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 14.60

पूर्ववत् पाचयित्वा तु मरीच्यादीनि विन्यसेत् ।
मरीचं प्रस्थपादं च त्रिगुणं रजनीं क्षिपेत् ॥ 60 ॥

pūrvavat pācayitvā tu marīcyādīni vinyaset |
marīcaṃ prasthapādaṃ ca triguṇaṃ rajanīṃ kṣipet || 60 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 14.60 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 (14.60). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Purvavat, Marici, Maricin, Adi, Adin, Prastha, Pada, Triguna, Rajani,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 14.60). 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: “pūrvavat pācayitvā tu marīcyādīni vinyaset
  • pūrvavat -
  • pūrvavat (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    pūrvavat (noun, masculine)
    pūrvavat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • pācayitvā -
  • pac -> pācayitvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √pac]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • marīcyā -
  • marīci (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    marīcī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [instrumental single]
    marīcin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single]
    marīcin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ādīni -
  • ādi (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    ādin (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Cannot analyse vinyaset
  • Line 2: “ marīcaṃ prasthapādaṃ ca triguṇaṃ rajanīṃ kṣipet
  • Cannot analyse *marīcam*pr
  • prastha -
  • prastha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    prastha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pādam -
  • pāda (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • triguṇam -
  • triguṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    triguṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    triguṇā (noun, feminine)
  • rajanīm -
  • rajanī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • kṣipet -
  • kṣip (verb class 6)
    [optative active third single]
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