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.

saptatriṃśo'dhyāyaḥ |
nāradaḥ |
namaste'stu jagannātha viṣṇupāriṣadeśvara |
viṣvaksena namaste'stu namaste viśvakarmaṇe || 1 ||
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tvatto'dhītaṃ mayā tantraṃ pañcarātrārṇavāmṛtam |
dīkṣāśakunavistāro na tvayā kiñcidīritaḥ || 2 ||
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tatsarvaṃ śrotumicchāmi prabrūhi bhagavan mama |
iti vijñāpito devo viṣvakseno mahātmanā || 3 ||
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pratyuvāca mahajejāḥ praṇamya garuḍadhvajam |
viṣvaksenaḥ |
śruṇu nārada tattvena mahāvidyāṃ purātanīm || 4 ||
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mayā pṛṣṭaḥ purā prāha mahāviṣṇurjaganmayaḥ |
sādhakānāṃ hitārthāya catuḥṣaṣṭiprabhedataḥ || 5 ||
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śakunāni jagannāthaḥ tān sarvān prabravīmi te |
vighneśaḥ prathamaḥ prokto gāṅgeyo mūṣikādhvajaḥ || 6 ||
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taṃ pūjayitvā vidhivat praṇamya prārthayen mune |
tasmin prasanne vighneśe sarvadevanamaskṛte || 7 ||
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sarvārthasiddhirbhavati nātra kāryā vicāraṇā |
sa eva nāyakasteṣāṃ śakunānāṃ gaṇeśvaraḥ || 8 ||
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tasmāt sarvaprayatnena pūjayedvighnanāyakam |
pūjākramaṃ pravakṣyāmi saṃkṣepeṇa mahāmune || 9 ||
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āvāhayecchucau deśe sulipte suvicitrite |
svāsane darbhasaṃkīrṇe kusumairupaśobhite || 10 ||
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gāyatryā cāsanaṃ dadyāt praṇamya gaṇanāyakam |
arghyaṃ pādyaṃ tathācāmaṃ madhuparkaṃ tathaiva ca || 11 ||
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snānaṃ vastropavītaṃ ca bhūṣaṇaṃ gandhapuṣpakam |
dhūpadīpaṃ nivedyādi stotraṃ rajamukhaṃ smaran || 12 ||
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kṛtvā pūjāṃ gaṇeśasya praṇamya prārthayet prabhum |
gāyatryā caiva tatsarvaṃ kuryāttantravicakṣaṇaḥ || 13 ||
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evaṃ pūjya tataḥ paścāt gandhapuṣpādibhiḥ punaḥ |
pustakaṃ pūjajitvā tu yathāvadvijitendriyaḥ || 14 ||
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ālikhet pustakaṃ sarvaṃ śakunāni yathākramam |
nāradaḥ |
kathaṃ deva nimittāni likhyate pustake naraiḥ || 15 ||
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etadācakṣva bhagavan saṃśayo me mahānasau |
viṣvaksenaḥ |
evameva mayā pṛṣṭaḥ provāca bhagavān yathā || 16 ||
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tathaivātra pravakṣyāmi śrṛṇuṣva munipuṅgava |
vighnarāja mahārātiḥ mahiṣaḥ śukapītakaḥ || 17 ||
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kabandhaṃ na nadī caiva bṛhajjālī tathaiva ca |
puruṣaśca mṛgaścaiva mārjāro devagaustathā || 18 ||
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devāgāro rathaścaiva jvaraḥ kalpadrumastathā |
vyāghraprāsādarakṣāṃsita mṛgo grāhastathaiva ca || 19 ||
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makaro vṛścikaścaiva puṣkalā vartakastathā |
matsyayugmaṃ ca śyenaṃ ca śrīvṛkṣe ca sarasvatī || 20 ||
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vānaraṃ ca mahācakraṃ vṛkaśaṅkhakapiñjalāḥ |
aṅkuśaṃ lokamātaṅga ṛkṣāśvaṃ rājahaṃsakam || 21 ||
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dhūmacāmarasiṃhāśca pūrṇariktaghaṭau kramāt |
padminīkākacandrāśca dhvajaśūlau ca darpaṇam || 22 ||
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nagno dīpaśca vidhavā maṅgalāpitṛbhūstathā |
kūrmaḥ kālīmahādurgā sarparājajaradgavau || 23 ||
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nṛpabrahmaharīśān vai ete śakunasūcakāḥ |
ekaikasya bhavecchākhā eka eva prakīrtitaḥ || 24 ||
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tān sarvān kramaśo vakṣye yathāvattān nibodha me |
vighneśamāditastatra tataḥ ślokaṃ pravakṣyate || 25 ||
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vighneśo dṛśyate yatra sādhakendreṇa dhīmatā |
prārthitasya tu tāṃ siddhiṃ tacchiṣyāyādiśedguruḥ || 26 ||
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śatrunāśaṃ tathaivāgraṃ rājapūjā ca dṛśyate |
dhanalābho'rthalābhaśca abhayaṃ ca bhaviṣyati || 27 ||
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kāyakleśaṃ tathā rogaṃ sarvatra bhayameva ca |
dṛśyate yatra mahiṣaṃ tatra vyādhirbhaviṣyati || 28 ||
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vidyāsukhaṃ mahājyotirdṛśyate śukapītakam |
āyuśca labhate yasmāt bandhūnāṃ ca sukhaṃ bhavet || 29 ||
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lambānanaṃ yathādṛṣṭaṃ viyogaṃ bandhubhiḥ saha |
yujyate bhayamanyupagraṃ piśāyebhyastathaiva ca || 30 ||
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dṛśyate yatra kāverī vipadaṃ ca vinaśyati |
sukhaṃ bhाvati sarvatra bahuvrīhirbhaviṣyati || 31 ||
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vṛddhirbhavati sasyānāṃ rājā ca vijayī bhavet |
āyurārogyadaṃ nṝṇāṃ roganāśo bhaviṣyati || 32 ||
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dṛśyate tu bṛhajjālī mukharogaṃ vinirdiśet |
kṛṣṇakuṣṭhaśarīre tu gṛhanāśamathāpi vā || 33 ||
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puruṣaśca mṛge dṛṣṭe brahmavarcastapoyutaḥ |
abhipretārthasiddhiṃ ca śubhaṃ caiva vinirdiśet || 34 ||
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mārjārā yatra dṛśyante bandhunāśaṃ viyogitā |
dadhikṣīraghṛtādīnāṃ nāśo bhavati nānyathā || 35 ||
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devagaurdṛśyate yatra śatrubhyo bhayamādiśet |
sahavāsaṃ ca putrāṇāṃ mātṝṇāṃ ca vināśanam || 36 ||
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devālaye'tha dṛṣṭe vai vidyāvṛddhistathā bhavet |
putralābho'rthalābhaśca bhaviṣyati na saṃśayaḥ || 37 ||
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vimānaṃ dṛśyate yatra rājyalābho nṛpasya tu |
śudrabrāhmaṇavaiśyānāṃ lābhaḥ sarvo bhaviṣyati || 38 ||
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jvare dṛṣṭe jvaraṃ brūyādaṅgahāniḥ kṣudhārtatā |
hṛttāpa arthanāśaśca bhaviṣyati na saṃśayaḥ || 39 ||
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kalpadrume'tha dṛṣṭe vai rājyena sadṛśaṃ sukham |
brāhmaṇasya śriyaṃ brūyādīpsitārthaṃ bhaviṣyati || 40 ||
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vyāghre dṛṣṭe bhayaṃ ghoraṃ gavādīnāṃ vinirdiśet |
rājato bhayamatyugraṃ puruṣasya na saṃśayaḥ || 41 ||
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prāsādo dṛśyate yatra putrapautraiḥ sukhī bhavet |
dhanadhānyasamṛddhiśca bhavettatra na saṃśayaḥ || 42 ||
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niśācare ca vai dṛṣṭe ghoraṃ nṝṇāṃ bhayaṃ bhavet |
brāhmaṇānāṃ gavāṃ caiva vadhaṃ brūyurasaṃśayaḥ || 43 ||
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kṛśṇe mṛge'tha dṛṣṭe vai yajñakalyāṇamādiśet |
rāṣṭraśānti kuṭumbasya kīrtiṃ vātha vinirdiśet || 44 ||
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śiṃśumāre'tha dṛṣṭe vai maraṇaṃ ca bhayāvaham |
ajagomahiṣādīnāṃ vyādhiṃ cārtiṃ vinirdiśet || 45 ||
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makare dṛśyamāne tu strībhogaṃ labhate dhruvam |
ārogayamannalābhaśca labhate nātra saṃśayaḥ || 46 ||
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vṛściko dṛśyate yatra viṣeṇa maraṇaṃ bhavet |
hṛttāpamātmapīḍā ca bhāryākalahameva ca || 47 ||
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puṣkalā vartake dṛṣṭe mahadvṛddhirbhaviṣyati |
vṛddhirbhavati sasyānāṃ subhikṣaṃ kṣetrameva ca || 48 ||
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kīrtiṃ vṛddhiṃ jayaṃ caiva vindate paramaṃ sukham |
balavṛddhiṃ subhikṣaṃ ca matsyayugmaṃ vinirdiśet || 49 ||
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śyenastu dṛśte yatra śastreṇa maraṇaṃ bhavet |
palāyanaṃ kuṭumbasya śatrubhirbhayamādiśet || 50 ||
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nidhanaṃ labhate sastu sadā lābhavinirgagatam |
puṣkalaṃ dhanadhānyaṃ ca vaṃśavṛddhirbhaviṣyati || 51 ||
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kṛkalāso bhavedyatra brāhmaṇaiśca viruddhyate |
varṇasya saṃkaraṃ brūyāt tvagdoṣaṃ ca vinirdiśet || 52 ||
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śrutalābhaṃ ca vā vṛddhiṃ kīrtilābhaṃ ca śāśvatam |
vyavahāre jayaṃ caiva sarasvatyāṃ vinirdiśet || 53 ||
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kuṭumbasya ca daurbalyaṃ varṇasaṃkarameva ca |
vānaro dṛśyate yatra mṛgebhyo bhayameva ca || 54 ||
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cakre tu vijayaṃ nityaṃ rājyalābhamavāpsyati |
vyādhidurbhikṣanāśaṃ ca śatrunāśaṃ vinirdiśet || 55 ||
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taskarebhyo bhayaṃ nityaṃ vṛke dṛṣṭe na saṃśayaḥ |
kṣutpīḍāṃ rājapīḍāṃ ca rāṣṭrasya ca vinirdiśet || 56 ||
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bhayanāśaṃ śrinayaṃ caiva puṣkalārthaṃ tathaiva ca |
strīlābhaṃ vastralābhaṃ ca pāñcajanye vinirdiśet || 57 ||
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piṅgalā dṛśyate yatra śatrubhirmaraṇaṃ bhavet |
rāṣṭrasya kalahaṃ brūyāt viṣaṃ bhavati nānyathā || 58 ||
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hastilābhastathā rājño aṅkuśe tu vinirdiśet |
samare vijayaṃ teṣāṃ puṣkalārthaṃ vinirdiśet || 59 ||
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varāho dṛśyate yatra sasyanāśaṃ vinirdiśet |
śastrakṣayaṃ punaḥ paśyet arthanāśaṃ bhayaṃ tu vā || 60 ||
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putralābhaṃ śriyaṃ caiva rājyalābhaṃ tathaiva ca |
sphuṭamairāvate dṛṣṭe rājyalābhaṃ tu nirdiśet || 61 ||
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ṛkṣarāje'tha vai dṛṣṭe kṣetranāśo bhaveddhruvam |
sthānanāśo bhavettatra śatruvṛddhiṃ ca nirdiśet || 62 ||
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grāme śāntirmanastuṣṭirmaṅgalāyatanaṃ bhavet |
āyurārogyamaiśvaryamarthe na tu vinirdiśet || 63 ||
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rājahaṃso bhavennityaṃ rājyalābho jayāya tu |
āyuraiśvaryavṛddhiśca puṣkalākīrtireva ca || 64 ||
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dhūme bandhuvināśaśca vidyutā maraṇaṃ bhavet |
niṣādebhyo bhayaṃ caiva vaidhavyaṃ ca bhaviṣyati || 65 ||
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cāmare caiva dṛṣṭe tu grāmanāśo bhaviṣyati |
anāvṛṣṭiśca rājyasya ativṛṣṭirathāpi vā || 66 ||
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siṃhe dṛṣṭe bhaveccaiva arthalābhaṃ ca nirdiśet |
sadvṛddhiṃ sarvajantūnāṃ putrapautravivardhanam || 67 ||
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putrapautravivṛddhiṃ ca puṣkalāṃ śriyamāpnuyāt |
pūrṇakumbhe tu vai dṛṣṭe puruṣāṇāṃ na saṃśayaḥ || 68 ||
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śatrūṇāṃ vṛddhisaṃyuktaṃ dhanadhānyavināśanam |
riktakumbhe tu vai dṛṣṭe bhavatyeva na saṃśayaḥ || 69 ||
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dhanalābhaṃ tathāvāptiḥ putralābhastathaiva ca |
labhate sarvalābhaṃ ca puṣkariṇyāḥ pradarśane || 70 ||
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cintitārthā vinaśyanti āyuraiśvaryanāśanam |
yasmin kāle tu saṃpaśyet duṣṭakākaṃ sudurmanāḥ || 71 ||
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śatrukṣayaṃ dhanāvāptiṃ samare vijayaṃ tathā |
āyurārogyasaṃprāptiṃ pūrṇacandrasya darśanāt || 72 ||
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vijayaṃ śatrunāśaśca dhanadhānyasukhāvaham |
āyurārogyadaṃ nṝṇāṃ uttamadhvajadarśanāt || 73 ||
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śatruvṛddhiṃ dhanacchedaṃ sarogaṃ sasyanāśanam |
saṃpaśyan śūlarājānaṃ nātra kāryā vicāraṇā || 74 ||
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ārogśyaṃ balamaiśvaryaṃ kīrtiṃ vidyādhanāgamam |
labhate nāsti sandeho darpaṇasya ca darśanāt || 75 ||
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lābhahāniryaśo hānirāyurhānistathaiva ca |
sarvahānirbhavatyeva nagnasyaiva ca darśanāt || 76 ||
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cittārthaṃ labhate tatra śubhaṃ vāpyaśubhaṃ tu vā |
śatrukṣayaṃ ca bhavati pradīpaṃ yastu paśyati || 77 ||
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arthahānirmanastāpaḥ gṛhe duścaritaṃ bhavet |
vidhavādarśanaṃ yasya bhavatyatra na saṃśayaḥ || 78 ||
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arthalābho manastuṣṭiḥ gṛhe saṃpadbhaviṣyati |
cintitārthaṃ labhettatra sumaṅgalyāḥ pradarśane || 79 ||
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śmaśānaṃ dṛśyate yatra grāmanāśaṃ dhanakṣayam |
bandhudevaviyogaṃ ca sarvate bhayameva vā || 80 ||
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abhayaṃ sarvatattveṣu kūrmarāpajapradarśanāt |
rājyaṃ śriyaṃ ca saṃprāpya kṣemārogyayuto bhavet || 81 ||
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śatruvṛddhirdhanacchedaḥ vyādhirdurbhikṣavardhanam |
cintitaṃ naśyate tatra mahākālīpradarśanāt || 82 ||
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vijayaṃ cārthalābhaṃ ca kīrtiśrīvardhanaṃ tathā |
putrapautravivṛddhiśca durge dṛṣṭe na saṃśayaḥ || 83 ||
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vyādhiṃ pravāsaṃ maraṇaṃ vipatsyati na saṃśayaḥ |
pañcāsyapannagaṃ paśyet pāpibhiścābhibhūyate || 84 ||
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vyādhināśo mahadduḥkhaṃ kuṭumbasya vināśanam |
ālokite mahāpāpe gardabhe syānna saṃśayaḥ || 85 ||
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jaradgavaṃ prapaśyetā narāḥ śokārṇavaṃ punaḥ |
vrajanti vyādhinā pīḍā kalahaṃ ca gṛhe bhavet || 86 ||
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cakravartinamāyāntaṃ avalokya janādhipam |
śriyaṃ prāpnoti putrāṃśca puṣṭiṃ ca labhate naraḥ || 87 ||
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caturmukhaṃ samālokya brahmāṇaṃ kamalāsanam |
sarvādhipatyamāpne vaṃśavṛddhiśca jāyate || 88 ||
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viṣṇumālokya deveśaṃ śaṅkhacakragadādharam |
sarvādhipatyamāsthāya sthitiṃ ca labhate naraḥ || 89 ||
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rudramālokya bhūteśaṃ śūlapāṇimumāpatim |
śatrusainyaṃ mahajjitvā modate saha bandhubhiḥ || 90 ||
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ete ślokā mayoddiṣṭāḥ śakunānāṃ viśeṣataḥ |
etāṃstu pustake likhya vivekaṃ sumanoramam || 91 ||
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ekapatre tathaikaikaṃ ślokaṃ saṃlikhya vāgyataḥ |
sūtreṇa sūtrayitvā tu puṣpādibhirathārcayet || 92 ||
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anujñāpya tato devaṃ vighneśaṃ gaṇanāyakam |
ānīya tu tataḥ śiṣyān baddhanetrān yathākramam || 93 ||
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teṣāṃ haste tu puṣpāṇi nidhāya ca samāhitaḥ |
ādāya pustakaṃ paścāt praṇavena samāhitaḥ || 94 ||
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śiṣyahaste nidhāyātha namaskṛtvā prasādya ca |
prārthayecca sa tenātha vighnarājāgnisaṃbhavam || 95 ||
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namaste'stu jagannātha lambodara gajānana |
saṃśaye'smin mahābāho saṃtyaṃ saṃdarśayasva naḥ || 96 ||
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satyaṃ hi bhavatāmāhuḥ manuyastattvadarśinaḥ |
iti vijñāpya deveśaṃ śiṣyaṃ brūyāttataḥ param || 97 ||
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visraṃsayitvā sūtraṃ tu patraṃ gṛhṇīṣva pustake |
ityuktastu tataḥ śiṣyaḥ srasayitvā tu sūtrakam || 98 ||
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gṛhṇīyāt patramekaṃ tu hastaprāptaṃ yadṛcchayā |
ācāryastu tato tetrabandhanaṃ pravimucya ca || 99 ||
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dehi patramiti bruyāt śiṣyaṃ prati samāhitaḥ |
śiṣyastu patraṃ dadyācca guruhaste mahāmune || 100 ||
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gurustu vācayet patramasaṃmūḍhena cetasā |
taduktaṃ vidhivajjñātvā śubhaṃ vā yadi vāśubham || 101 ||
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tataḥ śiṣyaṃ pratibrūyādyathoktaṃ sarvameva tu |
pratiśiṣyaṃ tathā kṛtvā jñātvā karma śubhāśubham || 102 ||
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dīkṣayecchiṣyamācāryastatparaṃ lakṣaṇānvitam |
etat pustakamādāya sūtrayitvā vicakṣaṇaḥ || 103 ||
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anyeṣāmapi bhaktānāmanena vidhinā punaḥ |
pūjayitvā gaṇeśaṃ tu pustakaṃ ca yathākramam || 104 ||
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śubhāśubhavidhiṃ prājñaḥ prabrūyāddeśikottamaḥ |
na nāstikānāṃ saṃpaśyet nābhaktānāṃ kadācana || 105 ||
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na nindakānāṃ sarveṣāṃ anācārajuṣāmapi |
durvṛttānāṃ ca sarveṣāṃ bāhyadīkṣājuṣāmapi || 106 ||
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asaṃbhāṣyeṇa paśyecca na vijñāte kadācana |
śiṣyāṇāṃ vanitānāṃ tu bhaktānāmapi sarvadā || 107 ||
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saṃśayāviṣṭacetānāṃ kṛpaṇānāṃ gurau sadā |
ajihmakānāṃ bhaktānāṃ deyametadyathātatham || 108 ||
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anuktaguṇayuktānāṃ yadi paśyettu deśikaḥ |
devatāśca prakupyante na tathyaṃ ca bhaviṣyati || 109 ||
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iti vijñāya sarvaṃ tu prapaśyecchakunāni tu |
śakunānte tato vighnanāyakaṃ pūjayet kramāt || 110 ||
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pustakaṃ pūjayet paścāt gandhapuṣpādibhiḥ punaḥ |
ācāryaṃ pūjayet paścāt sarvasvaṃ vādharmeva vā || 111 ||
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yathāvittānusāreṇa pūjayedgurupūjanam |
udvāsayettato devamākāśe gaṇanāyakam || 112 ||
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Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Visvaksena-samhita Chapter 37

Cover of edition (2002)

The Pancaratra Agamas (an Introduction)
by Swami Harshananda (2002)

[Publisher: Ramakrishna Math, Bangalore]

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