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 16.104

मन्त्रन्यासं ततः कुर्यात् पूर्ववत् साधकोत्तमः ।
तथैव कारयेत्तस्मिन् स्थापको न्यासमुत्तमम् ॥ 104 ॥

mantranyāsaṃ tataḥ kuryāt pūrvavat sādhakottamaḥ |
tathaiva kārayettasmin sthāpako nyāsamuttamam || 104 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 16.104 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 (16.104). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Mantra, Nyasa, Tatah, Tad, Tata, Purvavat, Sadhakottama, Sthapaka, Uttamam, Uttama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 16.104). 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: “mantranyāsaṃ tataḥ kuryāt pūrvavat sādhakottamaḥ
  • mantra -
  • mantra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nyāsam -
  • nyāsa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • tataḥ -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • kuryāt -
  • kṛ (verb class 8)
    [optative active third single]
  • pūrvavat -
  • pūrvavat (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    pūrvavat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    pūrvavat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • sādhakottamaḥ -
  • sādhakottama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “ tathaiva kārayettasmin sthāpako nyāsamuttamam
  • Cannot analyse *tathaiva*kā
  • kārayet -
  • kṛ (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • tasmin -
  • tad (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • sthāpako* -
  • sthāpaka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • nyāsam -
  • nyāsa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • uttamam -
  • uttamam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    uttama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    uttama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    uttamā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
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