Anugrahishana, Anugrahīśāna: 1 definition



Anugrahishana 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.

The Sanskrit term Anugrahīśāna can be transliterated into English as Anugrahisana or Anugrahishana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Kubjikāmata-tantra

Anugrahīśāna (अनुग्रहीशान):—Name of the Siddha presiding over the dhī (or, buddhi), which is associated with the second seat of the Svādhiṣṭhāna (2nd chakra), named Kāma, according to the Kubjikāmata-tantra. These Siddhas are considered to have been the expounders of the kula doctrine in former times.

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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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