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).

ब्रह्मस्थानं समारभ्य हर्म्यं पञ्चशयाः स्मृताः ।
उपरथ्या त्रिहस्ता तु शेषास्तु द्विशयाः स्मृताः ॥ ४२ ॥

brahmasthānaṃ samārabhya harmyaṃ pañcaśayāḥ smṛtāḥ |
uparathyā trihastā tu śeṣāstu dviśayāḥ smṛtāḥ || 42 ||

The English translation of Verse 45.42 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 (45.42). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Brahmasthana, Samarabhya, Harmya, Panca, Pancan, Shaya, Smrita, Smrito, Uparathya, Shesha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 45.42). 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: “brahmasthānaṃ samārabhya harmyaṃ pañcaśayāḥ smṛtāḥ
  • brahmasthānam -
  • brahmasthāna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    brahmasthāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • samārabhya -
  • samārabhya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    samārabhya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • harmyam -
  • harmya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    harmya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    harmyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • pañca -
  • pañca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pañca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pañcan (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    pañcan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    pañc (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • śayāḥ -
  • śaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    śayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • smṛtāḥ -
  • smṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    smṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    smṛto (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    smṛ -> smṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √smṛ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √smṛ class 1 verb]
    smṛ -> smṛtā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √smṛ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √smṛ class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √smṛ class 1 verb]
  • Line 2: “uparathyā trihastā tu śeṣāstu dviśayāḥ smṛtāḥ
  • uparathyā -
  • uparathyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • trihastā -
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • śeṣās -
  • śeṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    śeṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • Cannot analyse dviśayāḥ*sm
  • smṛtāḥ -
  • smṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    smṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    smṛto (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    smṛ -> smṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √smṛ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √smṛ class 1 verb]
    smṛ -> smṛtā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √smṛ class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √smṛ class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √smṛ class 1 verb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 45.42

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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