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 20.7

आवाहनं विसर्गं च स्वतन्त्रे त्रिषु सन्धिषु ।
अग्निकार्यं बलिं चैव परतन्त्रेषु तैर्विना ॥ 7 ॥

āvāhanaṃ visargaṃ ca svatantre triṣu sandhiṣu |
agnikāryaṃ baliṃ caiva paratantreṣu tairvinā || 7 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 20.7 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:

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Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (20.7). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Avahana, Visarga, Svatantra, Tri, Sandhi, Sandhin, Bali, Paratantra, Tad, Vina,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 20.7). 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: “āvāhanaṃ visargaṃ ca svatantre triṣu sandhiṣu
  • āvāhanam -
  • āvāhana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • visargam -
  • visarga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • svatantre -
  • svatantra (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    svatantra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    svatantrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • triṣu -
  • tri (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
  • sandhiṣu -
  • sandhi (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    sandhi (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
    sandhi (noun, feminine)
    [locative plural]
    sandhin (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
  • Line 2: “ agnikāryaṃ baliṃ caiva paratantreṣu tairvinā
  • Cannot analyse *agnikāryam*ba
  • balim -
  • bali (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • cai -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • paratantreṣu -
  • paratantra (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    paratantra (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • tair -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
  • vinā -
  • vinā (indeclinable postposition)
    [indeclinable postposition]
    vi (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    vi (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    vinā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
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