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).

वर्धमानं विहायोर्ध्वे यदा सिंहो निवेश्यते ।
शिखराणि च चत्वारि दिक्षु सर्वासु वर्जयेत् ॥ २३४ ॥

vardhamānaṃ vihāyordhve yadā siṃho niveśyate |
śikharāṇi ca catvāri dikṣu sarvāsu varjayet || 234 ||

The English translation of Verse 56.234 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 (56.234). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vardhamana, Vihaya, Viha, Urdhva, Yada, Yad, Simha, Niveshya, Tad, Yushmad, Shikhara, Catu, Ari, Arin, Dish, Dikshu, Sarva,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 56.234). 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: “vardhamānaṃ vihāyordhve yadā siṃho niveśyate
  • vardhamānam -
  • vardhamāna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vardhamāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vardhamānā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    vṛdh -> vardhamāna (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vṛdh class 1 verb]
    vṛdh -> vardhamāna (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vṛdh class 1 verb], [accusative single from √vṛdh class 1 verb]
  • vihāyo -
  • vihāya (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    viha (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    viha (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • ūrdhve -
  • ūrdhva (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ūrdhva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    ūrdhvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • yadā -
  • yadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yadā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • siṃho* -
  • siṃha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • niveśya -
  • niveśya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    niveśya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “śikharāṇi ca catvāri dikṣu sarvāsu varjayet
  • śikharāṇi -
  • śikhara (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • catvā -
  • catu (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • ari -
  • ari (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ari (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ari (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    arin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • dikṣu -
  • dikṣu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    dikṣu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    dikṣu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    diś (noun, feminine)
    [locative plural]
  • sarvāsu -
  • sarvā (noun, feminine)
    [locative plural]
  • va -
  • u (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ū (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    ū (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ū (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    o (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    au (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    au (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    va (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    va (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • arjayet -
  • ṛj (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 56.234

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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