Agnitattva, aka: Agni-tattva; 1 Definition(s)

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Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

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Agnitattva (अग्नितत्त्व, “fire”):—Another name for Tejastattva (One of the Thirty-six Tattvas).

Source: Wisdom Library: Śaivism
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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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