Kubjikamatatantra [sanskrit]

27,635 words | ISBN-10: 8186569421 | ISBN-13: 9788186569429

The Sanskrit edition of the Kubjikamatatantra: an ancient and authoritative text exposing the Goddess Kubjika and belonging to the Kaula tradition praised in Tantric Shaktism and Shaivism. The extant Kubjikamata-tantra contains roughly 3,000 shlokas (metrical verses), although traditionally the text is derived from a version containing 24,000 verses (or even more). It is known also by the names Kubjinimata or Anamamata

Verse 2.4

नीलाञ्जनसमप्रख्या कुब्जरूपा वृकोदरा ।
ईषत्करालवदना बर्बरोर्ध्वशिरोरुहा ॥ ४ ॥

nīlāñjanasamaprakhyā kubjarūpā vṛkodarā |
īṣatkarālavadanā barbarordhvaśiroruhā || 4 ||

The English translation of Kubjikamatatantra Verse 2.4 is contained in the book A Journey in the World of the Tantras by Mark S.G. Dyczkowski. This book is not available online so in order to read the full text and translation you should buy the book:

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Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (2.4). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Nilanjana, Sama, Prakhya, Kubjarupa, Vrika, Dara, Ishatkara, Alava, Barbara, Urdhva, Shiroruh, Shiroruha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kubjikamatatantra Verse 2.4). 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: “nīlāñjanasamaprakhyā kubjarūpā vṛkodarā
  • nīlāñjana -
  • nīlāñjana (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sama -
  • sama (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sama (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sam (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • prakhyā -
  • prakhyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • kubjarūpā* -
  • kubjarūpā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • vṛko -
  • vṛka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • darā -
  • darā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “īṣatkarālavadanā barbarordhvaśiroruhā
  • īṣatkarā -
  • īṣatkara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    īṣatkara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • ālava -
  • ālava (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • da -
  • da (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    da (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • nā* -
  • na (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • barbaro -
  • barbara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    barbara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    barbarā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ūrdhva -
  • ūrdhva (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ūrdhva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ūrdhva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śiroruhā -
  • śiroruh (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    śiroruhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kubjikamatatantra Verse 2.4

Cover of edition (2004)

A Journey in the World of the Tantras
by Mark S.G. Dyczkowski (2004)

[Indica Books, Varanasi]

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