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 1.12

अनुग्रहाय मर्त्यानां साम्प्रतं कथयामि ते ।
आदौ तावत्परीक्षेत आचार्यं शुभलक्षणम् ॥ १२ ॥

anugrahāya martyānāṃ sāmprataṃ kathayāmi te |
ādau tāvatparīkṣeta ācāryaṃ śubhalakṣaṇam || 12 ||

The Sanskrit text of Svacchanda-tantra Verse 1.12 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:

Buy now! Sanskrit text by Dr. Paramahansa Mishra (डॉ. परमहंस मिश्र) (2004)

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (1.12). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Anugraha, Martya, Sampratam, Samprata, Tad, Yushmad, Adau, Ada, Adi, Tavat, Pariksha, Parikshi, Tas, Acarya, Shubhalakshana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Svacchanda-tantra Verse 1.12). 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: “anugrahāya martyānāṃ sāmprataṃ kathayāmi te
  • anugrahāya -
  • anugraha (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
  • martyānām -
  • martya (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    martya (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
    martyā (noun, feminine)
    [genitive plural]
  • sāmpratam -
  • sāmpratam (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    sāmprata (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    sāmprata (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    sāmpratā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • kathayāmi -
  • kath (verb class 10)
    [present active first single]
  • te -
  • ta (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ta (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [accusative dual]
    yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [dative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “ādau tāvatparīkṣeta ācāryaṃ śubhalakṣaṇam
  • ādau -
  • ādau (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    āda (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ādi (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ādi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • tāvat -
  • tāvat (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tāvat (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tāvat (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
    tāvat (noun, neuter)
    [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • parīkṣe -
  • parīkṣā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    parīkṣi (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    parīkṣi (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    parīkṣa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    parīkṣa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • ta* -
  • tas (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    ta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • ācāryam -
  • ācārya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    ācāryā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • śubhalakṣaṇam -
  • śubhalakṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    śubhalakṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    śubhalakṣaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Svacchanda-tantra Verse 1.12

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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