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 10.1271

प्रायश्चित्तं ततो हुत्वा कर्तरीमभिमन्त्रयेत् ।
शिखां च्छित्वा समर्प्यैतां शिशुं संस्नापयेद्गुरुः ॥ १२७१ ॥

prāyaścittaṃ tato hutvā kartarīmabhimantrayet |
śikhāṃ cchitvā samarpyaitāṃ śiśuṃ saṃsnāpayedguruḥ || 1271 ||

The Sanskrit text of Svacchanda-tantra Verse 10.1271 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 (10.1271). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Prayashcitta, Tatah, Tad, Tata, Kartari, Abhi, Shikha, Samarpya, Shishu, Sna, Guru,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Svacchanda-tantra Verse 10.1271). 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: “prāyaścittaṃ tato hutvā kartarīmabhimantrayet
  • prāyaścittam -
  • prāyaścitta (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    prāyaścitta (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    prāyaścittā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • tato* -
  • tataḥ (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tataḥ (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tataḥ (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    tad (noun, neuter)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    tata (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    tan -> tata (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √tan class 8 verb]
    sa (noun, masculine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
    (noun, feminine)
    [ablative single], [ablative dual], [ablative plural]
  • hutvā -
  • hu -> hutvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √hu]
  • kartarīm -
  • kartarī (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • abhi -
  • abhi (indeclinable preposition)
    [indeclinable preposition]
    abhi (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    abhi (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    abhi (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    abhī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb]
    abhī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    abhī (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
    abhi (Preverb)
    [Preverb]
  • mantrayet -
  • mantr (verb class 10)
    [optative active third single]
  • Line 2: “śikhāṃ cchitvā samarpyaitāṃ śiśuṃ saṃsnāpayedguruḥ
  • śikhām -
  • śikhā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • Cannot analyse cchitvā*sa
  • samarpyai -
  • samarpya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    samarpya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    samarpyā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aitām -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third dual]
  • śiśum -
  • śiśu (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
    śiśu (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
  • saṃ -
  • sa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • snā -
  • snā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • āpayed -
  • āp (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
    i (verb class 0)
    [optative active third single]
  • guruḥ -
  • guru (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 10.1271

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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