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 22.7

शुभलग्ने सुनक्षत्रे देवदीक्षां समाचरेत् ।
गुरुमुखा देवमंत्रोपदेशावश्यकता ।
यदृच्छ याशृतोमंत्रः छलेनाध बलेनवा. ॥ 7 ॥

śubhalagne sunakṣatre devadīkṣāṃ samācaret |
gurumukhā devamaṃtropadeśāvaśyakatā |
yadṛccha yāśṛtomaṃtraḥ chalenādha balenavā. || 7 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 22.7 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 (22.7). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Shubhalagna, Sunakshatra, Deva, Diksha, Sama, Gurumukha, Antra, Upadesha, Ashin, Aka, Tan, Yadriccha, Ashrita, Mantra, Chala, Bala,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 22.7). 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: “śubhalagne sunakṣatre devadīkṣāṃ samācaret
  • śubhalagne -
  • śubhalagna (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • sunakṣatre -
  • sunakṣatra (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    sunakṣatra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    sunakṣatrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • deva -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    deva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    devan (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    div (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • dīkṣām -
  • dīkṣā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • samā -
  • samā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    samā (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • caret -
  • car (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 2: “gurumukhā devamaṃtropadeśāvaśyakatā
  • gurumukhā* -
  • gurumukha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • devam -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    deva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    devā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    devan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
  • antro -
  • antra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    antrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • upadeśāva -
  • upadeśa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • aśya -
  • aśin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single]
    aśin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • aka -
  • aka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ak (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    tan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 3: “yadṛccha yāśṛtomaṃtraḥ chalenādha balenavā.
  • yadṛccha -
  • yadṛccha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yadṛccha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aśṛto -
  • aśṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mantraḥ -
  • mantra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • chale -
  • chala (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    chala (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    chalā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • nādha -
  • nādh (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • balena -
  • bala (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    bala (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
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