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 13.41

आदितः स्यादृषिः नीलो वर्णः गायत्रमुच्यते ।
सदाविष्णुस्तथा दैवं छन्दस्तु परमेष्ठिनः ॥ 41 ॥

āditaḥ syādṛṣiḥ nīlo varṇaḥ gāyatramucyate |
sadāviṣṇustathā daivaṃ chandastu parameṣṭhinaḥ || 41 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 13.41 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 (13.41). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Aditah, Adita, Syat, Sya, Rishi, Nila, Varna, Gayatra, Ucyat, Daiva, Chanda, Chandas, Parameshthin, Parameshthi, Parameshthina,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 13.41). 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: “āditaḥ syādṛṣiḥ nīlo varṇaḥ gāyatramucyate
  • āditaḥ -
  • āditaḥ (indeclinable)
    ad -> ādita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √ad]
  • syād -
  • syāt (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    syāt (indeclinable)
    sya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [optative active third single]
  • ṛṣiḥ -
  • ṛṣi (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • nīlo* -
  • nīla (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • varṇaḥ -
  • varṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • gāyatram -
  • gāyatra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    gāyatra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ucyate -
  • uc -> ucyat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √uc class 4 verb]
    uc -> ucyat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √uc class 4 verb]
    vac (verb class 2)
    [present passive third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [present passive third single]
  • Line 2: “ sadāviṣṇustathā daivaṃ chandastu parameṣṭhinaḥ
  • Cannot analyse *sadāviṣṇustathā*da
  • daivam -
  • daiva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    daiva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • chandas -
  • chandas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    chanda (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • parameṣṭhinaḥ -
  • parameṣṭhin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    parameṣṭhin (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    parameṣṭhī (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    parameṣṭhina (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
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