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 11.18

मेखला ।
तत्सूत्रस्भालने नैव त्रिकोणं साधयेद्गुरुः ।
यादृग्विधं भवेत्कुंडं तादृगेवतु मेखला. ॥ 18 ॥

mekhalā |
tatsūtrasbhālane naiva trikoṇaṃ sādhayedguruḥ |
yādṛgvidhaṃ bhavetkuṃḍaṃ tādṛgevatu mekhalā. || 18 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 11.18 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 (11.18). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Mekhala, Naiva, Trikona, Guru, Yadrish, Vidh, Vidha, Kunda, Tadrik, Tadrish, Eva,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 11.18). 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: “mekhalā
  • mekhalā -
  • mekhalā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “tatsūtrasbhālane naiva trikoṇaṃ sādhayedguruḥ
  • Cannot analyse tatsūtrasbhālane*na
  • naiva -
  • naiva (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • trikoṇam -
  • trikoṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    trikoṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    trikoṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • sādhayed -
  • sidh (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • guruḥ -
  • guru (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 3: “yādṛgvidhaṃ bhavetkuṃḍaṃ tādṛgevatu mekhalā.”
  • yādṛg -
  • yādṛś (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yādṛś (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • vidham -
  • vidha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vidha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vidhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    vidh (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • bhavet -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • kuṇḍam -
  • kuṇḍa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kuṇḍa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kuṇḍā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • tādṛg -
  • tādṛk (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tādṛś (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    tādṛś (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • mekhalā -
  • mekhalā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
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