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 28.19

वीरलक्ष्मीनृसिंहः ।
द्विचक्रस्तु बृहद्वक्त्रः कपिलः कनकप्रभः ।
वीरलक्ष्मीनृसिंहाख्यो ब्रह्मचारिभिरर्चितः. ॥ 19 ॥

vīralakṣmīnṛsiṃhaḥ |
dvicakrastu bṛhadvaktraḥ kapilaḥ kanakaprabhaḥ |
vīralakṣmīnṛsiṃhākhyo brahmacāribhirarcitaḥ. || 19 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 28.19 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 (28.19). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Viralakshmi, Nrisimha, Dvicakra, Brihat, Vaktra, Kapila, Kanakaprabha, Brahmacarin, Brahmacari, Arcitri, Arcita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 28.19). 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: “vīralakṣmīnṛsiṃhaḥ
  • vīralakṣmī -
  • vīralakṣmī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    vīralakṣmī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • nṛsiṃhaḥ -
  • nṛsiṃha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “dvicakrastu bṛhadvaktraḥ kapilaḥ kanakaprabhaḥ
  • dvicakras -
  • dvicakra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • bṛhad -
  • bṛhat (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    bṛhat (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    bṛhat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    bṛh -> bṛhat (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √bṛh]
    bṛh -> bṛhat (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √bṛh]
    bṛhat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    bṛh -> bṛhat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √bṛh], [vocative single from √bṛh], [accusative single from √bṛh]
    bṛh -> bṛhat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √bṛh], [vocative single from √bṛh], [accusative single from √bṛh]
  • vaktraḥ -
  • vaktra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kapilaḥ -
  • kapila (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kanakaprabhaḥ -
  • kanakaprabha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 3: “vīralakṣmīnṛsiṃhākhyo brahmacāribhirarcitaḥ.”
  • vīralakṣmī -
  • vīralakṣmī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    vīralakṣmī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • nṛsiṃhā -
  • nṛsiṃha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • akhyo* -
  • khyā (verb class 2)
    [aorist active second single]
  • brahmacāribhir -
  • brahmacārin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    brahmacārin (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    brahmacārī (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • arcitaḥ -
  • arcitṛ (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    arcita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ṛc -> arcita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ṛc]
    ṛc -> arcita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ṛc]
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