Haro vva Taṃḍavio

Photo from Flickr page of Prasad R.N.

“The violently shaking bite victim is like Hara dancing in a heap of ashes knocked loose by the shrieking hisses of Vāsuki [in as much as] his face is radiant with all of the [white] syllables [and since he] becomes free of the negative effects of the venom.”

A verse from the 9th century Saṃhitāsāra of Śaṅkuka, a work inspired by the Gāruḍa Tantras.  I am editing selections of it with Harunaga Isaacson.

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One Response to Haro vva Taṃḍavio

  1. Wavatar Michael says:

    For more on the Saṃhitāsāra see my now completed Hamburg MA thesis:
    http://archiv.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/savifadok/volltexte/2011/1967/

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