Bhuvaneshana, Bhuvaneśāna, Bhuvana-ishana: 1 definition


Bhuvaneshana 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 Bhuvaneśāna can be transliterated into English as Bhuvanesana or Bhuvaneshana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

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Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Bhuvaneśāna (भुवनेशान) refers to the “Lord of the World”, 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, “[...] (Such is) the divine Santānabhuvana, frequented by gods and mortals. That Lord of the World [i.e., Bhuvaneśāna] (resides) there. Eternal, he is both manifest and unmanifest. As both cause and effect, Bhairavī’s Lord abides there for some time maintaining an unwavering silence”.

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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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