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 9.13

तन्मध्येष्टदळं पद्मं कर्णिका केसरान्वितम् ।
आसीनार्थं तु देवस्य स्वर्णपीठं प्रकल्पयेत्. ॥ 13 ॥

tanmadhyeṣṭadaḷaṃ padmaṃ karṇikā kesarānvitam |
āsīnārthaṃ tu devasya svarṇapīṭhaṃ prakalpayet. || 13 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 9.13 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 (9.13). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Padma, Karnika, Kesara, Vita, Asina, Artha, Deva, Svarna, Pitha, Pra,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 9.13). 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: “tanmadhyeṣṭadaḷaṃ padmaṃ karṇikā kesarānvitam
  • Cannot analyse tanmadhyeṣṭadaḷam*pa
  • padmam -
  • padma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    padma (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    padmā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • karṇikā -
  • karṇikā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • kesarān -
  • kesara (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • vitam -
  • vita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “āsīnārthaṃ tu devasya svarṇapīṭhaṃ prakalpayet.
  • āsīnā -
  • āsīna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āsīna (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āsīnā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • artham -
  • artha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    artha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • devasya -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    deva (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • svarṇa -
  • svarṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    svarṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pīṭham -
  • pīṭha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pīṭha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • pra -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • kalpayet -
  • kḷp (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
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