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 8.20

नानालङ्कारसम्पन्नं नानावर्णं विचिन्तयेत् ।
दशबाहुं महाघोरं चतुर्वक्त्रं सुलालसम् ॥ २० ॥

nānālaṅkārasampannaṃ nānāvarṇaṃ vicintayet |
daśabāhuṃ mahāghoraṃ caturvaktraṃ sulālasam || 20 ||

The English translation of Kubjikamatatantra Verse 8.20 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 (8.20). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Nanalankara, Sampanna, Nanavarna, Dashabahu, Mahaghora, Caturvaktra, Sula, Alas, Alasa,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kubjikamatatantra Verse 8.20). 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: “nānālaṅkārasampannaṃ nānāvarṇaṃ vicintayet
  • nānālaṅkāra -
  • nānālaṅkāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    nānālaṅkāra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • sampannam -
  • sampanna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sampanna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sampannā (noun, feminine)
  • nānāvarṇam -
  • nānāvarṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    nānāvarṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    nānāvarṇā (noun, feminine)
  • vi -
  • vi (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    vi (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    vi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    vi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ve (noun, masculine)
    (noun, feminine)
    (noun, masculine)
    (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vi (Preverb)
  • cintayet -
  • cint (verb class 10)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 2: “daśabāhuṃ mahāghoraṃ caturvaktraṃ sulālasam
  • daśabāhum -
  • daśabāhu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • mahāghoram -
  • mahāghora (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mahāghora (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    mahāghorā (noun, feminine)
  • caturvaktram -
  • caturvaktra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    caturvaktra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    caturvaktrā (noun, feminine)
  • sulā -
  • sula (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    sula (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • alasam -
  • alasa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    alasa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    alasā (noun, feminine)
    alas (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    las (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kubjikamatatantra Verse 8.20

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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