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 13.20

शरावेषु शिवं ध्यात्वा समावाह्य प्रपूजयेत् ।
पालिकाना मष्टदिक्षु कलशा न्विन्यसेत्क्रमात्. ॥ 20 ॥

śarāveṣu śivaṃ dhyātvā samāvāhya prapūjayet |
pālikānā maṣṭadikṣu kalaśā nvinyasetkramāt. || 20 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 13.20 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 (13.20). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Sharava, Shivam, Shiva, Dhyatva, Pra, Palika, Ana, Mashta, Dish, Dikshu,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 13.20). 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: “śarāveṣu śivaṃ dhyātvā samāvāhya prapūjayet
  • śarāveṣu -
  • śarāva (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
  • śivam -
  • śivam (indeclinable)
    śiva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śiva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śivā (noun, feminine)
  • dhyātvā -
  • dhyā -> dhyātvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dhyā]
    dhyā -> dhyātvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dhyā]
    dhyātvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • samāvā -
  • sam (verb class 1)
    [imperative active first dual]
  • ahya -
  • ah -> ahya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √ah]
  • pra -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (Preverb)
  • pūjayet -
  • pūj (verb class 10)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 2: “pālikānā maṣṭadikṣu kalaśā nvinyasetkramāt.
  • pālikā -
  • pālikā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • anā* -
  • ana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • maṣṭa -
  • maṣ -> maṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √maṣ class 1 verb]
    maṣ -> maṣṭa (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √maṣ class 1 verb]
    maś -> maṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √maś class 1 verb]
    maś -> maṣṭa (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √maś class 1 verb]
  • dikṣu -
  • dikṣu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    dikṣu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    dikṣu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    diś (noun, feminine)
    [locative plural]
  • kalaśā* -
  • Cannot analyse nvinyasetkramāt
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