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 15.2.95

उपविश्याथ पृष्ट्वा च कुशलं तं जगाद सः ।
नृपं विद्याधरपतिर्दृष्टः सर्वैः सकौतुकम् ॥ ९५ ॥

upaviśyātha pṛṣṭvā ca kuśalaṃ taṃ jagāda saḥ |
nṛpaṃ vidyādharapatirdṛṣṭaḥ sarvaiḥ sakautukam || 95 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 15.2.95 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 (15.2.95). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Upavishya, Atha, Prishtva, Kushalam, Kushala, Sah, Nripa, Vidyadharapati, Drishta, Sarva, Sakautuka,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 15.2.95). 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: “upaviśyātha pṛṣṭvā ca kuśalaṃ taṃ jagāda saḥ
  • upaviśyā -
  • upaviśya (indeclinable)
  • atha -
  • atha (indeclinable)
  • pṛṣṭvā -
  • pṛṣṭvā (indeclinable)
    pṛṣ -> pṛṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √pṛṣ]
    praś -> pṛṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √praś]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kuśalam -
  • kuśalam (indeclinable)
    kuśala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kuśala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kuśalā (noun, feminine)
  • tam -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    tan (noun, masculine)
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • jagāda -
  • gad (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • saḥ -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line2: “nṛpaṃ vidyādharapatirdṛṣṭaḥ sarvaiḥ sakautukam
  • nṛpam -
  • nṛpa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • vidyādharapatir -
  • vidyādharapati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    vidyādharapati (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • dṛṣṭaḥ -
  • dṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    dṛś -> dṛṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √dṛś class 1 verb]
  • sarvaiḥ -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • sakautukam -
  • sakautuka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sakautuka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sakautukā (noun, feminine)

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 15.2.95

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 15.2.95 in Bengali sript:
উপবিশ্যাথ পৃষ্ট্বা চ কুশলং তং জগাদ সঃ ।
নৃপং বিদ্যাধরপতির্দৃষ্টঃ সর্বৈঃ সকৌতুকম্ ॥ ৯৫ ॥

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