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 8.10

मात्रांगुळं च द्विविधं देहलब्धांगुळं ततः ।
देहलब्धांगुळं ।
अंगुष्ठवलयार्थं च अष्ठार्थं च तधोन्नतम्. ॥ 10 ॥

mātrāṃguḷaṃ ca dvividhaṃ dehalabdhāṃguḷaṃ tataḥ |
dehalabdhāṃguḷaṃ |
aṃguṣṭhavalayārthaṃ ca aṣṭhārthaṃ ca tadhonnatam. || 10 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 8.10 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 (8.10). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Dvividha, Tatah, Tad, Tata, Angushtha, Valaya, Artha, Ashthan, Han, Unnata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 8.10). 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: “mātrāṃguḷaṃ ca dvividhaṃ dehalabdhāṃguḷaṃ tataḥ
  • Cannot analyse mātrāṅguḷam*ca
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dvividham -
  • dvividha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dvividha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dvividhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Cannot analyse dehalabdhāṅguḷam*ta
  • tataḥ -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • Line 2: “dehalabdhāṃguḷaṃ
  • Cannot analyse dehalabdhāṅguḷam
  • Line 3: “aṃguṣṭhavalayārthaṃ ca aṣṭhārthaṃ ca tadhonnatam.”
  • aṅguṣṭha -
  • aṅguṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aṅguṣṭha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • valayā -
  • valaya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    valaya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    valayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    val (verb class 0)
    [imperative active second single]
  • artham -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    artha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • aṣṭhā -
  • aṣṭhan (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    aṣṭhan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • artham -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    artha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
  • ho -
  • ha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    han (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    han (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • unnatam -
  • unnata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    unnata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    unnatā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
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