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 15.12

ध्वजव्दये स्थापनीयं प्रतिद्वारस्य पार्श्वयोः ।
व्राच्यांरक्तध्वजेस्था प्यौ पीतवर्णौच दक्षिणे. ॥ 12 ॥

dhvajavdaye sthāpanīyaṃ pratidvārasya pārśvayoḥ |
vrācyāṃraktadhvajesthā pyau pītavarṇauca dakṣiṇe. || 12 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 15.12 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 (15.12). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Sthapaniya, Prati, Dvara, Parshva, Vra, Raktadhvaja, Stha, Pitavarna, Dakshine, Dakshina,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 15.12). 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: “dhvajavdaye sthāpanīyaṃ pratidvārasya pārśvayoḥ
  • Cannot analyse dhvajavdaye*st
  • sthāpanīyam -
  • sthāpanīya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sthāpanīya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sthāpanīyā (noun, feminine)
    sthā -> sthāpanīya (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √sthā]
    sthā -> sthāpanīya (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √sthā]
    sthā -> sthāpanīyā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √sthā]
    sthā -> sthāpanīya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √sthā]
    sthā -> sthāpanīya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √sthā], [accusative single from √sthā]
  • prati -
  • prati (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    prati (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pratī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    pratī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    pratī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • dvārasya -
  • dvāra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    dvāra (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • pārśvayoḥ -
  • pārśva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    pārśva (noun, neuter)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    pārśvā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
  • Line 2: “vrācyāṃraktadhvajesthā pyau pītavarṇauca dakṣiṇe.”
  • vrā -
  • vra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • acyā -
  • ac -> acya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √ac]
    añc -> acya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √añc]
  • aṃ -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    e (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • raktadhvaje -
  • raktadhvaja (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    raktadhvaja (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • sthā -
  • sthā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    sthā (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • Cannot analyse pyau*pī
  • pītavarṇau -
  • pītavarṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dakṣiṇe -
  • dakṣiṇe (indeclinable)
    dakṣiṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    dakṣiṇa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    dakṣiṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
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