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 1.18

शङ्खचक्रगदापद्मशार्ङ्गासिशरखेटकैः ।
श्रीवत्सकौस्तुभापीतकौशेयैर्वनमालया ॥ 18 ॥

śaṅkhacakragadāpadmaśārṅgāsiśarakheṭakaiḥ |
śrīvatsakaustubhāpītakauśeyairvanamālayā || 18 ||

The Sanskrit text of Vishnu-samhita Verse 1.18 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 (1.18). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Shankha, Cakra, Gada, Apadma, Sharnga, Asi, Shara, Sharan, Khetaka, Shrivatsa, Kaustubha, Apitaka, Sheya, Vanamala,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “śaṅkhacakragadāpadmaśārṅgāsiśarakheṭakaiḥ
  • śaṅkha -
  • śaṅkha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śaṅkha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • cakra -
  • cakra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    cakra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative 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]
  • gadā -
  • gada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    gada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    gadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    gad (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • apadma -
  • apadma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    apadma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śārṅgā -
  • śārṅga (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śārṅga (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • asi -
  • asi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    asi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    asī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [present active second single]
  • śara -
  • śara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śaran (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    śaran (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kheṭakaiḥ -
  • kheṭaka (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    kheṭaka (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • Line 2: “śrīvatsakaustubhāpītakauśeyairvanamālayā
  • śrīvatsa -
  • śrīvatsa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kaustubhā -
  • kaustubha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kaustubha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • apītakau -
  • apītaka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • śeyair -
  • śeya (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    śi -> śeya (participle, masculine)
    [instrumental plural from √śi class 3 verb], [instrumental plural from √śi class 5 verb]
    śi -> śeya (participle, neuter)
    [instrumental plural from √śi class 3 verb], [instrumental plural from √śi class 5 verb]
    śī -> śeya (participle, masculine)
    [instrumental plural from √śī class 1 verb], [instrumental plural from √śī class 2 verb]
    śī -> śeya (participle, neuter)
    [instrumental plural from √śī class 1 verb], [instrumental plural from √śī class 2 verb]
    śī -> śeya (participle, masculine)
    [instrumental plural from √śī class 4 verb]
    śī -> śeya (participle, neuter)
    [instrumental plural from √śī class 4 verb]
  • vanamālayā -
  • vanamālā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
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