Samarangana-sutradhara [sanskrit]

61,230 words | ISBN-10: 8171103022

The Sanskrit edition of the Samarangana Sutradhara including grammatical analysis. The Samarangana Sutradhara is an encyclopedic work on classical Indian architecture (Vastu Shastra). Alternative titles: Samaranganasutradhara, Samarāṅgaṇa Sūtradhāra (समराङ्गण सूत्रधार), Samarāṅgaṇasūtradhāra (समराङ्गणसूत्रधार).

Chapter 3: praśna

samarāṅgaṇasūtradhāra adhyāyasūcī |
atha praśno nāma tṛtīyo'dhyāyaḥ |
atha teṣu jayo nāma vākyaṃ tadviśvakarmaṇaḥ |
śrutvā kṛtāñjaliḥ prāha snigdhagambhīrayā girā || 1 ||
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jñānaikanidhirapyasmān yat sahāyatayā kila |
vṛṇoṣi tena na vayamātmānaṃ bahu manmahe || 2 ||
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tadidānīṃ hitārthe naḥ prajānāmapi ca prabho |
aprameyaprabhāvastvaṃ sarvamākhyātumarhasi || 3 ||
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pūrvamekārṇave jāte jagati pralayaṃ gate |
mahābhūtāmarapurījyotiṣāṃ kathamudbhavaḥ || 4 ||
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kimākārā kimādhārā kiṃpramāṇā ca medinī |
vistṛtiḥ paridhiścāsyā bāhulyamapi kīdṛśam || 5 ||
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ucchrāyavyāsadīrghatvaiḥ kaiḥ ke'syāṃ kulabhūbhṛtaḥ |
kati khyātāni varṣāṇi dvīpā nadyo'bdhayastathā || 6 ||
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kāḥ sūryendugraharkṣādigatayaśca pṛthakpṛthak |
bhūmerupari kiṃ caiṣāmanyonyaṃ proktamantaram || 7 ||
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kimādhāraṃ divi jyotiścakraṃ bhramayate ca kaḥ |
loke kathaṃ mahābhūtānyūrdhvādho bibhrati sthitim || 8 ||
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yugadharmavyavasthābhiḥ kāścādau lokavṛttayaḥ |
kaścādimastato rājñāṃ grahāṇāṃ varṇināṃ katham || 9 ||
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kati deśāḥ kati bhuvaḥ pṛthaktvena nirūpitāḥ |
kāryaḥ kva ca kathaṃ sanniveśo janapadāśrayaḥ || 10 ||
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vyaktacihnaiḥ svanasparśagandhavarṇarasādibhiḥ |
kāḥ śastā ninditāḥ kāśca purāṇāmapi bhūmayaḥ || 11 ||
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kāryaṃ kena vidhānena bhūbhṛtpuraniveśanam |
kiṃ phalaṃ suniviṣṭe'smin durniviṣṭe ca kiṃ punaḥ || 12 ||
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katiprakāraṃ durgaṃ ca durgakarmakramaśca kaḥ |
kimagrapurasaṃsthānamanindyaṃ kiṃ ca ninditam || 13 ||
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kaścātrānukramavidhiḥ pramāṇairupapāditaḥ |
prākāragopurāṭṭālaparikhāvaprakarma ca || 14 ||
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tamaṅganirgamadvārapratolyaṭṭālakādibhiḥ |
kīdṛśaḥ pravibhāgaśca rathyācatvaravartmabhiḥ || 15 ||
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bhūmipramāṇasaṃsthānaṃ sīmā ca kṣetradikpathaiḥ |
nagaragrāmakheṭānāṃ niveśāḥ syuḥ pṛthakpṛthak || 16 ||
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purasyābhyantare pūrvaṃ kairdra vyāvayavakramaiḥ |
kasmin sthāne kathaṃ kāryaṃ śakradhvajaniveśanam || 17 ||
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pratisaṃvatsaraṃ tasya niyuktasya kathaṃ punaḥ |
hitāya nṛpalokānāṃ vidhātavyo mahotsavaḥ || 18 ||
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gṛheṣu keṣu keṣvatra kāsu kāsu kakupsu ca |
bhāgairbāhyāntaraiḥ kaiḥ kaiḥ kāryāḥ kāḥ kāśca devatāḥ || 19 ||
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kaiḥ kairyānaparīvāravarṇarūpavibhūṣaṇaiḥ |
kāryāḥ kaiḥ kaiḥ surā vastravayoveṣāyudhadhvajaiḥ || 20 ||
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pramāṇamitisaṃsthānasaṅkhyānocchrayalakṣmabhiḥ |
prāsādāḥ kasya ke vā syuḥ surarājadvijātiṣu || 21 ||
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prākāraparikhāguptaṃ pure syādgopuraṃ kva ca |
yugmamadhyāmbuveśmāni kva ca syuḥ kva mahānasam || 22 ||
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koṣṭhāgārāyudhasthānabhāṇḍāgāraniveśanaiḥ |
vyāyāmanṛttasaṅgītasnānadhārāgṛhādibhiḥ || 23 ||
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śayyāvāsagṛhaprekṣāveśmādarśagṛhaiḥ pṛthak |
krīḍādolāśrayāriṣṭagṛhāntaḥ puraveśmabhiḥ || 24 ||
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viṭaṅkabhramaniryūhakakṣāsaṃyamanādibhiḥ |
aśokavanikābhiśca latāmaṇḍapaveśmabhiḥ || 25 ||
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vāpībhirdārugiribhiścitrābhiḥ puṣpavīthibhiḥ |
etairviśeṣairanyaiśca vicitrairvipināśrayaiḥ || 26 ||
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mānonmānakriyāyāmadra vyākṛtivinirmitaḥ |
niketananiveśaḥ syādrā jñāṃ bhāgāśritaḥ katham || 27 ||
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purodhaḥsainyabhūśreṣṭhadaivacintakamantriṇām |
kaṃ kaṃ ca bhāgaṃ prāpya syurniveśā nṛpaveśmanaḥ || 28 ||
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pure syurdikṣu bhāgeṣu padabhāgeṣu keṣu ca |
viprarājanyaviṭśūdrā stajjairantarajaiḥ samam || 29 ||
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tathā kṛṣitulāśilpakalāpaṇyopajīvinaḥ |
hiṃsāśritāśca puruṣā niveśyāḥ syuḥ kathaṃ kva ca || 30 ||
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niveśāḥ kīdṛśāścaiṣāṃ kiyanto vā bhavanti te |
śasyaṃ lokena vā teṣāṃ kaiḥ praveśajalabhramaiḥ || 31 ||
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dhiṣṇyamādyaṃ katividhaṃ dra vyāṇyādyāni kāni vā |
hetureṣāṃ ca sarveṣāṃ syācca kidṛganukramaḥ || 32 ||
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bhajante yogamanyonyaṃ kāni dra vyāṇi kaiḥ saha |
kāni yogaṃ na gacchanti kairvā kaḥ kva vaset pumān || 33 ||
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iṣṭakākarma kiṃ ceṣṭaṃ kīrtitā katidhā ca bhūḥ |
parikarmakramastāsāṃ vahnyambupavanaiśca kaḥ || 34 ||
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guruvarṇidhvajorvīśatadbhṛtyapratimā purām |
vṛkṣāḥ ke ke praśastāḥ syurgṛhārthe ke ca garhitāḥ || 35 ||
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tacchedasrāvasaṃbhūtaṃ śabdadikpātagarbhajam |
vijñāyate kathaṃ kartṛkārakādiśubhāśubham || 36 ||
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pramāṇaṃ takṣaṇacchedaiḥ śodhitānāṃ kathaṃ bhavet |
āhṛtya sthāpanaṃ pūrvaṃ dārūṇāṃ sthānake kva ca || 37 ||
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sāmānyato'khilānāṃ kāḥ kāśca jāterviśeṣataḥ |
praśastairlakṣmabhiryuktā bhūmayaḥ parikīrtitāḥ || 38 ||
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śalyoddhāravidhiḥ kīdṛk kīdṛśaṃ bhūmikarma ca |
diggrahaḥ sūtraṇaṃ cādhivāsanaṃ ca kathaṃ bhavet || 39 ||
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pramāṇaṃ mūlapādasya śilānyāse ca ko vidhiḥ |
vibhajyate kathaṃ veśma śālālindavibhājanaiḥ || 40 ||
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mānāni kāni bhittīnāṃ pīṭhānāmucchrayāśca ke |
kathaṃ tāni vikalpyāni varṇānāṃ mekhalādibhiḥ || 41 ||
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samastakānāṃ stambhānāṃ dvārastambhāsanaiḥ saha |
nāgavīthyupadhānānāṃ samaṃ kaṇṭhavinirgamaiḥ || 42 ||
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jayantīsaṅgrahatulākāryāṇāṃ vāstuno'pi ca |
kīdṛśaṃ phalakānāṃ ca pramāṇaṃ parikīrtitam || 43 ||
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svamānāt sarvavarṇānāṃ talocchrāyāstu kīdṛśāḥ |
kā gavākṣakapotālivedikājālakakriyāḥ || 44 ||
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sthūṇā nisṛṣṭikotsūkā mṛgālyupatulāstathā |
sāntaḥprāṇiśirovaṃśāḥ kiṃpramāṇāḥ prakīrtitāḥ || 45 ||
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chādyodayāḥ kiyantaḥ syurvṛttacchādyakramaśca kaḥ |
tryaśrāṇāṃ khaṇḍavṛttānāṃ lupānāṃ ca kriyāḥ katham || 46 ||
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sīmālindaśirastāsāṃ kīdṛśī cāvalambanā |
katiprakārāḥ prāsādaśirasāṃ ca vikalpanāḥ || 47 ||
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yaccānyadevamādi syātprāsādabhavanādiṣu |
dra vyakāṣṭhakalāsaṅgi pramāṇaṃ tasya kīdṛśam || 48 ||
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śālālindapramāṇāni catuḥśāleṣu dhāmasu |
jyāyomadhyayavīyassu mūṣābhiḥ kāṣṭhakalpanā || 49 ||
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ekadvitricatuḥśālānyeṣāṃ saṃyogato'pi ca |
kathaṃ kati ca veśmāni kalpyante pravibhāgaśaḥ || 50 ||
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kathaṃ ca ṣoḍaśacatuḥṣaṣṭyekāśītayaḥ śatam |
saṃvibhāgāḥ padānāṃ syuḥ kathamatrāmarasthitiḥ || 51 ||
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ādyo navapado vāsturantyaḥ sāhasrikaḥ katham |
aṅgapratyaṅgabhāgeṣu keṣu keṣu kva tasthuṣaḥ || 52 ||
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kathamete surāḥ sarave vāstorasya vyavasthitāḥ |
etadvaṃśaśiraścakṣuḥkukṣihṛnmūrdhamarmasu || 53 ||
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jāyeta pīḍā dra vyeṣu sanniviṣṭeṣu kasya kā |
vāstvārambhapraveśeṣu yātrāyāṃ sthāpaneṣu ca || 54 ||
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dūtasvapnanimittādyaiḥ kathaṃ jñeyaṃ śubhāśubham |
kārukriyāsu citreṣu tathā lepyakriyāsu ca || 55 ||
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yojyaṃ kiṃ kaimayogyaṃ ca kiṃ bhūpabhavanādiṣu |
hastasya lakṣaṇaṃ mānasaṃjñā vai jñāyate katham || 56 ||
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kiṃ havyeṣvagnilakṣma syāt kiṃ ca niryuktalakṣaṇam |
anukrameṇa varṇānāṃ balikarma ca kīdṛśam || 57 ||
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vidheyaṃ vidhinā kena bhavane ca praveśanam |
patite sphuṭite jīrṇe pluṣṭe vajrāśanikṣate || 58 ||
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nimagnabhagnanirbhinnapraśīrṇeṣu ca vāstuṣu |
madhuvalmīkasaṃbhūtau pravirūḍhe ca dāruṇi || 59 ||
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jāyate kiṃ phalaṃ kutra prāyaścittena ko vidhiḥ |
ityevamādikamanekavidhaṃ vidhānaṃ veśmopagaṃ ca pṛthagāśrayasaṃbhṛtaṃ ca |
asmāsvanalpakaruṇārdri tacittavṛttirvyākhyātumarhasi samastamanukrameṇa || 60 ||
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iti mahārājādhirājaśrībhojadevaviracite samarāṅgaṇasūtradhārāparanāmni vāstuśāstre prāśnādhyāyastṛtīyaḥ |
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Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Chapter 3: praśna

Cover of edition (2007)

Samarangana Sutradhara of Bhojadeva
by Sudarshan Kumar Sharma (2007)

An Ancient Treatise on Architecture (In Two Volumes); With An Introduction, Sanskrit Text, Verse by Verse English Translation and Notes.

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Cover of edition (2011)

Samrangana Sutradhara: Treatise of Housing Architecture, Machines, Inconography and Dance
by Maharajdhiraj Shri Bhoj Dev (2011)

Sanskrit text with Hindi Transalation; Set of two volumes.

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