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 20.120

एतत् पद्मासनं प्रोक्तं त्रिदशैः पूजितं सदा ।
तत्रोपरि न्यसेत् पश्चात् मण्डलार्कादि नारद ॥ 120 ॥

etat padmāsanaṃ proktaṃ tridaśaiḥ pūjitaṃ sadā |
tatropari nyaset paścāt maṇḍalārkādi nārada || 120 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 20.120 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 (20.120). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Etad, Padmasana, Prokta, Tridasha, Pujita, Sada, Sad, Pashcat, Pashca, Mandala, Arkadi, Narada,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “etat padmāsanaṃ proktaṃ tridaśaiḥ pūjitaṃ sadā
  • etat -
  • etad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    etad (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • padmāsanam -
  • padmāsana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    padmāsana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    padmāsanā (noun, feminine)
  • proktam -
  • prokta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    prokta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    proktā (noun, feminine)
  • tridaśaiḥ -
  • tridaśa (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    tridaśa (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • pūjitam -
  • pūjita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pūjita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    pūjitā (noun, feminine)
    pūj -> pūjita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √pūj class 1 verb], [accusative single from √pūj class 10 verb]
    pūj -> pūjita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √pūj class 1 verb], [accusative single from √pūj class 1 verb], [nominative single from √pūj class 10 verb], [accusative single from √pūj class 10 verb]
  • sadā -
  • sadā (indeclinable)
    sad (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    sad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “ tatropari nyaset paścāt maṇḍalārkādi nārada
  • Cannot analyse *tatropari*ny
  • Cannot analyse nyaset*pa
  • paścāt -
  • paścāt (indeclinable)
    paśca (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    paśca (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • maṇḍalā -
  • maṇḍala (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    maṇḍala (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    maṇḍalā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • arkādi -
  • arkādi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    arkādi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    arkādi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • nārada -
  • nārada (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nārada (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
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