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 1.11

पांचरात्रं मूलवेदं सात्वतं तंत्रमित्यपि ।
भगवच्छास्त्र मिति त न्नामभि परिपठ्यते. ॥ 11 ॥

pāṃcarātraṃ mūlavedaṃ sātvataṃ taṃtramityapi |
bhagavacchāstra miti ta nnāmabhi paripaṭhyate. || 11 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 1.11 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 (1.11). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Pancaratra, Mula, Veda, Satvata, Tantra, Iti, Itya, Api, Bhagavacchastra, Mit, Pari,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 1.11). 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: “pāṃcarātraṃ mūlavedaṃ sātvataṃ taṃtramityapi
  • pāñcarātram -
  • pāñcarātra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pāñcarātra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • mūla -
  • mūla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mūla (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mūl (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • vedam -
  • veda (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vedā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • sātvatam -
  • sātvata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sātvata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tantram -
  • tantra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tantrā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • itya -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    itya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    itya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    i -> itya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √i]
    i -> itya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √i class 2 verb]
    i -> itya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √i class 2 verb]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • Line 2: “bhagavacchāstra miti ta nnāmabhi paripaṭhyate.”
  • bhagavacchāstra -
  • bhagavacchāstra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • miti -
  • miti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    mit (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • ta -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • Cannot analyse nnāmabhi*pa
  • pari -
  • pari (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    pari (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    pari (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pari (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pari (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    parī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    parī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    parī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    pari (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • paṭhyate -
  • paṭh (verb class 1)
    [present passive third single]
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