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 5.65

मंडला यत्र दृश्यंते तत्र गर्भं विनिक्षिपेत् ।
मांजिष्ठवर्णसदृशे मंडले दर्दुरो भवेत्. ॥ 65 ॥

maṃḍalā yatra dṛśyaṃte tatra garbhaṃ vinikṣipet |
māṃjiṣṭhavarṇasadṛśe maṃḍale darduro bhavet. || 65 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 5.65 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 (5.65). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Mandala, Yatra, Tatra, Garbha, Manjishtha, Varnasa, Drisha, Drishi, Drish, Dardura,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 5.65). 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: “maṃḍalā yatra dṛśyaṃte tatra garbhaṃ vinikṣipet
  • maṇḍalā* -
  • maṇḍala (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    maṇḍalā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • yatra -
  • yatra (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    yatra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yatra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dṛśyante -
  • dṛś (verb class 1)
    [present passive third plural]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • garbham -
  • garbha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    garbhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • vini -
  • vi (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    vini (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • kṣipet -
  • kṣip (verb class 6)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 2: “māṃjiṣṭhavarṇasadṛśe maṃḍale darduro bhavet.
  • māñjiṣṭha -
  • māñjiṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    māñjiṣṭha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • varṇasa -
  • varṇasa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    varṇasa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dṛśe -
  • dṛśa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    dṛśā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    dṛśi (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    dṛś (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
    dṛś (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • maṇḍale -
  • maṇḍala (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    maṇḍala (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    maṇḍalā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • darduro* -
  • dardura (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhavet -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
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