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 18.21

कौशेयक्षौमवसनैः स्तम्भानपि च वेष्टयेत् ।
आचार्यांश्चतुरः पूर्वात् वरेयत् षोडशर्त्विजः ॥ 21 ॥

kauśeyakṣaumavasanaiḥ stambhānapi ca veṣṭayet |
ācāryāṃścaturaḥ pūrvāt vareyat ṣoḍaśartvijaḥ || 21 ||

The English translation of Visvamitra-samhita Verse 18.21 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 (18.21). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kausheya, Kshauma, Vasana, Stambha, Api, Purva, Vara, Iyat, Shodasha, Shodashan, Ritvij,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Visvamitra-samhita Verse 18.21). 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: “kauśeyakṣaumavasanaiḥ stambhānapi ca veṣṭayet
  • kauśeya -
  • kauśeya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kauśeya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kṣauma -
  • kṣauma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kṣauma (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vasanaiḥ -
  • vasana (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • stambhān -
  • stambha (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • veṣṭayet -
  • veṣṭ (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 2: “ ācāryāṃścaturaḥ pūrvāt vareyat ṣoḍaśartvijaḥ
  • Cannot analyse *ācāryāṃścaturaḥ*pū
  • pūrvāt -
  • pūrva (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    pūrva (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single]
  • vare -
  • vara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single], [locative single]
    vara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    varā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single], [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    vṛ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • iyat -
  • iyat (noun, masculine)
    iyat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ṣoḍaśar -
  • ṣoḍaśa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ṣoḍaśa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ṣoḍaśan (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    ṣoḍaśan (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • ṛtvijaḥ -
  • ṛtvij (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
    ṛtvij (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
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