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 2.1

ओं ।
श्रीमत्पांचरात्र दिव्यागमेश्रीपुरुषोत्तम संहितायां ।
द्वितीयोध्यायः ।
आचार्यादि लक्षण भूपरीक्षाविधिः ।
ऋषयः ।
आचार्यादि लक्षण श्रवणार्थं ऋषि प्रश्नः ।
मौनींद्र भवता प्रोक्त माचार्यं वरये दिति ।
कीदृशो यजमानस्तुकिमाचार्यस्य लक्षणम्. ॥ 1 ॥

oṃ |
śrīmatpāṃcarātra divyāgameśrīpuruṣottama saṃhitāyāṃ |
dvitīyodhyāyaḥ |
ācāryādi lakṣaṇa bhūparīkṣāvidhiḥ |
ṛṣayaḥ |
ācāryādi lakṣaṇa śravaṇārthaṃ ṛṣi praśnaḥ |
maunīṃdra bhavatā prokta mācāryaṃ varaye diti |
kīdṛśo yajamānastukimācāryasya lakṣaṇam. || 1 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 2.1 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 (2.1). 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, Shri, Purushottama, Samhita, Dvitiya, Dha, Dhi, Dhya, Aya, Ayas, Acari, Acarin, Acarya, Adi, Adin, Lakshana, Bhupariksha, Avidhi, Rishi, Shravana, Artha, Prashna, Maunindra, Bhavat, Bhavant, Prokta, Maca, Arya, Kidrish, Kidrisha, Yajamana, Tuk,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 2.1). 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: “śrīmatpāṃcarātra divyāgameśrīpuruṣottama saṃhitāyāṃ
  • 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]
  • āgame -
  • āgama (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    āgama (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    āgamā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • śrī -
  • śrī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    śrī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • puruṣottama -
  • puruṣottama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saṃhitāyām -
  • saṃhitā (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • Line 3: “dvitīyodhyāyaḥ
  • dvitīyo -
  • dvitīya (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]
  • Line 4: “ācāryādi lakṣaṇa bhūparīkṣāvidhiḥ
  • ācāryā -
  • ācārī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [instrumental single]
    ācārin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single]
    ācārin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ācārya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ācāryā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ādi -
  • ādi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ādi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ādi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ādin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ādin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • lakṣaṇa -
  • lakṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    lakṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhūparīkṣā -
  • bhūparīkṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • avidhiḥ -
  • avidhi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 5: “ṛṣayaḥ
  • ṛṣayaḥ -
  • ṛṣi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • Line 6: “ācāryādi lakṣaṇa śravaṇārthaṃ ṛṣi praśnaḥ
  • ācāryā -
  • ācārī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [instrumental single]
    ācārin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single]
    ācārin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ācārya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ācāryā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ādi -
  • ādi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ādi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ādi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ādin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ādin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • lakṣaṇa -
  • lakṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    lakṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative 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 7: “maunīṃdra bhavatā prokta mācāryaṃ varaye diti
  • maunīndra -
  • maunīndra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    maunīndra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhavatā -
  • bhavat (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    bhavat (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    bhavant (pronoun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    bhavant (pronoun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • prokta -
  • prokta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prokta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • mācā -
  • māca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • aryam -
  • arya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    arya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    aryā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • varaye -
  • vṛ (verb class 0)
    [present middle first single]
  • diti -
  • diti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    diti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • Line 8: “kīdṛśo yajamānastukimācāryasya lakṣaṇam.”
  • kīdṛśo* -
  • kīdṛś (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    kīdṛś (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    kīdṛśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • yajamānas -
  • yajamāna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaj -> yajamāna (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √yaj class 1 verb]
  • tuki -
  • tuk (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • mācā -
  • māca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • aryasya -
  • arya (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    arya (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • lakṣaṇam -
  • lakṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    lakṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    lakṣaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
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