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 6.86

अपकारशतैर्युक्तं कृतघ्नं दुष्टचेतसम् ।
कपालद्वयमादाय नाम शत्रोः समालिखेत् ॥ ८६ ॥

apakāraśatairyuktaṃ kṛtaghnaṃ duṣṭacetasam |
kapāladvayamādāya nāma śatroḥ samālikhet || 86 ||

The Sanskrit text of Svacchanda-tantra Verse 6.86 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 (6.86). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Apakara, Shata, Yuktam, Yukta, Kritaghna, Dushtacetas, Dushtacetasa, Kapala, Dvayam, Dvaya, Ada, Adaya, Naman, Shatru, Sama,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Svacchanda-tantra Verse 6.86). 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: “apakāraśatairyuktaṃ kṛtaghnaṃ duṣṭacetasam
  • apakāra -
  • apakāra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • śatair -
  • śata (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • yuktam -
  • yuktam (indeclinable)
    yukta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    yukta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    yuktā (noun, feminine)
    yuj -> yukta (participle, masculine)
    [accusative single from √yuj class 7 verb]
    yuj -> yukta (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √yuj class 7 verb], [accusative single from √yuj class 7 verb]
  • kṛtaghnam -
  • kṛtaghna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kṛtaghna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kṛtaghnā (noun, feminine)
  • duṣṭacetasam -
  • duṣṭacetasā (noun, feminine)
    duṣṭacetasa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    duṣṭacetasa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    duṣṭacetas (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • Line 2: “kapāladvayamādāya nāma śatroḥ samālikhet
  • kapāla -
  • kapāla (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    kapāla (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • dvayam -
  • dvayam (indeclinable)
    dvaya (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    dvaya (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ādāya -
  • ādāya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ādāya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    āda (noun, masculine)
    [dative single]
    āda (noun, neuter)
    [dative single]
  • nāma -
  • nāman (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • śatroḥ -
  • śatru (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • samā -
  • samā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    samā (Preverb)
  • likhet -
  • likh (verb class 6)
    [optative active third single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Svacchanda-tantra Verse 6.86

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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