Paramesvara-samhita [sanskrit]

67,204 words | ISBN-13: 9788179070383

The Sanskrit text of the Paramesvara-samhita, an ancient Vaishnava Agama, belonging to the Pancaratra tradition. Topics include meditation on mantras, architectural material for buildings, image-worship and philosophy. The rules of Paramesvara-samhita (similar in nature to the Paushkara-samhita) is today followed in the Shrirangam temple. Alternative titles: Parameśvarasaṃhitā (परमेश्वरसंहिता), Parameśvara-saṃhitā (परमेश्वर-संहिता), Parameshvarasamhita, Parameshvara, Paramesvarasamhita.

Verse 1.24

शाण्डिल्यदर्शनाकाङ्क्षी संचचाराचलाधिपम् ।
अपश्यदाश्रमश्रेष्ठं शाण्डिल्यस्य महात्मनः ॥ 24 ॥

śāṇḍilyadarśanākāṅkṣī saṃcacārācalādhipam |
apaśyadāśramaśreṣṭhaṃ śāṇḍilyasya mahātmanaḥ || 24 ||

The English translation of Parameshara-samhita Verse 1.24 is contained in the book The Pancaratra Agamas (an Introduction) by Swami Harshananda. 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 (1.24). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Shandili, Shandilya, Adarshana, Akankshin, Sanca, Cara, Acaladhipa, Apashyat, Ashrama, Shreshtha, Mahatman,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “śāṇḍilyadarśanākāṅkṣī saṃcacārācalādhipam
  • śāṇḍilya -
  • śāṇḍilī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    śāṇḍilya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śāṇḍilya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • adarśanā -
  • adarśana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    adarśana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    adarśanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ākāṅkṣī -
  • ākāṅkṣin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sañca -
  • sañca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • cārā -
  • cāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    cāra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • acalādhipam -
  • acalādhipa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “apaśyadāśramaśreṣṭhaṃ śāṇḍilyasya mahātmanaḥ
  • apaśyad -
  • apaśyat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    apaśyat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • āśrama -
  • āśrama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āśrama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śreṣṭham -
  • śreṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śreṣṭha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śreṣṭhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • śāṇḍilyasya -
  • śāṇḍilya (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    śāṇḍilya (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • mahātmanaḥ -
  • mahātman (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    mahātman (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
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