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 9.8

द्वाभ्यां द्वाभ्यामथाङ्काभ्यां लाञ्छयेत् कोणमत्स्यकान् ।
बाहुसूत्राणि चास्फाल्य चतुरश्रं प्रसाधयेत् ॥ 8 ॥

dvābhyāṃ dvābhyāmathāṅkābhyāṃ lāñchayet koṇamatsyakān |
bāhusūtrāṇi cāsphālya caturaśraṃ prasādhayet || 8 ||

The Sanskrit text of Vishnu-samhita Verse 9.8 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 (9.8). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Dva, Atha, Anka, Kona, Aka, Sutra, Sphalya, Caturashra, Pra,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “dvābhyāṃ dvābhyāmathāṅkābhyāṃ lāñchayet koṇamatsyakān
  • dvābhyām -
  • dva (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
    dva (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
    dvā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
  • dvābhyām -
  • dva (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
    dva (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
    dvā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
  • athā -
  • athā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    atha (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • aṅkābhyām -
  • aṅka (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental dual], [dative dual], [ablative dual]
  • Cannot analyse lāñchayet*ko
  • koṇam -
  • koṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    koṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • atsya -
  • ad (verb class 2)
    [present active second single]
  • akā -
  • aka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ak (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • ān -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “bāhusūtrāṇi cāsphālya caturaśraṃ prasādhayet
  • bāhu -
  • bāhu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • sūtrāṇi -
  • sūtra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • sphālya -
  • sphal -> sphālya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √sphal class 1 verb]
    sphal -> sphālya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √sphal class 1 verb]
  • caturaśram -
  • caturaśra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    caturaśra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    caturaśrā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • pra -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • sādhayet -
  • sidh (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
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