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 11.7

झाङ्कारो ध्वङ्कृतश्चैव अष्टौ शब्दाः प्रकीर्तिताः ।
नवमस्तु महाशब्दः सर्वेषां व्यापकः स्मृतः ॥ ७ ॥

jhāṅkāro dhvaṅkṛtaścaiva aṣṭau śabdāḥ prakīrtitāḥ |
navamastu mahāśabdaḥ sarveṣāṃ vyāpakaḥ smṛtaḥ || 7 ||

The Sanskrit text of Svacchanda-tantra Verse 11.7 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 (11.7). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Ashta, Ashti, Shabda, Prakirtita, Navama, Mahashabda, Sarva, Vyapaka, Smrita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Svacchanda-tantra Verse 11.7). 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: “jhāṅkāro dhvaṅkṛtaścaiva aṣṭau śabdāḥ prakīrtitāḥ
  • jhāṅkāro* -
  • Cannot analyse dhvaṅkṛtaścaiva*aṣ
  • aṣṭau -
  • aṣṭa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    aṣṭi (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    -> aṣṭa (participle, masculine)
    [nominative dual from √ class 5 verb], [vocative dual from √ class 5 verb], [accusative dual from √ class 5 verb]
  • śabdāḥ -
  • śabda (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
  • prakīrtitāḥ -
  • prakīrtita (noun, masculine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    prakīrtitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • Line 2: “navamastu mahāśabdaḥ sarveṣāṃ vyāpakaḥ smṛtaḥ
  • navamas -
  • navama (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tu -
  • tu (indeclinable particle)
    [indeclinable particle]
  • mahāśabdaḥ -
  • mahāśabda (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sarveṣām -
  • sarva (noun, masculine)
    [genitive plural]
    sarva (noun, neuter)
    [genitive plural]
  • vyāpakaḥ -
  • vyāpaka (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • smṛtaḥ -
  • smṛta (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    smṛ -> smṛta (participle, masculine)
    [nominative single from √smṛ class 1 verb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Svacchanda-tantra Verse 11.7

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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