The Svatantryasutram is a Sanskrit text that is a part of the Shaiva Tantric tradition of Hinduism. It is a short treatise that contains 52 verses and is attributed to the sage Vasugupta, who is also known for authoring the Shiva Sutras. The Svatantryasutram is considered a fundamental text of Kashmir Shaivism, which is a branch of Shaivism that originated in Kashmir, India. It is a philosophical and spiritual text that expounds on the nature of consciousness, reality, and liberation. The text presents a nondualistic view of the universe and posits that the ultimate reality is Shiva, who is both immanent and transcendent.