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 15.8

करौ धनकरौ ज्ञेयौ पादौ सहचरौ विदुः ।
लिङ्गं सन्तोषजननं भगः प्रीतिविवर्धनः ॥ ८ ॥

karau dhanakarau jñeyau pādau sahacarau viduḥ |
liṅgaṃ santoṣajananaṃ bhagaḥ prītivivardhanaḥ || 8 ||

The Sanskrit text of Svacchanda-tantra Verse 15.8 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 (15.8). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kari, Kara, Dhanaka, Jneya, Pada, Padu, Sahacara, Vidu, Vidus, Linga, Santosha, Janana, Bhaga, Bhagas, Priti, Vivardhana,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Svacchanda-tantra Verse 15.8). 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: “karau dhanakarau jñeyau pādau sahacarau viduḥ
  • karau -
  • kari (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    kari (noun, feminine)
    [locative single]
    kara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • dhanaka -
  • dhanaka (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • rau -
  • ra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    ru (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • jñeyau -
  • jñeya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    jñā -> jñeya (participle, masculine)
    [nominative dual from √jñā class 3 verb], [vocative dual from √jñā class 3 verb], [accusative dual from √jñā class 3 verb], [nominative dual from √jñā class 9 verb], [vocative dual from √jñā class 9 verb], [accusative dual from √jñā class 9 verb]
  • pādau -
  • pāda (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    pādu (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
  • sahacarau -
  • sahacara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • viduḥ -
  • vidus (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single]
    vidus (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vidu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    vidu (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
    vid (verb class 2)
    [perfect active third plural]
  • Line 2: “liṅgaṃ santoṣajananaṃ bhagaḥ prītivivardhanaḥ
  • liṅgam -
  • liṅga (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    liṅgā (noun, feminine)
  • santoṣa -
  • santoṣa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    santoṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • jananam -
  • janana (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    janana (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • bhagaḥ -
  • bhagas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    bhaga (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • prīti -
  • prīti (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb]
    prītī (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [vocative single]
    prītī (noun, feminine)
    [compound], [adverb], [vocative single]
    prītī (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
  • vivardhanaḥ -
  • vivardhana (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 15.8

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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