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 28.23

विशेषश्चात्र संप्रोक्तः शेषं साधारणं भवेत् ।
सायाह्ने वाथ पूर्वाह्णे बलिमस्मिन् समाचरेत् ॥ 23 ॥

viśeṣaścātra saṃproktaḥ śeṣaṃ sādhāraṇaṃ bhavet |
sāyāhne vātha pūrvāhṇe balimasmin samācaret || 23 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 28.23 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 (28.23). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vishesha, Prokta, Shesha, Sadharanam, Sadharana, Purvahna, Bali, Idam, Sama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 28.23). 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: “viśeṣaścātra saṃproktaḥ śeṣaṃ sādhāraṇaṃ bhavet
  • viśeṣaś -
  • viśeṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • cāt -
  • ca (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • ra -
  • ra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sam -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • proktaḥ -
  • prokta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śeṣam -
  • śeṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śeṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śeṣā (noun, feminine)
  • sādhāraṇam -
  • sādhāraṇam (indeclinable)
    sādhāraṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sādhāraṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • bhavet -
  • bhū (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 2: “ sāyāhne vātha pūrvāhṇe balimasmin samācaret
  • Cannot analyse *sāyāhne*vā
  • vātha -
  • (verb class 2)
    [present active second plural]
    (verb class 1)
    [present active second plural]
  • pūrvāhṇe -
  • pūrvāhṇa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • balim -
  • bali (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • asmin -
  • idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • samā -
  • samā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    samā (Preverb)
  • caret -
  • car (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
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