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 5.53

वस्त्रैः संछादयेच्छूलान् गन्धपुष्पैः समर्चयेत् ।
सूक्तेन पु रुषेणैव सृष्टिन्यासं ततो न्यसेत् ॥ 53 ॥

vastraiḥ saṃchādayecchūlān gandhapuṣpaiḥ samarcayet |
sūktena pu ruṣeṇaiva sṛṣṭinyāsaṃ tato nyaset || 53 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 5.53 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 (5.53). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vastra, Sat, Shula, Gandhapushpa, Rush, Rusha, Nyasa,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 5.53). 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: “vastraiḥ saṃchādayecchūlān gandhapuṣpaiḥ samarcayet
  • vastraiḥ -
  • vastra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • sañch -
  • sat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • śādayecch -
  • śad (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • śūlān -
  • śūla (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • gandhapuṣpaiḥ -
  • gandhapuṣpa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    gandhapuṣpa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • sam -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sam (Preverb)
  • arcayet -
  • ṛc (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
    ṛc (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 2: “ sūktena pu ruṣeṇaiva sṛṣṭinyāsaṃ tato nyaset
  • Cannot analyse *sūktena*pu
  • pu -
  • pu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    pu (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    pu (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
  • ruṣe -
  • ruṣ (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
    ruṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • ṇai -
  • ṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • sṛṣṭi -
  • sṛṣṭi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    sṛṣṭi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • nyāsam -
  • nyāsa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • tato* -
  • Cannot analyse nyaset
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