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 18.74

पूजान्ते कारयेद्धोमं समिदाज्यचरूनपि ।
बिल्वाद्यन्यतमस्याथ पद्मकुण्डे यथेच्छया ॥ 74 ॥

pūjānte kārayeddhomaṃ samidājyacarūnapi |
bilvādyanyatamasyātha padmakuṇḍe yathecchayā || 74 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 18.74 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 (18.74). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Puja, Tad, Yushmad, Homa, Samit, Samidh, Ajya, Caru, Api, Padmakunda, Yatheccha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 18.74). 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: “pūjānte kārayeddhomaṃ samidājyacarūnapi
  • pūjān -
  • pūja (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • kārayeddh -
  • kṛ (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • homam -
  • homa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • samid -
  • samit (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    samidh (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    samidh (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    samidh (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ājya -
  • ājya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ājya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • carūn -
  • caru (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
  • Line 2: “ bilvādyanyatamasyātha padmakuṇḍe yathecchayā
  • Cannot analyse *bilvādyanyatamasyātha*pa
  • padmakuṇḍe -
  • padmakuṇḍa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • yathecchayā -
  • yathecchā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
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