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 20.27

श्रियादीनां प्रोक्षणं अग्नि प्रतिष्ठा ।
श्रियादीनां च देवानां महाकुंभ जलेनवै ।
प्रोक्षयेत्स्व स्वमंत्रेण षडंगन्यस माचरेत्. ॥ 27 ॥

śriyādīnāṃ prokṣaṇaṃ agni pratiṣṭhā |
śriyādīnāṃ ca devānāṃ mahākuṃbha jalenavai |
prokṣayetsva svamaṃtreṇa ṣaḍaṃganyasa mācaret. || 27 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 20.27 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 (20.27). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Shriya, Prokshana, Pratishtha, Deva, Mah, Maha, Akumbha, Jala, Sva, Svan, Svamantra, Shadanga, Asmad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 20.27). 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: “śriyādīnāṃ prokṣaṇaṃ agni pratiṣṭhā
  • śriyād -
  • śriya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    śriya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • īnām -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    ī (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    ī (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • prokṣaṇam -
  • prokṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • agni -
  • agni (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • pratiṣṭhā -
  • pratiṣṭhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “śriyādīnāṃ ca devānāṃ mahākuṃbha jalenavai
  • śriyād -
  • śriya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    śriya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • īnām -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    ī (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    ī (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • devānām -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    deva (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    devā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • mahā -
  • maha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    maha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mahat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    mah (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    mahā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    mah (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • akumbha -
  • akumbha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jalena -
  • jala (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    jala (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • vai -
  • (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative middle first single]
  • Line 3: “prokṣayetsva svamaṃtreṇa ṣaḍaṃganyasa mācaret.
  • pro -
  • kṣayet -
  • kṣi (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
    kṣī (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • sva -
  • sva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    svan (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    svan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sva (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • svamantreṇa -
  • svamantra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    svamantra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • ṣaḍaṅga -
  • ṣaḍaṅga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ṣaḍaṅga (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nya -
  • ni (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ni (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ni (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • asa -
  • asan (noun, neuter)
    [compound]
  • -
  • (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [accusative single]
  • caret -
  • car (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
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