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).

मेरोः प्रासादराजस्य देवानामालयस्य च ।
कर्ता क्षत्रिय एवास्य वैश्यस्य स्थपतिर्भवेत् ॥ ३६ ॥

meroḥ prāsādarājasya devānāmālayasya ca |
kartā kṣatriya evāsya vaiśyasya sthapatirbhavet || 36 ||

The English translation of Verse 56.36 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 (56.36). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Meru, Prasadaraja, Deva, Alaya, Kartri, Karta, Kshatriya, Eva, Idam, Vaishya, Sthapati,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 56.36). 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: “meroḥ prāsādarājasya devānāmālayasya ca
  • meroḥ -
  • meru (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    meru (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • prāsādarājasya -
  • prāsādarāja (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    prāsādarāja (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • devānām -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    deva (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    devā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • ālayasya -
  • ālaya (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “kartā kṣatriya evāsya vaiśyasya sthapatirbhavet
  • kartā -
  • kartṛ (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kartā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    kṛ (verb class 1)
    [periphrastic-future active third single]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [periphrastic-future active third single]
    kṛ (verb class 5)
    [periphrastic-future active third single]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [periphrastic-future active third single]
    kṛ (verb class 3)
    [periphrastic-future active third single]
    kṛ (verb class 6)
    [periphrastic-future active third single]
  • kṣatriya* -
  • kṣatriya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • evā -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • asya -
  • as -> asya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √as]
    a (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    as (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • vaiśyasya -
  • vaiśya (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    vaiśya (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • sthapatir -
  • sthapati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    sthapati (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhavet -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 56.36

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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