Aradhanavishesha, Ārādhanaviśeṣa, Aradhana-vishesha: 1 definition
Aradhanavishesha 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 Ārādhanaviśeṣa can be transliterated into English as Aradhanavisesa or Aradhanavishesha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Pancaratra (worship of Nārāyaṇa)Source: Universität Wien: Sudarśana's Worship at the Royal Court According to the Ahirbudhnyasaṃhitā
Ārādhanaviśeṣa (आराधनविशेष) refers to “specific ritual procedures of propitiation”, according to the Ahirbudhnyasaṃhitā, belonging to the Pāñcarātra tradition which deals with theology, rituals, iconography, narrative mythology and others.—Accordingly, “If the Ruler of the Earth desires [to attain] victory in all directions, he shall obtain it for each one of them by means of specific ritual procedures of propitiation (ārādhanaviśeṣa)”.
Pancaratra (पाञ्चरात्र, pāñcarātra) represents a tradition of Hinduism where Narayana is revered and worshipped. Closeley related to Vaishnavism, the Pancaratra literature includes various Agamas and tantras incorporating many Vaishnava philosophies.
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