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 15.7

अञ्जलिमुद्रया चाग्निं नमस्कृत्य पुनः पुनः ।
कुण्डं वा स्थण्डिलं वापि चतुरश्रं तु कारयेत् ॥ 7 ॥

añjalimudrayā cāgniṃ namaskṛtya punaḥ punaḥ |
kuṇḍaṃ vā sthaṇḍilaṃ vāpi caturaśraṃ tu kārayet || 7 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 15.7 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 (15.7). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Anjalimudra, Agni, Puna, Sthandila, Vapi, Vapin, Caturashra,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 15.7). 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: “añjalimudrayā cāgniṃ namaskṛtya punaḥ punaḥ
  • añjalimudrayā -
  • añjalimudrā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • agnim -
  • agni (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • namaskṛtya -
  • punaḥ -
  • pu (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    puna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • punaḥ -
  • pu (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    puna (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “ kuṇḍaṃ sthaṇḍilaṃ vāpi caturaśraṃ tu kārayet
  • Cannot analyse *kuṇḍam*vā
  • -
  • (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • sthaṇḍilam -
  • sthaṇḍila (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sthaṇḍila (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sthaṇḍilā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • vāpi -
  • vāpi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vāpī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    vāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • caturaśram -
  • caturaśra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    caturaśra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    caturaśrā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • kārayet -
  • kṛ (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
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