Akulodbhava, Akula-udbhava: 1 definition

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Akulodbhava 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)

[«previous next»] — Akulodbhava in Shaktism glossary
Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Akulodbhava (अकुलोद्भव) refers to “one who is born of Akula”, according to the according to the Kularatnoddyota, one of the earliest Kubjikā Tantras.—Accordingly, as the God says to the Goddess: “O beloved, my seed to which I referred (previously) was initially in the Sky without support, that is, in the supreme, unmanifest, and imperishable Void, held (there), O supreme mistress, by the unmanifest Wind. O you who are born of Akula (akulodbhava), an (incarnate) aspect of myself will come into being there. His Śakti will be very powerful and possess his same nature. The manifestation of his descent (into the world) was told to you before. O goddess, the manifestation of Vṛkṣanātha will come forth from that. [...]”.

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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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