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 15.263

विष्टरं जलमध्ये तु प्राङ्मूर्धानं तु शाययेत् ।
चक्रमुद्रां प्रदर्श्याथ कुम्भादीन् पूर्ववन्न्यसेत् ॥ 263 ॥

viṣṭaraṃ jalamadhye tu prāṅmūrdhānaṃ tu śāyayet |
cakramudrāṃ pradarśyātha kumbhādīn pūrvavannyaset || 263 ||

The English translation of Parameshara-samhita Verse 15.263 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 (15.263). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vishtara, Jala, Adhi, Prak, Pran, Pranc, Murdhan, Cakramudra, Pradarshin, Han, Kumbha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Parameshara-samhita Verse 15.263). 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: “viṣṭaraṃ jalamadhye tu prāṅmūrdhānaṃ tu śāyayet
  • viṣṭaram -
  • viṣṭara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    viṣṭara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • jalam -
  • jala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    jala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    jalā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • adhye -
  • adhī (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • prāṅ -
  • prāk (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    prāṅ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    prāñc (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    prāñc (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • mūrdhānam -
  • mūrdhan (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • śāyayet -
  • śī (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
    śī (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 2: “cakramudrāṃ pradarśyātha kumbhādīn pūrvavannyaset
  • cakramudrām -
  • cakramudrā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • pradarśyā -
  • pradarśin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single]
    pradarśin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • āt -
  • āt (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ha -
  • ha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    han (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • kumbhād -
  • kumbha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    kumbha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • īn -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • Cannot analyse pūrvavannyaset
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