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 1.8

कीदृशं वै गुरुं विद्यात्साधकं च महेश्वर ।
भयाभयप्रदातारं शिष्यं भूमिं च कीदृशीम् ॥ ८ ॥

kīdṛśaṃ vai guruṃ vidyātsādhakaṃ ca maheśvara |
bhayābhayapradātāraṃ śiṣyaṃ bhūmiṃ ca kīdṛśīm || 8 ||

The Sanskrit text of Svacchanda-tantra Verse 1.8 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 (1.8). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kidrish, Kidrisha, Guru, Vidya, Sadhaka, Maheshvara, Bhayabhaya, Pradatri, Shishya, Bhumi, Kidrishi,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Svacchanda-tantra Verse 1.8). 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: “kīdṛśaṃ vai guruṃ vidyātsādhakaṃ ca maheśvara
  • kīdṛśam -
  • kīdṛśa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kīdṛśā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    kīdṛś (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • vai -
  • (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative middle first single]
  • gurum -
  • guru (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • vidyāt -
  • vidya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    vid (verb class 2)
    [optative active third single]
  • sādhakam -
  • sādhaka (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sādhaka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sādhakā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • maheśvara -
  • maheśvara (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “bhayābhayapradātāraṃ śiṣyaṃ bhūmiṃ ca kīdṛśīm
  • bhayābhaya -
  • bhayābhaya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pradātāram -
  • pradātṛ (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • śiṣyam -
  • śiṣya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śiṣya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śiṣyā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    śās -> śiṣya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √śās class 2 verb]
    śās -> śiṣya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √śās class 2 verb], [accusative single from √śās class 2 verb]
    śiṣ -> śiṣya (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √śiṣ class 10 verb]
    śiṣ -> śiṣya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √śiṣ class 10 verb], [accusative single from √śiṣ class 10 verb]
  • bhūmim -
  • bhūmi (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    bhūmi (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • kīdṛśīm -
  • kīdṛśī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Svacchanda-tantra Verse 1.8

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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