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 20.6

आत्मार्थबेरमेकं वा स्वतन्त्रपरतन्त्रयोः ।
पूजाभेदः सुरमुने किञ्चि दस्ति तदुच्यते ॥ 6 ॥

ātmārthaberamekaṃ vā svatantraparatantrayoḥ |
pūjābhedaḥ suramune kiñci dasti taducyate || 6 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 20.6 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 (20.6). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Atmartha, Bera, Eka, Svatantra, Paratantra, Suramuni, Tad, Tat, Ucyat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 20.6). 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: “ātmārthaberamekaṃ svatantraparatantrayoḥ
  • ātmārtha -
  • ātmārtha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ātmārtha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • beram -
  • bera (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bera (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ekam -
  • eka (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    eka (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • svatantra -
  • svatantra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    svatantra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • paratantrayoḥ -
  • paratantra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    paratantra (noun, neuter)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
    paratantrā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive dual], [locative dual]
  • Line 2: “ pūjābhedaḥ suramune kiñci dasti taducyate
  • Cannot analyse *pūjābhedaḥ*su
  • suramune -
  • suramuni (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • Cannot analyse kiñci*da
  • da -
  • da (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    da (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sti -
  • sti (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • tad -
  • tad (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ucyate -
  • uc -> ucyat (participle, masculine)
    [dative single from √uc class 4 verb]
    uc -> ucyat (participle, neuter)
    [dative single from √uc class 4 verb]
    vac (verb class 2)
    [present passive third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [present passive third single]
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