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).

भागार्धं शस्यते भित्तिरादिकोणसमाश्रिता ।
चतुष्को भागिको मध्ये चतुःस्तम्भसमन्वितः ॥ ३ ॥

bhāgārdhaṃ śasyate bhittirādikoṇasamāśritā |
catuṣko bhāgiko madhye catuḥstambhasamanvitaḥ || 3 ||

The English translation of Verse 30.3 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 (30.3). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Bhaga, Ardha, Bhitti, Samashrita, Catushka, Bhagika, Madhye, Madhya, Catu, Catus, Stambha, Samanvita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 30.3). 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: “bhāgārdhaṃ śasyate bhittirādikoṇasamāśritā
  • bhāgā -
  • bhāga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhāga (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhāgā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ardham -
  • ardha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ardha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ardhā (noun, feminine)
  • śasyate -
  • śaṃs (verb class 1)
    [present passive third single]
    śas (verb class 1)
    [present passive third single]
  • bhittir -
  • bhitti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ādiko -
  • ṇa -
  • ṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • samāśritā -
  • samāśritā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “catuṣko bhāgiko madhye catuḥstambhasamanvitaḥ
  • catuṣko* -
  • catuṣka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhāgiko* -
  • bhāgika (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • madhye -
  • madhye (indeclinable)
    madhya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    madhya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    madhyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • catuḥ -
  • catur (noun, masculine)
    catus (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    catu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    catu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • stambha -
  • stambha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    stambh (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • samanvitaḥ -
  • samanvita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 30.3

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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