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 18.2

देवं पूर्वं प्रतिष्ठाप्य तत्काले प्रोक्षयेन्मुने ।
श्रियादीनां स्वमन्त्रेण महाकुम्भस्थवारिणा ॥ 2 ॥

devaṃ pūrvaṃ pratiṣṭhāpya tatkāle prokṣayenmune |
śriyādīnāṃ svamantreṇa mahākumbhasthavāriṇā || 2 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 18.2 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 (18.2). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Deva, Purvam, Purva, Pratishthapya, Tatkala, Proksha, Yah, Yat, Muni, Svamantra, Mah, Maha, Akumbha, Tha, Vari,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 18.2). 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: “devaṃ pūrvaṃ pratiṣṭhāpya tatkāle prokṣayenmune
  • devam -
  • deva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    deva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    devā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    devan (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
  • pūrvam -
  • pūrvam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    pūrva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pūrva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • pratiṣṭhāpya -
  • pratiṣṭhāpya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pratiṣṭhāpya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • tatkāle -
  • tatkāla (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    tatkāla (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    tatkālā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • prokṣa -
  • prokṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ye -
  • (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
  • īn -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • mune -
  • muni (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • Line 2: “ śriyādīnāṃ svamantreṇa mahākumbhasthavāriṇā
  • Cannot analyse *śriyādīnām*sv
  • svamantreṇa -
  • svamantra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    svamantra (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • mahā -
  • maha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    maha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mahat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    mah (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    mahā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    mah (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • akumbhas -
  • akumbha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tha -
  • tha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vāriṇā -
  • vāri (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
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