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 2.21

प्राण्यङ्गतुषभस्मास्थिकाष्ठलोष्टविवर्जितम् ।
परशौचावशिष्टं यच्छ्रेयःकामैः सदा नरैः ॥ 21 ॥

prāṇyaṅgatuṣabhasmāsthikāṣṭhaloṣṭavivarjitam |
paraśaucāvaśiṣṭaṃ yacchreyaḥkāmaiḥ sadā naraiḥ || 21 ||

The English translation of Parameshara-samhita Verse 2.21 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 (2.21). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Pranyanga, Tusha, Bhasman, Asthika, Ashthan, Loshta, Vivarjita, Parasha, Parashu, Ashishta, Yat, Yad, Shreyah, Shreyas, Shreya, Kama, Sada, Nara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Parameshara-samhita Verse 2.21). 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: “prāṇyaṅgatuṣabhasmāsthikāṣṭhaloṣṭavivarjitam
  • prāṇyaṅga -
  • prāṇyaṅga (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tuṣa -
  • tuṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhasmā -
  • bhasman (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [compound]
    bhasman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • asthikā -
  • asthika (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • aṣṭha -
  • aṣṭhan (noun, masculine)
    aṣṭhan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • loṣṭa -
  • loṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    loṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    loṣṭan (noun, masculine)
    loṣṭ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • vivarjitam -
  • vivarjita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vivarjita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vivarjitā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “paraśaucāvaśiṣṭaṃ yacchreyaḥkāmaiḥ sadā naraiḥ
  • paraśau -
  • paraśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    paraśu (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • cāva -
  • ca (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • aśiṣṭam -
  • aśiṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    aśiṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    aśiṣṭā (noun, feminine)
    śās (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active second dual]
  • yacch -
  • yat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • śreyaḥ -
  • śreyaḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    śreyas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    śreyas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    śrā -> śreya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √śrā class 1 verb], [nominative single from √śrā class 2 verb], [nominative single from √śrā class 4 verb]
    śrai -> śreya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √śrai class 1 verb], [nominative single from √śrai class 2 verb], [nominative single from √śrai class 4 verb]
    śri -> śreya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √śri class 1 verb]
    śrī -> śreya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √śrī class 9 verb]
  • kāmaiḥ -
  • kāma (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    kāma (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • sadā* -
  • sada (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • naraiḥ -
  • nara (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    nara (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
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