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 1.2

अस्थिकेशादिरहितां कपालाङ्गरवर्जिताम् ।
सरीसृपाद्या व्याघ्राद्या ये चान्ये दुष्टजन्तवः ॥ 2 ॥

asthikeśādirahitāṃ kapālāṅgaravarjitām |
sarīsṛpādyā vyāghrādyā ye cānye duṣṭajantavaḥ || 2 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 1.2 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:

Buy now! English translation by Swami Harshananda (2002)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (1.2). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Asthika, Isha, Hita, Kapala, Gara, Varjita, Vyaghra, Yah, Yat, Dushta, Jantu,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 1.2). 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: “asthikeśādirahitāṃ kapālāṅgaravarjitām
  • asthike -
  • asthika (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • īśād -
  • īśa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    īśa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ira -
  • ir (verb class 6)
    [imperative active second single]
  • hitām -
  • hitā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    hi -> hitā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √hi class 5 verb]
  • kapālāṅ -
  • kapālā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • gara -
  • gara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    gara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    gṛ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • varjitām -
  • varjitā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “ sarīsṛpādyā vyāghrādyā ye cānye duṣṭajantavaḥ
  • Cannot analyse *sarīsṛpādyā*vy
  • vyāghrād -
  • vyāghra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • yā* -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ye -
  • ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • cānye -
  • duṣṭa -
  • duṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    duṣṭa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jantavaḥ -
  • jantu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
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