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 8.12

मात्रांगुळ प्रमाणेन कुंडंकूर्चं सृचं स्रुवम् ।
इध्माद्यनलपात्राणि कुर्यात्सर्वाणि देशिकः. ॥ 12 ॥

mātrāṃguḷa pramāṇena kuṃḍaṃkūrcaṃ sṛcaṃ sruvam |
idhmādyanalapātrāṇi kuryātsarvāṇi deśikaḥ. || 12 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 8.12 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 (8.12). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Pramana, Sru, Sruva, Idhma, Yat, Alapa, Rani, Sarva, Sarvani, Deshika,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 8.12). 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: “mātrāṃguḷa pramāṇena kuṃḍaṃkūrcaṃ sṛcaṃ sruvam
  • Cannot analyse mātrāṅguḷa*pr
  • pramāṇena -
  • pramāṇa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    pramāṇa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • Cannot analyse kuṇḍaṅkūrcam*sṛ
  • Cannot analyse sṛcam*sr
  • sruvam -
  • sruva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sruvā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    srū (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “idhmādyanalapātrāṇi kuryātsarvāṇi deśikaḥ.”
  • idhmād -
  • idhma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • yan -
  • yat (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    i -> yat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb]
  • alapāt -
  • alapa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    alapa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • rāṇi -
  • rāṇi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    rāṇī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    ra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperative active first single]
  • kuryāt -
  • kṛ (verb class 8)
    [optative active third single]
  • sarvāṇi -
  • sarvāṇī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • deśikaḥ -
  • deśika (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
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