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 2.2

लक्षणं वद चास्माक माचार्ययजमानयोः ।
श्रीवसिष्ठः ।
श्रीवसिष्ठ प्रतिवचनं आचार्य लक्षणं ।
ब्राह्मणःक्षत्रियोवैश्यश्शूद्रोवाप्यनुलोमजः ॥ 2 ॥

lakṣaṇaṃ vada cāsmāka mācāryayajamānayoḥ |
śrīvasiṣṭhaḥ |
śrīvasiṣṭha prativacanaṃ ācārya lakṣaṇaṃ |
brāhmaṇaḥkṣatriyovaiśyaśśūdrovāpyanulomajaḥ || 2 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 2.2 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 (2.2). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Lakshana, Vada, Asmaka, Maca, Ari, Arin, Arya, Ayajamana, Shri, Vasishtha, Prativacana, Acarya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 2.2). 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: “lakṣaṇaṃ vada cāsmāka mācāryayajamānayoḥ
  • lakṣaṇam -
  • lakṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    lakṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    lakṣaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • vada -
  • vada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vad (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • asmāka -
  • asmāka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    asmāka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • mācā -
  • māca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • arya -
  • ari (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ari (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ari (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    arin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    arya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    arya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • ayajamānayoḥ -
  • ayajamāna (noun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    ayajamāna (noun, neuter)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    ayajamānā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
  • Line 2: “śrīvasiṣṭhaḥ
  • śrī -
  • śrī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    śrī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • vasiṣṭhaḥ -
  • vasiṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 3: “śrīvasiṣṭha prativacanaṃ ācārya lakṣaṇaṃ
  • śrī -
  • śrī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    śrī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • vasiṣṭha -
  • vasiṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vasiṣṭha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • prativacanam -
  • prativacana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    prativacana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ācārya -
  • ācārya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • lakṣaṇam -
  • lakṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    lakṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    lakṣaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 4: “brāhmaṇaḥkṣatriyovaiśyaśśūdrovāpyanulomajaḥ
  • Cannot analyse brāhmaṇaḥkṣatriyovaiśyaśśūdrovāpyanulomajaḥ
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