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 21.5

तरुणार्कनिभं त्रिदशेध्य पदं ।
सुकुमारदृशं मुसलप्रहरम् ।
अरुणाम्बरमप्रतिमं हलिनं ।
शशिवक्त्रसमं प्रणतोऽस्मि सदा ॥ 5 ॥

taruṇārkanibhaṃ tridaśedhya padaṃ |
sukumāradṛśaṃ musalapraharam |
aruṇāmbaramapratimaṃ halinaṃ |
śaśivaktrasamaṃ praṇato'smi sadā || 5 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 21.5 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 (21.5). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Taruna, Taru, Arka, Nibha, Tridasha, Pada, Musala, Prahara, Halin, Pranata, Sada, Sad,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 21.5). 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: “taruṇārkanibhaṃ tridaśedhya padaṃ
  • taruṇā -
  • taruṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    taruṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    taru (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    taru (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • arka -
  • arka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    arka (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nibham -
  • nibha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nibha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    nibhā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • tridaśe -
  • tridaśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    tridaśa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    tridaśā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • idhya -
  • indh -> idhya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √indh]
  • padam -
  • pada (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “ sukumāradṛśaṃ musalapraharam
  • Cannot analyse *sukumāradṛśam*mu
  • musala -
  • musala (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    musala (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • praharam -
  • prahara (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • Line 3: “ aruṇāmbaramapratimaṃ halinaṃ
  • Cannot analyse *aruṇāmbaramapratimam*ha
  • halinam -
  • halin (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 4: “ śaśivaktrasamaṃ praṇato'smi sadā
  • Cannot analyse *śaśivaktrasamam*pr
  • praṇato' -
  • praṇata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • asmi -
  • as (verb class 2)
    [present active first single]
  • sadā -
  • sadā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sad (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    sad (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
    sadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
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