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 15.2.16

प्रवर्तमानो ह्र्युत्सेकादसाध्ये परिभूयते ।
दशास्य इव दर्पेण कैलासोन्मूलनोद्यतः ॥ १६ ॥

pravartamāno hryutsekādasādhye paribhūyate |
daśāsya iva darpeṇa kailāsonmūlanodyataḥ || 16 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 15.2.16 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 (15.2.16). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Pravarta, Ana, Utseka, Asadhya, Paribhu, Uyat, Dashasya, Iva, Darpa, Kailasa, Unmulana, Udyat, Udyata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 15.2.16). 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: “pravartamāno hryutsekādasādhye paribhūyate
  • pravartam -
  • pravarta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • āno* -
  • āna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    an (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active second single]
  • hryu -
  • hrī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • utsekād -
  • utseka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • asādhye -
  • asādhya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    asādhya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    asādhyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    sādh (verb class 1)
    [imperfect passive first single]
    sādh (verb class 4)
    [imperfect middle first single], [imperfect passive first single]
    sādh (verb class 5)
    [imperfect passive first single]
    sidh (verb class 0)
    [imperfect passive first single]
  • paribhū -
  • paribhū (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    paribhū (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    paribhū (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
  • ūyate -
  • ūy -> ūyat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √ūy class 1 verb]
    ūy -> ūyat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √ūy class 1 verb]
    u (verb class 1)
    [present passive third single]
    u (verb class 2)
    [present passive third single]
    u (verb class 5)
    [present passive third single]
    ūy (verb class 1)
    [present middle third single]
    (verb class 1)
    [present passive third single]
  • Line2: “daśāsya iva darpeṇa kailāsonmūlanodyataḥ
  • daśāsya* -
  • daśāsya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • iva -
  • iva (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • darpeṇa -
  • darpa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • kailāso -
  • kailāsa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • unmūlano -
  • unmūlana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    unmūlana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    unmūlanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • udyataḥ -
  • udyat (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    udyat (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    udyata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 15.2.16

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 15.2.16 in Bengali sript:
প্রবর্তমানো হ্র্যুত্সেকাদসাধ্যে পরিভূযতে ।
দশাস্য ইব দর্পেণ কৈলাসোন্মূলনোদ্যতঃ ॥ ১৬ ॥

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