Citrasikhandisamhita, aka: Citrasikhaṇḍisaṃhitā, Citrasikhandi-samhita; 1 Definition(s)

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Alternative spellings of this word include Chitrasikhandisamhita.

In Hinduism

Pancaratra (worship of Nārāyaṇa)

[Citrasikhandisamhita in Pancaratra glossaries]

Citrasikhaṇḍisaṃhitā (चित्रसिखण्डिसंहिता) or simply Citrasikhaṇḍi is the name of a Vaiṣṇava Āgama scripture, classified as a sāttvika type of the Muniprokta group of Pāñcarātra Āgamas. The vaiṣṇavāgamas represent one of the three classes of āgamas (traditionally communicated wisdom).—Texts of the Pāñcara Āgamas are divided in to two sects. It is believed that Lord Vāsudeva revealed the first group of texts which are called Divya and the next group is called Muniprokta which are further divided in to three viz. a. Sāttvika (eg., Citrasikhaṇḍisaṃhitā-saṃhitā). b. Rājasa. c. Tāmasa.

(Source): Shodhganga: Iconographical representations of Śiva (pancaratra)
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Pancaratra (पाञ्चरात्र, pāñcarātra) represents a tradition of Hinduism where Narayana is revered and worshipped. Closeley related to Vaishnavism, the Pancaratra literature includes various Agamas and tantras incorporating many Vaishnava philosophies.

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