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 36 - ṣaṭtriṃśamāhnikam

atha śrītantrāloke ṣaṭtriṃśamāhnikam |
āyātiratha śāstrasya kathyate'vasarāgatā |
śrīsiddhādivinirdiṣṭā gurubhiśca nirūpitā |
bhairavo bhairavī devī svacchando lākulo'ṇurāṭ || 1 ||
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gahaneśo'bjajaḥ śakro guruḥ koṭyapakarṣataḥ |
navabhiḥ kramaśo'dhītaṃ navakoṭipravistaram || 2 ||
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etaistato guruḥ koṭimātrāt pādaṃ vitīrṇavān |
dakṣādibhya ubhau pādau saṃvartādibhya eva ca || 3 ||
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pādaṃ ca vāmanādibhyaḥ pādārdhaṃ bhārgavāya ca |
pādapādaṃ tu balaye pādapādastu yo'paraḥ || 4 ||
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siṃhāyārdhaṃ tataḥ śiṣṭāddvau bhāgau vinatābhuve |
pādaṃ vāsukināgāya khaṇḍāḥ saptadaśa tvamī || 5 ||
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svargādardhaṃ rāvaṇo'tha jahre rāmo'rdhamapyataḥ |
vibhīṣaṇamukhādāpa guruśiṣyavidhikramāt || 6 ||
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khaṇḍairekānnaviṃśatyā vibhaktaṃ tadabhūttataḥ |
khaṇḍaṃ khaṇḍaṃ cāṣṭakhaṇḍaṃ proktapādādibhedataḥ || 7 ||
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pādo mūloddhārāvuttaravṛhaduttare tathā kalpaḥ |
sāṃhitakalpaskandāvanuttaraṃ vyāpakaṃ tridhā tisraḥ || 8 ||
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devyo'tra nirūpyante kramaśo vistāriṇaiva rūpeṇa |
navame pade tu gaṇanā na kāciduktā vyavacchidāhīne || 9 ||
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rāmācca lakṣmaṇastasmāt siddhāstebhyo'pi dānavāḥ |
guhyakāśca tatastebhyo yogino nṛvarāstataḥ || 10 ||
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teṣāṃ krameṇa tanmadhye bhraṣṭaṃ kālāntarādyadā |
tadā śrīkaṇṭhanāthājñāvaśāt siddhā avātaram || 11 ||
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tryambakāmardakābhikhyaśrīnāthā advaye dvaye |
dvayādvaye ca nipuṇāḥ krameṇa śivaśāsane || 12 ||
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ādyasya cānvayo jajñe dvitīyo duhitṛkramāt |
sa cārdhatryambakābhikhyaḥ saṃtānaḥ supratiṣṭhitaḥ || 13 ||
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ataścārdhacatasro'tra maṭhikāḥ saṃtatikramāt |
śiṣyapraśiṣyairvistīrṇāḥ śataśākhaṃ vyavasthitaiḥ || 14 ||
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adhyuṣṭasaṃtatisrotaḥsārabhūtarasāhṛtim |
vidhāya tantrāloko'yaṃ syandate sakalānrasān || 15 ||
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uktāyātirupādeyabhāvo nirṇīyate'dhunā || 16 ||
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Other print editions:

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

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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