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 2.91

कुमुदः कुमुदाक्षश्च प्राच्यां दौवारिकौ स्मृतौ ।
दक्षिणद्वारपालाख्यौ पुण्डरीकोऽथ वामनः ॥ 91 ॥

kumudaḥ kumudākṣaśca prācyāṃ dauvārikau smṛtau |
dakṣiṇadvārapālākhyau puṇḍarīko'tha vāmanaḥ || 91 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 2.91 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 (2.91). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kumud, Kumuda, Kumudaksha, Praci, Pracya, Dauvarika, Smrita, Smriti, Pundarika, Atha, Vamana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 2.91). 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: “kumudaḥ kumudākṣaśca prācyāṃ dauvārikau smṛtau
  • kumudaḥ -
  • kumud (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    kumud (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    kumuda (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kumudākṣaś -
  • kumudākṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • prācyām -
  • prācī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    prācyā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • dauvārikau -
  • dauvārika (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • smṛtau -
  • smṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    smṛti (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    smṛ -> smṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative dual from √smṛ class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √smṛ class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √smṛ class 1 verb]
  • Line 2: “ dakṣiṇadvārapālākhyau puṇḍarīko'tha vāmanaḥ
  • Cannot analyse *dakṣiṇadvārapālākhyau*pu
  • puṇḍarīko' -
  • puṇḍarīka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • atha -
  • atha (indeclinable)
  • vāmanaḥ -
  • vāmana (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
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