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 9.8

दक्षिणादिक्रमं तस्मिन् सर्वं पूर्ववदाचरेत् ।
मूलस्थानस्य देशं च गृहीत्वा तदनन्तरम् ॥ 8 ॥

dakṣiṇādikramaṃ tasmin sarvaṃ pūrvavadācaret |
mūlasthānasya deśaṃ ca gṛhītvā tadanantaram || 8 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 9.8 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 (9.8). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Dakshinadi, Krama, Tad, Sarvam, Sarva, Purvavat, Desha, Grihitva, Tadanantara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 9.8). 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.

  • Line1: “dakṣiṇādikramaṃ tasmin sarvaṃ pūrvavadācaret
  • dakṣiṇādi -
  • dakṣiṇādi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    dakṣiṇādi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    dakṣiṇādi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • kramam -
  • krama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • tasmin -
  • tad (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • sarvam -
  • sarvam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sarva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • pūrvavad -
  • pūrvavat (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    pūrvavat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    pūrvavat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ā -
  • ā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    ā (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • caret -
  • car (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line2: “ mūlasthānasya deśaṃ ca gṛhītvā tadanantaram
  • Cannot analyse *mūlasthānasya*de
  • deśam -
  • deśa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    deśā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gṛhītvā -
  • gṛhītvā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    grah -> gṛhītvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √grah]
  • tadanantaram -
  • tadanantara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    tadanantara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    tadanantarā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
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