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 16.105

पश्चाद्देवं समालम्ब्य पूजयेत् साधकोत्तमः ।
गन्धपुष्पादिनाभ्यर्च्य प्रणम्य च जनार्दनम् ॥ 105 ॥

paścāddevaṃ samālambya pūjayet sādhakottamaḥ |
gandhapuṣpādinābhyarcya praṇamya ca janārdanam || 105 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 16.105 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 (16.105). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Pashcat, Pashca, Deva, Sadhakottama, Prana, Janardana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 16.105). 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: “paścāddevaṃ samālambya pūjayet sādhakottamaḥ
  • paścād -
  • paścāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    paśca (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    paśca (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • devam -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    deva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    devā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    devan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
  • samālambya -
  • pūjayet -
  • pūj (verb class 10)
    [optative active third single]
  • sādhakottamaḥ -
  • sādhakottama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “ gandhapuṣpādinābhyarcya praṇamya ca janārdanam
  • Cannot analyse *gandhapuṣpādinābhyarcya*pr
  • praṇam -
  • praṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    praṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    praṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ya -
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • janārdanam -
  • janārdana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
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