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).

तानुवाच मुनिर्वत्सा विदितं वो यथा पुरा ।
वास्तुब्रह्म सदा विश्वं व्याप्नोति सकलं जगत् ॥ ४ ॥

tānuvāca munirvatsā viditaṃ vo yathā purā |
vāstubrahma sadā viśvaṃ vyāpnoti sakalaṃ jagat || 4 ||

The English translation of Verse 2.4 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 (2.4). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Muni, Vatsa, Vidita, Yushmad, Yatha, Pura, Pur, Vastu, Brahma, Brahman, Sada, Vishva, Vya, Sakala, Jagat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 2.4). 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: “tānuvāca munirvatsā viditaṃ vo yathā purā
  • tān -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • munir -
  • muni (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vatsā* -
  • vatsa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vatsā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • viditam -
  • vidita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vidita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    viditā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    vid -> vidita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vid class 2 verb]
    vid -> vidita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vid class 2 verb], [accusative single from √vid class 2 verb]
  • vo* -
  • va (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative plural], [dative plural], [genitive plural]
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • purā -
  • purā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    pur (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    purā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “vāstubrahma sadā viśvaṃ vyāpnoti sakalaṃ jagat
  • vāstu -
  • vāstu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vāstu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • brahma -
  • brahma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    brahma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    brahman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    brahm (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • sadā* -
  • sada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • viśvam -
  • viśva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    viśva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • vyā -
  • vi (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    vi (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    vi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ve (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    vya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vi (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
    vyā (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • āpnoti -
  • āp (verb class 5)
    [present active third single]
  • sakalam -
  • sakala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sakala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sakalā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • jagat -
  • jagat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    jagat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 2.4

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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