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 5.74

ईश्वरो बिन्दुदेवस्तु कण्ठे शब्दः प्रवर्तते ।
तत्र शब्दः क्रियान्तस्थः क्रियाशक्तिरिति स्मृता ॥ ७४ ॥

īśvaro bindudevastu kaṇṭhe śabdaḥ pravartate |
tatra śabdaḥ kriyāntasthaḥ kriyāśaktiriti smṛtā || 74 ||

The Sanskrit text of Svacchanda-tantra Verse 5.74 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 (5.74). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Ishvara, Bindudeva, Kantha, Shabda, Pravarta, Tad, Yushmad, Tatra, Kriya, Tastha, Kriyashakti, Iti, Smrita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Svacchanda-tantra Verse 5.74). 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: “īśvaro bindudevastu kaṇṭhe śabdaḥ pravartate
  • īśvaro* -
  • īśvara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • bindudevas -
  • bindudeva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • kaṇṭhe -
  • kaṇṭha (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kaṇṭh (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]
  • śabdaḥ -
  • śabda (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • pravarta -
  • pravarta (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative 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: “tatra śabdaḥ kriyāntasthaḥ kriyāśaktiriti smṛtā
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
  • śabdaḥ -
  • śabda (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kriyān -
  • kriya (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • tasthaḥ -
  • tastha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kriyāśaktir -
  • kriyāśakti (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • iti -
  • iti (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
    iti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
  • smṛtā -
  • smṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    smṛ -> smṛtā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative single from √smṛ class 1 verb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Svacchanda-tantra Verse 5.74

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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