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 8.11

इदं च द्विविधं प्रोक्तं सर्वशास्त्रेषु निश्चितम् ।
मानांगुलाद्युपयोगानि ।
मानांगुळप्रमाणेन आलयादिविधीयते. ॥ 11 ॥

idaṃ ca dvividhaṃ proktaṃ sarvaśāstreṣu niścitam |
mānāṃgulādyupayogāni |
mānāṃguḷapramāṇena ālayādividhīyate. || 11 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 8.11 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 (8.11). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Idam, Dvividha, Prokta, Sarvashastra, Nishcita, Manangula, Upayoga, Ani, Div, Divi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 8.11). 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: “idaṃ ca dvividhaṃ proktaṃ sarvaśāstreṣu niścitam
  • idam -
  • idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • 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]
  • proktam -
  • prokta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    prokta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    proktā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • sarvaśāstreṣu -
  • sarvaśāstra (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    sarvaśāstra (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • niścitam -
  • niścita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    niścita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    niścitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “mānāṃgulādyupayogāni
  • mānāṅgulād -
  • mānāṅgula (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    mānāṅgula (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • yu -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    e (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    yu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    yu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    yu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • upayogā -
  • upayoga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ani -
  • ani (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    anī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • Line 3: “mānāṃguḷapramāṇena ālayādividhīyate.”
  • Cannot analyse mānāṅguḷapramāṇena*āl
  • ālayā -
  • divi -
  • divi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    divī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    div (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • dhīyate -
  • dhā (verb class 1)
    [present passive third single]
    dhā (verb class 2)
    [present passive third single]
    dhā (verb class 3)
    [present passive third single]
    dhā (verb class 4)
    [present passive third single]
    dhe (verb class 1)
    [present passive third single]
    dhi (verb class 5)
    [present passive third single]
    dhi (verb class 6)
    [present passive third single]
    dhī (verb class 4)
    [present middle third single], [present passive third single]
    dhī (verb class 3)
    [present passive third single]
    dhyā (verb class 1)
    [present passive third single]
    dhyā (verb class 2)
    [present passive third single]
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