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).

यो वेत्त्यङ्गान्यमून्यष्टौ सोऽत्र स्थपतिसत्तमः ।
यशो मानं स लभते पूज्यते च नराधिपैः ॥ ७ ॥

yo vettyaṅgānyamūnyaṣṭau so'tra sthapatisattamaḥ |
yaśo mānaṃ sa labhate pūjyate ca narādhipaiḥ || 7 ||

The English translation of Verse 45.7 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 (45.7). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Yah, Anga, Adah, Ashta, Ashti, Sah, Atra, Sthapati, Sattama, Yasha, Yashas, Mana, Labhat, Pujyata, Naradhipa,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 45.7). 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: “yo vettyaṅgānyamūnyaṣṭau so'tra sthapatisattamaḥ
  • yo* -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vettya -
  • vid (verb class 2)
    [present active third single]
  • aṅgānya -
  • aṅga (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    aṅg (verb class 1)
    [imperative active first single]
  • amūnya -
  • adaḥ (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
  • aṣṭau -
  • aṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    aṣṭi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    -> aṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [nominative dual from √ class 5 verb], [vocative dual from √ class 5 verb], [accusative dual from √ class 5 verb]
  • so' -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    so (noun, feminine)
    [compound]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • atra -
  • atra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    atra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    atra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sthapati -
  • sthapati (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    sthapati (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    sthapati (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • sattamaḥ -
  • sattama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “yaśo mānaṃ sa labhate pūjyate ca narādhipaiḥ
  • yaśo* -
  • yaśas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yaśas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    yaśa (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]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • labhate -
  • labh -> labhat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √labh class 1 verb]
    labh -> labhat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √labh class 1 verb]
    labh (verb class 1)
    [present middle third single]
  • pūjyate -
  • pūjyatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    pūj (verb class 1)
    [present passive third single]
    pūj (verb class 10)
    [present passive third single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • narādhipaiḥ -
  • narādhipa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 45.7

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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