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 24 - caturviṃśatitamamāhnikam

atha śrītantrāloke caturviṃśatitamamāhnikam |
atha śāmbhavaśāsanoditāṃ sarahasyāṃ śṛṇutāntyasaṃskriyām || 1 ||
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sarveṣāmadharasthānāṃ gurvantānāmapi sphuṭam |
śaktipātātpurāproktātkuryādantyeṣṭidīkṣaṇam || 2 ||
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ūrdhvaśāsanagānāṃ ca samayopahatātmanām |
antyeṣṭidīkṣā kartavyā guruṇā tattvavedinā || 3 ||
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samayācāradoṣeṣu pramādātskhalitasya hi |
antyeṣṭidīkṣā kāryeti śrīdīkṣottaraśāsane || 4 ||
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yatkiṃcitkathitaṃ pūrvaṃ mṛtoddhārābhidhe vidhau |
pratimāyāṃ tadevātra sarvaṃ śavatanau caret || 5 ||
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śrīsiddhātantrakathito vidhireṣa nirūpyate |
antimaṃ yadbhavetpūrvaṃ tatkṛtvāntimamādimam || 6 ||
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saṃhṛtyaikaikamiṣṭiryā sāntyeṣṭirdvitayī matā |
pūjādhyānajapāpluṣṭasamaye natu sādhake || 7 ||
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piṇḍapātādayaṃ muktaḥ khecaro vā bhavetpriye |
ācārye tattvasaṃpanne yatra tatra mṛte sati || 8 ||
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antyeṣṭirnaiva vidyeta śuddhacetasyamūrdhani |
mantrayogādibhirye ca māritā narake tu te || 9 ||
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kāryā teṣāmihāntyeṣṭirguruṇātikṛpālunā |
na maṇḍalādikaṃ tvatra bhavecchamāśānike vidhau || 10 ||
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kecittadapi kartavyamūcire pretasadmani |
pūjayitvā vibhuṃ sarvaṃ nyāsaṃ pūrvavadācaret || 11 ||
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saṃhārakramayogena caraṇānmūrdhapaścimam |
tathaiva bodhayedenaṃ kriyājñānasamādhibhiḥ || 12 ||
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bindunā rodhayettattvaṃ śaktibījena vedhayet |
ghaṭṭayennādadeśe tu triśūlena tu tāḍayet || 13 ||
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suṣumnāntargatenaiva visargeṇa punaḥ punaḥ |
tāḍayeta kalāḥ sarvāḥ kampate'sau tataḥ paśuḥ || 14 ||
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utkṣipedvāmahastaṃ vā tatastaṃ yojayetpare |
pratyayena vinā mokṣo hyaśraddheyo vimohitaiḥ || 15 ||
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tadarthametaduditaṃ natu mokṣopayogyadaḥ |
ityūce parameśaḥ śrīkulagahvaraśāsane || 16 ||
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sādhyo'numeyo mokṣādiḥ pratyayairyadatīndriyaḥ |
dīkṣottare ca puryaṣṭavargārpaṇamihoditam || 17 ||
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tadvidhiḥ śrutipatre'bje madhye devaṃ sadāśivam |
īśarudraharibrahmacatuṣkaṃ prāgdigāditaḥ || 18 ||
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pūjayitvā śrutisparśau rasaṃ gandhaṃ vapurdvayam |
dhyahaṃkṛtī manaśceti brahmādiṣvarpayetkramāt || 19 ||
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eteṣāṃ tarpaṇaṃ kṛtvā śatahomena daiśikaḥ |
eṣā sāṃnyāsikī dīkṣā puryaṣṭakaviśodhanī || 20 ||
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puryaṣṭakasyābhāve ca na svarganarakādayaḥ |
tathā kṛtvā na kartavyaṃ laukikaṃ kiṃcanāpi hi || 21 ||
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uktaṃ śrīmādhavakule śāsanastho mṛteṣvapi |
piṇḍapātodakāsrvādi laukikaṃ parivarjayet || 22 ||
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śivaṃ saṃpūjya cakrārcāṃ yathāśakti samācaret |
kramāttridaśamatriṃśatriṃśavatsaravāsare || 23 ||
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ityukto'ntyeṣṭiyāgo'yaṃ parameśvarabhāṣitaḥ || 24 ||
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Other print editions:

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

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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