Ṣaṣṭho 'dhyāyaḥ [prasthārādi] Dh: Atha Ṣaṣṭho 'dhyāyaḥ; S omits this heading, seemingly by mistake, as it begins the verses from number 1 again.01

 

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prasthāro naṣṭam-uddiṣṭam-ekad-vyādilagakriyā |

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saṁkhyānamadhvayogaś-ca P fn: saṁkhyā caivādhva- .02    ṣaḍete pratyayāḥ smtāḥ || 194 || Apart from the last verse the metre is Pathyāvaktra in this section.03

 

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pāde sarvagurāvādyāl-laghuṁ nyasya guroradhaḥ |

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yathopari tathā śeṣaṁ   bhūyaḥ kuryādamuṁ vidhim || 195 ||

 

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ūne dad-yād-gurūn-eva V: -evaṁ.04    yāvat-sarvalaghur-bhavet |

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prastāro 'yaṁ samākhyātaś-chandovicitivedibhiḥ V: -vicchiti-05 || 196 || Dh adds: iti prasthāraḥ.06

 

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naṣṭasya yo bhaved-aṅkastasyārdhe Dh: aṅktastasyārdhe.07 'rdhe same ca laḥ |

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viṣame caikamādhāya   syād-ardhe Dh: tad-arddhe; S, V: tasyādardhe, which is incorrect according to the metre.08 'rdhe gurur-bhavet || 197 || Dh adds: iti naṣṭam.09

 

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uddiṣṭaṁ dviguṇānādyād-upary-aṅkān-samālikhet S: -naṅkānuparyādyāt-10 |

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laghusthā ye ca V, Dh: tu.11 tatrāṅkāstaiḥ S: laghusthāne tu ye 'ṅkāḥ syustaiḥ;12 saikair-miśritair-bhavet || 198 || Dh adds: ity-uddiṣṭam.13

 

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varṇān-vttabhavān-saikān-auttarādharyataḥ sthitāt P fn: -uttarān-ūrdhvataḥ sthitān; S, V, Dh: sthitān.14 |

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ekādikramataś-caitān-upary-upari S: -kramaśaś- ; V: -kramasaś- ; P fn: -kramaśaḥ.15 nikṣipet || 199 ||

 

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upāntyato nivarteta   tyajannekaikam-ūrdhvataḥ Dh: tyajennaikaikam-ūrdhvataḥ.16 |

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upary-ādyād-guror-ekag-ekad-yādilagakriyā Dh: ekadvyādilagakriyā; S: guror-evam-ekad-vyādi; V: -guror-evam-eka- ; S adds: yugmam, at the end of this verse.17 || 200 || Dh adds: ity-ekad-vyādilagakriyā.18

 

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lagakriyāṅkasandohe   bhavet-saṁkhyā vimiśrite |

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uddiṣṭāṁkasamāhāraḥ   saiko vā janayed-imām || 201 || Dh adds: iti saṁkhyā.19

 

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saṁkhyaiva P fn: -eka.20 dviguṇaikonā   sadbhir-adhvā prakīrtitaḥ |

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vttasyāṅgulikī vyāptiradhaḥ V: vyāptimadhaḥ.21 kuryāt-tathāṅgulim Dh: kuryādathāṅgulim.22 || 202 || Dh adds: ity-adhvā.23

 

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vaṁśe 'bhūt-kaśyapasya prakaṭaguṇagaṇaḥ śaivasiddhāntavettā |

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vipraḥ pavyekanāmā S and V read pāṭhyeka, with a variant listed: pavyeka; P fn: pabbeka- .24 vimalataramatir-vedatattvārthabodhe S: -śāstrārthabodhī, with fn: -vedatatvārthavettā, -vedatatvārthabodhī, vadatatvāvabodhe; P fn: -tattvāvabodhe.25 ||

 

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kedāras-tasya sūnuḥ śivacaraṇayugārādhanaikāgracittaḥ S, P, Dh: cittaś- .26 |

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chandastenābhirāmaṁ praviracitam-idaṁ vttaratnākarākhyam || 203 || This last verse in written in the Sragdharā metre.27

 

iti vttaratnārākhye chandasi prasthārādikathanaṁ nāma
ṣaṣṭho 'dhyāyaḥ P omits; Dh: iti bhaṭṭakedāraviracite vttaratnākarākhye cchandaḥśāstre prastāraprakaraṇaṁ.28
samāptaś-cāyaṁ vttaratnākaraḥ
S, V: samāptaścāyaṁ granthaḥ; Dh samāptam.29