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).

कुर्यात्पीठेषु शोभार्थं प्रासादानां विचक्षणः ।
यथा सिंहासनं राज्ञां शोभते मणिदीप्तिभिः ॥ ४७ ॥

kuryātpīṭheṣu śobhārthaṃ prāsādānāṃ vicakṣaṇaḥ |
yathā siṃhāsanaṃ rājñāṃ śobhate maṇidīptibhiḥ || 47 ||

The English translation of Verse 68.47 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 (68.47). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Pitha, Shobha, Artha, Prasada, Vicakshana, Yatha, Simhasana, Rajan, Shobhat, Mani, Dipti,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 68.47). 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: “kuryātpīṭheṣu śobhārthaṃ prāsādānāṃ vicakṣaṇaḥ
  • kuryāt -
  • kṛ (verb class 8)
    [optative active third single]
  • pīṭheṣu -
  • pīṭha (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    pīṭha (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • śobhā -
  • śobha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śobha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śobhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    śubh (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • artham -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    artha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • prāsādānām -
  • prāsāda (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • vicakṣaṇaḥ -
  • vicakṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “yathā siṃhāsanaṃ rājñāṃ śobhate maṇidīptibhiḥ
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • siṃhāsanam -
  • siṃhāsana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    siṃhāsana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • rājñām -
  • rājan (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • śobhate -
  • śubh -> śobhat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √śubh class 1 verb]
    śubh -> śobhat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √śubh class 1 verb]
    śubh (verb class 1)
    [present middle third single]
  • maṇi -
  • maṇi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    maṇī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    maṇī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    maṇī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • dīptibhiḥ -
  • dīpti (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental plural]
    dīpti (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    dīptī (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 68.47

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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