Ajnasiddhi, Ājñāsiddhi, Ajna-siddhi: 1 definition

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Ajnasiddhi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

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Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Ājñāsiddhi (आज्ञासिद्धि) refers to the “accomplishment of the Command”, according to the second recension of the Yogakhaṇḍa of the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—Accordingly, as the Goddess said to Bhairava: “By virtue of (your intense) desire to achieve (this) in (our) friendship, I have given (you) the accomplishment of the Command (ājñāsiddhi). O lord of the gods, your (Command now) shines radiantly; (this is) the truth. (It is indeed) the truth, it is not otherwise. Endowed with the triply pure Command, abandon (all) thought born of Māyā. O Kujīśa, I have made you into the Lord of Yoga, one who has attained the Command”.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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