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 14.1.69

साहं दृष्टवती दीनामुद्याने रक्षिभिर् वृताम् ।
आषाढाद्रिपुरे तस्मिन्स्थितां मदनमञ्चुकाम् ॥ ६९ ॥

sāhaṃ dṛṣṭavatī dīnāmudyāne rakṣibhir vṛtām |
āṣāḍhādripure tasminsthitāṃ madanamañcukām || 69 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 14.1.69 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 (14.1.69). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Saha, Drishtavat, Drishtavati, Dina, Udyana, Rakshin, Vrit, Vrita, Ashadhadripura, Tad, Sthita, Madanamancuka,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 14.1.69). 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: “sāhaṃ dṛṣṭavatī dīnāmudyāne rakṣibhir vṛtām
  • sāham -
  • sāha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sāha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sāhā (noun, feminine)
  • dṛṣṭavatī -
  • dṛś -> dṛṣṭavatī (participle, feminine)
    [compound from √dṛś]
    dṛṣṭavatī (noun, masculine)
    dṛṣṭavatī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    dṛṣṭavat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    dṛś -> dṛṣṭavat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √dṛś class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √dṛś class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √dṛś class 1 verb]
    dṛś -> dṛṣṭavatī (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √dṛś class 1 verb]
  • dīnām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    dīnā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • udyāne -
  • udyāna (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • rakṣibhir -
  • rakṣin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    rakṣin (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • vṛtām -
  • vṛt (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    vṛt (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    vṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    vṛ -> vṛtā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √vṛ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √vṛ class 5 verb], [accusative single from √vṛ class 9 verb]
    vṛ -> vṛtā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √vṛ class 5 verb], [accusative single from √vṛ class 9 verb]
  • Line 2: “āṣāḍhādripure tasminsthitāṃ madanamañcukām
  • āṣāḍhādripure -
  • āṣāḍhādripura (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • tasmin -
  • tad (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • sthitām -
  • sthitā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    sthā -> sthitā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
  • madanamañcukām -
  • madanamañcukā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 14.1.69

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 14.1.69 in Bengali sript:
সাহং দৃষ্টবতী দীনামুদ্যানে রক্ষিভির্ বৃতাম্ ।
আষাঢাদ্রিপুরে তস্মিন্স্থিতাং মদনমঞ্চুকাম্ ॥ ৬৯ ॥

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