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 18.76

जुहुयान्मूलमन्त्रेण कपिलाज्येन होमयेत् ।
तथैव पायसं ब्रह्मन् जुहुयात् षोडशाहुतीः ॥ 76 ॥

juhuyānmūlamantreṇa kapilājyena homayet |
tathaiva pāyasaṃ brahman juhuyāt ṣoḍaśāhutīḥ || 76 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 18.76 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 (18.76). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Mulamantra, Kapila, Ajya, Payasa, Shodasha, Shodashan, Ahuti,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 18.76). 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: “juhuyānmūlamantreṇa kapilājyena homayet
  • juhuyān -
  • hu (verb class 3)
    [optative active third single]
  • mūlamantreṇa -
  • mūlamantra (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • kapilā -
  • kapila (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kapila (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kapilā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ājyena -
  • ājya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    ājya (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • ho -
  • ha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mayet -
  • (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
    may (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
    (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 2: “ tathaiva pāyasaṃ brahman juhuyāt ṣoḍaśāhutīḥ
  • Cannot analyse *tathaiva*pā
  • pāyasam -
  • pāyasa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pāyasa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • brahman -
  • juhuyāt -
  • hu (verb class 3)
    [optative active third single]
  • ṣoḍaśā -
  • ṣoḍaśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ṣoḍaśa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ṣoḍaśan (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    ṣoḍaśan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • āhutīḥ -
  • āhuti (noun, feminine)
    [accusative plural]
    āhutī (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
    āhutī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative plural]
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