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 2.4

आचार्यं वरये त्पूर्वं ततधीना हि सिद्धयः ।
पांचरात्रविदं शांतं सिद्धांतेषु कृतश्रमम्. ॥ 4 ॥

ācāryaṃ varaye tpūrvaṃ tatadhīnā hi siddhayaḥ |
pāṃcarātravidaṃ śāṃtaṃ siddhāṃteṣu kṛtaśramam. || 4 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 2.4 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 (2.4). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Acarya, Tata, Siddhi, Pancaratra, Vid, Vida, Shanta, Siddhanta, Kritashrama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 2.4). 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: “ācāryaṃ varaye tpūrvaṃ tatadhīnā hi siddhayaḥ
  • ācāryam -
  • ācārya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ācāryā (noun, feminine)
  • varaye -
  • vṛ (verb class 0)
    [present middle first single]
  • Cannot analyse tpūrvam*ta
  • tata -
  • tata (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tata (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    tan -> tata (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √tan class 8 verb]
  • dhīnā -
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • siddhayaḥ -
  • siddhi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • Line 2: “pāṃcarātravidaṃ śāṃtaṃ siddhāṃteṣu kṛtaśramam.”
  • pāñcarātra -
  • pāñcarātra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pāñcarātra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vidam -
  • vida (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vida (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vidā (noun, feminine)
    vid (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • śāntam -
  • śānta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śānta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śāntā (noun, feminine)
    śam -> śānta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √śam class 4 verb], [accusative single from √śam class 9 verb]
    śam -> śānta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √śam class 4 verb], [accusative single from √śam class 4 verb], [nominative single from √śam class 9 verb], [accusative single from √śam class 9 verb]
  • siddhānteṣu -
  • siddhānta (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
  • kṛtaśramam -
  • kṛtaśrama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kṛtaśrama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kṛtaśramā (noun, feminine)
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