Tantraloka [sanskrit text]

by Jun Takashima | 2020 | 46,255 words

The Sanskrit text of the Tantraloka of Abhinavagupta including grammatical analysis, English glossary and comparative print editions. The Tantraloka (“light on Tantra”) was written by Abhinavagupta in the 10th century in Kashmir and represents a major Encyclopedic work in Shaivism dealing with many core aspects and terminology.

Book 19 - ekānnaviṃśamāhnikam

atha śrītantrāloke ekānnaviṃśamāhnikam |
atha sadyaḥsamutkrāntipradā dīkṣā nirūpyate |
tatkṣaṇāccopabhogādvā dehapāte śivaṃ vrajet |
ityuktyā mālinīśāstre sūcitāsau maheśinā || 1 ||
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dehapāte samīpasthe śaktipātasphuṭatvataḥ |
āsādya śāṃkarīṃ dīkṣāṃ tasmāddīkṣākṣaṇātparam || 2 ||
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śivaṃ vrajedityartho'tra pūrvāparavivecanāt |
vyākhyātaḥ śrīmatāsmākaṃ guruṇā śambhumūrtinā || 3 ||
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yadā hyāsannamaraṇe śaktipātaḥ prajāyate |
tatra mande'tha gurvādisevayāyuḥ kṣayaṃ vrajet || 4 ||
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athavā bandhumitrādidvārā sāsya vibhoḥ patet |
pūrvaṃ vā samayī naiva parāṃ dīkṣāmavāptavān || 5 ||
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āptadīkṣo'pi vā prāṇāñjihāsuḥ kleśavarjitam |
antyāngurustadā kuryātsadya utkrāntidīkṣaṇam || 6 ||
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natvapakvamale nāpi śeṣakārmikavigrahe |
kuryādutkramaṇaṃ śrīmadgahvare ca nirūpitam || 7 ||
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dṛṣṭvā śiṣyaṃ jarāgrastaṃ vyādhinā paripīḍitam |
utkramayya tatastvenaṃ paratattve niyojayet || 8 ||
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viśeṣaṇaviśeṣyatve kāmacāravidhānataḥ |
pūrvoktamarthajātaṃ śrīśambhunātra nirūpitam || 9 ||
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vidhiṃ pūrvoditaṃ sarvaṃ kṛtvā samayaśuddhitaḥ |
kṣurikāmasya vinyasyejjvalantīṃ marmakartarīm || 10 ||
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kṛtvā pūrvoditaṃ nyāsaṃ kālānalasamaprabham |
saṃhṛtikramataḥ sārdhaṃ sṛkchindiyugalena tu || 11 ||
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āgneyīṃ dhāraṇāṃ kṛtvā sarvamarmapratāpanīm |
pūrayedvāyunā dehamaṅguṣṭhānmastakāntakam || 12 ||
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tamutkṛṣya tato'ṅguṣṭhādūrdhvāntaṃ vakṣyamāṇayā |
kṛntenmarmāṇi randhrāntāt kālarātryā visarjayet || 13 ||
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anena kramayogena yojito hutivarjitaḥ |
samayyapyeti tāṃ dīkṣāmiti śrīmālinīmate || 14 ||
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ṣoḍaśādhāraṣaṭcakralakṣyatrayakhapañcakāt |
kvacidanyataratrātha prāguktapaśukarmavat || 15 ||
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praviśya mūlaṃ kandādeśchindannaikyavibhāvanāt |
pūrṇāhutiprayogeṇa sveṣṭe dhāmni niyojayet || 16 ||
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jñānatriśūlaṃ saṃdīptaṃ dīptacakratrayojjvalam |
cintayitvāmunā tasya vedanaṃ bodhanaṃ bhramam || 17 ||
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dīpanaṃ tāḍanaṃ todaṃ calanaṃ ca punaḥ punaḥ |
kandādicakragaṃ kuryādviśeṣeṇa hṛdambuje || 18 ||
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dvādaśānte tataḥ kṛtvā binduyugmagate kṣipet |
nirlakṣye vā pare dhāmni saṃyuktaḥ parameśvaraḥ || 19 ||
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na tasya kuryātsaṃskāraṃ kaṃcidityāha gahvare |
devaḥ kimasya pūrṇasya śrāddhādyairiti bhāvitaḥ || 20 ||
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śrīmaddīkṣottare tveṣa vidhirvahnipuṭīkṛtaḥ |
haṃsaḥ pumānadhastasya rudrabindusamanvitaḥ || 21 ||
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śiṣyadehe niyojyaitadanudvagnaḥ śataṃ japet |
utkramyordhvanimeṣeṇa śiṣya itthaṃ paraṃ vrajet || 22 ||
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eṣa eva vidhiḥ śrīmatsiddhayogīśvarīmate |
iyamutkrāmaṇī dīkṣā kartavyā yogino guroḥ || 23 ||
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anabhyastaprāṇacāraḥ kathamenāṃ kariṣyati |
vakṣyamāṇāṃ brahmavidyāṃ sakalāṃ niṣkalombhitām || 24 ||
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karṇe'sya vā paṭhedbhūyo bhūyo vāpyatha pāṭhayet |
svayaṃ ca karma kurvīta tattvaśuddhyādikaṃ guruḥ || 25 ||
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mantrakriyābalātpūrṇāhutyetthaṃ yojayetpare |
yogābhyāsamakṛtvāpi sadya utkrāntidāṃ guruḥ || 26 ||
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jñānamantrakriyādhyānabalātkartuṃ bhavetprabhuḥ |
anayotkramyate śiṣyo balādevaikakaṃ kṣaṇam || 27 ||
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kālasyollaṅghya bhogo hi kṣaṇiko'syāstu kiṃ tataḥ |
sadya utkrāntidā cānyā yasyāṃ pūrṇāhutiṃ tadā || 28 ||
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dadyādyadāsya prāṇāḥ syurdhruvaṃ niṣkramaṇecchavaḥ |
vināpi kriyayā bhāvibrahmavidyābalādguruḥ || 29 ||
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karṇajāpaprayogeṇa tattvakañcukajālataḥ |
niḥsārayanyathābhīṣṭe sakale niṣkale dvaye || 30 ||
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tattve vā yatra kutrāpi yojayetpudgalaṃ kramāt |
samayī putrako vāpi paṭhedvidyāmimāṃ tathā || 31 ||
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tatpāṭhāttu samayyuktāṃ rudrāṃśāpattimaśnute |
etau jape cādhyayane yasmādadhikṛtāvubhau || 32 ||
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nādhyāpanopadeśe vā sa eṣo'dhyayanādṛte |
paṭhatostvanayorvastusvabhāvāttasya sā gatiḥ || 33 ||
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yathā niṣiddhabhūtādikarmā mantraṃ smaransvayam |
āviṣṭe'pi kvacinnaiti lopaṃ kartṛtvavarjanāt || 34 ||
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yathā ca vācayañśāstraṃ samayī śūnyaveśmani |
na lupyate tadantaḥsthaprāṇivargopakārataḥ || 35 ||
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tathā svayaṃ paṭhanneṣa vidyāṃ vastusvabhāvataḥ |
tasminmukte na lupyeta yato kiṃcitkaro'tra saḥ || 36 ||
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nanu cādīkṣitāgre sa noccarecchāstrapaddhatim || 37 ||
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hanta kuḍyāgrato'pyasya niṣedhastvatha kathyate |
paryudāsena yaḥ śrotumavadhārayituṃ kṣamaḥ || 38 ||
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sa evātra niṣiddho no kuḍyakīṭapatatriṇaḥ |
tarhi pāṣāṇatulyo'sau vilīnendriyavṛttikaḥ || 39 ||
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tasyāgre paṭhatastasya niṣedhollaṅghanā katham |
sa tu vastusvabhāvena galitākṣo'pi budhyate || 40 ||
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akṣānapekṣayaivāntaścicchaktyā svaprakāśayā |
prāgdehaṃ kila tityakṣurnottaraṃ cādhitaṣṭhivān || 41 ||
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madhye prabodhakabalāt pratibudhyet pudgalaḥ |
mantrāḥ śabdamayāḥ śuddhavimarśātmatayā svayam || 42 ||
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arthātmanā cāvabhāntastadarthapratibodhakāḥ |
tenāsya galitākṣasya prabodho jāyate svayam || 43 ||
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svacitsamānajātīyamantrāmarśanasaṃnidheḥ |
yathā hyalpajavo vāyuḥ sajātīyavimiśritaḥ || 44 ||
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javī tathātmā saṃsuptāmarśo'pyevaṃ prabudhyate |
prabuddhaḥ sa ca saṃjāto na cādīkṣita ucyate || 45 ||
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dīkṣā hi nāma saṃskāro na tvanyatso'sti cāsya hi |
ata eva nijaṃ śāstraṃ paṭhati kvāpi sāmaye || 46 ||
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tacchrutvā ko'pi dhanyaścenmucyate nāsya sā kṣatiḥ |
śāstranindāṃ maiṣa kārṣīddvayoḥ pātityadāyinīm || 47 ||
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ityevaṃparametannādīkṣitāgre paṭhediti |
yathā ca samayī kāṣṭhe loṣṭe vā mantrayojanām || 48 ||
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kurvaṃstasmiṃścalatyeti na lopaṃ tadvadatra hi |
yato'sya pratyayaprāptiprepsoḥ samayinastathā || 49 ||
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pravṛttasya svabhāvena tasminmukte na vai kṣatiḥ |
sādhakastu sadā sādhye phale niyatiyantraṇāt || 50 ||
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makṣikāśrutamantro'pi prāyaścittaucitīṃ caret |
itthaṃ sadyaḥsamutkrāntiryoktā tāmājñayā guroḥ || 51 ||
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samayyādirapi proktakāle proktārthasiddhaye |
svayaṃ kuryātsamabhyastaprāṇacāragamāgamaḥ || 52 ||
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akṛtādhikṛtirvāpi guruḥ samayaśuddhaye |
adhastanapadāvastho natu jñāneddhacetanaḥ || 53 ||
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itīyaṃ sadya utkrāntiḥ sūcitā mālinīmate |
svayaṃ vā guruṇā vātha kāryatvena maheśinā || 54 ||
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sarvaṃ bhogaṃ virūpaṃ tu matvā dehaṃ tyajedyadi |
tadā tena krameṇāśu yojitaḥ samayī śivaḥ || 55 ||
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ukteyaṃ sadya utkrāntiryā gopyā prāṇavadbudhaiḥ || 56 ||
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Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Tantraloka ekānnaviṃśamāhnikam

Cover of edition (2015)

Sri Tantraloka
by Satya Prakash Singh & Swami Maheshvarananda (2015)

The Only Complete Edition with Sanskrit Text and English Translation (Set of 9 Volumes); 9788187471868; [Standard Publishers India]

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Cover of edition (2000)

Sri Tantraloka (Set of 8 Volumes)
by Paramahansa Mishra (2000)

[श्री तन्त्रालोकः (संस्कृत एवं हिंदी अनुवाद)] Sanskrit Text with Hindi Translation; Published by Sampurnanand Sanskrit University; With two commentaries: Viveka (विवेक) by Ācārya Śrī Jayaratha and Nīrakṣīraviveka (नीरक्षीरविवेक) by Paramhans Mishra.

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Cover of edition (2002)

Tantraloka of Abhinavagupta (with Jnanavati Hindi commentary)
by Radheshyam Chaturvedi (2002)

[आचार्य अभिनवगुप्त द्वारा रचित तंत्रलोक: संस्कृत एवम् हिन्दी अनुवाद (पाँच खंडों में)] Sanskrit Text with Hindi Translation and Commentary; Published by Chaukhambha Vidya Bhawan.

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Cover of edition (2018)

Sri Tantraloka of Abhinavagupta
by Giriratna Misra (2018)

With Viveka Saṃskṛta Commentary by Rājānaka Jayaratha; Sanskrit Text, Transliteration, Sarveshwari English commentary; With Glossary and Central Idea of Each Śloka; Published by Chaukhamba Surbharati Prakashan

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