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 2.25

चतुरश्रीकृतं क्षेत्रं चतुष्कोणसमं शुभम् ।
चतुरभ्यधिकं विंशदङ्गुलं चतुरश्रकम् ॥ 25 ॥

caturaśrīkṛtaṃ kṣetraṃ catuṣkoṇasamaṃ śubham |
caturabhyadhikaṃ viṃśadaṅgulaṃ caturaśrakam || 25 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 2.25 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 (2.25). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Caturashri, Krit, Krita, Kshetra, Catushkona, Samam, Sama, Shubha, Shubh, Angula, Caturashraka,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 2.25). 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: “caturaśrīkṛtaṃ kṣetraṃ catuṣkoṇasamaṃ śubham
  • caturaśrī -
  • caturaśrī (noun, masculine)
    caturaśrī (noun, feminine)
    caturaśri (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    caturaśri (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • kṛtam -
  • kṛta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kṛta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kṛtā (noun, feminine)
    kṛt (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ -> kṛta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 2 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 5 verb], [nominative single from √kṛ class 8 verb], [accusative single from √kṛ class 8 verb]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second dual]
  • kṣetram -
  • kṣetra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • catuṣkoṇa -
  • catuṣkoṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    catuṣkoṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • samam -
  • samam (indeclinable)
    sama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    samā (noun, feminine)
  • śubham -
  • śubha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śubha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śubhā (noun, feminine)
    śubh (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “ caturabhyadhikaṃ viṃśadaṅgulaṃ caturaśrakam
  • Cannot analyse *caturabhyadhikam*vi
  • viṃśad -
  • viṃśati (noun, feminine)
  • aṅgulam -
  • aṅgula (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • caturaśrakam -
  • caturaśraka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    caturaśraka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    caturaśrakā (noun, feminine)
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