Bhramanti, Bhramantī: 1 definition


Bhramanti 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)

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Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Bhramantī (भ्रमन्ती) (Cf. Bhramantī) refers to “she who wanders”, according to the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—Accordingly, “[...] Placing her vessel in her hand, sealed with the Gesture of Space, She is the goddess (Nityā) in the Wheel of the Sky playing (there) with the Skyfarers within Emptiness. Her face the Void, she resides in the Void surrounded by accomplished yogis. Possessing a divine form, she wanders [i.e., bhramat] constantly in the six sacred seats and plays (there). Thus the great Śāmbhava form of Kujā has been described. [...]”.

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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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