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 19.5

पलानिचित्रा न्विन्यस्य मथ्ये मंडलमालिखेत् ।
स्वस्तिकंभद्रकंवापि चक्राब्जंचेतरंतुवा ॥ 5 ॥

palānicitrā nvinyasya mathye maṃḍalamālikhet |
svastikaṃbhadrakaṃvāpi cakrābjaṃcetaraṃtuvā || 5 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 19.5 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 (19.5). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Pala, Mathya, Mandala, Svastika, Bhadraka, Vapi, Vapin, Cakrabja, Ceta,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “palānicitrā nvinyasya mathye maṃḍalamālikhet
  • palāni -
  • pala (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    pal (verb class 1)
    [imperative active first single]
  • citrā* -
  • Cannot analyse nvinyasya*ma
  • mathye -
  • mathya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    mathya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    mathyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    manth (verb class 1)
    [present passive first single]
    manth (verb class 9)
    [present passive first single]
  • maṇḍalam -
  • maṇḍala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    maṇḍala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    maṇḍalā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ā -
  • ā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ā (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • likhet -
  • likh (verb class 6)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 2: “svastikaṃbhadrakaṃvāpi cakrābjaṃcetaraṃtuvā
  • svastikam -
  • svastika (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    svastika (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • bhadrakaṃ -
  • bhadraka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhadraka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bhadrakā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • vāpi -
  • vāpi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vāpī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    vāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • cakrābjañ -
  • cakrābja (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    cakrābja (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ceta -
  • ceta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ceta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    cat (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
    cit (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • rantu -
  • rantu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • -
  • (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
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