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).

वज्रको नन्दनः शङ्कुर्मेखलो वामनो लयः ।
महापद्मश्च हंसश्च व्योमचन्द्रो दयाविति ॥ २० ॥

vajrako nandanaḥ śaṅkurmekhalo vāmano layaḥ |
mahāpadmaśca haṃsaśca vyomacandro dayāviti || 20 ||

The English translation of Verse 49.20 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 (49.20). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vajraka, Nandana, Shanku, Mekhala, Vamana, Laya, Mahapadma, Hamsa, Vyomacandra, Daya, Iti,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 49.20). 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: “vajrako nandanaḥ śaṅkurmekhalo vāmano layaḥ
  • vajrako* -
  • vajraka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • nandanaḥ -
  • nandana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śaṅkur -
  • śaṅku (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mekhalo* -
  • mekhala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vāmano* -
  • vāmana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • layaḥ -
  • laya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    li (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • Line 2: “mahāpadmaśca haṃsaśca vyomacandro dayāviti
  • mahāpadmaś -
  • mahāpadma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • haṃsaś -
  • haṃsa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vyomacandro* -
  • vyomacandra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dayāvi -
  • daya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 49.20

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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