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 38.11

स्थापनास्पदमासाद्य शोधनं पञ्चगव्यकैः ।
तत्र मध्ये खनेत् श्वभ्रं मूलमन्त्रमुदीरयन् ॥ 11 ॥

sthāpanāspadamāsādya śodhanaṃ pañcagavyakaiḥ |
tatra madhye khanet śvabhraṃ mūlamantramudīrayan || 11 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 38.11 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 (38.11). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Sthapana, Aspada, Asadya, Shodhana, Pancagavi, Pancagavya, Aka, Madhye, Madhya, Shvabhra, Mulamantra, Udirayat,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 38.11). 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: “sthāpanāspadamāsādya śodhanaṃ pañcagavyakaiḥ
  • sthāpanā -
  • sthāpana (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sthāpana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sthāpanā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • āspadam -
  • āspada (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • āsādya -
  • āsādya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āsādya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śodhanam -
  • śodhana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śodhana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śodhanā (noun, feminine)
  • pañcagavya -
  • pañcagavī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    pañcagavya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pañcagavya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • akaiḥ -
  • aka (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • Line 2: “ tatra madhye khanet śvabhraṃ mūlamantramudīrayan
  • Cannot analyse *tatra*ma
  • madhye -
  • madhye (indeclinable)
    madhya (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    madhya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    madhyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • khanet -
  • khan (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • śvabhram -
  • śvabhra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śvabhra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • mūlamantram -
  • mūlamantra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • udīrayan -
  • udīrayat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single], [vocative single]
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