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 20.114

शक्तिन्यासं द्वितीये तु कन्दन्यासमतः परम् ।
नालमाकाशरूपं स्यात्तमोवर्णं चतुर्थकम् ॥ 114 ॥

śaktinyāsaṃ dvitīye tu kandanyāsamataḥ param |
nālamākāśarūpaṃ syāttamovarṇaṃ caturthakam || 114 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 20.114 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 (20.114). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Shaktinyasa, Dvitiya, Kandat, Yasa, Atah, Param, Para, Syat, Sya, Tama, Uvarna, Caturthaka,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 20.114). 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: “śaktinyāsaṃ dvitīye tu kandanyāsamataḥ param
  • śaktinyāsam -
  • śaktinyāsa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • dvitīye -
  • dvitīya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    dvitīya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    dvitīyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • kandan -
  • kand -> kandat (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √kand class 1 verb], [vocative single from √kand class 1 verb]
  • yāsam -
  • yāsa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    yāsā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ataḥ -
  • ataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • param -
  • param (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    para (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    para (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “ nālamākāśarūpaṃ syāttamovarṇaṃ caturthakam
  • Cannot analyse *nālamākāśarūpam*sy
  • syāt -
  • syāt (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    syāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [optative active third single]
  • tamo -
  • tama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tamā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ūvarṇam -
  • ūvarṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • caturthakam -
  • caturthaka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    caturthaka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    caturthakā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
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