Svacchanda-tantra [sanskrit]

30,869 words | ISBN-10: 8172700989 | ISBN-13: 9788172700980

The Sanskrit edition of the Svacchanda-tantra, a large work in the form of a manaul describing Kashmir Shaiva rituals. The extant Svacchandatantra contains over 3,000 shlokas (metrical verses) and highlights the worship of Svacchanda Bhairava (a fierce form of Shiva) and his consort Aghoreshvari. The text can be dated to at least the 7th century. Alternative titles: Svacchandatantra (स्वच्छन्दतन्त्र), Śrīsvacchandatantram (श्रीस्वच्छन्दतन्त्रम्, Shrisvacchandatantram)

Verse 1.4

मुदितं भैरवं दृष्ट्वा देवी वचनमब्रवीत् ।
श्रीदेव्युवाच यत्त्वया कथितं मह्यं स्वच्छन्दं परमेश्वर ॥ ४ ॥

muditaṃ bhairavaṃ dṛṣṭvā devī vacanamabravīt |
śrīdevyuvāca yattvayā kathitaṃ mahyaṃ svacchandaṃ parameśvara || 4 ||

The Sanskrit text of Svacchanda-tantra Verse 1.4 is contained in the book Sri Svacchandatantram (Set of 5 Volumes) by Dr. Paramahansa Mishra (डॉ. परमहंस मिश्र). 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 (1.4). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Mudita, Bhairavam, Bhairava, Devi, Devin, Vacana, Shridevi, Yat, Yad, Tva, Yushmad, Kathita, Mahya, Asmad, Svacchanda, Parameshvara,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Svacchanda-tantra Verse 1.4). 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: “muditaṃ bhairavaṃ dṛṣṭvā devī vacanamabravīt
  • muditam -
  • mudita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mudita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    muditā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    mud -> mudita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √mud class 1 verb]
    mud -> mudita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √mud class 1 verb], [accusative single from √mud class 1 verb]
    mud -> mudita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √mud class 10 verb]
    mud -> mudita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √mud class 10 verb], [accusative single from √mud class 10 verb]
  • bhairavam -
  • bhairavam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    bhairava (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    bhairava (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    bhairavā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • dṛṣṭvā -
  • dṛś -> dṛṣṭvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dṛś]
  • devī -
  • devī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    devin (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • vacanam -
  • vacana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    vacana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    vacanā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • abravīt -
  • brū (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “śrīdevyuvāca yattvayā kathitaṃ mahyaṃ svacchandaṃ parameśvara
  • śrīdevyu -
  • śrīdevī (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    śrīdevī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    śrīdevī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • yat -
  • yat (indeclinable relative)
    [indeclinable relative]
    yat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    yad (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    yat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i -> yat (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √i class 2 verb], [vocative single from √i class 2 verb], [accusative single from √i class 2 verb]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tvayā -
  • tvā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [instrumental single]
  • kathitam -
  • kathita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kathita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kathitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    kath -> kathita (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √kath class 10 verb]
    kath -> kathita (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √kath class 10 verb], [accusative single from √kath class 10 verb]
  • mahyam -
  • mahya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    mahya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    mahyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    mah -> mahya (participle, masculine)
    [adverb from √mah]
    mah -> mahya (participle, neuter)
    [adverb from √mah]
    mah -> mahyā (participle, feminine)
    [adverb from √mah]
    mah -> mahya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √mah class 10 verb], [accusative single from √mah]
    mah -> mahya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √mah class 10 verb], [accusative single from √mah class 10 verb], [nominative single from √mah], [accusative single from √mah]
    asmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single]
  • svacchandam -
  • svacchanda (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    svacchanda (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    svacchandā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • parameśvara -
  • parameśvara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    parameśvara (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Svacchanda-tantra Verse 1.4

Cover of edition (2004)

Svacchandatantram (Two Volumes)
by Prof.Radheyshyam Chaturvedi (2004)

With the Commentary Svacchandodyota by Acarya Sri Ksemaraja and Jnanavati; [Sanskrit Text With Hindi Translation]; [स्व्छ्न्द्तन्त्रम]; [Chaukhambha Vidya Bhawan]

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