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 5.43

प्राक्शीर्षं वापिदेवेन्द्र दक्षिणे वाथ शाययेत् ।
पञ्चोपनिषदं ज्ञात्वा आचार्यस्तन्त्रपारगः ॥ 43 ॥

prākśīrṣaṃ vāpidevendra dakṣiṇe vātha śāyayet |
pañcopaniṣadaṃ jñātvā ācāryastantrapāragaḥ || 43 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 5.43 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 (5.43). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Prak, Shirsha, Vapi, Vapin, Devendra, Dakshine, Dakshina, Acari, Acarya, Tantra, Paraga,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 5.43). 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: “prākśīrṣaṃ vāpidevendra dakṣiṇe vātha śāyayet
  • prāk -
  • prāk (indeclinable)
  • śīrṣam -
  • śīrṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śīrṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śīrṣā (noun, feminine)
    śīrṣan (noun, neuter)
  • 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]
  • devendra -
  • devendra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dakṣiṇe -
  • dakṣiṇe (indeclinable)
    dakṣiṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [locative single]
    dakṣiṇa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    dakṣiṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • vātha -
  • (verb class 2)
    [present active second plural]
    (verb class 1)
    [present active second plural]
  • śāyayet -
  • śī (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
    śī (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 2: “ pañcopaniṣadaṃ jñātvā ācāryastantrapāragaḥ
  • Cannot analyse *pañcopaniṣadam*jñ
  • jñātvā -
  • jñā -> jñātvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √jñā]
    jñā -> jñātvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √jñā]
  • ācāryas -
  • ācārī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    ācārya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tantra -
  • tantra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pāragaḥ -
  • pāraga (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
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