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 20.87

नीलोत्पलदलप्रख्यं शङ्कचक्रगदाधरम् ।
ज्ञानमूर्तिरिति ख्यातं वैराग्यस्य वदाम्यहम् ॥ 87 ॥

nīlotpaladalaprakhyaṃ śaṅkacakragadādharam |
jñānamūrtiriti khyātaṃ vairāgyasya vadāmyaham || 87 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 20.87 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 (20.87). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Nilotpaladala, Prakhya, Shanka, Cakra, Gadadhara, Khyata, Vairagya, Aha, Asmad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 20.87). 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: “nīlotpaladalaprakhyaṃ śaṅkacakragadādharam
  • nīlotpaladala -
  • nīlotpaladala (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nīlotpaladala (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • prakhyam -
  • prakhya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    prakhya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    prakhyā (noun, feminine)
  • śaṅka -
  • śaṅka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • cakra -
  • cakra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    cakra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kṛ (verb class 1)
    [perfect active second plural]
    kṛ (verb class 2)
    [perfect active second plural]
    kṛ (verb class 5)
    [perfect active second plural]
    kṛ (verb class 8)
    [perfect active second plural]
    kṛ (verb class 3)
    [perfect active second plural]
    kṛ (verb class 6)
    [perfect active second plural]
  • gadādharam -
  • gadādhara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    gadādhara (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    gadādharā (noun, feminine)
  • Line 2: “ jñānamūrtiriti khyātaṃ vairāgyasya vadāmyaham
  • Cannot analyse *jñānamūrtiriti*kh
  • khyātam -
  • khyāta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    khyāta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    khyātā (noun, feminine)
    khyā -> khyāta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √khyā class 2 verb]
    khyā -> khyāta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √khyā class 2 verb], [accusative single from √khyā class 2 verb]
    khyā (verb class 2)
    [imperative active second dual]
  • vairāgyasya -
  • vairāgya (noun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
  • vadāmya -
  • vad (verb class 1)
    [present active first single]
  • aham -
  • aha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [nominative single]
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