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 10.118

स्वातन्त्र्येणार्चयेद्धीमान् सर्वकामार्थसिद्धये ।
श्रियादीनां तु बोद्धव्यं लक्षणं तन्त्रवित्तमैः ॥ 118 ॥

svātantryeṇārcayeddhīmān sarvakāmārthasiddhaye |
śriyādīnāṃ tu boddhavyaṃ lakṣaṇaṃ tantravittamaiḥ || 118 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 10.118 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 (10.118). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Svatantrya, Idam, Sarvakama, Arthasiddhi, Boddhavya, Lakshana, Tantra, Vitta,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 10.118). 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: “svātantryeṇārcayeddhīmān sarvakāmārthasiddhaye
  • svātantryeṇā -
  • svātantrya (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • arcayeddh -
  • ṛc (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
    ṛc (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • imān -
  • idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • sarvakāmā -
  • sarvakāma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sarvakāma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sarvakāmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • arthasiddhaye -
  • arthasiddhi (noun, feminine)
    [dative single]
    arthasiddhi (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • Line 2: “ śriyādīnāṃ tu boddhavyaṃ lakṣaṇaṃ tantravittamaiḥ
  • Cannot analyse *śriyādīnām*tu
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • boddhavyam -
  • boddhavya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    boddhavya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    boddhavyā (noun, feminine)
  • lakṣaṇam -
  • lakṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    lakṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    lakṣaṇā (noun, feminine)
  • tantra -
  • tantra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vittam -
  • vitta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vitta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vittā (noun, feminine)
    vid -> vitta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vid class 6 verb]
    vid -> vitta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vid class 6 verb], [accusative single from √vid class 6 verb]
    vid -> vitta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √vid class 7 verb]
    vid -> vitta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √vid class 7 verb], [accusative single from √vid class 7 verb]
    vid (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second dual]
  • aiḥ -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active second single]
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