Brahmaragiri, Brahmara-giri: 1 definition

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Brahmaragiri 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

Brahmaragiri (ब्रह्मरगिरि) is a name of a mountain.—The Śrīśaila hill (situated in the Karnal country in the Balaghaut Ceded districts) contains the temple of Mallikārjuna, one of the twelve great Liṅgas of Mahādeva and Brahmarambhā (sic. Bhramarāmbā) Devī. From the name of the goddess, the mountain was called Brahmarambhāgiri (sic. Bhramarāmbāgiri) or briefly Brahmaragiri (sic. Bhramaragiri).

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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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