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 17.41

मुखबाहूरूपादस्था वर्णाश्च ब्राह्मणादयः ।
पादाङ्गुलीषु विज्ञेया वर्णाः सङ्करजातयः ॥ 41 ॥

mukhabāhūrūpādasthā varṇāśca brāhmaṇādayaḥ |
pādāṅgulīṣu vijñeyā varṇāḥ saṅkarajātayaḥ || 41 ||

The Sanskrit text of Vishnu-samhita Verse 17.41 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 (17.41). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Mukha, Bahu, Rupa, Varna, Brahmanadi, Padanguli, Vijneya, Sankarajati,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Vishnu-samhita Verse 17.41). 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: “mukhabāhūrūpādasthā varṇāśca brāhmaṇādayaḥ
  • mukha -
  • mukha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mukha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bāhūr -
  • bāhu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • rūpād -
  • rūpa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    rūpa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • asthā* -
  • sthā (verb class 1)
    [aorist active second single]
  • varṇāś -
  • varṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    varṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • brāhmaṇādayaḥ -
  • brāhmaṇādi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    brāhmaṇādi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • Line 2: “pādāṅgulīṣu vijñeyā varṇāḥ saṅkarajātayaḥ
  • pādāṅgulīṣu -
  • pādāṅgulī (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    pādāṅgulī (noun, feminine)
    [locative plural]
  • vijñeyā* -
  • vijñeya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vijñeyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • varṇāḥ -
  • varṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    varṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • saṅkarajātayaḥ -
  • saṅkarajāti (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    saṅkarajāti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
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