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 22.61

द्रव्याणां लक्षणं प्रोक्तं घृतादि मुनिसत्तम ।
यावद्वस्त्रावसानं हि तावद्द्रव्याणि निक्षिपित् ॥ 61 ॥

dravyāṇāṃ lakṣaṇaṃ proktaṃ ghṛtādi munisattama |
yāvadvastrāvasānaṃ hi tāvaddravyāṇi nikṣipit || 61 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 22.61 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 (22.61). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Dravya, Lakshana, Prokta, Ghrita, Munisattama, Tavat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 22.61). 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: “dravyāṇāṃ lakṣaṇaṃ proktaṃ ghṛtādi munisattama
  • dravyāṇām -
  • dravya (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    dravya (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    dravyā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • lakṣaṇam -
  • lakṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    lakṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    lakṣaṇā (noun, feminine)
  • proktam -
  • prokta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    prokta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    proktā (noun, feminine)
  • ghṛtā -
  • ghṛta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ghṛta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ghṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    ghṛ -> ghṛta (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √ghṛ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √ghṛ class 3 verb], [vocative single from √ghṛ class 5 verb]
    ghṛ -> ghṛta (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √ghṛ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √ghṛ class 3 verb], [vocative single from √ghṛ class 5 verb]
    ghṛ -> ghṛtā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √ghṛ class 1 verb], [nominative single from √ghṛ class 3 verb], [nominative single from √ghṛ class 5 verb]
  • adi -
  • ad (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ad (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • munisattama -
  • munisattama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    munisattama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “ yāvadvastrāvasānaṃ hi tāvaddravyāṇi nikṣipit
  • Cannot analyse *yāvadvastrāvasānam*hi
  • hi -
  • hi (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • tāvad -
  • tāvat (indeclinable)
    tāvat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tāvat (noun, masculine)
    tāvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • dravyāṇi -
  • dravya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Cannot analyse nikṣipit
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