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 21.7

अत्र कश्चिद्विशेषोऽस्ति मूर्तीनामर्चनाविधौ ।
मत्स्यादिदशमूर्तीनामिह लोके फलं लभेत् ॥ 7 ॥

atra kaścidviśeṣo'sti mūrtīnāmarcanāvidhau |
matsyādidaśamūrtīnāmiha loke phalaṃ labhet || 7 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 21.7 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 (21.7). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Atra, Kah, Cit, Vishesha, Asti, Murti, Arcana, Avidhi, Loka, Phala,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 21.7). 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: “atra kaścidviśeṣo'sti mūrtīnāmarcanāvidhau
  • atra -
  • atra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    atra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    atra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kaś -
  • kaḥ (indeclinable interrogative)
    [indeclinable interrogative]
    ka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    kaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • cid -
  • cit (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    cit (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    cit (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • viśeṣo' -
  • viśeṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • asti -
  • asti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    astī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    astī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    astī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    as (verb class 2)
    [present active third single]
  • mūrtīnām -
  • mūrti (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    mūrti (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    mūrtī (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    mūrtī (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
    mūrtī (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • arcanā -
  • arcana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    arcana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    arcanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • avidhau -
  • avidhi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • Line 2: “ matsyādidaśamūrtīnāmiha loke phalaṃ labhet
  • Cannot analyse *matsyādidaśamūrtīnāmiha*lo
  • loke -
  • loka (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    lok (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]
  • phalam -
  • phala (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    phala (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    phalā (noun, feminine)
  • labhet -
  • labh (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
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