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).

त्रिधाहङ्कृतमेतस्मान्मनोऽभूत् सात्त्विकादतः ।
राजसादपि चाक्षाणि तन्मात्राणि च तामसात् ॥ ८ ॥

tridhāhaṅkṛtametasmānmano'bhūt sāttvikādataḥ |
rājasādapi cākṣāṇi tanmātrāṇi ca tāmasāt || 8 ||

The English translation of Verse 4.8 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 (4.8). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tridha, Ahankrita, Etad, Esha, Mana, Manas, Manu, Sattvika, Atah, Rajasat, Rajasa, Api, Aksha, Akshan, Akshani, Tanmatra, Tamasa,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 4.8). 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: “tridhāhaṅkṛtametasmānmano'bhūt sāttvikādataḥ
  • tridhā -
  • tridhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ahaṅkṛtam -
  • ahaṅkṛta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ahaṅkṛta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ahaṅkṛtā (noun, feminine)
  • etasmān -
  • etad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single]
    eṣa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single]
  • mano' -
  • manas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    mana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    manu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    manu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • abhūt -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [aorist active third single]
  • sāttvikād -
  • sāttvika (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    sāttvika (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ataḥ -
  • ataḥ (indeclinable)
  • Line 2: “rājasādapi cākṣāṇi tanmātrāṇi ca tāmasāt
  • rājasād -
  • rājasāt (indeclinable)
    rājasa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    rājasa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • akṣāṇi -
  • akṣāṇi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    akṣāṇi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    akṣāṇi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    akṣa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    akṣan (noun, neuter)
    [accusative plural]
    akṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active first single]
  • tanmātrāṇi -
  • tanmātra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tāmasāt -
  • tāmasa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    tāmasa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 4.8

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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