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 13.21

थान्यराशिषु संस्थाप्यं दिक्पालान्प्रूजयेत्ततः ।
तोरणध्वजदेवादीन् समावाह्य ततो गुरुः ॥ 21 ॥

thānyarāśiṣu saṃsthāpyaṃ dikpālānprūjayettataḥ |
toraṇadhvajadevādīn samāvāhya tato guruḥ || 21 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 13.21 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 (13.21). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tha, Ara, Ashin, Samsthapya, Torana, Dhvaja, Deva, Tatah, Tad, Tata, Guru,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “thānyarāśiṣu saṃsthāpyaṃ dikpālānprūjayettataḥ
  • thānya -
  • tha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • arā -
  • ara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    arā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
    (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
    (verb class 5)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
  • aśiṣu -
  • aśin (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    aśin (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • saṃsthāpyam -
  • saṃsthāpya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    saṃsthāpya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    saṃsthāpyā (noun, feminine)
  • Cannot analyse dikpālānprūjayettataḥ
  • Line 2: “toraṇadhvajadevādīn samāvāhya tato guruḥ
  • toraṇa -
  • toraṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    toraṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dhvaja -
  • dhvaja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dhvaj (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • devād -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    deva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • īn -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • samāvā -
  • sam (verb class 1)
    [imperative active first dual]
  • ahya -
  • ah -> ahya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √ah]
  • tato* -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • guruḥ -
  • guru (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
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