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 9.15

तदितरवाहनानि तल्लक्षणानिच ।
अतःपरं प्रपक्ष्यामि वाहनानां च लक्षणम् ।
पीठ मादित्य सोमं च सिंहव्यानिखगाधिपाः. ॥ 15 ॥

taditaravāhanāni tallakṣaṇānica |
ataḥparaṃ prapakṣyāmi vāhanānāṃ ca lakṣaṇam |
pīṭha māditya somaṃ ca siṃhavyānikhagādhipāḥ. || 15 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 9.15 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 (9.15). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tad, Tat, Vahana, Tallakshana, Atahparam, Pra, Lakshana, Pitha, Itya, Soma, Simha, Vyani, Khagadhipa,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 9.15). 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: “taditaravāhanāni tallakṣaṇānica
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • itara -
  • itara (noun, neuter)
    [compound]
  • vāhanāni -
  • vāhana (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • tallakṣaṇāni -
  • tallakṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “ataḥparaṃ prapakṣyāmi vāhanānāṃ ca lakṣaṇam
  • ataḥparam -
  • ataḥparam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • pra -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • pakṣyāmi -
  • pac (verb class 1)
    [future active first single]
    pac (verb class 4)
    [future active first single]
  • vāhanānām -
  • vāhana (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    vāhana (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    vāhanā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • lakṣaṇam -
  • lakṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    lakṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    lakṣaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 3: “pīṭha māditya somaṃ ca siṃhavyānikhagādhipāḥ.
  • pīṭha -
  • pīṭha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pīṭha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • mād -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • itya -
  • itya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    itya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    i -> itya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √i]
    i -> itya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √i class 2 verb]
    i -> itya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √i class 2 verb]
  • somam -
  • soma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    soma (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    somā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    soman (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • siṃha -
  • siṃha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vyāni -
  • vyānī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    vyānī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    vyānī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • khagādhipāḥ -
  • khagādhipa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
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