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 16.99

तत्तोयं प्रतिमामूर्ध्नि मूलमन्त्रेण सेचयेत् ।
श्रियादीनां स्वमन्त्रैस्तु सेचयेद्देववत् क्रमात् ॥ 99 ॥

tattoyaṃ pratimāmūrdhni mūlamantreṇa secayet |
śriyādīnāṃ svamantraistu secayeddevavat kramāt || 99 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 16.99 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 (16.99). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tat, Tad, Toya, Pratima, Murdhan, Mulamantra, Svamantra, Devavat, Kramat, Krama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 16.99). 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: “tattoyaṃ pratimāmūrdhni mūlamantreṇa secayet
  • tat -
  • tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • toyam -
  • toya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    toyā (noun, feminine)
  • pratimā -
  • pratimā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    pratimā (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • mūrdhni -
  • mūrdhan (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • mūlamantreṇa -
  • mūlamantra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • secayet -
  • sic (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 2: “ śriyādīnāṃ svamantraistu secayeddevavat kramāt
  • Cannot analyse *śriyādīnām*sv
  • svamantrais -
  • svamantra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    svamantra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • secayed -
  • sic (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • devavat -
  • devavat (indeclinable)
    devavat (noun, masculine)
    devavat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • kramāt -
  • kramāt (indeclinable)
    krama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
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