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 23.34

प्राणप्रतिष्ठाः ।
तत्वानां सृष्टिसंहार न्यासहोमौचकारयेत् ।
कुंभस्थशक्तिं कूर्चेन समादाय पटेन्यसेत्. ॥ 34 ॥

prāṇapratiṣṭhāḥ |
tatvānāṃ sṛṣṭisaṃhāra nyāsahomaucakārayet |
kuṃbhasthaśaktiṃ kūrcena samādāya paṭenyaset. || 34 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 23.34 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 (23.34). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Pranapratishtha, Tatva, Srishtisamhara, Nyasa, Homa, Homi, Kumbha, Tha, Shakti, Kurca, Samadaya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 23.34). 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: “prāṇapratiṣṭhāḥ
  • prāṇapratiṣṭhāḥ -
  • prāṇapratiṣṭhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “tatvānāṃ sṛṣṭisaṃhāra nyāsahomaucakārayet
  • tatvānām -
  • tatva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    tatva (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • sṛṣṭisaṃhāra -
  • sṛṣṭisaṃhāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sṛṣṭisaṃhāra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nyāsa -
  • nyāsa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • homau -
  • homa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    homi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kārayet -
  • kṛ (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 3: “kuṃbhasthaśaktiṃ kūrcena samādāya paṭenyaset.
  • kumbhas -
  • kumbha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tha -
  • tha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śaktim -
  • śakti (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    śakti (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • kūrcena -
  • kūrca (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    kūrca (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • samādāya -
  • samādāya (indeclinable)
  • Cannot analyse paṭenyaset
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