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 12.16

ऊर्थ्ववक्त्रां विलिख्येवं अर्चये न्न्यासपूर्वकम् ।
कूर्चेन पश्चिमे चक्रं विष्वक्सेन मधोत्तरे. ॥ 16 ॥

ūrthvavaktrāṃ vilikhyevaṃ arcaye nnyāsapūrvakam |
kūrcena paścime cakraṃ viṣvaksena madhottare. || 16 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 12.16 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:

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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 (12.16). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vilikhya, Arci, Kurca, Pashcime, Pashcima, Cakra, Vishvaksena, Madhu, Tta,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 12.16). 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: “ūrthvavaktrāṃ vilikhyevaṃ arcaye nnyāsapūrvakam
  • Cannot analyse ūrthvavaktrām*vi
  • vilikhye -
  • vilikhya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    vilikhya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • vam -
  • va (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    va (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    ve (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • arcaye -
  • arci (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    ṛc (verb class 0)
    [present middle first single]
    ṛc (verb class 0)
    [present middle first single]
  • Cannot analyse nnyāsapūrvakam
  • Line 2: “kūrcena paścime cakraṃ viṣvaksena madhottare.
  • kūrcena -
  • kūrca (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    kūrca (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • paścime -
  • paścime (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    paścima (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    paścima (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    paścimā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • cakram -
  • cakra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    cakra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    cakrā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • viṣvaksena -
  • viṣvaksena (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • madho -
  • madhu (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • tta -
  • tta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • re -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    ra (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
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