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 1.9

पोंचरात्रागम ।
ऋषयः ।
सांप्रदायश्रवणार्थं ऋषिप्रश्नः ।
भगवन्मुनिशार्दूल सर्वशास्त्रविशारद ।
कैवल्यपद मिच्छूना मस्माकं शरणार्थिनाम्. ॥ 9 ॥

poṃcarātrāgama |
ṛṣayaḥ |
sāṃpradāyaśravaṇārthaṃ ṛṣipraśnaḥ |
bhagavanmuniśārdūla sarvaśāstraviśārada |
kaivalyapada micchūnā masmākaṃ śaraṇārthinām. || 9 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 1.9 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 (1.9). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Rishi, Prada, Pradaya, Shravana, Artha, Prashna, Bhagavat, Bhagavan, Munishardula, Sarvashastravisharada, Kaivalya, Pada, Mit, Shuna, Masma, Aka, Sharanarthin,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 1.9). 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: “poṃcarātrāgama
  • Cannot analyse poñcarātrāgama
  • Line 2: “ṛṣayaḥ
  • ṛṣayaḥ -
  • ṛṣi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • Line 3: “sāṃpradāyaśravaṇārthaṃ ṛṣipraśnaḥ
  • sām -
  • so (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • pradāya -
  • pradāya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prada (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    prada (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • śravaṇā -
  • śravaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śravaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śravaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • artham -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    artha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ṛṣi -
  • ṛṣi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • praśnaḥ -
  • praśna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 4: “bhagavanmuniśārdūla sarvaśāstraviśārada
  • bhagavan -
  • bhagavat (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhagavat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    bhagavan (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • muniśārdūla -
  • muniśārdūla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    muniśārdūla (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sarvaśāstraviśārada -
  • sarvaśāstraviśārada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sarvaśāstraviśārada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 5: “kaivalyapada micchūnā masmākaṃ śaraṇārthinām.”
  • kaivalya -
  • kaivalya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kaivalya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pada -
  • pada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pad (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • micch -
  • mit (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • śūnā* -
  • śūna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    śūnā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    śū -> śūna (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √śū class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √śū class 1 verb]
    śū -> śūnā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √śū class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √śū class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √śū class 1 verb]
  • masmā -
  • masmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • akam -
  • aka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • śaraṇārthinām -
  • śaraṇārthin (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    śaraṇārthin (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
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