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 1.13

मध्यमा पञ्चरात्रेण अधमा सप्तरात्रिका ।
यस्यां तु न प्ररोहन्ति तां प्रयत्नेन वर्जयेत् ॥ 13 ॥

madhyamā pañcarātreṇa adhamā saptarātrikā |
yasyāṃ tu na prarohanti tāṃ prayatnena varjayet || 13 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 1.13 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 (1.13). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Madhyama, Pancaratra, Adhama, Saptaratrika, Pra, Rohanti, Rohat, Prayatna,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 1.13). 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: “madhyamā pañcarātreṇa adhamā saptarātrikā
  • madhyamā -
  • madhyamā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • pañcarātreṇa -
  • pañcarātra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    pañcarātra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • adhamā -
  • adhamā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • saptarātrikā -
  • saptarātrikā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “ yasyāṃ tu na prarohanti tāṃ prayatnena varjayet
  • Cannot analyse *yasyām*tu
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • 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]
  • tām -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • prayatnena -
  • prayatna (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • va -
  • u (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ū (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    ū (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ū (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    o (noun, masculine)
    au (noun, feminine)
    au (noun, masculine)
    va (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    va (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • arjayet -
  • ṛj (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
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