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 11.17

त्रिकोणकुंडं ।
अश्रविस्तृतषड्भागं दक्षिणोत्तरयोर्ध्वयोः ।
पश्चिमेश्रस्य संयोज्य सूत्रमास्फाल्यलांछयेत्. ॥ 17 ॥

trikoṇakuṃḍaṃ |
aśravistṛtaṣaḍbhāgaṃ dakṣiṇottarayordhvayoḥ |
paścimeśrasya saṃyojya sūtramāsphālyalāṃchayet. || 17 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 11.17 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 (11.17). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Trikonakunda, Ashra, Vistrita, Shadbhaga, Dakshinottara, Dhu, Samyojya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 11.17). 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: “trikoṇakuṃḍaṃ
  • trikoṇakuṇḍam -
  • trikoṇakuṇḍa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    trikoṇakuṇḍa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “aśravistṛtaṣaḍbhāgaṃ dakṣiṇottarayordhvayoḥ
  • aśra -
  • aśra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aśra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vistṛta -
  • vistṛta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vistṛta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ṣaḍbhāgam -
  • ṣaḍbhāga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • dakṣiṇottarayor -
  • dakṣiṇottara (noun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    dakṣiṇottara (noun, neuter)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    dakṣiṇottarā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
  • dhva -
  • dhu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    dhū (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
  • ayoḥ -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    e (noun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
  • Line 3: “paścimeśrasya saṃyojya sūtramāsphālyalāṃchayet.”
  • Cannot analyse paścimeśrasya*sa
  • saṃyojya -
  • saṃyojya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    saṃyojya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Cannot analyse sūtramāsphālyalāñchayet
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