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 14.1

श्रीभैरव उवाच ।
मुद्राणं लक्षणं वक्ष्ये अस्मिंस्तन्त्रे यथास्थितम् ।
उत्तानमञ्जलिं कृत्वा कपालं परिकीर्तितम् ॥ १ ॥

śrībhairava uvāca |
mudrāṇaṃ lakṣaṇaṃ vakṣye asmiṃstantre yathāsthitam |
uttānamañjaliṃ kṛtvā kapālaṃ parikīrtitam || 1 ||

The Sanskrit text of Svacchanda-tantra Verse 14.1 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 (14.1). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Shri, Bhairava, Mudra, Lakshana, Vakshya, Idam, Tantra, Tantri, Yathasthita, Uttana, Anjali, Kritva, Kritvan, Kapala, Parikirtita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

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  • Line 1: “śrībhairava uvāca
  • śrī -
  • śrī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [nominative single]
    śrī (noun, masculine)
    [compound]
  • bhairava* -
  • bhairava (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • uvāca -
  • vac (verb class 2)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
    vac (verb class 3)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • Line 2: “mudrāṇaṃ lakṣaṇaṃ vakṣye asmiṃstantre yathāsthitam
  • mudrā -
  • mudra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mudra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mudrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • āṇam -
  • aṇ (verb class 1)
    [imperfect active first single]
  • lakṣaṇam -
  • lakṣaṇa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    lakṣaṇa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    lakṣaṇā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • vakṣye -
  • vakṣ -> vakṣya (participle, masculine)
    [locative single from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [locative single from √vakṣ]
    vakṣ -> vakṣya (participle, neuter)
    [nominative dual from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [locative single from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √vakṣ], [vocative dual from √vakṣ], [accusative dual from √vakṣ], [locative single from √vakṣ]
    vakṣ -> vakṣyā (participle, feminine)
    [nominative dual from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [vocative single from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [vocative dual from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [accusative dual from √vakṣ class 1 verb], [nominative dual from √vakṣ], [vocative single from √vakṣ], [vocative dual from √vakṣ], [accusative dual from √vakṣ]
    vah (verb class 1)
    [future middle first single]
    vakṣ (verb class 1)
    [present passive first single]
    vakṣ (verb class 0)
    [present passive first single]
  • asmiṃs -
  • idam (pronoun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    idam (pronoun, neuter)
    [locative single]
  • tantre -
  • tantra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    tantrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    tantri (noun, feminine)
    [vocative single]
  • yathāsthitam -
  • yathāsthita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    yathāsthita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    yathāsthitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • Line 3: “uttānamañjaliṃ kṛtvā kapālaṃ parikīrtitam
  • uttānam -
  • uttāna (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    uttāna (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    uttānā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • añjalim -
  • añjali (noun, masculine)
    [accusative single]
  • kṛtvā -
  • kṛtvā (indeclinable)
    [indeclinable]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛ -> kṛtvā (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √kṛ]
    kṛtvan (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • kapālam -
  • kapāla (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    kapāla (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    kapālā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]
  • parikīrtitam -
  • parikīrtita (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    parikīrtita (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    parikīrtitā (noun, feminine)
    [adverb]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Svacchanda-tantra Verse 14.1

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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