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 26.145

दक्षिणद्वारमेवं चेत् ध्वजस्तम्भं महामुने ।
पीठस्य पूर्वपार्श्वे तु शाययेदैन्द्रशीर्षकम् ॥ 145 ॥

dakṣiṇadvāramevaṃ cet dhvajastambhaṃ mahāmune |
pīṭhasya pūrvapārśve tu śāyayedaindraśīrṣakam || 145 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 26.145 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:

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Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (26.145). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Dakshina, Dvara, Evam, Eva, Dhvajastambha, Mahamuni, Purva, Parshva, Parshvi, Aindra, Shirshaka,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 26.145). 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: “dakṣiṇadvāramevaṃ cet dhvajastambhaṃ mahāmune
  • dakṣiṇa -
  • dakṣiṇa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    dakṣiṇa (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • dvāram -
  • dvāra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dvāra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • evam -
  • evam (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    evam (indeclinable)
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    evā (noun, feminine)
  • Cannot analyse cet*dh
  • dhvajastambham -
  • dhvajastambha (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dhvajastambha (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • mahāmune -
  • mahāmuni (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “ pīṭhasya pūrvapārśve tu śāyayedaindraśīrṣakam
  • Cannot analyse *pīṭhasya*pū
  • pūrva -
  • pūrva (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    pūrva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pūrva (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • pārśve -
  • pārśva (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    pārśva (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    pārśvi (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    pārśvi (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    pārśvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • śāyayed -
  • śī (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
    śī (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • aindra -
  • aindra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    aindra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śīrṣakam -
  • śīrṣaka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śīrṣaka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śīrṣakā (noun, feminine)
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