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 15.56

तत्त्वसंहारक्रमं ।
संहारस्य क्रमं वक्ष्ये प्राङ्मुखो वा प्युदङ्मुखः ।
पूर्वं संहृत्य प्रागादीन् श्रोत्रादीन्चततःपरं ॥ 56 ॥

tattvasaṃhārakramaṃ |
saṃhārasya kramaṃ vakṣye prāṅmukho vā pyudaṅmukhaḥ |
pūrvaṃ saṃhṛtya prāgādīn śrotrādīncatataḥparaṃ || 56 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 15.56 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 (15.56). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tattva, Samharakrama, Samhara, Krama, Vakshya, Pranmukha, Purvam, Purva, Prak, Adi, Shrotradi, Catat, Param, Para,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 15.56). 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: “tattvasaṃhārakramaṃ
  • tattva -
  • tattva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saṃhārakramam -
  • saṃhārakrama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    saṃhārakrama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “saṃhārasya kramaṃ vakṣye prāṅmukho pyudaṅmukhaḥ
  • saṃhārasya -
  • saṃhāra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • kramam -
  • krama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • vakṣye -
  • vakṣ -> vakṣya (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [locative single from √vakṣ]
    vakṣ -> vakṣya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [locative single from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √vakṣ], [vocative dual from √vakṣ], [accusative dual from √vakṣ], [locative single from √vakṣ]
    vakṣ -> vakṣyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √vakṣ], [vocative single from √vakṣ], [vocative dual from √vakṣ], [accusative dual from √vakṣ]
    vah (verb class 1)
    [future middle first single]
    vakṣ (verb class 1)
    [present passive first single]
    vakṣ (verb class 0)
    [present passive first single]
  • prāṅmukho* -
  • prāṅmukha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • Cannot analyse pyudaṅmukhaḥ
  • Line 3: “pūrvaṃ saṃhṛtya prāgādīn śrotrādīncatataḥparaṃ
  • pūrvam -
  • pūrvam (indeclinable)
    pūrva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pūrva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • saṃhṛtya -
  • prāg -
  • prāk (indeclinable)
  • ādīn -
  • ādi (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • śrotrādī -
  • śrotrādi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • īn -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • catataḥ -
  • catat (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    catat (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    cat (verb class 1)
    [present active third dual]
  • param -
  • param (indeclinable)
    para (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    para (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
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