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 26.53

वासोभिर्वेष्टितेष्वेषु निक्षिप्तकनकेषु च ।
वासांसि मध्ये संस्तीर्य गरुडं तत्र शाययेत् ॥ 53 ॥

vāsobhirveṣṭiteṣveṣu nikṣiptakanakeṣu ca |
vāsāṃsi madhye saṃstīrya garuḍaṃ tatra śāyayet || 53 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 26.53 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 (26.53). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vasas, Veshtita, Idam, Nikshipta, Kanaka, Madhye, Madhya, Samstir, Garuda, Tatra,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 26.53). 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: “vāsobhirveṣṭiteṣveṣu nikṣiptakanakeṣu ca
  • vāsobhir -
  • vāsas (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • veṣṭiteṣve -
  • veṣṭita (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    veṣṭita (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
    veṣṭ -> veṣṭita (participle, masculine)
    [locative plural from √veṣṭ class 1 verb], [locative plural from √veṣṭ]
    veṣṭ -> veṣṭita (participle, neuter)
    [locative plural from √veṣṭ class 1 verb], [locative plural from √veṣṭ]
  • eṣu -
  • e (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • nikṣipta -
  • nikṣipta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nikṣipta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kanakeṣu -
  • kanaka (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
    kanaka (noun, neuter)
    [locative plural]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “ vāsāṃsi madhye saṃstīrya garuḍaṃ tatra śāyayet
  • Cannot analyse *vāsāṃsi*ma
  • madhye -
  • madhye (indeclinable)
    madhya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    madhya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    madhyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • saṃstīr -
  • saṃstir (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
  • rya -
  • garuḍam -
  • garuḍa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
  • śāyayet -
  • śī (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
    śī (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
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