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 39.16

उत्तमोत्तममार्गं वाप्यथवा मध्यमं तु वा ।
स्नापयेद्देवदेवेशं यथाविभवविस्तरम् ॥ 16 ॥

uttamottamamārgaṃ vāpyathavā madhyamaṃ tu vā |
snāpayeddevadeveśaṃ yathāvibhavavistaram || 16 ||

The English translation of Visvaksena-samhita Verse 39.16 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 (39.16). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Uttamottama, Arga, Vapi, Vapin, Vapya, Athava, Madhyama, Yathavibhavavistaram,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvaksena-samhita Verse 39.16). 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: “uttamottamamārgaṃ vāpyathavā madhyamaṃ tu
  • uttamottamam -
  • uttamottama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    uttamottama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    uttamottamā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ā -
  • a (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • argam -
  • arga (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
  • vāpya -
  • vāpi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vāpī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    vāpin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single]
    vāpin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vāpya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    vāpya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    -> vāpya (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √]
    -> vāpya (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √]
    vap -> vāpya (participle, masculine)
    [compound from √vap]
    vap -> vāpya (participle, neuter)
    [compound from √vap]
    -> vāpya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √]
    vap -> vāpya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √vap]
    -> vāpya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √]
    -> vāpya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √]
    vap -> vāpya (participle, masculine)
    [vocative single from √vap]
    vap -> vāpya (participle, neuter)
    [vocative single from √vap]
  • athavā -
  • athavā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • madhyamam -
  • madhyama (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    madhyama (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    madhyamā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • -
  • (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • Line 2: “ snāpayeddevadeveśaṃ yathāvibhavavistaram
  • Cannot analyse *snāpayeddevadeveśam*ya
  • yathāvibhavavistaram -
  • yathāvibhavavistaram (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
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