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 2.34

द्विहस्ते द्विगुणं प्रोक्तं नाभिश्चैव तु मेखला ।
एकमेखलकं वापि कुण्डं संक्षेपकर्मणि ॥ 34 ॥

dvihaste dviguṇaṃ proktaṃ nābhiścaiva tu mekhalā |
ekamekhalakaṃ vāpi kuṇḍaṃ saṃkṣepakarmaṇi || 34 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 2.34 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:

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Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (2.34). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Dvihasta, Dviguna, Prokta, Nabhi, Mekhala, Vapi, Vapin, Kunda, Sankshepa, Karmani, Karman,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 2.34). 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: “dvihaste dviguṇaṃ proktaṃ nābhiścaiva tu mekhalā
  • dvihaste -
  • dvihasta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    dvihasta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    dvihastā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • dviguṇam -
  • dviguṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dviguṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    dviguṇā (noun, feminine)
  • proktam -
  • prokta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    prokta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    proktā (noun, feminine)
  • nābhiś -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental plural]
    nābhi (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    nābhi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • mekhalā -
  • mekhalā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “ ekamekhalakaṃ vāpi kuṇḍaṃ saṃkṣepakarmaṇi
  • Cannot analyse *ekamekhalakam*vā
  • vāpi -
  • vāpi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vāpī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    vāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • kuṇḍam -
  • kuṇḍa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kuṇḍa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kuṇḍā (noun, feminine)
  • saṅkṣepa -
  • saṅkṣepa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • karmaṇi -
  • karmaṇi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    karmaṇi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    karmaṇi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    karman (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
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