Candalokesha, Caṇḍalokeśa: 1 definition
Candalokesha 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 Caṇḍalokeśa can be transliterated into English as Candalokesa or Candalokesha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Chandalokesha.
Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)Source: Wisdom Library: Kubjikāmata-tantra
Caṇḍalokeśa (चण्डलोकेश):—Second of the nine male deities, presiding over the Dūtīcakra, according to the Kubjikāmata-tantra. They originated from Ananta (presiding deity of the Dūtīcakra), who multiplies himself nine times. These nine deities divide themself each nine times, resulting in the eighty-one Dūtīs.
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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