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 9.13

स एव लीयते माया सा च विष्णुः प्रकीर्तिता ।
सा शक्तिर्निर्मला कुब्जि कालो वै येन भक्षितः ॥ १३ ॥

sa eva līyate māyā sā ca viṣṇuḥ prakīrtitā |
sā śaktirnirmalā kubji kālo vai yena bhakṣitaḥ || 13 ||

The English translation of Kubjikamatatantra Verse 9.13 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 (9.13). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Sah, Eva, Maya, Vishnu, Prakirtita, Shakti, Nirmala, Kala, Yena, Yah, Yat, Bhakshitri, Bhakshita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Kubjikamatatantra Verse 9.13). 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: “sa eva līyate māyā ca viṣṇuḥ prakīrtitā
  • sa* -
  • saḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • eva -
  • eva (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    eva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • līyate -
  • (verb class 1)
    [present passive third single]
    (verb class 4)
    [present middle third single], [present passive third single]
    (verb class 9)
    [present passive third single]
  • māyā -
  • māyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • -
  • (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • viṣṇuḥ -
  • viṣṇu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    viṣṇu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • prakīrtitā -
  • prakīrtitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “ śaktirnirmalā kubji kālo vai yena bhakṣitaḥ
  • -
  • (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • śaktir -
  • śakti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    śakti (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • nirmalā -
  • nirmalā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • kubji -
  • kubji (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • kālo* -
  • kāla (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vai -
  • (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative middle first single]
  • yena -
  • yena (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [instrumental single]
  • bhakṣitaḥ -
  • bhakṣitṛ (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    bhakṣita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    bhakṣ -> bhakṣita (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √bhakṣ]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Kubjikamatatantra Verse 9.13

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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