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 36.140

हेमवस्त्राङ्गुलीयैस्तु पूजयेद्देववत्तदा ।
शिल्पिनं पूजयेत्तत्र नववस्त्राङ्गुलीयकैः ॥ 140 ॥

hemavastrāṅgulīyaistu pūjayeddevavattadā |
śilpinaṃ pūjayettatra navavastrāṅgulīyakaiḥ || 140 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 36.140 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 (36.140). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Hema, Heman, Vastri, Vastra, Anguliya, Devavat, Tada, Tatra, Navavastra, Anguliyaka,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 36.140). 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: “hemavastrāṅgulīyaistu pūjayeddevavattadā
  • hema -
  • hema (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    hema (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    heman (noun, masculine)
    heman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • vastrā -
  • vastra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vastṛ (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    vastrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aṅgulīyais -
  • aṅgulīya (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • pūjayed -
  • pūj (verb class 10)
    [optative active third single]
  • devavat -
  • devavat (indeclinable)
    devavat (noun, masculine)
    devavat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • tadā -
  • tadā (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tadā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tadā (indeclinable)
    tadā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “ śilpinaṃ pūjayettatra navavastrāṅgulīyakaiḥ
  • Cannot analyse *śilpinam*pū
  • pūjayet -
  • pūj (verb class 10)
    [optative active third single]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
  • navavastrā -
  • navavastra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • aṅgulīyakaiḥ -
  • aṅgulīyaka (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
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