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 28.57

बालरामः ।
पृष्ठभागे पंचरेखाः चापबाणौच पार्श्वयोः ।
बालरामोद्वि चक्राढ्यः पुत्रदायीन संशयः. ॥ 57 ॥

bālarāmaḥ |
pṛṣṭhabhāge paṃcarekhāḥ cāpabāṇauca pārśvayoḥ |
bālarāmodvi cakrāḍhyaḥ putradāyīna saṃśayaḥ. || 57 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 28.57 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 (28.57). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Bala, Rama, Prishthabhaga, Panca, Rekha, Capa, Bana, Parshva, Cakra, Adhya, Putrada, Ayi, Ayin, Ina, Samshaya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 28.57). 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: “bālarāmaḥ
  • bāla -
  • bāla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bāla (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • rāmaḥ -
  • rāma (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [present active first plural]
  • Line 2: “pṛṣṭhabhāge paṃcarekhāḥ cāpabāṇauca pārśvayoḥ
  • pṛṣṭhabhāge -
  • pṛṣṭhabhāga (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • pañca -
  • pañca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pañca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pañc (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • rekhāḥ -
  • rekha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    rekhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • cāpa -
  • cāpa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    cāpa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bāṇau -
  • bāṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pārśvayoḥ -
  • pārśva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    pārśva (noun, neuter)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    pārśvā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
  • Line 3: “bālarāmodvi cakrāḍhyaḥ putradāyīna saṃśayaḥ.”
  • bāla -
  • bāla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bāla (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • rāmo -
  • rāma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rāma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    rāmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperative active first plural]
  • udvi -
  • udvi (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • cakrā -
  • cakra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    cakra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    cakrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    kṛ (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [perfect active second plural]
    kṛ (verb class 5)
    [perfect active second plural]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [perfect active second plural]
    kṛ (verb class 3)
    [perfect active second plural]
    kṛ (verb class 6)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • āḍhyaḥ -
  • āḍhya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • putradā -
  • putrada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    putrada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    putradā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ayī -
  • ayi (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ayin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single]
    ayin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    e (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • ina -
  • ina (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ina (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • saṃśayaḥ -
  • saṃśaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
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