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 7.448

तथापि मनसः कुर्यात् प्रत्याहारं प्रयत्नतः ।
मनश्चतुर्विधं प्रोक्तं प्रत्याहारेण निर्जितम् ॥ 448 ॥

tathāpi manasaḥ kuryāt pratyāhāraṃ prayatnataḥ |
manaścaturvidhaṃ proktaṃ pratyāhāreṇa nirjitam || 448 ||

The English translation of Parameshara-samhita Verse 7.448 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 (7.448). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatha, Api, Manas, Manasa, Pratyahara, Prayatnatah, Mana, Caturvidha, Prokta, Nirjita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “tathāpi manasaḥ kuryāt pratyāhāraṃ prayatnataḥ
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tatha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tatha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • manasaḥ -
  • manas (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    manasa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kuryāt -
  • kṛ (verb class 8)
    [optative active third single]
  • pratyāhāram -
  • pratyāhāra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • prayatnataḥ -
  • prayatnataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • Line 2: “manaścaturvidhaṃ proktaṃ pratyāhāreṇa nirjitam
  • manaś -
  • manas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    mana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • caturvidham -
  • caturvidha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    caturvidha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    caturvidhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • proktam -
  • prokta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    prokta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    proktā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • pratyāhāreṇa -
  • pratyāhāra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • nirjitam -
  • nirjita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nirjita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    nirjitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
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