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).

भवन्तः पुनरागत्य चत्वारोऽपि चतुर्दिशम् ।
तांस्तान् निवेशान् कुर्वन्तु पृथग्जनकृताश्रयान् ॥ १२ ॥

bhavantaḥ punarāgatya catvāro'pi caturdiśam |
tāṃstān niveśān kurvantu pṛthagjanakṛtāśrayān || 12 ||

The English translation of Verse 2.12 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 (2.12). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Bhavanta, Bhavat, Bhavant, Punar, Agatya, Catu, Ara, Aru, Api, Caturdisham, Tat, Nivesha, Prithagjana, Kritashraya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 2.12). 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: “bhavantaḥ punarāgatya catvāro'pi caturdiśam
  • bhavantaḥ -
  • bhavanta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    bhavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    bhavant (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
  • punar -
  • punar (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    punar (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • āgatya -
  • āgatya (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • catvā -
  • catu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    catu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    catu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [instrumental single]
  • āro' -
  • āra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    āru (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    āru (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    (verb class 1)
    [aorist active second single]
    (verb class 3)
    [aorist active second single]
    (verb class 5)
    [aorist active second single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • caturdiśam -
  • caturdiśam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • Line 2: “tāṃstān niveśān kurvantu pṛthagjanakṛtāśrayān
  • tāṃs -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • tān -
  • tāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative plural], [ablative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • niveśān -
  • niveśa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • kurvantu -
  • kṛ (verb class 8)
    [imperative active third plural]
  • pṛthagjana -
  • pṛthagjana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kṛtāśrayān -
  • kṛtāśraya (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 2.12

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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