Visvamitra-samhita [sanskrit]

20,660 words | ISBN-13: 9788179070383

The Sanskrit text of the Visvamitra-samhita, an ancient text belonging to the Pancaratra tradition. Visvamitrasamhita is noted for listing authoritative Pancaratra works and the benefits obtained by chanting Lord Hari’s name. Alternative titles: Viśvāmitrasaṃhitā (विश्वामित्रसंहिता), Viśvāmitra-saṃhitā (विश्वामित्र-संहिता), Vishvamitrasamhita, Vishvamitra.

Verse 4.42

शेते विष्णुरचिन्त्यात्मा भूतानामनुकम्यया ।
इत्येवं गुणवैषम्यात् मूर्तिभेदसमुदभवः ॥ 42 ॥

śete viṣṇuracintyātmā bhūtānāmanukamyayā |
ityevaṃ guṇavaiṣamyāt mūrtibhedasamudabhavaḥ || 42 ||

The English translation of Visvamitra-samhita Verse 4.42 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 (4.42). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vishnu, Acintyatma, Bhuta, Anuka, Guna, Vaishamya, Murtibheda, Samud, Abhava,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvamitra-samhita Verse 4.42). 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: “śete viṣṇuracintyātmā bhūtānāmanukamyayā
  • śete -
  • śī (verb class 2)
    [present middle third single]
  • viṣṇur -
  • viṣṇu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    viṣṇu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • acintyātmā* -
  • acintyātmā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • bhūtānām -
  • bhūta (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    bhūta (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    bhūtā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • anukam -
  • anuka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    anuka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    anukā (noun, feminine)
  • yayā -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    (pronoun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • Line 2: “ ityevaṃ guṇavaiṣamyāt mūrtibhedasamudabhavaḥ
  • Cannot analyse *ityevam*gu
  • guṇa -
  • guṇa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vaiṣamyāt -
  • vaiṣamya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
  • mūrtibheda -
  • mūrtibheda (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mūrtibheda (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • samud -
  • samud (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    samud (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    samud (Preverb)
  • abhavaḥ -
  • abhava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    bhū (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active second single]
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