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).

अशास्त्रज्ञमकर्मजं स्थपतिं यः प्रयोजयेत् ।
न तस्य वास्तु सिध्येत सिद्धमप्यसुखावहम् ॥ ८ ॥

aśāstrajñamakarmajaṃ sthapatiṃ yaḥ prayojayet |
na tasya vāstu sidhyeta siddhamapyasukhāvaham || 8 ||

The English translation of Verse 45.8 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 (45.8). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Ashastra, Jna, Akarman, Akarma, Sthapati, Yah, Prayas, Tad, Vastu, Siddha, Api, Apya, Asukhavaha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 45.8). 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: “aśāstrajñamakarmajaṃ sthapatiṃ yaḥ prayojayet
  • aśāstra -
  • aśāstra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aśāstra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jñam -
  • jña (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    jña (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    jñā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • akarma -
  • akarman (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    akarman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    akarma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    akarma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jam -
  • ja (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ja (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • sthapatim -
  • sthapati (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    sthapati (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • yaḥ -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • prayo -
  • prayas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    prayas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • jayet -
  • ji (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 2: “na tasya vāstu sidhyeta siddhamapyasukhāvaham
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tasya -
  • tas -> tasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √tas]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    tas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • vāstu -
  • vāstu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vāstu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • sidhyeta -
  • sidh (verb class 4)
    [optative active second plural], [optative passive third single]
    sidh (verb class 1)
    [optative passive third single]
  • siddham -
  • siddha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    siddha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    siddhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    sidh -> siddha (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √sidh class 4 verb]
    sidh -> siddha (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √sidh class 4 verb], [accusative single from √sidh class 4 verb]
    sidh -> siddha (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √sidh class 1 verb]
    sidh -> siddha (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √sidh class 1 verb], [accusative single from √sidh class 1 verb]
  • apya -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    apya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • asukhāvaham -
  • asukhāvaha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    asukhāvaha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asukhāvahā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 45.8

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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