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).

द्विहस्तायामविस्तारो होमचेष्टः कृतोऽत्र हि ।
प्राग्दक्षिणेन संस्थानं यजमानस्य शस्यते ॥ २० ॥

dvihastāyāmavistāro homaceṣṭaḥ kṛto'tra hi |
prāgdakṣiṇena saṃsthānaṃ yajamānasya śasyate || 20 ||

The English translation of Verse 45.20 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 (45.20). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Dvihasta, Avi, Avis, Tara, Homa, Ceshta, Krit, Krita, Atra, Pragdakshina, Samsthana, Yajamana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 45.20). 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: “dvihastāyāmavistāro homaceṣṭaḥ kṛto'tra hi
  • dvihastāyām -
  • dvihastā (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • avis -
  • avis (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    avi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    avi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • tāro* -
  • tāra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • homa -
  • homa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ceṣṭaḥ -
  • ceṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kṛto' -
  • kṛt (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    kṛt (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    kṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [present active third dual]
  • atra -
  • atra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    atra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    atra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • Line 2: “prāgdakṣiṇena saṃsthānaṃ yajamānasya śasyate
  • prāgdakṣiṇena -
  • prāgdakṣiṇa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    prāgdakṣiṇa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • saṃsthānam -
  • saṃsthāna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    saṃsthāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    saṃsthānā (noun, feminine)
  • yajamānasya -
  • yajamāna (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    yajamāna (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    yaj -> yajamāna (participle, masculine)
    [genitive single from √yaj class 1 verb]
    yaj -> yajamāna (participle, neuter)
    [genitive single from √yaj class 1 verb]
  • śasyate -
  • śaṃs (verb class 1)
    [present passive third single]
    śas (verb class 1)
    [present passive third single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 45.20

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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