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 15.474

संस्मरेत् सृष्टिसंहारौ कुर्वन्तं साधकोत्तमः ।
परः स एव वोद्धव्यः सुसूक्ष्मः स च निष्कलः ॥ 474 ॥

saṃsmaret sṛṣṭisaṃhārau kurvantaṃ sādhakottamaḥ |
paraḥ sa eva voddhavyaḥ susūkṣmaḥ sa ca niṣkalaḥ || 474 ||

The English translation of Parameshara-samhita Verse 15.474 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 (15.474). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Srishtisamhara, Kurvat, Sadhakottama, Parah, Para, Sah, Eva, Susukshma, Nishkala,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Parameshara-samhita Verse 15.474). 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: “saṃsmaret sṛṣṭisaṃhārau kurvantaṃ sādhakottamaḥ
  • saṃ -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sam (Preverb)
  • smaret -
  • smṛ (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • sṛṣṭisaṃhārau -
  • sṛṣṭisaṃhāra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • kurvantam -
  • kurvat (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kṛ -> kurvat (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
  • sādhakottamaḥ -
  • sādhakottama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “paraḥ sa eva voddhavyaḥ susūkṣmaḥ sa ca niṣkalaḥ
  • paraḥ -
  • paraḥ (indeclinable)
    para (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sa* -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Cannot analyse voddhavyaḥ*su
  • susūkṣmaḥ -
  • susūkṣma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sa -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • niṣkalaḥ -
  • niṣkala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
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