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 20.358

दीक्षितानां तपस्वीनां वन्ध्यादिषु तथैव च ।
एवमादीनि भक्तानां दापयेद्देवसंनिधौ ॥ 358 ॥

dīkṣitānāṃ tapasvīnāṃ vandhyādiṣu tathaiva ca |
evamādīni bhaktānāṃ dāpayeddevasaṃnidhau || 358 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 20.358 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 (20.358). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Dikshita, Tapasvi, Vandhya, Tatha, Bhakta, Devasamnidhi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 20.358). 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: “dīkṣitānāṃ tapasvīnāṃ vandhyādiṣu tathaiva ca
  • dīkṣitānām -
  • dīkṣita (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    dīkṣ -> dīkṣita (participle, masculine)
    [genitive plural from √dīkṣ]
    dīkṣ -> dīkṣita (participle, neuter)
    [genitive plural from √dīkṣ]
    dīkṣ -> dīkṣitā (participle, feminine)
    [genitive plural from √dīkṣ]
  • tapasvīnām -
  • tapasvī (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    tapasvī (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    tapasvī (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • vandhyād -
  • vandhya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    vandhya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • iṣu -
  • iṣu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    i (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
  • tathai -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tatha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tatha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “ evamādīni bhaktānāṃ dāpayeddevasaṃnidhau
  • Cannot analyse *evamādīni*bh
  • bhaktānām -
  • bhakta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    bhakta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    bhaktā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • dāpayed -
  • (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • devasaṃnidhau -
  • devasaṃnidhi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
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