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 17.218

कुक्षिः कुमारः कायस्थो लावकोऽप्रशुनः शुनः ।
लवणो रवणो ऋद्धो राजसस्तामसोऽचलः ॥ 218 ॥

kukṣiḥ kumāraḥ kāyastho lāvako'praśunaḥ śunaḥ |
lavaṇo ravaṇo ṛddho rājasastāmaso'calaḥ || 218 ||

The English translation of Parameshara-samhita Verse 17.218 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:

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Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (17.218). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kukshi, Kumara, Kayastha, Lavaka, Shuna, Shvan, Lavana, Riddha, Rajasa, Tamasa, Acala,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Parameshara-samhita Verse 17.218). 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: “kukṣiḥ kumāraḥ kāyastho lāvako'praśunaḥ śunaḥ
  • kukṣiḥ -
  • kukṣi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    kukṣi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kumāraḥ -
  • kumāra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kāyastho* -
  • kāyastha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • lāvako' -
  • lāvaka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ap -
  • ap (noun, feminine)
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ra -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • aśunaḥ -
  • śun (verb class 6)
    [imperfect active second single]
  • śunaḥ -
  • śuna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    śvan (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “lavaṇo ravaṇo ṛddho rājasastāmaso'calaḥ
  • lavaṇo* -
  • lavaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ravaṇo -
  • ṛddho* -
  • ṛddha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • rājasas -
  • rājasa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tāmaso' -
  • tāmasa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • acalaḥ -
  • acala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    cal (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active second single]
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