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 15.2.2

राज्ञः काञ्चनदंष्ट्रस्य वचनादग्रगामिनः ।
प्रायान्मन्दरदेवीयं पुरं विमलसंज्ञकम् ॥ २ ॥

rājñaḥ kāñcanadaṃṣṭrasya vacanādagragāminaḥ |
prāyānmandaradevīyaṃ puraṃ vimalasaṃjñakam || 2 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 15.2.2 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 (15.2.2). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Rajan, Kancanadamshtra, Vacana, Agragamin, Praya, Mandaradeviya, Pur, Pura, Vimala, Sanjnaka,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 15.2.2). 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: “rājñaḥ kāñcanadaṃṣṭrasya vacanādagragāminaḥ
  • rājñaḥ -
  • rājan (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • kāñcanadaṃṣṭrasya -
  • kāñcanadaṃṣṭra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • vacanād -
  • vacana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    vacana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • agragāmin -
  • agragāmin (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    agragāmin (noun, neuter)
    [vocative single]
  • aḥ -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “prāyānmandaradevīyaṃ puraṃ vimalasaṃjñakam
  • prāyān -
  • prāya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative plural], [ablative single]
    prā (verb class 2)
    [optative active third single]
  • mandaradevīyam -
  • mandaradevīya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mandaradevīya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    mandaradevīyā (noun, feminine)
  • puram -
  • pura (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pura (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    purā (noun, feminine)
    pur (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • vimala -
  • vimala (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vimala (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sañjñakam -
  • sañjñaka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sañjñaka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sañjñakā (noun, feminine)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 15.2.2

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 15.2.2 in Bengali sript:
রাজ্ঞঃ কাঞ্চনদংষ্ট্রস্য বচনাদগ্রগামিনঃ ।
প্রাযান্মন্দরদেবীযং পুরং বিমলসংজ্ঞকম্ ॥ ২ ॥

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