Kathasaritsagara (Ocean of rivers of stories) is a famous 11th-century collection of Indian legends, fairy tales and folk tales as retold by a Saivite. Somadeva Bhatta’s Kathasaritsagara: Kalingasena and Somaprabha (Sanskrit). Authors This translation from The Kathasaritsagara of Somadeva Bhatta, nted. TTOf “^ WRt SKATHASARITSAGARA. 45 King Putraka and the seven-league boots.

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Similarly to other Hindu legends, the Kathasaritsagara has many side stories that tie into the main story. Thanks many times over!

Each and every book arrived in perfect shape–thanks to the extreme care you all took in double-boxing them and using very strong boxes. After Kanabhuti is finished telling the story, Vararuchi remembers that he was once Pushpandanta, and then sets to trying to end the kathasaitsagara.

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After marrying Saktiyasas, Naravahanadatta gains another wife, Lalitalochana, whom faked the identity of his first wife, Madanamanchuka, so the Prince of Vatsa would listen to her sannskrit her love to him. No more information available.


This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times. Ayyappa Paniker Hardcover Edition: Skip to secondary content. The Kathasaritsagaraalso known as the Ocean of the Streams of Stories is a 11 th -century Sanskrit text composed of Indian fairy tales and legends. In chapter six, Gunadhya, the author of the Brhatkatha and also a character, recites the story of his life to Kanabhuti. Herbert Guenther, The Man”. Without sorrow, not feeling or causing sorrow.

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In a side story, Udayana shows his virtuous nature by saving a beautiful snake caught by a hunter. In another humorous side story, Naravahanadatta turns eight, and the King Udayana is faced with a difficult katnasaritsagara.

The King sets out to find his wife, finally coming upon the hermitage of Jamadagni.

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Pages from the book. Contemporary Indian Short Stories in English. Naravahanadatta grows up as a mischievous but virtuous among his ministers, remaining in his fathers, gaining a harem, while waiting for his turn to become the Emperor. Keep up the great work guys! Hide my email address.

A Brief Examination of The Kathasaritsagara

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In other projects Wikimedia Commons. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Gunadhya, overcome kathasaritsagraa sorrow, then destroys the book in a fire as his two disciples, Gunadeva and Nandideva, watch and listen tearfully.

I am your old customer. The hermit, Jamadagni and his son, take care of Mrigavati as she gives birth to Udayana. The Kathasaritsagararich with legends and folklore, also makes references to other Hindu stories, such as the Ramayanaand the Mahabharata.

Vasavadatta grew fond of Udayana while he was kept a prisoner, and they escaped from King Chandamahasena to complete a marriage ceremony in the Vindhya forest, and Vasavadatta became the Queen of Vatsa Tawney Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:. Beast fable Frame story Katha.

Verify the characters on the left. Udayana grew up to be virtuous, heroic, and intelligent under Jamadagni, who taught him the sciences and archery.