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).

संस्थानमाकृतिर्मानं ह्रासवृद्धी च बाहुषु ।
एकमेव विजानीयात्सर्वत्रैव विचक्षाणः ॥ २ ॥

saṃsthānamākṛtirmānaṃ hrāsavṛddhī ca bāhuṣu |
ekameva vijānīyātsarvatraiva vicakṣāṇaḥ || 2 ||

The English translation of Verse 43.2 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 (43.2). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Samsthana, Akriti, Mana, Hrasa, Vriddhi, Bahu, Eka, Eva, Vijani, Vija, Sarvatra, Cakshana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 43.2). 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: “saṃsthānamākṛtirmānaṃ hrāsavṛddhī ca bāhuṣu
  • saṃsthānam -
  • saṃsthāna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    saṃsthāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    saṃsthānā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ākṛtir -
  • ākṛti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    ākṛti (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mānam -
  • māna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    māna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    man -> māna (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √man class 4 verb], [accusative single from √man class 8 verb]
    man -> māna (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]
  • hrāsa -
  • hrāsa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vṛddhī -
  • vṛddhi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vṛddhi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bāhuṣu -
  • bāhu (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
  • Line 2: “ekameva vijānīyātsarvatraiva vicakṣāṇaḥ
  • ekam -
  • eka (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    eka (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vijānī -
  • vijāni (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vijāni (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vijāni (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vija (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    vij (verb class 6)
    [imperative active first single]
  • iyāt -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [optative active third single]
  • sarvatrai -
  • sarvatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • vi -
  • vi (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    vi (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    vi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ve (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • cakṣāṇaḥ -
  • kṣai -> cakṣāṇa (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √kṣai class 1 verb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 43.2

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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