Vishnu-samhita [sanskrit]

22,492 words | ISBN-10: 8170302234 | ISBN-13: 9788170302230

The Sanskrit text of the Vishnu-samhita, an ancient text belonging to the Pancaratra tradition. Topics include details regarding Mandalas, Philosophy, especially allied with Samkhya, Yoga and discussions related to the powers and qualities of God. The Vishnusamhita also details a system called Bhagavatayoga, enforcing bodily and moral control in order to purify the mind. Alternative titles: Viṣṇusaṃhitā (विष्णुसंहिता), Viṣṇu-saṃhitā (विष्णु-संहिता), Visnusamhita, Visnu.

Verse 1.6

महत् कौतूहलं श्रोतुमविज्ञेयं नचेन्मया ।
इति पृष्टोऽब्रवीत् सिद्धो हरिं ध्यात्वा कृताञ्जलिः ॥ 6 ॥

mahat kautūhalaṃ śrotumavijñeyaṃ nacenmayā |
iti pṛṣṭo'bravīt siddho hariṃ dhyātvā kṛtāñjaliḥ || 6 ||

The Sanskrit text of Vishnu-samhita Verse 1.6 is contained in the book Vishnu Samhita by M M T Ganapati Sastri. 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 (1.6). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Mahat, Kautuhala, Shrotu, Avijneya, Maya, Asmad, Iti, Prishta, Siddha, Hari, Kritanjali,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “mahat kautūhalaṃ śrotumavijñeyaṃ nacenmayā
  • mahat -
  • atimahat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    mahat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • kautūhalam -
  • kautūhala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • śrotum -
  • śru -> śrotum (infinitive)
    [infinitive from √śru]
    śrotu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • avijñeyam -
  • avijñeya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    avijñeya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    avijñeyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ce -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • īn -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • mayā -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    mayā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [instrumental single]
  • Line 2: “iti pṛṣṭo'bravīt siddho hariṃ dhyātvā kṛtāñjaliḥ
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • pṛṣṭo' -
  • pṛṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    pṛṣ -> pṛṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √pṛṣ class 1 verb]
    praś -> pṛṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √praś class 6 verb]
  • abravīt -
  • brū (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • siddho* -
  • siddha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    sidh -> siddha (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √sidh class 4 verb]
    sidh -> siddha (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √sidh class 1 verb]
  • harim -
  • hari (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    hari (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • dhyātvā -
  • dhyā -> dhyātvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dhyā]
    dhyā -> dhyātvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dhyā]
  • kṛtāñjaliḥ -
  • kṛtāñjali (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kṛtāñjali (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
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