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 1.18

ब्राह्मण स्सर्ववर्णेषु यतिश्चाश्रमिषूत्तमः ।
पंचरात्र प्रशस्तिः ।
यद्वद्गंगा च त्थीरेषुदैवतेष्वसि चाच्युतः. ॥ 18 ॥

brāhmaṇa ssarvavarṇeṣu yatiścāśramiṣūttamaḥ |
paṃcarātra praśastiḥ |
yadvadgaṃgā ca tthīreṣudaivateṣvasi cācyutaḥ. || 18 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 1.18 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 (1.18). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Brahmana, Yati, Ashramin, Uttama, Pancaratra, Prashasti, Yadvat, Ganga, Acyuta,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 1.18). 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: “brāhmaṇa ssarvavarṇeṣu yatiścāśramiṣūttamaḥ
  • brāhmaṇa -
  • brāhmaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    brāhmaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Cannot analyse ssarvavarṇeṣu*ya
  • yatiś -
  • yati (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yati (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • āśramiṣū -
  • āśramin (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    āśramin (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • uttamaḥ -
  • uttama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “paṃcarātra praśastiḥ
  • pañcarātra -
  • pañcarātra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pañcarātra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • praśastiḥ -
  • praśasti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 3: “yadvadgaṃgā ca tthīreṣudaivateṣvasi cācyutaḥ.”
  • yadvad -
  • yadvat (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • gaṅgā -
  • gaṅgā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Cannot analyse tthīreṣudaivateṣvasi*cā
  • -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • acyutaḥ -
  • acyuta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
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