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 11.192

दक्षिणेऽस्य महाचक्र गदां च तदधःस्थिताम् ।
वामहस्ते महापद्ममधस्ताच्छङ्खमेव च ॥ 192 ॥

dakṣiṇe'sya mahācakra gadāṃ ca tadadhaḥsthitām |
vāmahaste mahāpadmamadhastācchaṅkhameva ca || 192 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 11.192 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:

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Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (11.192). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Dakshine, Dakshina, Idam, Mahacakra, Gada, Tada, Dha, Sthita, Mahapadma, Adhastat, Shankha, Eva,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 11.192). 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: “dakṣiṇe'sya mahācakra gadāṃ ca tadadhaḥsthitām
  • dakṣiṇe' -
  • dakṣiṇe (indeclinable)
    [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]
  • asya -
  • as -> asya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √as]
    a (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    as (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • mahācakra -
  • mahācakra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mahācakra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • gadām -
  • gadā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tada -
  • tada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dhaḥ -
  • dha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    dhā (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • sthitām -
  • sthitā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    sthā -> sthitā (participle, feminine)
    [accusative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
  • Line 2: “ vāmahaste mahāpadmamadhastācchaṅkhameva ca
  • Cannot analyse *vāmahaste*ma
  • mahāpadmam -
  • mahāpadma (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mahāpadmā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • adhastācch -
  • adhastāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    adhastāt (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    adhastāt (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    adhastāt (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • śaṅkham -
  • śaṅkha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śaṅkha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śaṅkhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
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