Anantavijaya, aka: Ananta-vijaya; 2 Definition(s)

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Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

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Anantavijaya (अनन्तविजय) or Anantavijayatantra refers to one of the twenty-three Vāmatantras, belonging to the Śāktāgama (or Śāktatantra) division of the Āgama tradition. The Śāktāgamas represent the wisdom imparted by Devī to Īśvara and convey the idea that the worship of Śakti is the means to attain liberation. According to the Pratiṣṭhālakṣaṇasamuccaya of Vairocana, the Śāktatantras are divided into to four parts, the Ananta-vijaya-tantra belonging to the Vāma class.

Source: Shodhganga: Iconographical representations of Śiva (shaktism)
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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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Anantavijaya (अनन्तविजय).—[anantān vijayate dhvanidvārā anena] Name of Yudhiṣṭhira's conchshell. अनन्तविजयं राजा कुन्तीपुत्रो युधिष्ठिरः (anantavijayaṃ rājā kuntīputro yudhiṣṭhiraḥ) Bg.1.16.

Derivable forms: anantavijayaḥ (अनन्तविजयः).

Anantavijaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ananta and vijaya (विजय).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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