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 10.84

इत्यमीषां प्रमाणानि श्रृणु नारद सांप्रतम् ।
षण्णवत्यङ्गुलायामो उत्तमस्योच्छ्रयो भवेत् ॥ 84 ॥

ityamīṣāṃ pramāṇāni śrṛṇu nārada sāṃpratam |
ṣaṇṇavatyaṅgulāyāmo uttamasyocchrayo bhavet || 84 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 10.84 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 (10.84). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Itya, Isha, Pramana, Narada, Sampratam, Samprata, Uttama, Ucchraya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 10.84). 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: “ityamīṣāṃ pramāṇāni śrṛṇu nārada sāṃpratam
  • ityam -
  • itya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    itya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    ityā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    i -> itya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    i -> itya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
  • īṣām -
  • īṣā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • pramāṇāni -
  • pramāṇa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Cannot analyse śrṛṇu*nā
  • nārada -
  • nārada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nārada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sāmpratam -
  • sāmpratam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sāmprata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sāmprata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sāmpratā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 2: “ ṣaṇṇavatyaṅgulāyāmo uttamasyocchrayo bhavet
  • Cannot analyse *ṣaṇṇavatyaṅgulāyāmo*ut
  • uttamasyo -
  • uttama (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    uttama (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • ucchrayo* -
  • ucchraya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bhavet -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
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