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 10.16

शुभलग्न निर्णयः ।
एते सौम्यग्रहाः प्रोक्ताः प्रशस्ता स्थापनं प्रति ।
सैंहिकेयश्च सौरश्च अर्कश्चैव तु निंदिताः ॥ 16 ॥

śubhalagna nirṇayaḥ |
ete saumyagrahāḥ proktāḥ praśastā sthāpanaṃ prati |
saiṃhikeyaśca sauraśca arkaścaiva tu niṃditāḥ || 16 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 10.16 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 (10.16). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Shubhalagna, Nirnaya, Eta, Etad, Eti, Esha, Saumyagraha, Prokta, Prashasta, Sthapana, Prati, Saimhikeya, Saura, Arka, Nindita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 10.16). 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: “śubhalagna nirṇayaḥ
  • śubhalagna -
  • śubhalagna (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nirṇayaḥ -
  • nirṇaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “ete saumyagrahāḥ proktāḥ praśastā sthāpanaṃ prati
  • ete -
  • eta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    eta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    etā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    etad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    eti (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    eṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    eṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
  • saumyagrahāḥ -
  • saumyagraha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • proktāḥ -
  • prokta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    proktā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • praśastā -
  • praśastā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • sthāpanam -
  • sthāpana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sthāpana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sthāpanā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • prati -
  • prati (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    prati (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pratī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    pratī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    pratī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    prati (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • Line 3: “saiṃhikeyaśca sauraśca arkaścaiva tu niṃditāḥ
  • saiṃhikeyaś -
  • saiṃhikeya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sauraś -
  • saura (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • arkaś -
  • arka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • ninditāḥ -
  • nindita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    ninditā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    nind -> nindita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √nind class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √nind class 1 verb]
    nind -> ninditā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √nind class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √nind class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √nind class 1 verb]
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