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).

विधास्येऽस्यां कथं त्वेतदिति मे शङ्कितं मनः ।
पृथुनेत्यथ विज्ञप्तो भगवानब्जसम्भवः ॥ १६ ॥

vidhāsye'syāṃ kathaṃ tvetaditi me śaṅkitaṃ manaḥ |
pṛthunetyatha vijñapto bhagavānabjasambhavaḥ || 16 ||

The English translation of Verse 1.16 is contained in the book Samarangana Sutradhara of Bhojadeva by Sudarshan Kumar Sharma. This book is not available online so in order to read the full text and translation you should buy the book:

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Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (1.16). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vidh, Vidha, Asi, Iyam, Idam, Katham, Katha, Tva, Etad, Iti, Asmad, Shankita, Mana, Manas, Prithu, Itya, Atha, Vijnapta, Bhagavat, Abjasambhava,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 1.16). If the system was successful in segmenting the sentence, you will see of which words it is made up of, generally consisting of Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Participles and Indeclinables. Click on the link to show all possible derivations of the word.

  • Line 1: “vidhāsye'syāṃ kathaṃ tvetaditi me śaṅkitaṃ manaḥ
  • vidhā -
  • vidha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vidha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vidh (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    vidh (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    vidhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    vidh (verb class 6)
    [imperative active second single]
    vidh (verb class 6)
    [imperative active second single]
  • asye' -
  • as (verb class 4)
    [present passive first single]
  • asyām -
  • asi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    asī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    iyam (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    idam (pronoun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • katham -
  • katham (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    katham (indeclinable)
    kathā (noun, feminine)
    katha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    katha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tve -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    tva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    tva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    tvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • etad -
  • etad (indeclinable)
    etad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    etad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • me -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • śaṅkitam -
  • śaṅkita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śaṅkita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śaṅkitā (noun, feminine)
    śaṅk -> śaṅkita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √śaṅk class 1 verb]
    śaṅk -> śaṅkita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √śaṅk class 1 verb], [accusative single from √śaṅk class 1 verb]
  • manaḥ -
  • manas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    mana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “pṛthunetyatha vijñapto bhagavānabjasambhavaḥ
  • pṛthune -
  • pṛthu (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    pṛthu (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single], [dative single]
  • itya -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    itya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    itya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    i -> itya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √i]
    i -> itya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √i class 2 verb]
    i -> itya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √i class 2 verb]
  • atha -
  • atha (indeclinable)
  • vijñapto* -
  • vijñapta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhagavān -
  • bhagavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • abjasambhavaḥ -
  • abjasambhava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 1.16

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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