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 14.3

वास्तु मंडल रचना ।
भूसूक्तेन भुवं तत्र गोवयेन्म विलेपयेत् ।
रक्तपीतसितै श्छूर्णैः रंगवल्लीः प्रकल्पयेत्. ॥ 3 ॥

vāstu maṃḍala racanā |
bhūsūktena bhuvaṃ tatra govayenma vilepayet |
raktapītasitai śchūrṇaiḥ raṃgavallīḥ prakalpayet. || 3 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 14.3 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:

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

Vastu, Mandala, Racana, Bhusukta, Bhuva, Bhu, Tatra, Vila, Raktapita, Rangavalli, Pra,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 14.3). 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: “vāstu maṃḍala racanā
  • vāstu -
  • vāstu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vāstu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • maṇḍala -
  • maṇḍala (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    maṇḍala (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • racanā -
  • racanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “bhūsūktena bhuvaṃ tatra govayenma vilepayet
  • bhūsūktena -
  • bhūsūkta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • bhuvam -
  • bhuva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhuva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bhū (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    bhū (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • go -
  • go (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    ga (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    gu (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • vayen -
  • vay (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • ma -
  • ma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative 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 3: “raktapītasitai śchūrṇaiḥ raṃgavallīḥ prakalpayet.
  • raktapīta -
  • raktapīta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    raktapīta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sitai -
  • Cannot analyse śchūrṇaiḥ*ra
  • raṅgavallīḥ -
  • raṅgavallī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative plural]
  • pra -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • kalpayet -
  • kḷp (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
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