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)

aṣṭamaḥ paṭalaḥ |
aṃśakaṃ ṣaḍvidhaṃ devi kathayāmyanupūrvaśaḥ |
bhāvāṃśakaḥ svabhāvāṃśaḥ puṣpapātāṃśa eva ca || 1 ||
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mantrāṃśakaḥ smṛtaścānyastvaṃśakāpādanaṃ dvidhā |
devānusmaraṇaṃ bhāvaḥ sahajaṃ taṃ vijānata || 2 ||
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svabhāvaśca bhavecceṣṭā kathayāmyanupūrvaśaḥ |
brahmāṃśo vedabhaktastu rudrāṃśaṃ ca nibodha me || 3 ||
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rudrabhaktaḥ suśīlaśca śivaśāstrarataḥ sadā |
viṣṇvaṃśo viṣṇubhaktaśca candrāṃśaḥ priyadarśanaḥ || 4 ||
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sarvadevarataḥ śānto yakṣāṃśo dhanasaṃgrahī |
lubdho garvitamṛṣṭāśī vātāṃśaścapalaḥ smṛtaḥ || 5 ||
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sarpavisrambhagāmī syānnāgāṃśo dīrghaśāyyatha |
dīrgharoṣaḥ pūtivaktro gurukṣīraruciḥ sadā || 6 ||
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gāndharvo gāyano nityaṃ śivabhakto varānane |
vidyādharāṃśakaḥ prāṇī daityāṃśo dveṣaṇaḥ smṛtaḥ || 7 ||
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kāmāṃśo rūpavāṃścaiva subhago gaṇikāpriyaḥ |
rakṣoṃśaḥ krūranistriṃśo devadveṣī dvijeṣu ca || 8 ||
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piśācāṃśaśchalānveṣī vāsare bhīrukātaraḥ |
agnyaṃśaḥ paruṣastīvra uṣṇādaḥ piṅgalastathā || 9 ||
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savitraṃśaśca tejasvī pūrtadharmarataḥ sadā |
iṣṭāni kurute nityaṃ dayāluḥ śivabhāvitaḥ || 10 ||
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svasiddheḥ phaladāḥ sarve svadhyānajapahomataḥ |
bhairavāṅgasamālabdhāḥ sarve devā varānane || 11 ||
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bhairavāstu smṛtāḥ sarve sarvasiddhiphalapradāḥ |
svabhāvāṃśaḥ samākhyātaḥ sādhakānāṃ hitāya vai || 12 ||
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puṣpapātavaśānnāma kartavyaṃ surasundari |
sa mantraḥ siddhyate tasya tamevārādhayedyadi || 13 ||
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aṃśakāpādanaṃ devi kathayāmi samāsataḥ |
vaihāyasaṃ dhvaja caiva homayedyastu sādhakaḥ || 14 ||
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sa mantraḥ siddhyate tasya aryanto'pi hi suvrate |
anaṃśako'pi yo mantro jñātacihnairvarānane || 15 ||
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tadā yāgaṃ purā kṛtvā agnau homaṃ tu kārayet |
śiṣyasya pūrvavatkarma kṛtvā tu vidhipūrvakam || 16 ||
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pūrṇāhutiprayogeṇa yojayecchāśvate pade |
paratattvamabhidhyāyan sādhayenmanasepsitam || 17 ||
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mantrāṃśaṃ gaṇayitvā tu gṛhṇīyātsuvicāritam |
hīnamadhyasamutkṛṣṭaṃ kathayāmi samāsataḥ || 18 ||
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hīnaṃ śatruṃ vijānīyānmadhyamaṃ sādhyarūpiṇam |
siddhaṃ caiva susiddhaṃ ca uttamaṃ parikīrtitam || 19 ||
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mantrākṣaraṃ tu viśleṣya mātrābindusamanvitam |
ātmanāmākṣaraṃ tadvadadhobhāge'sya yojayet || 20 ||
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ātmavarṇātsamārabhya yāvanmantrārṇamāgatam |
yasminsa nipateddevi tamāyaṃ parikalpayet || 21 ||
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rekhāṅguligataṃ taṃ tu kathayāmi samāsataḥ |
parvaṇi prathame siddhaḥ sādhyaścaiva dvitīyake || 22 ||
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tṛtīye tu susiddhaḥ syādarirjñeyaścaturthake |
arisādhyau parityajya dātavyaścumbakena tu || 23 ||
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siddharūpaḥ susiddhaśca bhuktimuktiphalapradaḥ |
yastvaṃśakaviśuddhaḥ syādbhairavo'tra varānane || 24 ||
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taṃ madhyamasthaṃ saṃpūjya tatsthāne madhyamaṃ nyaset |
yataḥ sarvagato devaḥ sarveṣvantargataḥ smṛtaḥ || 25 ||
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tatsiddhimuktidātāsau na varṇāḥ paramārthataḥ |
kathitaṃ sarahasyaṃ te guhyādguhyataraṃ param || 26 ||
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atastantrāvatārārthaṃ kathayāmi samāsataḥ |
adṛṣṭavigrahāyātaṃ śivātparamakāraṇāt || 27 ||
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dhvanirūpaṃ susūkṣmaṃ tu suśuddhaṃ suprabhānvitam |
tadevāpararūpeṇa śivena paramātmanā || 28 ||
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yadvakṣyati |
adṛṣṭavigrahācchāntācchivātparamakāraṇāt |
dhvanirūpaṃ viniṣkrāntaṃ śāstraṃ paramadurlabham || 28 ||
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mantrasiṃhāsanasthena pañcamantramahātmanā |
puruṣārthaṃ vicāryāśu sādhanāni pṛthakpṛthak || 29 ||
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laukikādiśivāntāni parāparavibhūtaye |
tadanugrahayogyānāṃ sve sve viṣayagocare || 30 ||
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anuṣṭupchandasā baddhaṃ koṭyarbudasahasradhā |
guruśiṣyapade sthitvā svayaṃ devaḥ sadāśivaḥ || 31 ||
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pūrvottarapadairvākyaistantramādhārabhedataḥ |
tajjñānamīśvare'dāttadīśvareṇa śivecchayā || 32 ||
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vidyāyāḥ kathitaṃ pūrvaṃ vidyeśebhyastathādarāt |
māyāniyatiparyantaistasmādrudrairavāpi tat || 33 ||
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śrīkaṇṭheneśvarātprāptaṃ jñānaṃ paramadurlabham |
tenāpi tadadhaḥ proktaṃ rudrāṇāmīśvarecchayā || 34 ||
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pradhānācchatarudrāntaṃ dīkṣayitvā vidhānataḥ |
mamāpi ca purā dīkṣā tathā caivābhiṣecanam || 35 ||
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śrīkaṇṭhena purā dattaṃ tantraṃ sarvārthasādhakam |
mayāpi tava deveśi sādhikāraṃ samarpitam || 36 ||
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tvamapi skandarudrebhyo dadasva vidhipūrvakam |
brahmaviṣvindradevānāṃ vasumātṛdivākṛtām || 37 ||
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loke saṃgṛhya nāgānāṃ yakṣāṇāṃ parameśvari |
kathayasva ṛṣīṇāṃ ca ṛṣibhyo manujeṣvapi || 38 ||
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evaṃ tantravaraṃ divyaṃ siddharatnakaraṇḍakam |
tvayā guptataraṃ kāryaṃ na deyaṃ yasya kasyacit |
iti svacchandatantre'ṃśakādhikāro'ṣṭamaḥ paṭalaḥ samāptaḥ || 39 ||
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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 8

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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