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 12.23.151

स्रुतासृग्धारम् उत्खातशिरोरत्नं च तं जवात् ।
नीत्वा भक्षयितुं शृङ्गे मलयाद्रेः प्रचक्रमे ॥ १५१ ॥

srutāsṛgdhāram utkhātaśiroratnaṃ ca taṃ javāt |
nītvā bhakṣayituṃ śṛṅge malayādreḥ pracakrame || 151 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.23.151 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 (12.23.151). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Srut, Sruta, Utkhata, Shiroratna, Javat, Java, Shringa, Shringi, Malayadri, Pracakra,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.23.151). 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: “srutāsṛgdhāram utkhātaśiroratnaṃ ca taṃ javāt
  • srutā -
  • sruta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sruta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    srut (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    srut (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    srutā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    sru -> sruta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √sru class 1 verb]
    sru -> sruta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √sru class 1 verb]
    sru -> srutā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √sru class 1 verb]
  • asṛgdhāram -
  • asṛgdhārā (noun, feminine)
  • utkhāta -
  • utkhāta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    utkhāta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śiroratnam -
  • śiroratna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    tan (noun, masculine)
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • javāt -
  • javāt (indeclinable)
    java (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    java (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • Line 2: “nītvā bhakṣayituṃ śṛṅge malayādreḥ pracakrame
  • nītvā -
  • -> nītvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √]
  • bhakṣayitum -
  • bhakṣ -> bhakṣayitum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √bhakṣ]
    bhakṣ -> bhakṣayitum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √bhakṣ]
  • śṛṅge -
  • śṛṅga (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    śṛṅga (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    śṛṅgi (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • malayādreḥ -
  • malayādri (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • pracakram -
  • pracakra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • e -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    i (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    e (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 12.23.151

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 12.23.151 in Bengali sript:
স্রুতাসৃগ্ধারম্ উত্খাতশিরোরত্নং চ তং জবাত্ ।
নীত্বা ভক্ষযিতুং শৃঙ্গে মলযাদ্রেঃ প্রচক্রমে ॥ ১৫১ ॥

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