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'kathasaritsagar' gunadhh‌y krit bad katha (brihatkatha) par adhrit hai, jo paishachi bhasha men thi. somadev ne svayn kathasaritsagar ke arnbh men kaha hai ki- "main brihatkatha ke sar ka sngrah kar raha hoon."

rachana kal

bad katha ki rachana gunadhy ne satavahan rajaon ke shasan kal men ki thi, jinaka samay eesa ki pratham dvitiy shati ke lagabhag mana jata hai. andhr-satavahan yug men bharatiy vyapar unnati ke charam shikhar par tha. sthal tatha jalamargon par anek sarthavah naukaen aur pot samooh din-rat chalate the. at: vyapariyon aur unake sahakarmiyon ke manornjanarth, desh-deshantar-bhraman men prapt anubhavon ke adhar par anek kathaon ki rachana svabhavik thi. gunadhy ne sarthon, navikon aur sanyatrik vyapariyon men prachalit vividh kathaon ko apani vilakshan pratibha se gunphit kar, bad katha ke roop men prastut kar diya tha.

prapt roopantar

mool 'bad katha' ab prapy nahin hai, parntu isake jo do roopantar bane, unamen char ab tak prapt hain. inamen sabase purana budhasvami krit 'brihatkatha shlok sngrah' hai. yah snskrit men hai aur isaka pranayan, ek mat se, lagabhag eesa ki panchavin shati men tatha doosare mat se, athavin athava navin shati men hua. moolat: isamen 28 sarg tatha 4,539 shlok the, kintu ab yah khndash: prapt hai. isake karta budhasvami ne 'brihatkatha' ko guptakalin svarnayug ki snskriti ke anuroop dhalane ka yatn kiya hai. 'brihatkatha shlok sngrah' ko viddhanh‌ brihatkatha ki nepali vachana manate hain, kintu isaka keval hastalekh hi nepal men mila hai, any koee nepali prabhav isamen dikhaee nahin padata.

vishayavastu

'brihatkatha' ke mool roop ka anuman lagane ke lie snghadasagani krit 'vasudev hindi' ka prapt hona mahatvapoorn ghatana hai. isaki rachana bhi 'brihatkatha shlok sngrah' ke pray: sath hi ya snbhavat: 100 varsh ke bhitar huee. 'vasudev hinddi' ka adhar bhi yadyapi brihatkatha hi hai, to bhi grnth ke that aur uddeshy men kafi pherabadal kar diya gaya hai. brihatkatha matr laukik kamakatha thi, jisamen vatsaraj udayan ke putr naravahanadatt ke vibhinn vivahon ke akhyan the, lekin vasudev hindi men jain dharm snbndhi anek prasng sammilit karake, use dharmakatha ka roop de diya gaya hai. itana hi nahin, isaka nayak naravahanadatt n hokar, andhak vrishni vnsh ke prasiddh purush vasudev hain. 'hindi' shabd ka arth paryatan athava paribhraman hai. vasudev hindi men 29 lnbak hain aur maharashtri prakrit bhasha men gady shaili ke madhyam se lagabhag 11,000 shlok praman ki samagri men vasudev ke 100 varsh ke paribhraman ka vrittant hai, jisamen ve 29 vivah karate hain. sab kuchh milakar lagata hai ki vasudev hindi brihatkatha ka paryapt prachin roopantar hai.


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