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 17.1.140

आयात तत्त्रिदशशैलगतं व्रजामः क्षेत्रं यथार्थमचलेन्द्रसुतापतेस्तत् ।
सिद्धीश्वरं विदधिरे किल यत्र देवा विद्युद्ध्वजासुरविनाशकृते तपांसि ॥ १४० ॥

āyāta tattridaśaśailagataṃ vrajāmaḥ kṣetraṃ yathārthamacalendrasutāpatestat |
siddhīśvaraṃ vidadhire kila yatra devā vidyuddhvajāsuravināśakṛte tapāṃsi || 140 ||

The English translation of Kathasaritsagara Verse 17.1.140 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 (17.1.140). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Ayata, Tat, Tad, Tridashashaila, Gata, Kshetra, Yathartha, Acalendra, Sutapati, Siddhishvara, Vida, Dha, Kila, Yatra, Deva, Vidyuddhvaja, Asura, Vinashakrit, Vinashakrita, Tapas,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kathasaritsagara Verse 17.1.140). 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: “āyāta tattridaśaśailagataṃ vrajāmaḥ kṣetraṃ yathārthamacalendrasutāpatestat
  • āyāta -
  • āyāta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āyāta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tridaśaśaila -
  • tridaśaśaila (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gatam -
  • gat (noun, neuter)
    [adverb]
    gata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    gata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    gatā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • vrajāmaḥ -
  • vraj (verb class 1)
    [present active first plural]
  • kṣetram -
  • kṣetra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • yathārtham -
  • yathārtha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    yathārtha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    yathārthā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • acalendra -
  • acalendra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    acalendra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sutāpates -
  • sutāpati (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “siddhīśvaraṃ vidadhire kila yatra devā vidyuddhvajāsuravināśakṛte tapāṃsi
  • siddhīśvaram -
  • siddhīśvara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    siddhīśvara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • vida -
  • vida (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vida (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vid (verb class 2)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • dhi -
  • dhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    dhī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    dhā (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • re -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    ra (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • kila -
  • kila (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    kila (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kil (verb class 6)
    [imperative active second single]
  • yatra -
  • yatra (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    yatra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yatra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • devā* -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    devā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • vidyuddhvajā -
  • vidyuddhvaja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • asura -
  • asura (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    asura (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vināśakṛte -
  • vināśakṛt (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    vināśakṛt (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    vināśakṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • tapāṃsi -
  • tapas (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kathasaritsagara Verse 17.1.140

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 17.1.140 in Bengali sript:
আযাত তত্ত্রিদশশৈলগতং ব্রজামঃ ক্ষেত্রং যথার্থমচলেন্দ্রসুতাপতেস্তত্ ।
সিদ্ধীশ্বরং বিদধিরে কিল যত্র দেবা বিদ্যুদ্ধ্বজাসুরবিনাশকৃতে তপাংসি ॥ ১৪০ ॥

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