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 16.10

बीजाक्षरलेखनं ।
रजोभि रेवं संपूर्य मध्ये तु प्रणवं लिखे ।
नामानि केशवादीनां दळद्वादशके लिखेत्. ॥ 10 ॥

bījākṣaralekhanaṃ |
rajobhi revaṃ saṃpūrya madhye tu praṇavaṃ likhe |
nāmāni keśavādīnāṃ daḷadvādaśake likhet. || 10 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 16.10 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:

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Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (16.10). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Bijakshara, Lekhana, Raja, Rajas, Bha, Reva, Madhye, Madhya, Pranava, Likha, Keshavadi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 16.10). 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: “bījākṣaralekhanaṃ
  • bījākṣara -
  • bījākṣara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • lekhanam -
  • lekhana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    lekhana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    lekhanā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “rajobhi revaṃ saṃpūrya madhye tu praṇavaṃ likhe
  • rajo -
  • rajas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rajas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    raja (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhi -
  • bhī (noun, feminine)
    bhā (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • revam -
  • reva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    reva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    revā (noun, feminine)
  • sampūrya -
  • madhye -
  • madhye (indeclinable)
    madhya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    madhya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    madhyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • praṇavam -
  • praṇava (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    praṇavā (noun, feminine)
  • likhe -
  • likha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    likha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    likhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 3: “ nāmāni keśavādīnāṃ daḷadvādaśake likhet.
  • Cannot analyse *nāmāni*ke
  • keśavādīnām -
  • keśavādi (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    keśavādi (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    keśavādi (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • Cannot analyse daḷadvādaśake*li
  • likhet -
  • likh (verb class 6)
    [optative active third single]
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