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 14.10

वास्तुपूजा ।
प्राणप्रतिष्ठां कुर्वीत पूजये द्वास्तु पूरुषम् ।
षोडशै रुपचारैश्च द्पात्रिंशैर्वा यथाक्रमम्. ॥ 10 ॥

vāstupūjā |
prāṇapratiṣṭhāṃ kurvīta pūjaye dvāstu pūruṣam |
ṣoḍaśai rupacāraiśca dpātriṃśairvā yathākramam. || 10 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 14.10 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 (14.10). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vastupuja, Pranapratishtha, Dva, Purusha, Rupa, Cara, Yatha, Akramam, Akrama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 14.10). 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: “vāstupūjā
  • vāstupūjā -
  • vāstupūjā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “prāṇapratiṣṭhāṃ kurvīta pūjaye dvāstu pūruṣam
  • prāṇapratiṣṭhām -
  • prāṇapratiṣṭhā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • kurvīta -
  • kṛ (verb class 8)
    [optative middle third single]
  • pūjaye -
  • pūj (verb class 10)
    [present middle first single]
  • dvās -
  • dva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    dvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • pūruṣam -
  • pūruṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • Line 3: “ṣoḍaśai rupacāraiśca dpātriṃśairvā yathākramam.
  • ṣoḍaśai -
  • rupa -
  • rupa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • cāraiś -
  • cāra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    cāra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Cannot analyse dpātriṃśairvā*ya
  • yathā -
  • yathā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    yathā (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yathā (indeclinable)
  • akramam -
  • akramam (indeclinable)
    akrama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    akrama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    akramā (noun, feminine)
    kram (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single], [aorist active first single]
    kram (verb class 4)
    [aorist active first single]
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