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 33.28

अमृतमुद्रा ।
तस्मिन् चंद्रंस्थितः थ्यात्वापीयूषस्राविनंतथा ।
अवाङ्मुखेन हस्तेन द्रव्याणामु परिस्यसेत् ।
आप्यायनस्य मुद्रैषा द्रव्यपावन कारिणी ।
सुरभिमुद्रा ।
अनामीका मध्यमयोः मनिष्ठातर्जनी क्रमात्. ॥ 28 ॥

amṛtamudrā |
tasmin caṃdraṃsthitaḥ thyātvāpīyūṣasrāvinaṃtathā |
avāṅmukhena hastena dravyāṇāmu parisyaset |
āpyāyanasya mudraiṣā dravyapāvana kāriṇī |
surabhimudrā |
anāmīkā madhyamayoḥ maniṣṭhātarjanī kramāt. || 28 ||

The English translation of Purushottama-samhita Verse 33.28 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 (33.28). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Amrita, Mudra, Tad, Candra, Sthita, Avanmukha, Hasta, Apyayana, Dravya, Pavana, Karini, Kari, Karin, Surabhimudra, Anamin, Madhyama, Mani, Shtha, Tarjani, Kramat, Krama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Purushottama-samhita Verse 33.28). 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: “amṛtamudrā
  • amṛta -
  • amṛta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    amṛta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mṛ (verb class 1)
    [aorist middle third single]
    mṛ (verb class 6)
    [aorist middle third single]
  • mudrā -
  • mudrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “tasmin caṃdraṃsthitaḥ thyātvāpīyūṣasrāvinaṃtathā
  • tasmin -
  • tad (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • candraṃ -
  • candra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    candra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    candrā (noun, feminine)
  • sthitaḥ -
  • sthita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    sthā -> sthita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
  • Cannot analyse thyātvāpīyūṣasrāvinantathā
  • Line 3: “avāṅmukhena hastena dravyāṇāmu parisyaset
  • avāṅmukhena -
  • avāṅmukha (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    avāṅmukha (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • hastena -
  • hasta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    hasta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • Cannot analyse dravyāṇāmu*pa
  • Cannot analyse parisyaset
  • Line 4: “āpyāyanasya mudraiṣā dravyapāvana kāriṇī
  • āpyāyanasya -
  • āpyāyana (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    āpyāyana (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • mudrai -
  • mudra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mudra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mudrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiṣā -
  • dravya -
  • dravya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dravya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pāvana -
  • pāvana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pāvana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kāriṇī -
  • kāriṇī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    kāri (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    kārin (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 5: “surabhimudrā
  • surabhimudrā -
  • surabhimudrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 6: “anāmīkā madhyamayoḥ maniṣṭhātarjanī kramāt.”
  • anāmī -
  • anāmin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kā* -
  • kās (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
  • madhyamayoḥ -
  • madhyama (noun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    madhyama (noun, neuter)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    madhyamā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
  • mani -
  • manī (noun, masculine)
    manī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    manī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ṣṭhā -
  • ṣṭhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • tarjanī -
  • tarjanī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • kramāt -
  • kramāt (indeclinable)
    krama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
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