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 27.53

ततश्चण्डादिमन्त्राणां लक्षणं कथ्यतेऽधुना ।
प्रणवादिनमोऽन्तं च नाममन्त्रमिति स्मृतम् ॥ 53 ॥

tataścaṇḍādimantrāṇāṃ lakṣaṇaṃ kathyate'dhunā |
praṇavādinamo'ntaṃ ca nāmamantramiti smṛtam || 53 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 27.53 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 (27.53). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatah, Tad, Tata, Canda, Idam, Tra, Trana, Lakshana, Adhuna, Antra, Iti, Smrita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 27.53). 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: “tataścaṇḍādimantrāṇāṃ lakṣaṇaṃ kathyate'dhunā
  • tataś -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    [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]
  • caṇḍād -
  • caṇḍa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    caṇḍa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • iman -
  • idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • trāṇām -
  • tra (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    tra (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    trāṇā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    trā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • lakṣaṇam -
  • lakṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    lakṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    lakṣaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • kathyate' -
  • kath (verb class 10)
    [present passive third single]
  • adhunā -
  • adhunā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • Line 2: “ praṇavādinamo'ntaṃ ca nāmamantramiti smṛtam
  • Cannot analyse *praṇavādinamo'ntam*ca
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nāmam -
  • nāman (noun, neuter)
    [adverb]
  • antram -
  • antra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    antrā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • smṛtam -
  • smṛta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    smṛta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    smṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    smṛ -> smṛta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √smṛ class 1 verb]
    smṛ -> smṛta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √smṛ class 1 verb], [accusative single from √smṛ class 1 verb]
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