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 16.5

कारयेत् सर्वकर्माणि शास्त्रदृष्ट्या समाहितः ।
तदलाभे मुनिश्रेष्ठ श्रृणु मण्डपलक्षणम् ॥ 5 ॥

kārayet sarvakarmāṇi śāstradṛṣṭyā samāhitaḥ |
tadalābhe muniśreṣṭha śrṛṇu maṇḍapalakṣaṇam || 5 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 16.5 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 (16.5). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Sarvakarman, Shastradrishti, Samahita, Muni, Shreshtha, Mandapa, Lakshana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 16.5). 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: “kārayet sarvakarmāṇi śāstradṛṣṭyā samāhitaḥ
  • kārayet -
  • kṛ (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • sarvakarmāṇi -
  • sarvakarman (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • śāstradṛṣṭyā -
  • śāstradṛṣṭi (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • samāhitaḥ -
  • samāhita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “ tadalābhe muniśreṣṭha śrṛṇu maṇḍapalakṣaṇam
  • Cannot analyse *tadalābhe*mu
  • muni -
  • muni (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    muni (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    munī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • śreṣṭha -
  • śreṣṭha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śreṣṭha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Cannot analyse śrṛṇu*ma
  • maṇḍapa -
  • maṇḍapa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    maṇḍapa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • lakṣaṇam -
  • lakṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    lakṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    lakṣaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
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