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 33.14

गन्धर्वो गन्धदैवत्यः पुष्पं शुक्राधिदैवतम् ।
अक्षता लक्ष्मीदैवत्या धूपं चार्घ्याधिदैवतम् ॥ 14 ॥

gandharvo gandhadaivatyaḥ puṣpaṃ śukrādhidaivatam |
akṣatā lakṣmīdaivatyā dhūpaṃ cārghyādhidaivatam || 14 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 33.14 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 (33.14). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Gandharva, Gandha, Daivati, Daivatya, Pushpa, Shukra, Adhidaivata, Lakshmi, Dhupa, Arghya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 33.14). 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: “gandharvo gandhadaivatyaḥ puṣpaṃ śukrādhidaivatam
  • gandharvo* -
  • gandharvas (noun, neuter)
    [adverb]
    gandharva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • gandha -
  • gandha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    gandha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • daivatyaḥ -
  • daivatī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    daivatya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • puṣpam -
  • puṣpa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    puṣpa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    puṣpā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • śukrā -
  • śukra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śukra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śukrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • adhidaivatam -
  • adhidaivata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “ akṣatā lakṣmīdaivatyā dhūpaṃ cārghyādhidaivatam
  • Cannot analyse *akṣatā*la
  • lakṣmī -
  • lakṣmī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
  • daivatyā* -
  • daivatī (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    daivatya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    daivatyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • dhūpam -
  • dhūpa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dhūpā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • arghyā -
  • arghya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    arghya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    argh -> arghya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √argh]
    arghyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • adhidaivatam -
  • adhidaivata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
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