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).

आवासः सदनं सद्म निकेतो मन्दिरं मतम् ।
संस्थानं निधनं धिष्ण्यं भवनं वसतिः क्षयः ॥ ८ ॥

āvāsaḥ sadanaṃ sadma niketo mandiraṃ matam |
saṃsthānaṃ nidhanaṃ dhiṣṇyaṃ bhavanaṃ vasatiḥ kṣayaḥ || 8 ||

The English translation of Verse 18.8 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 (18.8). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Avasa, Sadana, Sadman, Niketa, Mandira, Mata, Samsthana, Nidhana, Dhishnya, Dhishni, Bhavana, Vasati, Kshaya, Kshi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 18.8). 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: “āvāsaḥ sadanaṃ sadma niketo mandiraṃ matam
  • āvāsaḥ -
  • āvāsa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sadanam -
  • sadana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sadana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • sadma -
  • sadman (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    sadman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • niketo* -
  • niketa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mandiram -
  • mandira (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mandira (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    mandirā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • matam -
  • mata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    matā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    man -> mata (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √man class 4 verb], [accusative single from √man class 8 verb]
    man -> mata (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √man class 4 verb], [accusative single from √man class 4 verb], [nominative single from √man class 8 verb], [accusative single from √man class 8 verb]
  • Line 2: “saṃsthānaṃ nidhanaṃ dhiṣṇyaṃ bhavanaṃ vasatiḥ kṣayaḥ
  • saṃsthānam -
  • saṃsthāna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    saṃsthāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    saṃsthānā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • nidhanam -
  • nidhana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nidhana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    nidhanā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • dhiṣṇyam -
  • dhiṣṇya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dhiṣṇya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dhiṣṇyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    dhiṣṇī (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • bhavanam -
  • bhavana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhavana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • vasatiḥ -
  • vasati (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    vasati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kṣayaḥ -
  • kṣaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kṣi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 18.8

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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