Panchatantra [sanskrit]

by Dr. Naveen Kumar Jha | 2016 | 13,828 words | ISBN-13: 9788193077962

The Sanskrit edition of the Panchatantra referencing the English translation and grammatical analysis. Written by Vishnu Sharma and possibly dating as early as 1200 BCE, the Panchatantra (or Pancatantra) represents a collection of short stories teaching basic ethical values and moral conduct that was commonly practiced in ancient Indian. Alternative titles: Śrīviṣṇuśarman Pañcatantra (श्रीविष्णुशर्मन् पञ्चतन्त्र, Śrī-viṣṇuśarman pancatantra, श्री-विष्णुशर्मन्, Sri-visnusarman)

Verse 0.2

सकलार्थ-शास्त्र-सारं जगति समालोक्य विष्णुशर्मेदम् ।
तन्त्रैः पञ्चभिर् एतच् चकार सुमनोहरं शास्त्रम् ॥ २ ॥

sakalārtha-śāstra-sāraṃ jagati samālokya viṣṇuśarmedam |
tantraiḥ pañcabhir etac cakāra sumanoharaṃ śāstram || 2 ||

The English translation of Panchatantra Verse 0.2 is contained in the book The Complete Pancatantra: Sanskrit Text with English Translation by Dr. Naveen Kumar Jha. This book is not available online so in order to read the full text and translation you should buy the book:

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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 (0.2). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Sakala, Artha, Shastra, Sara, Jagat, Jagati, Samalokya, Vishnusharma, Vishnusharman, Idam, Tantra, Pancan, Etad, Cakara, Sumanohara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Panchatantra Verse 0.2). 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: “sakalārtha-śāstra-sāraṃ jagati samālokya viṣṇuśarmedam
  • sakalā -
  • sakalā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    sakala (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sakala (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • artha -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    artha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    arth (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • śāstra -
  • śāstra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sāram -
  • sāra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sāra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sārā (noun, feminine)
    sṛ -> sāram (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √sṛ]
    sṛ -> sāram (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √sṛ]
  • jagati -
  • jagatī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    jagat (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    jagat (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • samālokya -
  • samālokya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • viṣṇuśarme -
  • viṣṇuśarmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [nominative single]
    viṣṇuśarman (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • idam -
  • idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “tantraiḥ pañcabhir etac cakāra sumanoharaṃ śāstram
  • tantraiḥ -
  • tantra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • pañcabhir -
  • pañcan (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    pañcan (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • etac -
  • etad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    etad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • cakāra -
  • cakāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kṛ (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    kṛ (verb class 5)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    kṛ (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    kṛ (verb class 6)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    kṝ (verb class 5)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    kṝ (verb class 9)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • sumanoharam -
  • sumanohara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sumanohara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sumanoharā (noun, feminine)
  • śāstram -
  • śāstra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Panchatantra Verse 0.2

Cover of edition (2015)

Pancatantra of Visnusarman
by M. R. Kale (2015)

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Cover of edition (2016)

Panchatantra in Simple Sanskrit
by Dr. Vishwas (2016)

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Cover of edition (2020)

Panchatantram (Telugu)
by Tadanki Venkata Lakshmi Narasimha Rao (2020)

Published by J. P. Publications, Vijayawada; Throughout black & white Illustrations; 9788192053851.

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Preview of verse 0.2 in Telugu sript:
సకలార్థ-శాస్త్ర-సారం జగతి సమాలోక్య విష్ణుశర్మేదమ్ ।
తన్త్రైః పఞ్చభిర్ ఏతచ్ చకార సుమనోహరం శాస్త్రమ్ ॥ ౨ ॥

Cover of edition (2010)

Panchatantram Bhashavyakhyanam (Malayalam)
by Dr. K.G. Sreelekha (2010)

Published by the University of Kerala.

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Preview of verse 0.2 in Malayalam sript:
സകലാര്ഥ-ശാസ്ത്ര-സാരം ജഗതി സമാലോക്യ വിഷ്ണുശര്മേദമ് ।
തന്ത്രൈഃ പഞ്ചഭിര് ഏതച് ചകാര സുമനോഹരം ശാസ്ത്രമ് ॥ ൨ ॥

Cover of edition (2017)

The Panchatantra Stories (Tamil)
by P. S. Aacharya (2017)

Published by Narmadha Pathippagam, Chennai.

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Cover of Bengali edition

Panchatantrer Galpa (Bengali)
by Children's Book Trust (2014)

Throughout color Illustration; 9788170112730

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Preview of verse 0.2 in Bengali sript:
সকলার্থ-শাস্ত্র-সারং জগতি সমালোক্য বিষ্ণুশর্মেদম্ ।
তন্ত্রৈঃ পঞ্চভির্ এতচ্ চকার সুমনোহরং শাস্ত্রম্ ॥ ২ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

Panchatantra in Gujarati (Comic)
by Anant Pai (2013)

[શિયાળા અને રણશિંગ પંચતંત્ર] Published by Amar Chitra Katha; Throughout Color Illustrations; 9789350853115

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Preview of verse 0.2 in Gujarati sript:
સકલાર્થ-શાસ્ત્ર-સારં જગતિ સમાલોક્ય વિષ્ણુશર્મેદમ્ ।
તન્ત્રૈઃ પઞ્ચભિર્ એતચ્ ચકાર સુમનોહરં શાસ્ત્રમ્ ॥ ૨ ॥

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