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 4.5

चिंतामणिशिला ब्रह्मन् कर्तु रिष्टशुभं भवेत् ।
पादेनलिंग निर्णय विधिः ।
कुर्विंदं चतु सौभाग्यं वर्णान्येतानि निर्णयः. ॥ 5 ॥

ciṃtāmaṇiśilā brahman kartu riṣṭaśubhaṃ bhavet |
pādenaliṃga nirṇaya vidhiḥ |
kurviṃdaṃ catu saubhāgyaṃ varṇānyetāni nirṇayaḥ. || 5 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 4.5 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 (4.5). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Shila, Kartu, Rishta, Shubha, Shubh, Pada, Linga, Nirnaya, Vidhi, Vinda, Catu, Saubhagya, Varna, Varnan, Eta, Etad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 4.5). 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: “ciṃtāmaṇiśilā brahman kartu riṣṭaśubhaṃ bhavet
  • cintāmaṇi -
  • cintāmaṇi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    cintāmaṇi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • śilā* -
  • śila (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    śilā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • brahman -
  • kartu -
  • kartu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    kartu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    kartu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [imperative active third single]
  • riṣṭa -
  • riṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    riṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    riṣ -> riṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √riṣ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √riṣ class 4 verb]
    riṣ -> riṣṭa (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √riṣ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √riṣ class 4 verb]
    riś -> riṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √riś class 6 verb]
    riś -> riṣṭa (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √riś class 6 verb]
  • śubham -
  • śubha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śubha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śubhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    śubh (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • bhavet -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 2: “pādenaliṃga nirṇaya vidhiḥ
  • pādena -
  • pāda (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • liṅga -
  • liṅga (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    liṅg (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • nirṇaya -
  • nirṇaya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vidhiḥ -
  • vidhi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    vidhi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 3: “kurviṃdaṃ catu saubhāgyaṃ varṇānyetāni nirṇayaḥ.”
  • kur -
  • ku (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • vindam -
  • vinda (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vinda (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vindā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • catu -
  • catu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    catu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    catu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • saubhāgyam -
  • saubhāgya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    saubhāgyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • varṇānye -
  • varṇa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    varṇan (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • etāni -
  • eta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    etad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
  • nirṇayaḥ -
  • nirṇaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
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