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 4.218

ध्यात्वा शिशोः शिखाग्रे तु पुष्पाग्रे जलबिन्दुवत् ।
कर्तरीं शिखयामन्त्र्य शिखया च्छेदयेच्छिखाम् ॥ २१८ ॥

dhyātvā śiśoḥ śikhāgre tu puṣpāgre jalabinduvat |
kartarīṃ śikhayāmantrya śikhayā cchedayecchikhām || 218 ||

The Sanskrit text of Svacchanda-tantra Verse 4.218 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 (4.218). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Dhyatva, Shishu, Shikha, Agre, Agra, Agri, Pushpagra, Kartari, Ccha,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Svacchanda-tantra Verse 4.218). 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: “dhyātvā śiśoḥ śikhāgre tu puṣpāgre jalabinduvat
  • dhyātvā -
  • dhyā -> dhyātvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dhyā]
    dhyā -> dhyātvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √dhyā]
    dhyātvā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • śiśoḥ -
  • śiśu (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    śiśu (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • śikhā -
  • śikha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śikhā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • agre -
  • agre (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    agra (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    agra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    agrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    agri (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • puṣpāgre -
  • puṣpāgra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • Cannot analyse jalabinduvat
  • Line 2: “kartarīṃ śikhayāmantrya śikhayā cchedayecchikhām
  • kartarīm -
  • kartarī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • śikhayā -
  • śikhā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • amantrya -
  • śikhayā -
  • śikhā (noun, feminine)
    [instrumental single]
  • cche -
  • ccha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    ccha (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
  • dayecch -
  • de (verb class 1)
    [optative active third single]
  • śikhām -
  • śikhā (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 4.218

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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