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 5.4

चतुष्षष्टिपदं कृत्वा चन्दनेन सुगन्धिना ।
आदिहान्तां समालिख्य मातृकामष्टविर्गिणीम् ॥ 4 ॥

catuṣṣaṣṭipadaṃ kṛtvā candanena sugandhinā |
ādihāntāṃ samālikhya mātṛkāmaṣṭavirgiṇīm || 4 ||

The Sanskrit text of Vishnu-samhita Verse 5.4 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 (5.4). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kritva, Kritvan, Candana, Sugandhi, Sugandhin, Adi, Adin, Hat, Sama, Alikhya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “catuṣṣaṣṭipadaṃ kṛtvā candanena sugandhinā
  • Cannot analyse catuṣṣaṣṭipadam*kṛ
  • kṛtvā -
  • kṛtvā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛtvan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • candanena -
  • candana (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    candana (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • sugandhinā -
  • sugandhi (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    sugandhi (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sugandhin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    sugandhin (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • Line 2: “ādihāntāṃ samālikhya mātṛkāmaṣṭavirgiṇīm
  • ādi -
  • ādi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ādi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ādi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ādin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ādin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • hān -
  • ha (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    -> hāt (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √ class 1 verb]
  • tām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • samā -
  • sama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    samā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    sam (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • ālikhya -
  • ālikhya (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • Cannot analyse mātṛkāmaṣṭavirgiṇīm
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