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 26.132

आचार्यो धौतवासास्तु उत्तराभिमुखः स्थितः ।
गन्धपुष्पादिनाभ्यर्च्य ऐन्द्राद्यैशान्तकादिषु ॥ 132 ॥

ācāryo dhautavāsāstu uttarābhimukhaḥ sthitaḥ |
gandhapuṣpādinābhyarcya aindrādyaiśāntakādiṣu || 132 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 26.132 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 (26.132). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Acari, Acarya, Dhauta, Vasa, Uttarabhimukha, Sthita, Aindra, Aisha, Taka,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 26.132). 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: “ācāryo dhautavāsāstu uttarābhimukhaḥ sthitaḥ
  • ācāryo* -
  • ācārī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    ācārya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dhauta -
  • dhauta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dhauta (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vāsās -
  • vāsa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vāsā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • uttarābhimukhaḥ -
  • uttarābhimukha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sthitaḥ -
  • sthita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    sthā -> sthita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √sthā class 1 verb]
  • Line 2: “ gandhapuṣpādinābhyarcya aindrādyaiśāntakādiṣu
  • Cannot analyse *gandhapuṣpādinābhyarcya*ai
  • aindrād -
  • aindra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    aindra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • yai -
  • (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    i (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    ī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    e (noun, masculine)
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiśān -
  • aiśa (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • takād -
  • taka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • iṣu -
  • iṣu (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    i (noun, masculine)
    [locative plural]
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