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 3.4

कुठारादीनि संगृह्य वैष्णवैःसह मन्त्रवित् ।
शुचिर्नवाम्बरधरः सोत्तर्यो ष्णीषवान् क्रमात् ॥ 4 ॥

kuṭhārādīni saṃgṛhya vaiṣṇavaiḥsaha mantravit |
śucirnavāmbaradharaḥ sottaryo ṣṇīṣavān kramāt || 4 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 3.4 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 (3.4). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kuthara, Grihya, Vaishnava, Saha, Mantravid, Kramat, Krama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 3.4). 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: “kuṭhārādīni saṃgṛhya vaiṣṇavaiḥsaha mantravit
  • kuṭhārād -
  • kuṭhāra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ī -
  • ī (noun, feminine)
    [compound]
    ī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    i (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ni -
  • ni (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ni (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ni (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • saṅ -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb]
  • gṛhya -
  • gṛhya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    gṛhya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    grah -> gṛhya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √grah]
    grah -> gṛhya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √grah class 9 verb]
    grah -> gṛhya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √grah class 9 verb]
  • vaiṣṇavaiḥ -
  • vaiṣṇava (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    vaiṣṇava (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • saha -
  • saha (indeclinable postposition)
    [indeclinable postposition]
    saha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    saha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sah (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • mantravit -
  • mantravid (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    mantravid (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “ śucirnavāmbaradharaḥ sottaryo ṣṇīṣavān kramāt
  • Cannot analyse *śucirnavāmbaradharaḥ*so
  • so -
  • (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    so (noun, feminine)
    [compound]
    sa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • uttaryo -
  • Cannot analyse ṣṇīṣavān*kr
  • kramāt -
  • kramāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    krama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
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