Visvaksena-samhita [sanskrit]

33,819 words | ISBN-13: 9788179070383

The Sanskrit text of the Visvaksena-samhita, an ancient Vaishnava Agama, belonging to the Pancaratra tradition. An important topic discussed in the Samhita is that Aniruddha created Brahma and Brahma created all the men and women of the four castes. Visvaksena (lit. “lord of hosts”) is a sort of chief minister to God in all heavenly and mundane affairs. Alternative titles: Viśvaksenāsaṃhitā (विश्वक्सेनासंहिता), Viśvaksenā-saṃhitā (विश्वक्सेना-संहिता), Vishvaksenasamhita, Vishvaksena, Visvaksenasamhita.

Chapter 1

oṃ |
viṣvaksenasaṃhitā |
prathamo'dhyāyaḥ |
viṣvaksenaḥ |
athātaḥ saṃpravakṣyāmi bhūparīkṣāvidhiṃ param |
karṣayecchodhayedbhūmiṃ prāgudakpravaṇāṃ śubhām || 1 ||
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asthikeśādirahitāṃ kapālāṅgaravarjitām |
sarīsṛpādyā vyāghrādyā ye cānye duṣṭajantavaḥ || 2 ||
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yasyāṃ bhūmau pradṛśyante tāṃ bhūmiṃ varjayet sadā |
ārambhe śvaśrṛgālaiśca saṃkīrṇā bandhunāśinī || 3 ||
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purīṣabhūmiḥsarveṣāṃ kartṛrduḥkhapradā sadā |
tuṣabhasmāsthikeśaiśca kāṣṭhaloṣṭakapālakaiḥ || 4 ||
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krimikīṭapataṅgaiśca śarkaraiśca samanvitā |
aśubhāśrīkarī bhūmiḥ tasmādyatnāt parīkṣayet || 5 ||
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evaṃ durlakṣaṇaiścānyairyuktāṃ yatnena varjayet |
brāhmaṇasya sitā bhūmiḥ raktā vai kṣatriyasya tu || 6 ||
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pītavarṇā tu vaiśyasya kṛṣṇā śūdrasya kīrtitā |
brāhmaṇī ghṛtagandhā syāt kṣatriyā raktagandhinī || 7 ||
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mūtragandhā tu yā veśyā śūdrā viṣṭhānugandhinī |
madhurā brāhmaṇī proktā kaṣāyā kṣatriyā smṛtā || 8 ||
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ri ktā vaiśyā tu kaṭukā śūdrā ceti prakīrtitā |
evaṃ parīkṣya yatnena varṇagandharasādibhiḥ || 9 ||
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khātayedratnimātraṃ tu pāṃsumuddhṛtya pūrayet |
pāṃsurapyadhiko yatra sā bhūmiḥ sarvakāmadā || 10 ||
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uttamā yatra vai pāṃsuḥ samo hyardhaphalapradā |
madhyā pāṃsuryatra nṛna sāriṣṭā phaladādhamā || 11 ||
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tṛ ptāni sarvabījāni prarohanti hi yatra vai |
trirātrābhyantareṇaiva sā bhūmiścottamā matā || 12 ||
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madhyamā pañcarātreṇa adhamā saptarātrikā |
yasyāṃ tu na prarohanti tāṃ prayatnena varjayet || 13 ||
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sasyānāṃ phalakāle tu gavāṃ tṛptiṃ ca kārayet |
tatastu lokapālāṃstu pūjayet sādhakottamaḥ || 14 ||
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annairapūpairlājaistu madhyarātre śacīpate |
evaṃ baliṃ prakurvīta pṛthagvā samayogataḥ || 15 ||
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tatkṣetraṃ khātayetpaścāt caturaśraṃ samantataḥ |
puruṣadvayaṃ khanitvā tu tadardhaṃ vāpi khātayet || 16 ||
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puruṣārdhapramāṇaṃ vā khaḍgamānapramāṇataḥ |
evaṃ kṣitiṃ khanitvā tu tanmadhye se ca yejjalam || 17 ||
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tanmadhye tu vidhiṃ pūjya brahmabījena mantravit |
gandhapuṣpairalaṃkṛtya ghaṇṭāśabdasamanvitam || 18 ||
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śaṅkhādighoṣasaṃyuktaṃ vīṇāveṇusamanvitam |
evaṃ vidhiṃ samabhyarcya adhivāsanamārabhet || 19 ||
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tasya dakṣiṇapārśve tu paścime cottare'pi vā |
vasvādīnāṃ tu tanmadhye maṇḍapaṃ kalpya sādhakaḥ || 20 ||
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pūrṇakumbhaṃ nyasenmadhye pakvabimbaphalākṛtim |
droṇadvayena saṃpūrṇaṃ trisūtraiḥsamalaṃkṛtam || 21 ||
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gandhatoyena saṃpūrya gandhapuṣpasamanvitam |
droṇāṣṭaśālīnāstīrya padmamaṣṭadalaṃ likhat || 22 ||
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karṇikāyāṃ nyasetkumbhaṃ vastrayugmena veṣṭitam |
navaratnasamāyuktaṃ sauvarṇāyudhapañcayuk || 23 ||
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vāsudevasya mantreṇa sthāpayeddeśikottamḥ |
sarvāyudhasamāyuktaṃ sarvadevāvṛtaṃ tataḥ || 24 ||
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hiraṇyaṃ sarvabhūtajñaṃ sarvabhūtahṛdi sthitam |
ātmānamantarātmānaṃ paramātmānamavyayam || 25 ||
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nārāyaṇamaṇīyāṃsaṃ sṛṣṭisaṃhāravikramam |
evaṃ hi puruṣaṃ viṣṇuṃ dhyāyet kumbhodamadhyame || 26 ||
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evaṃ dhyātvā samabhyarcya gandhādyaiḥsumanoramaiḥ |
pratyekaṃ droṇaśālyūrdhve vidyeśān parito nyaset || 27 ||
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pūrvavaddravyasaṃyuktān ghaṭeṣvabhyarcya sādhakaḥ |
svaiḥ svairmantraiśca gandhādyairupacārairmanoharaiḥ || 28 ||
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evaṃ saṃpūjya vidyeśān homasaṃskāra mārabhet |
kumbhasya pūrvadigdeśe kuṇḍaṃ ca caturaśrakam || 29 ||
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vṛttaṃ vā śilpinā kuryāt sthaṇḍile vā samācaret |
prāsādārambhakāle tu madhyarātre śacīpate || 30 ||
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śaṅkhatūryādisaṃyuktaṃ svastisūktasamanvitam |
sarvavighnopaśamanaṃ pālāśaṃ gṛhya deśikaḥ || 31 ||
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aṣṭottarasahasraṃ vā aṣṭottaraśataṃ tu vā |
nārasiṃhena mantreṇa madhyame juhuyāt sakṛt || 32 ||
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odumbarasamidbhirvāpyaṣṭāviṃśatisaṃkhyayā |
pratyekaṃ mūlamantreṇa tathaivājyaṃ samācaret || 33 ||
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caruṃ puruṣasūktena ṣoḍaśāhutimuttamām |
juhuyāt kuṇḍamadhye tu sarvasaṃpatsukhāvaham || 34 ||
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evaṃ kṛtvā vidhānena pūrṇāhutimathācaret |
srucā mūlena mantrajño dvādaśākṣarasaṃjñayā || 35 ||
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kuḍubaṃ vā tadardhaṃ vā tasyārdhaṃ vā śacīpate |
kapilājyamathājyaṃ vā saṃgṛhya juhuyāt kriyām || 36 ||
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paridhiprabhṛtīn dagdhvā dakṣiṇāmādadettataḥ |
dakṣiṇānte śाcīnātha śaṅkhādyairghoṣayet kramāt || 37 ||
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nṛttagītādisaṃyuktaṃ supuṇyāhapuraḥsaram |
vedādhyayanasaṃyuktamadhivāsanamācaret || 38 ||
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evaṃ samāpya homāntaṃ pūrvarātre'dhivāsayet |
prabhātāyāṃ tu śarvaryāṃ snātvācāryaḥ samāhitaḥ || 39 ||
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pūrvavat pūjayet kumbhān prokṣayet kṣitimadhyame |
svaiḥ svairmantraistu matimān sīmāyāṃ sarvadikṣu ca || 40 ||
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bhūtakrūrabaliṃ dadyāt aṣṭadikṣu samantataḥ |
digbandhaṃ kārayet paścāt astramantreṇa mantravit || 41 ||
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kumbhodakādaśeṣaṃ tu kṣitimadhye nayet kramāt |
tato'vaṭaṃ kramāt pūrya mṛdbhiḥ sikatasaṃyutam || 42 ||
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kārayenamudgaraiḥsamyak vaiṣṇavairvedapāragaiḥ |
sūtraśaṅkūn khanitvā tu caitre māse śubhe dine || 43 ||
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sūtreṇa sūtrayet paścācchilpinā kuśalena vai |
prāsādaṃ kārayet paścāt ācāryaḥ śilpibhiḥ saha || 44 ||
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sādhako mantrayogyastu sthapatiḥkarmayogyataḥ |
yadidaṃ bhūmiśuddhyarthaṃ prokṣaṇaṃ paramaṃ śubham || 45 ||
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evaṃ saṃkṣepataḥ proktaṃ prāsādārthaṃ śacīpate |
anenaiva vidhānena yaḥ kuryāt puṇyakarmabhāk || 46 ||
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sarvapāpavinirmuktaḥ sa yāti paramāṃ gatim |
rāṣṭravṛddhikaraṃ puṇyamāyurārogyavardhanam || 47 ||
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dhanadhānyāni vardhante rājarāṣṭrādi vardhate |
ācāryaṃ pūjayet paścāt vastrairābharaṇairapi || 48 ||
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śilpinaṃ pūjayet tatra vastraiḥ kanakakuṇḍalaiḥ |
daivajñaṃ pūjayet paścāt navavastrāṅgulīyakaiḥ || 49 ||
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sadasyān pūjayet paścāt mukhavāsanapūrvakam |
evaṃkrameṇa saṃpūjya vastrābharaṇasaṃyutam || 50 ||
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tatastu kārayedgehaṃ śilpinā kuśalena tu |
sumuhūrte sulagne tu bālasthānamathārabhet || 51 ||
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bālasthānaṃ purākalpya paścānmūlālayaṃ kramāt |
kārayettu viśeṣeṇa ratnanyāsasamanvitam || 52 ||
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hastamātraṃ khanitvā tu brahmasthāne śacīpate |
sahasraṃ śataniṣkaṃ vā tasyārdhaṃ vārdhameva ca || 53 ||
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vinyaset kṣitimadhye tu taptakāñcanamuttamam |
marakatādīni ratnāni saṃgṛhyāstreṇa sādhakaḥ || 54 ||
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brahmādīśāvasānaṃ tu vinyaset svasvamantrataḥ |
madhyarātre suguptena yajamānena saṃyutaḥ || 55 ||
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śaṅkhādighāṣasaṃyuktaṃ garbhādhānaṃ samācaret |
tāmreṇa phelakāṃ kṛtvā'vaṭamācchādya pūrayet || 56 ||
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śilābhiriṣṭakābhirvā tu pracchādyāvaṭaṃ kramāt |
gandhapuṣpādinābhyarcya ghaṇṭāśabdasamanvitam || 57 ||
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brahmabījena tatsarvaṃ sādhayet sādhakottamaḥ |
paścāddevīṃ samabhyarcya śriyārthaṃ paramāṃ śubhām || 58 ||
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vāsudevasya mantreṇa paścāt saṃpūjayet kramāt |
evaṃ saṃkṣepataḥ proktā bhūparīkṣā hyanuttamā || 59 ||
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Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Visvaksena-samhita Chapter 1

Cover of edition (2002)

The Pancaratra Agamas (an Introduction)
by Swami Harshananda (2002)

[Publisher: Ramakrishna Math, Bangalore]

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