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 2.25

शंकुस्थापन विधिः ।
तच्छंकुं त्रिविधं कृत्वा चा धस्ता च्चतुरं तथा ।
तन्मध्येचाष्टफलकंतदग्रं कमलाकृतिः ॥ 25 ॥

śaṃkusthāpana vidhiḥ |
tacchaṃkuṃ trividhaṃ kṛtvā cā dhastā ccaturaṃ tathā |
tanmadhyecāṣṭaphalakaṃtadagraṃ kamalākṛtiḥ || 25 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 2.25 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 (2.25). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Shanku, Tha, Apana, Vidhi, Tat, Tad, Trividha, Kritva, Kritvan, Dha, Tan, Tatha, Tanmadhya, Phala, Kah, Agram, Agra, Kamala, Akriti,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 2.25). 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: “śaṃkusthāpana vidhiḥ
  • śaṅkus -
  • śaṅku (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • thā -
  • tha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • āpana -
  • āpana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vidhiḥ -
  • vidhi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    vidhi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “tacchaṃkuṃ trividhaṃ kṛtvā dhastā ccaturaṃ tathā
  • tacch -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • śaṅkum -
  • śaṅku (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • trividham -
  • trividha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    trividha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    trividhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • kṛtvā -
  • kṛtvā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛtvan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • cā* -
  • ca (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • dhas -
  • dha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    dhā (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Cannot analyse ccaturam*ta
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 3: “tanmadhyecāṣṭaphalakaṃtadagraṃ kamalākṛtiḥ
  • tanmadhye -
  • tanmadhya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • cāṣ -
  • ca (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ṭa -
  • ṭa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ṭa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • phala -
  • phala (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    phala (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    phal (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • kan -
  • ka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • agram -
  • agram (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    agra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    agra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    agrā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • kamalā -
  • kamala (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kamala (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kamalā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ākṛtiḥ -
  • ākṛti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    ākṛti (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
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