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 27.16

दक्षिणासंप्रदानं च ध्वजस्याप्यवरोहणम् ।
पञ्चोत्तरदशाङ्गोऽयमुत्सवः परिकीर्तितः ॥ 16 ॥

dakṣiṇāsaṃpradānaṃ ca dhvajasyāpyavarohaṇam |
pañcottaradaśāṅgo'yamutsavaḥ parikīrtitaḥ || 16 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 27.16 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 (27.16). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Dakshina, Dakshi, Sampradana, Dhvaja, Api, Apya, Avarohana, Parikirtita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 27.16). 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: “dakṣiṇāsaṃpradānaṃ ca dhvajasyāpyavarohaṇam
  • dakṣiṇā -
  • dakṣiṇā (indeclinable)
    dakṣiṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    dakṣi (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • sampradānam -
  • sampradāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sampradāna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dhvajasyā -
  • dhvaja (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
  • apya -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    apya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • avarohaṇam -
  • avarohaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    avarohaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “ pañcottaradaśāṅgo'yamutsavaḥ parikīrtitaḥ
  • Cannot analyse *pañcottaradaśāṅgo'yamutsavaḥ*pa
  • parikīrtitaḥ -
  • parikīrtita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
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