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 1.23

कर्णिकायां न्यसेत्कुम्भं वस्त्रयुग्मेन वेष्टितम् ।
नवरत्नसमायुक्तं सौवर्णायुधपञ्चयुक् ॥ 23 ॥

karṇikāyāṃ nyasetkumbhaṃ vastrayugmena veṣṭitam |
navaratnasamāyuktaṃ sauvarṇāyudhapañcayuk || 23 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 1.23 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 (1.23). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Karnika, Vastrayugma, Ina, Veshtita, Sauvarna, Ayudha, Panca, Yuj,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 1.23). 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: “karṇikāyāṃ nyasetkumbhaṃ vastrayugmena veṣṭitam
  • karṇikāyām -
  • karṇikā (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • Cannot analyse nyasetkumbham*va
  • vastrayugme -
  • vastrayugma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • ina -
  • ina (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ina (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • veṣṭitam -
  • veṣṭita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    veṣṭita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    veṣṭitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    veṣṭ -> veṣṭita (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √veṣṭ]
    veṣṭ -> veṣṭita (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √veṣṭ]
    veṣṭ -> veṣṭitā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √veṣṭ]
    veṣṭ -> veṣṭita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √veṣṭ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √veṣṭ]
    veṣṭ -> veṣṭita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √veṣṭ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √veṣṭ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √veṣṭ], [accusative single from √veṣṭ]
  • Line 2: “ navaratnasamāyuktaṃ sauvarṇāyudhapañcayuk
  • Cannot analyse *navaratnasamāyuktam*sa
  • sauvarṇā -
  • sauvarṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sauvarṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ayudha -
  • ayudha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pañca -
  • pañca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pañca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pañc (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • yuk -
  • yuj (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yuj (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
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