Purushottama-samhita [sanskrit]

15,643 words | ISBN-13: 9788179070383

The Sanskrit text of the Purushottama-samhita, an ancient Vaishnava Agama, belonging to the Pancaratra tradition. Topics include the construction of temples, architecture, iconography, festivals (celebrations of deities and their exploits). Alternative titles: Puruṣottamasaṃhitā (पुरुषोत्तमसंहिता), Purushottamasamhita, Purusottamasamhita, Purusottama, Puruṣottama-saṃhitā (पुरुषोत्तम-संहिता), Śrīpuruṣottamasaṃhitā (श्रीपुरुषोत्तमसंहिता), Shripurushottamasamhita, Shripurushottama Sripurusottamasamhita, Sripurusottama.

Verse 1.1

ओं ।
श्रीमत्पांचरात्रदिव्यागमांतर्गत ।
श्रीपुरुषोत्तम संहिता ।
प्रथमोध्यायःशास्त्रावतारविधिः ।
मंगळं ।
नमश्श्रीवासुदेवाय सत्यज्ञानस्वरूपिणे ।
स्वाश्रितावरदीक्षाय मोक्षैकफलदायिने. ॥ 1 ॥

oṃ |
śrīmatpāṃcarātradivyāgamāṃtargata |
śrīpuruṣottama saṃhitā |
prathamodhyāyaḥśāstrāvatāravidhiḥ |
maṃgaḷaṃ |
namaśśrīvāsudevāya satyajñānasvarūpiṇe |
svāśritāvaradīkṣāya mokṣaikaphaladāyine. || 1 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 1.1 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 (1.1). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Shrimat, Pancaratra, Div, Divi, Divya, Agama, Tan, Ric, Shri, Purushottama, Samhita, Prathama, Dha, Dhi, Dhya, Aya, Ayas, Shastravatara, Vidhi, Satyajna, Asu, Asva, Arupin, Svashrita, Ara, Diksha, Kaphala, Dayin, Dayi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 1.1). 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: “oṃ
  • o -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    o (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    u (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • um -
  • u (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “śrīmatpāṃcarātradivyāgamāṃtargata
  • śrīmat -
  • śrīmat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    śrīmat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • pāñcarātra -
  • pāñcarātra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pāñcarātra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • divyā -
  • divi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    divī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [instrumental single]
    divya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    divya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    div -> divya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √div]
    div (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    divyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • āgamān -
  • āgama (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • tar -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ṛg -
  • ṛc (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • ata -
  • at (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • Line 3: “śrīpuruṣottama saṃhitā
  • śrī -
  • śrī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    śrī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • puruṣottama -
  • puruṣottama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saṃhitā -
  • saṃhitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 4: “prathamodhyāyaḥśāstrāvatāravidhiḥ
  • prathamo -
  • prathama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dhyā -
  • dhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    dhī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    dhā (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    dhyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • āyaḥ -
  • āyas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    āya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śāstrāvatāra -
  • śāstrāvatāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śāstrāvatāra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vidhiḥ -
  • vidhi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    vidhi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 5: “maṃgaḷaṃ
  • Cannot analyse maṅgaḷam
  • Line 6: “namaśśrīvāsudevāya satyajñānasvarūpiṇe
  • Cannot analyse namaśśrīvāsudevāya*sa
  • satyajñān -
  • satyajña (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • asva -
  • asu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    asu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    asū (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    asū (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    asū (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    asva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    asva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • arūpiṇe -
  • arūpin (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    arūpin (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • Line 7: “svāśritāvaradīkṣāya mokṣaikaphaladāyine.”
  • svāśritāva -
  • svāśrita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ara -
  • ara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
    (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
    (verb class 5)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
  • dīkṣā -
  • dīkṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aya -
  • aya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    e (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • mokṣai -
  • mokṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative middle first single]
  • kaphala -
  • kaphala (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kaphala (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dāyine -
  • dāyin (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    dāyin (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
    dāyī (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
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