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 20.41

ऊर्ध्वतो वर्तुलाकारौ शिल्पिश्रेष्ठेन निर्मितौ ।
चतुरश्रस्य कुण्डस्य प्राच्यां द्वारस्य चान्तरे ॥ 41 ॥

ūrdhvato vartulākārau śilpiśreṣṭhena nirmitau |
caturaśrasya kuṇḍasya prācyāṃ dvārasya cāntare || 41 ||

The English translation of Parameshara-samhita Verse 20.41 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 (20.41). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Urdhvatah, Vartulakara, Shilpi, Shilpin, Shreshtha, Nirmita, Nirmiti, Caturashra, Kunda, Praci, Pracya, Dvara, Tara, Tari,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Parameshara-samhita Verse 20.41). 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: “ūrdhvato vartulākārau śilpiśreṣṭhena nirmitau
  • ūrdhvato* -
  • ūrdhvataḥ (indeclinable)
  • vartulākārau -
  • vartulākāra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • śilpi -
  • śilpī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    śilpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    śilpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • śreṣṭhena -
  • śreṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    śreṣṭha (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • nirmitau -
  • nirmita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    nirmiti (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • Line 2: “caturaśrasya kuṇḍasya prācyāṃ dvārasya cāntare
  • caturaśrasya -
  • caturaśra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    caturaśra (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • kuṇḍasya -
  • kuṇḍa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    kuṇḍa (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • prācyām -
  • prācī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    prācyā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • dvārasya -
  • dvāra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    dvāra (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • cān -
  • ca (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • tare -
  • tara (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    tara (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    tarā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tari (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
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