -
  • vadhyaśilā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • atalam -
  • atala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    atala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tal (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.23.143

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 12.23.143 in Bengali sript:
ন পশ্যসি কিম্ অত্রৈতন্ নাগাসৃক্কর্দমোক্ষিতম্ ।
কৃতান্তলীলাপর্যঙ্করৌদ্রং বধ্যশিলাতলম্ ॥ ১৪৩ ॥

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