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 10.7

प्रतिष्ठामूहूर्तनिर्णयः अयनं पक्षं ।
प्रतिष्ठासु मुहूर्तस्य लक्षणं श्रुणु सांप्रतम् ।
दक्षिणायन मुत्सृज्य उत्तरायण मुत्तमम्. ॥ 7 ॥

pratiṣṭhāmūhūrtanirṇayaḥ ayanaṃ pakṣaṃ |
pratiṣṭhāsu muhūrtasya lakṣaṇaṃ śruṇu sāṃpratam |
dakṣiṇāyana mutsṛjya uttarāyaṇa muttamam. || 7 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 10.7 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 (10.7). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Pratishtha, Nirnaya, Ayana, Paksha, Pratishthasu, Muhurta, Lakshana, Sampratam, Samprata, Mud, Srijya, Uttarayana, Tamam, Tama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 10.7). 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: “pratiṣṭhāmūhūrtanirṇayaḥ ayanaṃ pakṣaṃ
  • pratiṣṭhām -
  • pratiṣṭhā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • ūhūr -
  • ta -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • nirṇayaḥ -
  • nirṇaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ayanam -
  • ayana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ayana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ayanā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • pakṣam -
  • pakṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pakṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    pakṣā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “pratiṣṭhāsu muhūrtasya lakṣaṇaṃ śruṇu sāṃpratam
  • pratiṣṭhāsu -
  • pratiṣṭhāsu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pratiṣṭhāsu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    pratiṣṭhāsu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pratiṣṭhā (noun, feminine)
    [locative plural]
  • muhūrtasya -
  • muhūrta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • lakṣaṇam -
  • lakṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    lakṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    lakṣaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Cannot analyse śruṇu*sā
  • sāmpratam -
  • sāmpratam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sāmprata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sāmprata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sāmpratā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 3: “ dakṣiṇāyana mutsṛjya uttarāyaṇa muttamam.
  • Cannot analyse *dakṣiṇāyana*mu
  • mut -
  • mud (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • sṛjya* -
  • sṛjya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    sṛj -> sṛjya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √sṛj class 6 verb]
  • uttarāyaṇa -
  • uttarāyaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • mut -
  • mud (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • tamam -
  • tamam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    tama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tamā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
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