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 23.10

अधिकपाठाणि ।
अन्येषु पुण्यतिथिषु ग्रहणादिक पर्वसु ।
यजमान्यजन्मर्क्षे प्रतिष्ठाऋक्षकेतथा ।
निश्चित्य तीर्थदिवसं यागकर्म समारभेत् ।
उत्सव दिवस निर्णयः ।
द्वादशाहं न वाहंवा सप्ताहं वा चतुर्मुख. ॥ 10 ॥

adhikapāṭhāṇi |
anyeṣu puṇyatithiṣu grahaṇādika parvasu |
yajamānyajanmarkṣe pratiṣṭhāṛkṣaketathā |
niścitya tīrthadivasaṃ yāgakarma samārabhet |
utsava divasa nirṇayaḥ |
dvādaśāhaṃ na vāhaṃvā saptāhaṃ vā caturmukha. || 10 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 23.10 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 (23.10). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Adhika, Patha, Ani, Anya, Punya, Tithi, Shu, Grahana, Adika, Parvan, Yaja, Janmarksha, Pratishtha, Riksha, Kah, Kim, Tatha, Nishcitya, Tirtha, Divasa, Yagakarman, Utsava, Nirnaya, Dvadashaha, Vaha, Saptaha, Caturmukha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 23.10). 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: “adhikapāṭhāṇi
  • adhika -
  • adhika (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    adhika (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pāṭhā -
  • pāṭha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pāṭhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aṇi -
  • aṇi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    aṇī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “anyeṣu puṇyatithiṣu grahaṇādika parvasu
  • anyeṣu -
  • anya (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • puṇya -
  • puṇya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    puṇya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    puṇ -> puṇya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √puṇ]
    puṇ -> puṇya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √puṇ class 10 verb]
    puṇ -> puṇya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √puṇ class 10 verb]
  • tithi -
  • tithī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • ṣu -
  • ṣu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ṣū (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • grahaṇā -
  • grahaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    grahaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    grahaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • adika -
  • adika (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    adika (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • parvasu -
  • parvan (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • Line 3: “yajamānyajanmarkṣe pratiṣṭhāṛkṣaketathā
  • yajam -
  • yaja (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    yajā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ānya -
  • an -> ānya (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √an]
    an -> ānya (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √an]
    an -> ānya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √an]
    an -> ānya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √an]
    an -> ānya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √an]
  • janmarkṣe -
  • janmarkṣa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • pratiṣṭhā -
  • pratiṣṭhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ṛkṣa -
  • ṛkṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ṛkṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ke -
  • ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    ka (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 4: “niścitya tīrthadivasaṃ yāgakarma samārabhet
  • niścitya -
  • niścitya (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • tīrtha -
  • tīrtha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • divasam -
  • divasa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • yāgakarma -
  • yāgakarman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • Cannot analyse samārabhet
  • Line 5: “utsava divasa nirṇayaḥ
  • utsava -
  • utsava (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • divasa -
  • divasa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nirṇayaḥ -
  • nirṇaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 6: “dvādaśāhaṃ na vāhaṃvā saptāhaṃ caturmukha.”
  • dvādaśāham -
  • dvādaśāha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dvādaśāha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dvādaśāhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vāhaṃ -
  • vāha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vāha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vāhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • -
  • (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • saptāham -
  • saptāha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    saptāhan (noun, neuter)
    [adverb]
  • -
  • (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • caturmukha -
  • caturmukha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    caturmukha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
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