Katha Portal

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Katha (कथा, kathā) refers to narrative Sanskrit literature often inspired from epic legendry (itihasa) and poetry (mahākāvya). Some Kathas reflect socio-political instructions for the King while others remind the reader of important historical event and exploits of the Gods, Heroes and Sages.

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Overview of all Katha books:

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The Sanskrit edition of the Hitopadesha referencing the English translation and grammatical analysis. Written by Narayana in the 8th century...
8,857 words |
This is the English translation of the Kathasaritsagara written by Somadeva around 1070. The principle story line revolves around prince Nar...
1,050,534 words | author: Somadeva | translator: C. H. Tawney |
The Sanskrit edition of the Kathasaritsagara referencing the English translation and grammatical analysis. Written by Somadeva and dating fr...
226,424 words | author: C. H. Tawney |
The Sanskrit edition of the Panchatantra referencing the English translation and grammatical analysis. Written by Vishnu Sharma and possibly...
13,828 words | author: Dr. Naveen Kumar Jha |