Syainika Sastra [sanskrit]

3,001 words

The Sanskrit text of the Syainika-Sastra attributed to king Rudradeva (or Candradeva) from the 13th century. This book deals with Hunting and Hawking and is written as a traditional type of Sanskrit educational treatise (Shastra). It contains 368 Sanskrit verses and contains many overlapping topics, such as the treatment and diet of birds.

Verse 1.15

यदि निःश्रेयसे सङ्गजिहासा कर्मणाम्भवेत् ।
जन्तोः सुकृतपुञ्जेन तदा सन्न्यासमाचरेत् ॥ १५ ॥

yadi niḥśreyase saṅgajihāsā karmaṇāmbhavet |
jantoḥ sukṛtapuñjena tadā sannyāsamācaret || 15 ||

The Sanskrit text of Verse 1.15 is contained in the book Syainika-Sastra (Ancient Text on Hawking) by Mahamahopadhyaya Haraprasad Shastri. This book is not available online so in order to read the full text and translation you should buy the book:

Buy now! Sanskrit text by Mahamahopadhyaya Haraprasad Shastri (2005)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (1.15). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Yadi, Yad, Nihshreyasa, Sanga, Jihasa, Karman, Jantu, Sukritapunja, Tada, Sannyasa,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Verse 1.15). 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: “yadi niḥśreyase saṅgajihāsā karmaṇāmbhavet
  • yadi -
  • yadi (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    yadi (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yadi (indeclinable)
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • niḥśreyase -
  • niḥśreyasa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    niḥśreyasa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • saṅga -
  • saṅga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jihāsā -
  • jihāsā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • karmaṇām -
  • karman (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • bhavet -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 2: “jantoḥ sukṛtapuñjena tadā sannyāsamācaret
  • jantoḥ -
  • jantu (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • sukṛtapuñjena -
  • sukṛtapuñja (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    sukṛtapuñja (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • tadā -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • sannyāsam -
  • sannyāsa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • ā -
  • ā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ā (Preverb)
  • caret -
  • car (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
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