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 1.43

एष एव महान् धर्म आद्यो विप्र सनातनः ॥ दुर्विज्ञेयो दुष्करश्च सात्वतैर्धार्यते सदा ॥ 43 ॥

eṣa eva mahān dharma ādyo vipra sanātanaḥ ||
durvijñeyo duṣkaraśca sātvatairdhāryate sadā || 43 ||

The English translation of Parameshara-samhita Verse 1.43 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:

Buy now! English translation by Swami Harshananda (2002)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (1.43). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Esha, Eva, Maha, Mahat, Dharma, Adya, Vipra, Sanatana, Durvijneya, Dushkara, Satvata, Sada, Sad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Parameshara-samhita Verse 1.43). 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: “eṣa eva mahān dharma ādyo vipra sanātanaḥ
  • eṣa* -
  • eṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • mahān -
  • maha (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    mahat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • dharma* -
  • dharma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ādyo* -
  • ādya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ad -> ādya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ad]
  • vipra -
  • vipra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vipra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sanātanaḥ -
  • sanātana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “durvijñeyo duṣkaraśca sātvatairdhāryate sadā
  • durvijñeyo* -
  • durvijñeya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • duṣkaraś -
  • duṣkara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sātvatair -
  • sātvata (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    sātvata (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • dhāryate -
  • dhṛ (verb class 0)
    [present passive third single]
  • sadā -
  • sadā (indeclinable)
    sad (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    sad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
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