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)

pañcamaḥ paṭalaḥ |
kalādīkṣā sureśāna kathitā parameśvara |
tattvadīkṣā samāsena kathayasva prasādataḥ || 1 ||
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samāsātkathayiṣyāmi tvatpriyārthaṃ varānane |
ṣaṭtriṃśattattvamukhyāni yathā śodhyāni pārvati || 2 ||
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pṛthivyādiśivāntāni svavyāptyānuguṇaiḥ saha |
yathā śuddhyānti deveśi tathā te kathayāmyaham || 3 ||
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vidyārājasya ye varṇā navasaṃkhyopalakṣitāḥ |
vācakāste ca tattvānāṃ kathayāmyanupūrvaśaḥ || 4 ||
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dharitryādipradhānāntamūkāro vācakaḥ smṛtaḥ |
puruṣasya yakāro vai rāgatattvānvitasya ca || 5 ||
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niyāmikāṃ vakāreṇa vidyātattvasamanvitām |
kālaṃ kalāṃ lakāreṇa kalpayettu varānane || 6 ||
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māyātattvaṃ makāreṇa vidyātattvaṃ kṣakārataḥ |
repheṇa caiśvaraṃ tattvaṃ hakāreṇa sadāśivaḥ || 7 ||
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praṇavena tathā śaktirnyasitavyā varānane |
vyāpinīṃ samanāṃ cordhvaṃ tatraiva tu viśodhayet || 8 ||
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śodhayitvā krameṇaiva mūlamantreṇa suvrate |
yojya ātmā pare tattve unmanātītasarvage || 9 ||
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nirābhāse pare śānte īśāne cāvyaye tvaje |
ṣaṭtriṃśattattvamākhyātaṃ navatattvaṃ pracakṣmahe || 10 ||
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prakṛtiḥ puruṣaścaiva niyatiḥ kāla eva ca |
māyā vidyā tatheśaśca sadāśivaśivau tathā || 11 ||
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śodhayitvā tu vidhivadvyāptyātmānaṃ niyojayet |
pañcatattvī yadā śodhyā vaktramantrāstu vācakāḥ || 12 ||
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dharitryādi khaparyantaṃ śodhayettatkrameṇa tu |
kalānāṃ yāvatī vyāptistattvānāṃ tāvadeva hi || 13 ||
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tritattvamadhunā vakṣye yathā śodhyaṃ varānane |
akāra ātmatattvasya vācakaḥ parikīrtitaḥ || 14 ||
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māyāntaṃ tadvijānīyāt vidyākhyasyāpyukārakaḥ |
sakalāvadhi tajjñeyaṃ śivasya tu makārakaḥ || 15 ||
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khasvaraḥ khasvarūpasya śivatattvasya vācakaḥ |
śodhayitvā krameṇaiva pare tattve niyojayet || 16 ||
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tattvadīkṣā samākhyātā caturbhedavyavasthitā |
paradīkṣāṃ pravakṣyāmi yathāvadanupūrvaśaḥ || 17 ||
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vidyārāje tu ye varṇā navasaṃkhyopalakṣitāḥ |
pṛthagbhedena teṣāṃ tu vinyāsaṃ kathayāmi te || 18 ||
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navanābhaṃ puraṃ kṛtvā navapadmopalakṣitam |
navahastaṃ likhedveśma aṣṭaparvādhikaṃ budhaḥ || 19 ||
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saptabhāgīkṛtaṃ tattu dakṣiṇottarabhājitam |
caturaśraṃ vibhajyādau matsyaiścaivātra cihnitam || 20 ||
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koṣṭhakaikonapañcāśatsūtreṇa tu samālikhet |
madhyame koṣṭhake sūtraṃ dvātriṃśāṅgulasammitam || 21 ||
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samālikhya mahādevi caturbhāgavibhājite |
prathame karṇikāṃ kuryātkesarāṇi dvitīyake || 22 ||
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tṛtīye dalasandhīṃśca dalāgrāṇi caturthake |
dikṣu rekhāṣṭakaṃ dattvā pratidikṣu tathaiva ca || 23 ||
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bhrāmayeccaturo vṛttāṃścaturaṅgulasammitān |
dvābhyāṃ pratidigrekhābhyāṃ madhye sūtraṃ nidhāpya tat || 24 ||
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sūtrāgraṃ tu tato bhrāmyamardhacandravidhānataḥ |
madhyasūtraṃ ca dātavyaṃ kiñjalkasthaṃ vipaścitā || 25 ||
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pūrvapatraṃ prasādhyavamitarāṇyevameva hi |
kesarāṇi ca saṃlikhya caturviṃśatisaṃkhyayā || 26 ||
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patrāgrato nyasellekhāṃ vartulāṃ tu suśobhanām |
tasyāntaṃ caturaśraṃ tu kartavyaṃ tatpramāṇataḥ || 27 ||
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pūrvaṃ brahma prasādhyaṃ tu viṣuvatsthena helinā |
pūrvapaścāttataṃ sūtraṃ śaṅkunā sādhayetpriye || 28 ||
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dvādaśāṅgulamānena madhye śaṅkuṃ praropya tam |
pārśveṣu bhrāmayedrekhāṃ ṣoḍaśāṅgulasammitām || 29 ||
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pūrvāhne grāhayecchāyāmaparasthāṃ sucihnitām |
aparasthena sūryeṇa prākchāyāṃ lāñchayetpriye || 30 ||
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dhruveṇottaradakṣasthāṃ lāñchayettu varānane |
tataḥ samālikhetpadmamaṣṭapatraṃ sakarṇikam || 31 ||
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dikkoṣṭhakāṃśca saṃgṛhya aṣṭasaṃkhyopalakṣitam |
śeṣā lopyā varārohe ekāntaritayogataḥ || 32 ||
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padmāṣṭakaṃ tato dikṣu bāhye dvārāṇi cālikhet |
vīthyardhasammitāṃ devi śobhāṃ caiva prakalpayet || 33 ||
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upaśobhāṃ ca tanmānāṃ kapolāntaṃ samālikhet |
tathā kaṇṭhaṃ ca tanmānaṃ dvārametatprakīrtitam || 34 ||
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dvārāṣṭakavibhāgena navanābhaṃ puraṃ smṛtam |
snātvā tu vidhivaddevi praviśedbhavanaṃ guruḥ || 35 ||
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pūrvoktena vidhānena sakalīkaraṇādikam |
tataḥ sampūjayeddevaṃ bhairavaṃ parameśvaram || 36 ||
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praṇavenāsanaṃ dattvā śivāntaṃ varavarṇini |
madhye sampūjayeddevaṃ svacchandaṃ parameśvaram || 37 ||
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pūrvoktena vidhānena aṅgaṣaṭkasamanvitam |
patrāṣṭake nyasedvarṇānpūrvādīśāṃśtataḥ kramāt || 38 ||
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sadāśivaṃ hakāreṇetyevamādi varānane |
prakṛtyantaṃ vijānīyānmadhye pīṭheśakalpanā || 39 ||
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dikpadmakarṇikāsaṃsthānaṣṭau devānprapūjayet |
tatsthāne bhairavaḥ pūjyaḥ śeṣā varṇairyathākramam || 40 ||
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śodhayecca prakṛtyādiśivāntaṃ surasundari |
īśānadiśa ārabhya madhyapīṭhaṃ viśodhayet || 41 ||
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yojayettu pare tattve śive paramakāraṇe |
evaṃ varṇāstathā mantrānbhuvanāni viśodhayet || 42 ||
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kālāgnyādi śivāntaṃ tu kalāvidhi samāśrayet |
samayān śrāvayetpaścāttantrāmnāyotthitānpriye || 43 ||
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na nindedbhairavaṃ devaṃ śāstraṃ vānyasamudbhavam |
sāṃkhyaṃ yogaṃ pāñcarātraṃ vedāṃścaiva na nindayet || 44 ||
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yataḥ śivodbhavāḥ sarve hyapavargaphalapradāḥ |
smārtaṃ dharmaṃ na nindettu ācārapathadarśakam || 45 ||
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brahmādidevatā yāśca mātaraścumbako giriḥ |
vīrāścaiva bhaginyaśca gāvo bhūtagaṇāstathā || 46 ||
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devadravyaṃ na hiṃsyāttu siddhānte yadvyavasthitam |
gurorannaṃ na bhuñjīta adattaṃ parameśvari || 47 ||
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madyaṃ māṃsaṃ tathā matsyānanyāni ca varānane |
sācārāśca nirācārāṃl liṅgino na jugupsayet || 48 ||
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carukaṃ prāśayannityaṃ gurūn sampūjayetsadā |
upaskarānmahādevi pādena tu na saṃspṛśet || 49 ||
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saṃhitāṃ cintayennityaṃ bhaktānāṃ śrāvayetsadā |
āhnikaṃ na vilumpettu sandhyākarma varānane || 50 ||
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adīkṣitānāṃ purato noccarecchāstrapaddhatim |
trikālaṃ pūjayeddevaṃ japadhyānarataḥ sadā || 51 ||
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samayānpālayannityamubhayārthaphalepsayā |
ato vijñānadīkṣāṃ tu pravakṣyāmyanupūrvaśaḥ || 52 ||
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adhyātmagaticāreṇa kevalena viśodhikām |
śiṣyātmānaṃ gṛhītvā tamātmaprāṇe niyojayet || 53 ||
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abhimānaṃ tathoccārya kuryādvai pūrvavattadā |
udghātaiśca tato'dhvānaṃ śiṣyasya tu viśodhayet || 54 ||
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tataḥ samuccaraṃstattvaṃ pṛthivyādyaṃ tu suvrate |
bhinnābhinnasvarūpeṇa ekaikaṃ tu yathākramam || 55 ||
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sasvaraṃ hyakṣaroccāraṃ devatābhiḥ samanvitam |
bindunā śaktisaṃyogādudghātaḥ prathamaḥ smṛtaḥ || 56 ||
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devatātrayanirmuktaḥ caturthāntasamanvitaḥ |
udghātaḥ sa tu deveśi dvitīyaḥ parikīrtitaḥ || 57 ||
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haṃsākṣarasamuccāraḥ sudīrgho bindusaṃyutaḥ |
ardhacandrānnirodhinyāmudghātastu tṛtīyakaḥ || 58 ||
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bhinnodghātau yadā devi nādāntastu tadā bhavet |
udghātaḥ sa tu deveśi caturthaḥ parikīrtitaḥ || 59 ||
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sa eva cākṣaroccāro vyāpinyante vyavasthitaḥ |
udghātaḥ sa tu deveśi pañcamaḥ parikīrtitaḥ || 60 ||
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pañcodghātāṃstato dattvā pṛthivīṃ śodhayedbudhaḥ |
akārokāramakārāntamevaṃ śuddhyati nānyathā || 61 ||
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śuddhe'tha pārthive tattve cintitavyaṃ tu yogibhiḥ |
jalībhūtaṃ tadevaitadātmanā saha yogataḥ || 62 ||
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jalībhūte punarmantrī tadeva caturuccaret |
bindvantaṃ dhāraṇāyuktaṃ śiṣyādātmani cintayet || 63 ||
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śodhite toyasaṃghāte tejobhūtaṃ vicintayet |
tejodghātāstrayasteṣu nirodhyantamavasthitāḥ || 64 ||
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nāsti tejastato vāyurudghātadvayaśodhitaḥ |
ākāśe līyamānaṃ tamudghātena tu cintayet || 65 ||
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naṣṭe vāyau tataḥ śūnyamudghātaikena yojayet |
vyāpinī sā tu vijñeyā pañcamānte vyavasthitā || 66 ||
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samanāyāṃ tato hyātmā tattvavyāpī sa ucyate |
ātmavyāpī tataścordhvaṃ sarvavyāpī tataḥ punaḥ || 67 ||
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tattvāntasaṃsthito hyātmā udghātaikena yogavit |
yojayetparame tattve unmanātītasarvage || 68 ||
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yojanāṃ tu pare tattve śṛṇu devi vadāmyaham |
mantramuccārayeddevi hrasvaṃ dīrghaṃ plutaṃ param || 69 ||
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parāparavibhāgena yāvattattvaṃ paraṃ gatam |
tridevaṃ bindusaṃyuktamardhacandraṃ nirodhikām || 70 ||
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nādaṃ ca śaktisaṃyuktaṃ vyāpinīsamanonmanāḥ |
unmanā ca paraścaiva sarvavyāpī śivo'vyayaḥ || 71 ||
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jñātvā sarvamaśeṣeṇa vidhimeṣāṃ yathākramam |
tadā tu yojayenmantrī anyathā naiva yojayet || 72 ||
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bindusthaṃ tritayaṃ śabde caturtho bindureva hi |
brahmā viṣṇustathā rudraḥ trimāṇaṃ varṇa ucyate || 73 ||
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īśvaro bindudevastu kaṇṭhe śabdaḥ pravartate |
tatra śabdaḥ kriyāntasthaḥ kriyāśaktiriti smṛtā || 74 ||
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sa śabdastāluke devi īritaḥ sampravartate |
tasya kiṃcidgataḥ śabdo nāsikānte pravartate || 75 ||
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jñānaśaktistuvijñeyā yatnataḥ parameśvari |
mūrdhasthānagataḥ śabdo lalāṭāntamavasthitaḥ || 76 ||
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varṇaḥ śabdagataḥ teṣāmudghātaḥ sa tu kīrtitaḥ |
tatrasthā vinivartante śivajñānavivarjitāḥ || 77 ||
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pañcadhāvasthito bindurardhacandro nirodhikā |
tasyātīto bhavennādaḥ avicchinnastvasau bhavet || 78 ||
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īṣatprasārite vaktre devadevaḥ sadāśivaḥ |
caturvidho bhavecchabdo yaḥ suvegavahaḥ smṛtaḥ || 79 ||
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pañcamo na vahecchabdaḥ ūrdhvagāminyasau smṛtā |
tasyātītā bhavecchaktiḥ pañcadhā tu vyavasthitā || 80 ||
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sparśastatra bhaveddevi ātmavittatra pūrvavat |
vyāpinī parataścaiva pañcadhā tu vyavasthitā || 81 ||
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vālāgramāśritaṃ sparśaṃ kadācidvetti vā na vā |
vyāpinī sā samuddiṣṭā na jñānaṃ parameśvari || 82 ||
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tasyāpi samanātītā manastatra na kārayet |
unmanāpadamārohan śuddhātmā tu tato bhavet || 83 ||
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śiṣyātmānaṃ guruvara unmanyante niyojayet |
tatra yuktaḥ pare śānte mahāśāntimavāpnuyāt || 84 ||
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gurupāramparāyātaḥ sampradāyaḥ prakāśitaḥ |
yojane tu pare tattve upāyaḥ kathitastava || 85 ||
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evaṃ jñātvā varārohe sarvakarmāṇi kārayet |
tattvādhvānaṃ kalādhvānaṃ bhuvanādhvānameva ca || 86 ||
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varṇamantrapadādhvānaṃ kṛtvaivaṃ śuddhyati priye |
eṣā vai dhāraṇādīkṣā kartavyā yoginātra tu || 87 ||
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mantrasiddhena vā devi kṛtā vai sukṛtā bhavet |
iti svacchandatantre tattvadīkṣāprakāśanaṃ nāma pañcamaḥ paṭalaḥ || 88 ||
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Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Svacchanda-tantra Chapter 5

Cover of edition (2004)

Sri Svacchandatantram (Set of 5 Volumes)
by Dr. Paramahansa Mishra (डॉ. परमहंस मिश्र) (2004)

With Two Commentaries of Mahamahesvara Sri Ksemaraja and Niraksiraviveka; [Sanskrit Text with Hindi Translation]; [श्री स्वच्छन्दतन्त्रम् (संस्कृत एवं हिन्दी अनुवाद)]; [Sampurnanand Sanskrit University]

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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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