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 2.117

द्वितीयावरणे देवि विन्यसेद्भैरवाष्टकम् ।
कपालीशं तु पूर्वायामाग्नेय्यां शिखिवाहनम् ॥ ११७ ॥

dvitīyāvaraṇe devi vinyasedbhairavāṣṭakam |
kapālīśaṃ tu pūrvāyāmāgneyyāṃ śikhivāhanam || 117 ||

The Sanskrit text of Svacchanda-tantra Verse 2.117 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 (2.117). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Dvitiya, Arana, Arani, Devi, Devin, Kapalisha, Purva, Ayama, Ayaman, Agneyi, Shikhivahana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Svacchanda-tantra Verse 2.117). 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: “dvitīyāvaraṇe devi vinyasedbhairavāṣṭakam
  • dvitīyāva -
  • dvitīya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • araṇe -
  • araṇa (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    araṇa (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    araṇā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    araṇi (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    araṇi (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • devi -
  • devī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    devin (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    devin (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • Cannot analyse vinyasedbhairavāṣṭakam
  • Line 2: “kapālīśaṃ tu pūrvāyāmāgneyyāṃ śikhivāhanam
  • kapālīśam -
  • kapālīśa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kapālīśa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • pūrvā -
  • pūrva (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    pūrva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    pūrva (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    pūrvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • ayāmā -
  • ayāma (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ayāman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    i (verb class 2)
    [imperative active first plural]
    (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first plural]
  • agneyyām -
  • agneyī (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
  • śikhivāhanam -
  • śikhivāhana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Svacchanda-tantra Verse 2.117

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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