The Kathāsaritsāgara is a famous 11th-century collection of Indian legends, fairy tales and folk tales as retold in Sanskrit by a Shaiva named Somadeva [hi]. the 10th Book of the Katha-sarit-sagara with some omissions. Kathasaritsagara or Ocean of the. Streams of Story Bogams, Telugu dancing-girls, I,. ,. Kathāsaritsāgara by Somadeva Bhaṭṭa; 25 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fairy tales, Folk literature, Folklore, Hindu Mythology.

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Katha Sarit Sagara Original Text

Conclusion of King Trivikramasena and the Mendicant. Foreword to volume 2. Click here to login or click here to become a member. Part 1 – Betel-Chewing in India prior to a. The Lady who caused her Brother and Husband to change Heads.

Sanskrit literature Literature featuring anthropomorphic characters 11th-century books Collections of fairy tales. Herbert Guenther, The Man”. Part 4 – Assam, Burma, Annam and Siam. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Part 8 – Java. Preface to volume 4. Part 19 – The Solomon Islands. Part 17 – Melanesia. The Tall Tales of Vishnu Sharma.


Foreword to volume 4. Beast fable Frame story Katha. A large number of tales are built around this central story, making it the largest existing collection of Indian tales.

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The book was a favourite of scholar of Buddhism Herbert V. Foreword to volume 3. Preface to volume 3. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Foreword to volume 6.

This is the English translation of the Kathasaritsagara written by Somadeva around The King who married his Dependent to a Nereid. Kathssaritsagara available are its two Sanskrit recensions, the Brihatkathamanjari by Kshemendra and the Kathasaritsagara by Somadeva.

Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story)

Part 20 – Tikopia Island. Views Read Edit View history. Tawney Charles Wilkins Ramsay Wood. Part 5 – The Malay Peninsula.

Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story)

The principal tale is the narrative of the adventures of Naravahanadatta, son of the legendary king Udayana. Preface to volume 2. Part 3 – Southern India. Foreword to volume 8. Part 18 – Eastern New Guinea. This page was last edited on 22 Octoberat Foreword to volume 5. Illustrations from an edition of the Kathasaritsagara, c. Introduction to the tradition of Betel-chewing.


Preface to volume 7. Part 7 – Sumatra.

A 16th century folio from an Indian retelling of the Kathasaritsagara. Telguu 11 – Philippine Islands. You have to be a member in order to post comments. Kathasaritsagara A 16th century folio from an Indian retelling of the Kathasaritsagara. The full text of the Kathasaritsagara the Ocean of Story in English is available here and publically accesible free to read online. Part 16 – The Marianne Islands. Of course, I would always recommend buying the book so you get the latest edition.

However, none of these recensions necessarily derives directly from Gunadhya, each may have an intermediate versions. Foreword to volume 9. Preface to volume 6.

Part ttelugu – The East Indian Archipelago.