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 27.46

ललाटे गन्धमादद्यात् पुष्पं शिरसि धारयेत् ।
नासादक्षिणपार्श्वे तु धूपं दीपं ततो दृशि ॥ 46 ॥

lalāṭe gandhamādadyāt puṣpaṃ śirasi dhārayet |
nāsādakṣiṇapārśve tu dhūpaṃ dīpaṃ tato dṛśi || 46 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 27.46 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 (27.46). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Lalate, Lalata, Gandhamada, Pushpa, Shiras, Dhupa, Dipa, Tatah, Tad, Tata, Drish,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 27.46). 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: “lalāṭe gandhamādadyāt puṣpaṃ śirasi dhārayet
  • lalāṭe -
  • lalāṭe (indeclinable)
    lalāṭa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • gandhamāda -
  • gandhamāda (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dyā -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • āt -
  • āt (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    a (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • puṣpam -
  • puṣpa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    puṣpa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    puṣpā (noun, feminine)
  • śirasi -
  • śiras (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • dhārayet -
  • dhṛ (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 2: “ nāsādakṣiṇapārśve tu dhūpaṃ dīpaṃ tato dṛśi
  • Cannot analyse *nāsādakṣiṇapārśve*tu
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • dhūpam -
  • dhūpa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dhūpā (noun, feminine)
  • dīpam -
  • dīpa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dīpā (noun, feminine)
  • tato* -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • dṛśi -
  • dṛśi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    dṛś (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    dṛś (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
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