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 1.12

मोक्षायनाय वै पंथा एतदन्योन विद्यते ।
तस्मा देकायनं चेति प्रवदंति मनीषिणः. ॥ 12 ॥

mokṣāyanāya vai paṃthā etadanyona vidyate |
tasmā dekāyanaṃ ceti pravadaṃti manīṣiṇaḥ. || 12 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 1.12 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 (1.12). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Moksha, Naya, Pathin, Etad, Ani, Anya, Una, Sma, Sman, Ayana, Ceti, Pravat, Anti, Manishin,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “mokṣāyanāya vai paṃthā etadanyona vidyate
  • mokṣāya -
  • mokṣa (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • nāya -
  • nāya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • vai -
  • (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative middle first single]
  • panthā* -
  • pathin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • etad -
  • etad (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    etad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    etad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • anyo -
  • anya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    an -> anya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √an]
    anī (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    anyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ūna -
  • ūna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ūna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vidyate -
  • vid (verb class 2)
    [present passive third single]
    vid (verb class 6)
    [present passive third single]
    vid (verb class 7)
    [present passive third single]
  • Line 2: “tasmā dekāyanaṃ ceti pravadaṃti manīṣiṇaḥ.”
  • ta -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • smā -
  • smā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sman (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • de -
  • da (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    da (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ayanam -
  • ayana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ayana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ayanā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ceti -
  • ceti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ceti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ceti (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    cetī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    cetī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    cetī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • pravad -
  • pravat (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    pravat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    pravat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • anti -
  • anti (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    anti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    antī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • manīṣiṇaḥ -
  • manīṣin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    manīṣin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
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