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 5.55

कूर्ममुद्रान्वितं कूर्मवक्त्रं निष्ठप्तरुक्मभम् ।
शह्खपझधरं कूर्मं स्वस्तिकेन स्थितं स्मरेत् ॥ 55 ॥

kūrmamudrānvitaṃ kūrmavaktraṃ niṣṭhaptarukmabham |
śahkhapajhadharaṃ kūrmaṃ svastikena sthitaṃ smaret || 55 ||

The English translation of Parameshara-samhita Verse 5.55 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 (5.55). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kurma, Udra, Vita, Kurmavaktra, Svastika, Sthita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Parameshara-samhita Verse 5.55). 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: “kūrmamudrānvitaṃ kūrmavaktraṃ niṣṭhaptarukmabham
  • kūrmam -
  • kūrma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • udrān -
  • udra (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • vitam -
  • vita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kūrmavaktram -
  • kūrmavaktra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kūrmavaktra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Cannot analyse niṣṭhaptarukmabham
  • Line 2: “śahkhapajhadharaṃ kūrmaṃ svastikena sthitaṃ smaret
  • Cannot analyse śahkhapajhadharam*kū
  • kūrmam -
  • kūrma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • svastikena -
  • svastika (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    svastika (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • sthitam -
  • sthita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sthita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sthitā (noun, feminine)
    sthā -> sthita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
    sthā -> sthita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √sthā class 1 verb], [accusative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
  • smaret -
  • smṛ (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
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