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).

वस्तिशीर्षे च नवभिः स्फिगन्तोऽष्टभिरङ्गुलैः ।
अष्टभिर्मेढ्रमूलं स्यादूरुमध्यं च सप्तभिः ॥ १३७ ॥

vastiśīrṣe ca navabhiḥ sphiganto'ṣṭabhiraṅgulaiḥ |
aṣṭabhirmeḍhramūlaṃ syādūrumadhyaṃ ca saptabhiḥ || 137 ||

The English translation of Verse 79.137 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 (79.137). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vastishirsha, Abhi, Sphic, Sphij, Anta, Antu, Ashta, Bha, Gula, Syat, Sya, Uru, Adhi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 79.137). 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.

  • Line1: “vastiśīrṣe ca navabhiḥ sphiganto'ṣṭabhiraṅgulaiḥ
  • vastiśīrṣe -
  • vastiśīrṣa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • 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]
  • abhiḥ -
  • abhi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    abhi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • sphig -
  • sphic (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    sphij (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • anto' -
  • anta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    antu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • aṣṭa -
  • aṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    -> aṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √]
    -> aṣṭa (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √]
    -> aṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √ class 5 verb]
    -> aṣṭa (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √ class 5 verb]
  • bhi -
  • bhī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    bhā (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • raṅ -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • gulaiḥ -
  • gula (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • Line2: “aṣṭabhirmeḍhramūlaṃ syādūrumadhyaṃ ca saptabhiḥ
  • Cannot analyse aṣṭabhirmeḍhramūlam*sy
  • syād -
  • syāt (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    syāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [optative active third single]
  • ūrum -
  • ūru (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • adhyam -
  • adhī (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Cannot analyse saptabhiḥ

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Verse 79.137

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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