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 44: sthapati-lakṣaṇa

samarāṅgaṇasūtradhāra adhyāyasūcī |
atha sthapatilakṣaṇaṃ nāma catuścatvāriṃśo'dhyāyaḥ |
sthāpatyamucyate'smābhiridānīṃ prakramāgatam |
jñātena yena jñāyante sthapatīnāṃ guṇāguṇāḥ || 1 ||
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śāstraṃ karma tathā prajñā śīlaṃ ca kriyayānvitam |
lakṣyalakṣaṇayuktārthaśāstraniṣṭho naro bhavet || 2 ||
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sāmudraṃ gaṇitaṃ caiva jyotiṣaṃ chanda eva ca |
sirājñānaṃ tathā śilpaṃ yantrakarmavidhistathā || 3 ||
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etānyaṅgāni jānīyādvāstuśāstrasya buddhimān |
śāsrānusāreṇābhyudya lakṣaṇāni ca lakṣayet || 4 ||
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prasiddhaśāstradṛṣṭāntairvāstujñānaṃ prasādhayet |
vāstunaḥ sasirāvaṃśairmarmavedhaiḥ suniścitaiḥ || 5 ||
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vāstudvārakṣaṇān bhūyaḥ sarvān jānāti śāstrataḥ |
yastu śāstramavijñāya prayoktā sthapatirbhavet || 6 ||
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hantavyaḥ sa svayaṃ rājñā mṛtyuvadrā jahiṃsakaḥ |
mithyājñānādahaṅkārī śāstre caivākṛtaśramaḥ || 7 ||
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akālamṛtyurlokasya vicaredvasudhātale |
yastu kevalaśāstrajñaḥ karmasvapariniṣṭhitaḥ || 8 ||
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sa muhyati kriyākāle dṛṣṭvā bhīrurivāhavam |
kevalaṃ karma yo vetti śāstrārthaṃ nādhigacchati || 9 ||
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so'cakṣuriva nīyeta vivaśo'nyena vartmasu |
karma vāstuvidheḥ sthānaṃ mānamunmānameva ca || 10 ||
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kṣetrajāti ca karmāṇi lumālekhācaturdaśa |
catvāro gaṇḍikācchedānvṛttacchedeṣu saptasu || 11 ||
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suśliṣṭaṃ sandhisandhānairadharottarasaṃyutam |
bāhyarekhānvitaṃ śuddhaṃ yo jānāti sa karmavit || 12 ||
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śāstrakarmasamartho'pi sthapatiḥ prajñayā vinā |
phaleyuḥ karmabhiranyābhiḥ syānnirmada iva dvipaḥ || 13 ||
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pratyutpannamatiryaḥ syādvāhataḥ sthapatistathā |
karmakāle na muhyetsa prajñānenopabṛṃhitaḥ || 14 ||
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aprajñeyaṃ durālokaṃ gūḍhārthaṃ bahuvistaram |
prajñāpotaṃ samāruhya prājño vāstuniraṃ taret || 15 ||
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jñānavāṃśca tathā vāgmī karmasvapi ca niṣṭhitaḥ |
evaṃ yukto'pi na śreyān yadi śīlavivarjitaḥ || 16 ||
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roṣād dveṣāttathā lobhānmohādrā gāttathaiva ca |
anyacintyatvamāyāti duḥśīlānāmavikṣayāt || 17 ||
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śīlavān pūjito loke śīlavān sādhusammataḥ |
śīlavān sarvakarmārhaḥ śīlavān priyadarśanaḥ || 18 ||
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śīlādhāne paraṃ yatnamādhitiṣṭhetsthapatiḥ sadā |
tataḥ karmāṇi sidhyanti janayanti śubhāni ca || 19 ||
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tathācāṣṭavidhaṃ karma jñeyaṃ sthapatinā sadā |
ālekhyaṃ lekhyajātaṃ ca dārukarma cayastathā || 20 ||
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pāṣāṇasiddhahemnāṃ ca śilpaṃ karma tathaiva ca |
ebhirguṇaiḥ samāyuktaḥ sthapatiryāti pūjyatām || 21 ||
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sthāpatyamaṅgairidamaṣṭabhiryaścaturvidhaṃ vetti viśuddhabuddhiḥ |
sa śilpināṃ saṃsadi labdhapūjaḥ parāṃ pratiṣṭhāṃ labhate cirāyuḥ || 22 ||
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Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Chapter 44: sthapati-lakṣaṇa

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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