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 6.56

स्फोटयेद्बिल्वयन्त्राणि दिग्गजानपि चालयेत् ।
ब्रह्मराक्षसवेतालान् क्रूरग्रहविनायकान् ॥ ५६ ॥

sphoṭayedbilvayantrāṇi diggajānapi cālayet |
brahmarākṣasavetālān krūragrahavināyakān || 56 ||

The Sanskrit text of Svacchanda-tantra Verse 6.56 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 (6.56). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Bilva, Yantra, Diggaja, Api, Brahmarakshasa, Vetala, Krura, Graha, Vinayaka,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “sphoṭayedbilvayantrāṇi diggajānapi cālayet
  • sphoṭayed -
  • sphuṭ (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • bilva -
  • bilva (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bilva (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • yantrāṇi -
  • yantra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    yantr (verb class 1)
    [imperative active first single]
  • diggajān -
  • diggaja (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • api -
  • api (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    ap (noun, neuter)
    [locative single]
    api (Preverb)
  • cālayet -
  • cal (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 2: “brahmarākṣasavetālān krūragrahavināyakān
  • brahmarākṣasa -
  • brahmarākṣasa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vetālān -
  • vetāla (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
  • krūra -
  • krūra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    krūra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • graha -
  • graha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    graha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • vināyakān -
  • vināyaka (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Svacchanda-tantra Verse 6.56

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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