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 15.2.21

चक्रवर्त्य् अपि कार्यज्ञो नारदेन च वारितः ।
ऋषभस्य तथा नाशं देवमायाच् छ्रुतं स्मरन् ॥ २१ ॥

cakravarty api kāryajño nāradena ca vāritaḥ |
ṛṣabhasya tathā nāśaṃ devamāyāc chrutaṃ smaran || 21 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 15.2.21 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 (15.2.21). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Api, Kari, Karin, Karya, Ajna, Narada, Varitah, Varita, Rishabha, Tatha, Nasha, Smarat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 15.2.21). 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.

  • Line 1: “cakravarty api kāryajño nāradena ca vāritaḥ
  • Cannot analyse cakravarty*ap
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • kārya -
  • kāri (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kāri (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kāri (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    kārī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    kārin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single]
    kārin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    kārya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kārya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kṛ -> kārya (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kārya (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kārya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kārya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 8 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kārya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 8 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kārya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √kṛ class 3 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 6 verb]
    kṛ -> kārya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √kṛ class 3 verb], [vocative single from √kṛ class 6 verb]
    kṝ -> kārya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √kṝ class 5 verb], [vocative single from √kṝ class 9 verb]
    kṝ -> kārya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √kṝ class 5 verb], [vocative single from √kṝ class 9 verb]
  • ajño* -
  • ajña (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • nāradena -
  • nārada (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    nārada (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vāritaḥ -
  • vāritaḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    vārita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    vṛ -> vārita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √vṛ]
  • Line 2: “ṛṣabhasya tathā nāśaṃ devamāyāc chrutaṃ smaran
  • ṛṣabhasya -
  • ṛṣabha (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • tathā* -
  • tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    tatha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • nāśam -
  • nāśa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    naś -> nāśam (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √naś]
    naś -> nāśam (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √naś]
  • devamāyāc -
  • Cannot analyse chrutam*sm
  • smaran -
  • smṛ -> smarat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √smṛ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √smṛ class 1 verb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 15.2.21

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 15.2.21 in Bengali sript:
চক্রবর্ত্য্ অপি কার্যজ্ঞো নারদেন চ বারিতঃ ।
ঋষভস্য তথা নাশং দেবমাযাচ্ ছ্রুতং স্মরন্ ॥ ২১ ॥

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