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 3.32

प्रतिमाकरणे फलकथनं ।
शिवब्रह्मार्क विघ्नेश चंडीलक्ष्म्यादि कात्मनाम् ।
देवालयकृतेः पुण्यं प्रतिमाकर णेऽधिकम्. ॥ 32 ॥

pratimākaraṇe phalakathanaṃ |
śivabrahmārka vighneśa caṃḍīlakṣmyādi kātmanām |
devālayakṛteḥ puṇyaṃ pratimākara ṇe'dhikam. || 32 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 3.32 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 (3.32). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Pratima, Akarana, Akarani, Phala, Kathana, Shiva, Brahmarka, Vighnesha, Candi, Candin, Lakshmi, Adi, Adin, Kat, Kas, Mana, Devalaya, Kriti, Punya, Akara, Adhikam, Adhika,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 3.32). 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: “pratimākaraṇe phalakathanaṃ
  • pratimā -
  • pratima (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pratima (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pratimā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    pratimā (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • akaraṇe -
  • akaraṇa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    akaraṇi (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • phala -
  • phala (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    phala (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    phal (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • kathanam -
  • kathana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kathana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kathanā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “śivabrahmārka vighneśa caṃḍīlakṣmyādi kātmanām
  • śiva -
  • śiva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śiva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • brahmārka -
  • brahmārka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vighneśa -
  • vighneśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • caṇḍī -
  • caṇḍī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    caṇḍi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    caṇḍin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • lakṣmyā -
  • lakṣmī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [instrumental 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]
  • kāt -
  • kāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    kās (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • manām -
  • manā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 3: “devālayakṛteḥ puṇyaṃ pratimākara ṇe'dhikam.”
  • devālaya -
  • devālaya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kṛteḥ -
  • kṛti (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    kṛti (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • puṇyam -
  • puṇya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    puṇya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    puṇyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    puṇ -> puṇya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √puṇ class 10 verb]
    puṇ -> puṇya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √puṇ class 10 verb], [accusative single from √puṇ class 10 verb]
  • pratimā -
  • pratima (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pratima (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pratimā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    pratimā (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • akara -
  • akara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    akara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ṇe' -
  • ṇa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • adhikam -
  • adhikam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    adhika (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    adhika (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    adhikā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
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