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 11.321

कल्पयेदवताराणं स्वतन्त्रार्चाविधानके ।
द्वाराद्यावरणान् सर्वान् कुर्याच्चैव स्वतन्त्रके ॥ 321 ॥

kalpayedavatārāṇaṃ svatantrārcāvidhānake |
dvārādyāvaraṇān sarvān kuryāccaiva svatantrake || 321 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 11.321 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 (11.321). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Avatara, Svatantra, Arca, Vidhanaka, Sarva, Kah, Kim,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 11.321). 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: “kalpayedavatārāṇaṃ svatantrārcāvidhānake
  • kalpayed -
  • kḷp (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • avatārā -
  • avatāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • āṇam -
  • aṇ (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]
  • svatantrā -
  • svatantra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    svatantra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    svatantrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ārcā -
  • ārcā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • vidhānake -
  • vidhānaka (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    vidhānaka (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    vidhānakā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • Line 2: “ dvārādyāvaraṇān sarvān kuryāccaiva svatantrake
  • Cannot analyse *dvārādyāvaraṇān*sa
  • sarvān -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • kuryāc -
  • kṛ (verb class 8)
    [optative active third single]
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • svatantra -
  • svatantra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    svatantra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ke -
  • ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    ka (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    kim (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
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