Ashuddhatattva, Aśuddhatattva, Ashuddha-tattva: 1 definition
Ashuddhatattva 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 Aśuddhatattva can be transliterated into English as Asuddhatattva or Ashuddhatattva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)Source: Wisdom Library: Śaivism
Aśuddhatattva (अशुद्धतत्त्व, “impure tattva”):—These twenty-four tattvas form the third and final group of the thirty-six tattvas total, according to the Śaiva doctrine. Together, these twenty-four tattvas constitute the realm of Aśuddha.
The list starts with these four tattvas:
Then follows a list of twenty interrelated tattvas.
(‘five instruments of knowing’):
(‘five instruments of action’):
(‘five great elements’):
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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Ends with: Shuddhashuddhatattva.
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The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 94 - Manifestation of Amṛteśa and Other Liṅgas < [Section 2 - Uttarārdha]
The Religion and Philosophy of Tevaram (Thevaram) (by M. A. Dorai Rangaswamy)
Chapter 2 - The Philosophy of the drama of creation < [Volume 4.2.1 - Philosophy of Nature]
Shakti and Shakta (by John Woodroffe)
Chapter XIV - Cit-śakti (the Consciousness aspect of the Universe) < [Section 2 - Doctrine]