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 7.4

ब्राह्मणादिजातयः ।
ब्राह्मणस्यसितामृद्वैक्षत्रियस्यारुणा स्मृता ।
वैश्यस्य पीतो विज्ञेया कृष्णा शूद्रस्य पद्मज. ॥ 4 ॥

brāhmaṇādijātayaḥ |
brāhmaṇasyasitāmṛdvaikṣatriyasyāruṇā smṛtā |
vaiśyasya pīto vijñeyā kṛṣṇā śūdrasya padmaja. || 4 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 7.4 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 (7.4). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Brahmanadi, Jati, Jataya, Brahmana, Sita, Mrid, Mridh, Vaiksha, Yasya, Yah, Yat, Aruna, Aru, Smrita, Vaishya, Pita, Vijneya, Krishna, Shudra, Padmaja,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 7.4). 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: “brāhmaṇādijātayaḥ
  • brāhmaṇādi -
  • brāhmaṇādī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    brāhmaṇādī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    brāhmaṇādī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    brāhmaṇādi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    brāhmaṇādi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    brāhmaṇādi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • jātayaḥ -
  • jāti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    jātaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “brāhmaṇasyasitāmṛdvaikṣatriyasyāruṇā smṛtā
  • brāhmaṇasya -
  • brāhmaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    brāhmaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • sitā -
  • sitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    -> sitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √ class 4 verb]
    si -> sitā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √si class 5 verb], [nominative single from √si class 9 verb]
  • mṛd -
  • mṛd (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    mṛdh (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • vaikṣa -
  • vaikṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vaikṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tri -
  • tri (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • yasyā -
  • yasya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yasya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yas -> yasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √yas]
    yasyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    yas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • aruṇā -
  • aruṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    aru (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • smṛtā -
  • smṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    smṛ -> smṛtā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √smṛ class 1 verb]
  • Line 3: “vaiśyasya pīto vijñeyā kṛṣṇā śūdrasya padmaja.”
  • vaiśyasya -
  • vaiśya (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    vaiśya (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • pīto* -
  • pīta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    -> pīta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √ class 2 verb]
    -> pīta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ class 3 verb]
    pai -> pīta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √pai class 1 verb]
    pi -> pīta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √pi class 1 verb], [nominative single from √pi class 2 verb], [nominative single from √pi class 3 verb]
    -> pīta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √ class 2 verb], [nominative single from √ class 3 verb], [nominative single from √ class 4 verb]
    (verb class 2)
    [present active third dual]
  • vijñeyā -
  • vijñeyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • kṛṣṇā -
  • kṛṣṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • śūdrasya -
  • śūdra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • padmaja -
  • padmaja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
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