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).

वामदेव्येन कुर्वीत प्रोक्षाणं तेन वास्तुनः ।
द्रुमा विप्रादीनामिति निगदिताः शङ्कुघटने ।
फलं यच्छङ्कोश्च स्फुटमिह निमित्तानि बहुशः ।
तथा सूत्राताने विधिरनु च मन्त्रैः प्रतिदिशं ।
बलिः कीलेषूक्तस्त्रिदशपरितोषाय विधिवत् ॥ ८१ ॥

vāmadevyena kurvīta prokṣāṇaṃ tena vāstunaḥ |
drumā viprādīnāmiti nigaditāḥ śaṅkughaṭane |
phalaṃ yacchaṅkośca sphuṭamiha nimittāni bahuśaḥ |
tathā sūtrātāne vidhiranu ca mantraiḥ pratidiśaṃ |
baliḥ kīleṣūktastridaśaparitoṣāya vidhivat || 81 ||

The English translation of Verse 37.81 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 (37.81). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vamadevya, Proksha, Tad, Tena, Vastu, Druma, Vipra, Iti, Nigadita, Shanku, Ghatana, Phala, Yat, Yad, Sphutam, Sphuta, Iha, Nimitta, Bahushah, Bahusha, Tatha, Sutra, Ana, Vidhi, Anu, Mantra, Pratidisham, Bali, Kila, Ukta, Tridasha, Paritosha, Vidhivat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 37.81). 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: “vāmadevyena kurvīta prokṣāṇaṃ tena vāstunaḥ
  • vāmadevyena -
  • vāmadevya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    vāmadevya (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • kurvīta -
  • kṛ (verb class 8)
    [optative middle third single]
  • prokṣā -
  • prokṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • āṇam -
  • aṇ (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]
  • tena -
  • tena (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    tan (verb class 8)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 4)
    [perfect active second plural]
    tan (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • vāstunaḥ -
  • vāstu (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “drumā viprādīnāmiti nigaditāḥ śaṅkughaṭane
  • drumā* -
  • druma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    drumā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • viprād -
  • vipra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    vipra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • īnām -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    ī (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    ī (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • nigaditāḥ -
  • nigadita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    nigaditā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • śaṅku -
  • śaṅku (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    śaṅku (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ghaṭane -
  • ghaṭana (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    ghaṭanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 3: “phalaṃ yacchaṅkośca sphuṭamiha nimittāni bahuśaḥ
  • phalam -
  • phala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    phala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    phalā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • yacch -
  • yat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • śaṅkoś -
  • śaṅku (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sphuṭam -
  • sphuṭam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sphuṭa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sphuṭa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sphuṭā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • iha -
  • iha (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    iha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • nimittāni -
  • nimitta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bahuśaḥ -
  • bahuśaḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    bahuśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 4: “tathā sūtrātāne vidhiranu ca mantraiḥ pratidiśaṃ
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • sūtrāt -
  • sūtra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • āne -
  • āna (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • vidhir -
  • vidhi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    vidhi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • anu -
  • anu (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    anu (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    anu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    anu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    anu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • mantraiḥ -
  • mantra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • pratidiśam -
  • pratidiśam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • Line 5: “baliḥ kīleṣūktastridaśaparitoṣāya vidhivat
  • baliḥ -
  • bali (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kīleṣū -
  • kīla (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    kīla (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • uktas -
  • ukta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    vac -> ukta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √vac class 2 verb], [nominative single from √vac class 3 verb]
  • tridaśa -
  • tridaśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tridaśa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • paritoṣāya -
  • paritoṣa (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • vidhivat -
  • vidhivat (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 37.81

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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