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 7.29

रात्रिश्चतुर्भिर्विज्ञेया अहोरात्रस्त्वतोऽष्टभिः ।
शिवो धर्मेण हंसस्तु सूर्या हंसः प्रभान्वितः ॥ २९ ॥

rātriścaturbhirvijñeyā ahorātrastvato'ṣṭabhiḥ |
śivo dharmeṇa haṃsastu sūryā haṃsaḥ prabhānvitaḥ || 29 ||

The Sanskrit text of Svacchanda-tantra Verse 7.29 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 (7.29). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Rat, Catus, Vijneya, Ahoratra, Yushmad, Ashtan, Shiva, Dharmena, Dharma, Hamsa, Suri, Surya, Prabhanvita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Svacchanda-tantra Verse 7.29). 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: “rātriścaturbhirvijñeyā ahorātrastvato'ṣṭabhiḥ
  • rāt -
  • ra (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    ra (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [ablative single]
    -> rāt (participle, neuter)
    [nominative single from √ class 2 verb], [vocative single from √ class 2 verb], [accusative single from √ class 2 verb]
  • ri -
  • (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    (noun, feminine)
    rai (noun, masculine)
  • -
  • i (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • caturbhir -
  • catus (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • vijñeyā* -
  • vijñeya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    vijñeyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • ahorātras -
  • ahorātra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tvat -
  • yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [ablative single]
  • o' -
  • o (noun, masculine)
    a (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    u (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
    (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
    (noun, masculine)
    [vocative single]
  • aṣṭabhiḥ -
  • aṣṭan (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental plural]
    aṣṭan (noun, neuter)
    [instrumental plural]
  • Line 2: “śivo dharmeṇa haṃsastu sūryā haṃsaḥ prabhānvitaḥ
  • śivo* -
  • śiva (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dharmeṇa -
  • dharmeṇa (indeclinable)
    dharma (noun, masculine)
    [instrumental single]
  • haṃsas -
  • haṃsa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • sūryā* -
  • sūrī (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [genitive single]
    sūrya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    sūryā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
    sūr -> sūrya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative plural from √sūr class 4 verb], [vocative plural from √sūr class 4 verb], [nominative plural from √sūr class 10 verb], [vocative plural from √sūr class 10 verb]
    sūr -> sūryā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative plural from √sūr class 4 verb], [vocative plural from √sūr class 4 verb], [accusative plural from √sūr class 4 verb], [nominative plural from √sūr class 10 verb], [vocative plural from √sūr class 10 verb], [accusative plural from √sūr class 10 verb]
  • haṃsaḥ -
  • haṃsa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • prabhānvitaḥ -
  • prabhānvita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Svacchanda-tantra Verse 7.29

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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