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.

Verse 1.1

ॐ ।
ओम् ।
विष्वक्सेनसंहिता ।
प्रथमोऽध्यायः ।
विष्वक्सेनः ।
अथातः संप्रवक्ष्यामि भूपरीक्षाविधिं परम् ।
कर्षयेच्छोधयेद्भूमिं प्रागुदक्प्रवणां शुभाम् ॥ 1 ॥

oṃ |
viṣvaksenasaṃhitā |
prathamo'dhyāyaḥ |
viṣvaksenaḥ |
athātaḥ saṃpravakṣyāmi bhūparīkṣāvidhiṃ param |
karṣayecchodhayedbhūmiṃ prāgudakpravaṇāṃ śubhām || 1 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 1.1 is contained in the book The Pancaratra Agamas (an Introduction) by Swami Harshananda. 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 (1.1). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vishvaksenasamhita, Prathama, Adhyaya, Vishvaksena, Athatah, Bhupariksha, Avidhi, Param, Para, Bhumi, Pragudakpravana, Shubha, Shubh,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 1.1). 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: “oṃ
  • o -
  • o (noun, masculine)
    u (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • um -
  • u (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “viṣvaksenasaṃhitā
  • viṣvaksenasaṃhitā -
  • viṣvaksenasaṃhitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 3: “prathamo'dhyāyaḥ
  • prathamo' -
  • prathama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • adhyāyaḥ -
  • adhyāya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    dhyā (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active second single]
  • Line 4: “viṣvaksenaḥ
  • viṣvaksenaḥ -
  • viṣvaksena (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 5: “athātaḥ saṃpravakṣyāmi bhūparīkṣāvidhiṃ param
  • athātaḥ -
  • athātaḥ (indeclinable)
  • sampra -
  • sampra (Preverb)
  • vakṣyāmi -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [future active first single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [future active first single]
    vah (verb class 1)
    [future active first single]
  • bhūparīkṣā -
  • bhūparīkṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • avidhim -
  • avidhi (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • param -
  • param (indeclinable)
    para (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    para (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 6: “karṣayecchodhayedbhūmiṃ prāgudakpravaṇāṃ śubhām
  • karṣayecch -
  • kṛṣ (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • śodhayed -
  • śudh (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • bhūmim -
  • bhūmi (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    bhūmi (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • prāgudakpravaṇām -
  • prāgudakpravaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • śubhām -
  • śubhā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    śubh (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
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