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 13.1.49

त्यजेयं जीवितमिदं त्वद्वयस्याकृते यदि ।
तदेव मे जन्मफलं सा हि प्राणेषु मे प्रभुः ॥ ४९ ॥

tyajeyaṃ jīvitamidaṃ tvadvayasyākṛte yadi |
tadeva me janmaphalaṃ sā hi prāṇeṣu me prabhuḥ || 49 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 13.1.49 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 (13.1.49). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Jivita, Idam, Yushmad, Vaya, Vayasya, Akrita, Yadi, Yad, Tada, Iva, Asmad, Janma, Janman, Phala, Prana, Prabhu,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 13.1.49). 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.

  • Line1: “tyajeyaṃ jīvitamidaṃ tvadvayasyākṛte yadi
  • tyajeyam -
  • tyaj (verb class 1)
    [optative active first single]
  • jīvitam -
  • jīvita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    jīvita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    jīvitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    jīv -> jīvita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √jīv class 1 verb]
    jīv -> jīvita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √jīv class 1 verb], [accusative single from √jīv class 1 verb]
  • idam -
  • idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tvad -
  • yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [ablative single]
  • vayasyā -
  • vayasya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vayasya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vaya (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    vayasyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • akṛte -
  • akṛta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    akṛta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    akṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • yadi -
  • yadi (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    yadi (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yadi (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • Line2: “tadeva me janmaphalaṃ hi prāṇeṣu me prabhuḥ
  • tade -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    tada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • 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]
  • janma -
  • janma (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    janma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    janman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • phalam -
  • phala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    phala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    phalā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • sā* -
  • so (noun, feminine)
    [accusative plural]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • prāṇeṣu -
  • prāṇa (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    prāṇa (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • 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]
  • prabhuḥ -
  • prabhu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    prabhu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 13.1.49

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 13.1.49 in Bengali sript:
ত্যজেযং জীবিতমিদং ত্বদ্বযস্যাকৃতে যদি ।
তদেব মে জন্মফলং সা হি প্রাণেষু মে প্রভুঃ ॥ ৪৯ ॥

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