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 1.12

तृ प्तानि सर्वबीजानि प्ररोहन्ति हि यत्र वै ।
त्रिरात्राभ्यन्तरेणैव सा भूमिश्चोत्तमा मता ॥ 12 ॥

tṛ ptāni sarvabījāni prarohanti hi yatra vai |
trirātrābhyantareṇaiva sā bhūmiścottamā matā || 12 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 1.12 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 (1.12). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tri, Sarvabija, Pra, Rohanti, Rohat, Yatra, Bhumi, Uttama, Mata,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “tṛ ptāni sarvabījāni prarohanti hi yatra vai
  • tṛ -
  • tṛ (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • Cannot analyse ptāni*sa
  • sarvabījāni -
  • sarvabīja (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • pra -
  • pra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pra (Preverb)
  • rohanti -
  • rohantī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    rohat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    ruh -> rohat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative plural from √ruh class 1 verb], [vocative plural from √ruh class 1 verb], [accusative plural from √ruh class 1 verb]
    ruh -> rohantī (participle, feminine)
    [vocative single from √ruh class 1 verb]
    ruh (verb class 1)
    [present active third plural]
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • yatra -
  • yatra (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yatra (indeclinable)
    yatra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yatra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vai -
  • (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative middle first single]
  • Line 2: “ trirātrābhyantareṇaiva bhūmiścottamā matā
  • Cannot analyse *trirātrābhyantareṇaiva*sā
  • sā* -
  • so (noun, feminine)
    [accusative plural]
  • bhūmiś -
  • bhūmi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    bhūmi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • co -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • uttamā* -
  • uttama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    uttamā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • matā -
  • matā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    man -> matā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √man class 4 verb], [nominative single from √man class 8 verb]
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