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 12.3

देवस्य स्थापना यादौ आचार्यस्य निवेशनम् ।
प्रविश्य फलपुष्पादी न्दत्वा भक्त्याच भूतले. ॥ 3 ॥

devasya sthāpanā yādau ācāryasya niveśanam |
praviśya phalapuṣpādī ndatvā bhaktyāca bhūtale. || 3 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 12.3 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 (12.3). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Deva, Sthapana, Yadu, Acarya, Niveshana, Pravishya, Phalapushpa, Bhaktya, Bhakti, Bhutala,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 12.3). 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: “devasya sthāpanā yādau ācāryasya niveśanam
  • devasya -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    deva (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • sthāpanā* -
  • sthāpana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sthāpanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • yādau -
  • yādu (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • ācāryasya -
  • ācārya (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • niveśanam -
  • niveśana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    niveśana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “praviśya phalapuṣpādī ndatvā bhaktyāca bhūtale.
  • praviśya -
  • praviśya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    praviśya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • phalapuṣpād -
  • phalapuṣpa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    phalapuṣpa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ī -
  • ī (noun, feminine)
    [compound]
    ī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    i (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Cannot analyse ndatvā*bh
  • bhaktyā -
  • bhaktyā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    bhakti (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • aca -
  • ac (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
    añc (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • bhūtale -
  • bhūtala (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
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