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 15.38

प्रोक्षण्यामेव तत्कृत्वा ध्यात्वा ज्योतिषमव्ययम् ।
पूर्ववत् स्थापयेदग्नेः संस्कृत्यान्तर्जलेन तु ॥ 38 ॥

prokṣaṇyāmeva tatkṛtvā dhyātvā jyotiṣamavyayam |
pūrvavat sthāpayedagneḥ saṃskṛtyāntarjalena tu || 38 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 15.38 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 (15.38). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Prokshani, Eva, Tat, Tad, Kritva, Kritvan, Dhyatva, Jyotisha, Jyotis, Avyaya, Agni, Samskriti, Antarja,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 15.38). 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: “prokṣaṇyāmeva tatkṛtvā dhyātvā jyotiṣamavyayam
  • prokṣaṇyām -
  • prokṣaṇi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    prokṣaṇī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • kṛtvā -
  • kṛtvā (indeclinable)
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛtvan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dhyātvā* -
  • dhyātvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • jyotiṣam -
  • jyotiṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    jyotiṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    jyotiṣā (noun, feminine)
    jyotis (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • avyayam -
  • avyaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    avyaya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    avyayā (noun, feminine)
    vyā (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]
    vyay (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]
  • Line 2: “ pūrvavat sthāpayedagneḥ saṃskṛtyāntarjalena tu
  • Cannot analyse *pūrvavat*st
  • sthāpayed -
  • sthā (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • agneḥ -
  • agni (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • saṃskṛtyā -
  • saṃskṛti (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • antarja -
  • antarja (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    antarja (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • lena -
  • la (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
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