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 12.14

मंत्रे शास्त्रेण संप्रोक्ष्य गोमयेन विलेपयेत् ।
भूमिर्भूम्ने ति मंत्रेणवृत्त मंडलमालिखेत्. ॥ 14 ॥

maṃtre śāstreṇa saṃprokṣya gomayena vilepayet |
bhūmirbhūmne ti maṃtreṇavṛtta maṃḍalamālikhet. || 14 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 12.14 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 (12.14). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Mantri, Mantra, Shastra, Gomaya, Vila, Bhumi, Bhuman, Vritta, Mandala,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 12.14). 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: “maṃtre śāstreṇa saṃprokṣya gomayena vilepayet
  • mantre -
  • mantṛ (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    mantra (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    mantri (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    mantrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • śāstreṇa -
  • śāstra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • Cannot analyse samprokṣya*go
  • gomayena -
  • gomaya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    gomaya (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • vile -
  • vila (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    vila (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    vil (verb class 6)
    [present middle first single]
  • payet -
  • pay (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
    pi (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
    (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 2: “bhūmirbhūmne ti maṃtreṇavṛtta maṃḍalamālikhet.
  • bhūmir -
  • bhūmi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    bhūmi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhūmne -
  • bhūman (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    bhūman (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • Cannot analyse ti*ma
  • mantreṇa -
  • mantra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • vṛtta -
  • vṛtta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vṛtta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vṛt -> vṛtta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √vṛt class 1 verb]
    vṛt -> vṛtta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √vṛt class 1 verb]
  • maṇḍalam -
  • maṇḍala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    maṇḍala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    maṇḍalā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ā -
  • ā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ā (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • likhet -
  • likh (verb class 6)
    [optative active third single]
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