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 16.6

पञ्चोत्तरशतं वापि हस्तद्वादशकं तु वा ।
चतुर्द्वारसमायुक्तं चतुस्तोरणभूषितम् ॥ 6 ॥

pañcottaraśataṃ vāpi hastadvādaśakaṃ tu vā |
caturdvārasamāyuktaṃ catustoraṇabhūṣitam || 6 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 16.6 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 (16.6). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Panca, Uttara, Shata, Vapi, Vapin, Hasta, Dvadashaka, Catu, Catus, Torana, Bhushita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 16.6). 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: “pañcottaraśataṃ vāpi hastadvādaśakaṃ tu
  • pañco -
  • pañca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pañca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pañcā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    pañc (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • uttara -
  • uttara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    uttara (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • śatam -
  • śata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śatā (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]
  • hasta -
  • hasta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    hasta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dvādaśakam -
  • dvādaśaka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dvādaśaka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • -
  • (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • Line 2: “ caturdvārasamāyuktaṃ catustoraṇabhūṣitam
  • Cannot analyse *caturdvārasamāyuktam*ca
  • catus -
  • catur (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    catus (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    catu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    catu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • toraṇa -
  • toraṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    toraṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhūṣitam -
  • bhūṣ -> bhūṣita (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √bhūṣ]
    bhūṣ -> bhūṣita (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √bhūṣ]
    bhūṣ -> bhūṣitā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √bhūṣ]
    bhūṣ -> bhūṣita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √bhūṣ]
    bhūṣ -> bhūṣita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √bhūṣ], [accusative single from √bhūṣ]
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