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 17.286

दत्वा शिरसि देवस्य प्रक्षाल्य वहुभिर्जलैः ।
शनैः शनैः समालोड्य ततोऽर्घ्यं विनिवेद्य च ॥ 286 ॥

datvā śirasi devasya prakṣālya vahubhirjalaiḥ |
śanaiḥ śanaiḥ samāloḍya tato'rghyaṃ vinivedya ca || 286 ||

The English translation of Parameshara-samhita Verse 17.286 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 (17.286). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Dad, Shiras, Deva, Prakshalya, Ahu, Jala, Shanaih, Shana, Sama, Alodya, Tatah, Tad, Tata, Arghya, Vedya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Parameshara-samhita Verse 17.286). 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: “datvā śirasi devasya prakṣālya vahubhirjalaiḥ
  • dat -
  • dad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    dad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    dat (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • -
  • (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • śirasi -
  • śiras (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • devasya -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    deva (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • prakṣālya -
  • prakṣālya (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    prakṣālya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prakṣālya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • va -
  • u (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ū (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    ū (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ū (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    o (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    au (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    au (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    va (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    va (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ahubhir -
  • ahu (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    ahu (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    ahu (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • jalaiḥ -
  • jala (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    jala (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • Line 2: “śanaiḥ śanaiḥ samāloḍya tato'rghyaṃ vinivedya ca
  • śanaiḥ -
  • śanaiḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    śana (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    śana (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • śanaiḥ -
  • śanaiḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    śana (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    śana (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • samā -
  • sama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    samā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    sam (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • āloḍya -
  • āloḍya (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • tato' -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • arghyam -
  • arghya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    arghya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    arghyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • vini -
  • vi (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • vedya -
  • vedya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vedya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vid -> vedya (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √vid]
    vid -> vedya (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √vid]
    vid -> vedya (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √vid]
    vid -> vedya (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √vid]
    vid -> vedya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vid]
    vid -> vedya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vid]
    vid -> vedya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √vid class 2 verb], [vocative single from √vid]
    vid -> vedya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √vid class 2 verb], [vocative single from √vid]
    vid -> vedya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √vid class 6 verb]
    vid -> vedya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √vid class 6 verb]
    vid -> vedya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √vid class 7 verb], [vocative single from √vid]
    vid -> vedya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √vid class 7 verb], [vocative single from √vid]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
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