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)

अवस्कन्द-प्रदानस्य सर्वे कालाः प्रकीर्तिताः ।
व्यसने वर्तमानस्य शत्रोच्छिद्रान्वितस्य च ॥ ३८ ॥

avaskanda-pradānasya sarve kālāḥ prakīrtitāḥ |
vyasane vartamānasya śatrocchidrānvitasya ca || 38 ||

The English translation of Panchatantra Verse 3.38 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 (3.38). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Avaskanda, Pradana, Sarva, Kala, Prakirtita, Vyasana, Vartamana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Panchatantra Verse 3.38). 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: “avaskanda-pradānasya sarve kālāḥ prakīrtitāḥ
  • avaskanda -
  • avaskanda (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pradānasya -
  • pradāna (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • sarve -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sarvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • kālāḥ -
  • kāla (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    kālā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • prakīrtitāḥ -
  • prakīrtita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    prakīrtitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line2: “vyasane vartamānasya śatrocchidrānvitasya ca
  • vyasane -
  • vyasana (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • vartamānasya -
  • vartamāna (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    vartamāna (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    vṛt -> vartamāna (participle, masculine)
    [genitive single from √vṛt class 1 verb]
    vṛt -> vartamāna (participle, neuter)
    [genitive single from √vṛt class 1 verb]
  • Cannot analyse śatrocchidrānvitasya*ca
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Panchatantra Verse 3.38

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 3.38 in Telugu sript:
అవస్కన్ద-ప్రదానస్య సర్వే కాలాః ప్రకీర్తితాః ।
వ్యసనే వర్తమానస్య శత్రోచ్ఛిద్రాన్వితస్య చ ॥ ౩౮ ॥

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 3.38 in Malayalam sript:
അവസ്കന്ദ-പ്രദാനസ്യ സര്വേ കാലാഃ പ്രകീര്തിതാഃ ।
വ്യസനേ വര്തമാനസ്യ ശത്രോച്ഛിദ്രാന്വിതസ്യ ച ॥ ൩൮ ॥

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 3.38 in Bengali sript:
অবস্কন্দ-প্রদানস্য সর্বে কালাঃ প্রকীর্তিতাঃ ।
ব্যসনে বর্তমানস্য শত্রোচ্ছিদ্রান্বিতস্য চ ॥ ৩৮ ॥

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 3.38 in Gujarati sript:
અવસ્કન્દ-પ્રદાનસ્ય સર્વે કાલાઃ પ્રકીર્તિતાઃ ।
વ્યસને વર્તમાનસ્ય શત્રોચ્છિદ્રાન્વિતસ્ય ચ ॥ ૩૮ ॥

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