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 14.4.21

पितरि स्वर्गते सो ऽहं गत्वा पाटलिपुत्रकम् ।
जयदत्तम् उपाध्यायं विद्याहेतोर् उपासदम् ॥ २१ ॥

pitari svargate so 'haṃ gatvā pāṭaliputrakam |
jayadattam upādhyāyaṃ vidyāhetor upāsadam || 21 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 14.4.21 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 (14.4.21). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Pitri, Svargata, Svargati, Sah, Aha, Asmad, Pataliputraka, Jayadatta, Upadhyaya, Vidya, Ahetu, Rup, Rupa,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 14.4.21). 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: “pitari svargate so 'haṃ gatvā pāṭaliputrakam
  • pitari -
  • pitṛ (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • svargate -
  • svargata (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    svargata (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    svargatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    svargati (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • so' -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    so (noun, feminine)
    [compound]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
  • gatvā -
  • gam -> gatvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √gam]
    gam -> gatvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √gam]
    gam -> gatvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √gam]
  • pāṭaliputrakam -
  • pāṭaliputraka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pāṭaliputraka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line2: “jayadattam upādhyāyaṃ vidyāhetor upāsadam
  • jayadattam -
  • jayadatta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • upādhyāyam -
  • upādhyāya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    upādhyāyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • vidyā -
  • vidya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vid -> vidya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vid]
    vid -> vidya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vid]
    vid -> vidya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vid]
    vidyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ahetor -
  • ahetu (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • rupā -
  • rupa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rup (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • asadam -
  • sad (verb class 6)
    [imperfect active first single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 14.4.21

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 14.4.21 in Bengali sript:
পিতরি স্বর্গতে সো ঽহং গত্বা পাটলিপুত্রকম্ ।
জযদত্তম্ উপাধ্যাযং বিদ্যাহেতোর্ উপাসদম্ ॥ ২১ ॥

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