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 20.360

तस्मात् सर्वप्रयत्नेन वर्जितानां न दापयेत् ।
एवं यः कारयेद्भक्त्या विष्णुपूजामनुत्तमाम् ॥ 360 ॥

tasmāt sarvaprayatnena varjitānāṃ na dāpayet |
evaṃ yaḥ kārayedbhaktyā viṣṇupūjāmanuttamām || 360 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 20.360 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 (20.360). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tasmat, Tad, Sarvaprayatna, Varjita, Yah, Bhakti, Vishnupuja, Anuttama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 20.360). 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: “tasmāt sarvaprayatnena varjitānāṃ na dāpayet
  • tasmāt -
  • tasmāt (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single]
  • sarvaprayatnena -
  • sarvaprayatna (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • varjitānām -
  • varjita (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    varjita (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    varjitā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • na -
  • na (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    na (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    na (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dāpayet -
  • (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 2: “ evaṃ yaḥ kārayedbhaktyā viṣṇupūjāmanuttamām
  • Cannot analyse *evam*ya
  • yaḥ -
  • yaḥ (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kārayed -
  • kṛ (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • bhaktyā* -
  • bhakti (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • viṣṇupūjām -
  • viṣṇupūjā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • anuttamām -
  • anuttamā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
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