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 2.45

तथैव लाञ्छयेदैन्द्रे तत्त्रिकोणं भवेच्छुभम् ।
कारयेदवटं धीमान् शिल्पिना कुशलेन तु ॥ 45 ॥

tathaiva lāñchayedaindre tattrikoṇaṃ bhavecchubham |
kārayedavaṭaṃ dhīmān śilpinā kuśalena tu || 45 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 2.45 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 (2.45). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatha, Yah, Yat, Ida, Aindra, Aindri, Tat, Tad, Trikona, Shubha, Shubh, Dhimat, Shilpin, Kushalena, Kushala,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 2.45). 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: “tathaiva lāñchayedaindre tattrikoṇaṃ bhavecchubham
  • tathai -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    tatha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tatha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • lāñcha -
  • lāñch (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • ye -
  • (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • idai -
  • idā (indeclinable)
  • aindre -
  • aindra (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    aindra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    aindri (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • trikoṇam -
  • trikoṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    trikoṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    trikoṇā (noun, feminine)
  • bhavecch -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • 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: “ kārayedavaṭaṃ dhīmān śilpinā kuśalena tu
  • Cannot analyse *kārayedavaṭam*dh
  • dhīmān -
  • dhīmat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śilpinā -
  • śilpin (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    śilpin (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • kuśalena -
  • kuśalena (indeclinable)
    kuśala (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    kuśala (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
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