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).

चतुःषष्टिपदं मध्ये कुर्याद्देवालयं बुधः ।
चतुष्पदो भ्रमः कार्यो देवागारस्य सर्वतः ॥ ४२ ॥

catuḥṣaṣṭipadaṃ madhye kuryāddevālayaṃ budhaḥ |
catuṣpado bhramaḥ kāryo devāgārasya sarvataḥ || 42 ||

The English translation of Verse 69.42 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 (69.42). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Catuhshashti, Pada, Madhye, Madhya, Devalaya, Budha, Budh, Catushpad, Bhrama, Kari, Karya, Devagara, Sarvatah, Sarvata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 69.42). 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: “catuḥṣaṣṭipadaṃ madhye kuryāddevālayaṃ budhaḥ
  • catuḥṣaṣṭi -
  • catuḥṣaṣṭi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    catuḥṣaṣṭī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    catuḥṣaṣṭī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    catuḥṣaṣṭī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • padam -
  • pada (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • madhye -
  • madhye (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    madhya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    madhya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    madhyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • kuryād -
  • kṛ (verb class 8)
    [optative active third single]
  • devālayam -
  • devālaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • budhaḥ -
  • budha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    budh (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    budh (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “catuṣpado bhramaḥ kāryo devāgārasya sarvataḥ
  • catuṣpado* -
  • catuṣpad (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    catuṣpad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • bhramaḥ -
  • bhrama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kāryo* -
  • kārī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    kārya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kṛ -> kārya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 8 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kārya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √kṛ class 3 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 6 verb]
    kṝ -> kārya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √kṝ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √kṝ class 9 verb]
  • devāgārasya -
  • devāgāra (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • sarvataḥ -
  • sarvataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sarvata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 69.42

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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