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 5.12

तथाश्वेतगिरौ ग्राह्या तदलाभे शिलां शृणु ।
भूगत शिलाभेद कथनं ।
भूगता याशिलाप्रोक्तास्तासांवक्ष्यामिलक्षणम् ॥ 12 ॥

tathāśvetagirau grāhyā tadalābhe śilāṃ śṛṇu |
bhūgata śilābheda kathanaṃ |
bhūgatā yāśilāproktāstāsāṃvakṣyāmilakṣaṇam || 12 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 5.12 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 (5.12). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatha, Shvetagiri, Grahi, Grahya, Tada, Labha, Shila, Bhugata, Shilabheda, Kathana, Ashila, Prokta, Lakshana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 5.12). 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: “tathāśvetagirau grāhyā tadalābhe śilāṃ śṛṇu
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • śvetagirau -
  • śvetagiri (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • grāhyā -
  • grāhi (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    grāhī (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    grāhyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    grah -> grāhyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √grah class 9 verb], [nominative single from √grah]
  • tada -
  • tada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • lābhe -
  • lābha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    lābhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • śilām -
  • śilā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • śṛṇu -
  • śru (verb class 5)
    [imperative active second single]
  • Line 2: “bhūgata śilābheda kathanaṃ
  • bhūgata -
  • bhūgata (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhūgata (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śilābheda -
  • śilābheda (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kathanam -
  • kathana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kathana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kathanā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 3: “bhūgatā yāśilāproktāstāsāṃvakṣyāmilakṣaṇam
  • bhūgatā* -
  • bhūgata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    bhūgatā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • -
  • (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aśilā -
  • aśilā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • proktās -
  • prokta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    proktā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • tāsāṃ -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • vakṣyāmi -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [future active first single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [future active first single]
    vah (verb class 1)
    [future active first single]
  • lakṣaṇam -
  • lakṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    lakṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    lakṣaṇā (noun, feminine)
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