Devagni, Devāgni, Deva-agni: 1 definition


Devagni 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.

In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Devāgni (देवाग्नि) refers to “god and fire”, according to the Jayadrathayāmala verse 1.14.23-24.—Accordingly, “Devoted to the teacher, god and fire [i.e., devāgnigurudevāgnibhakta], expert in mantra and ritual (tantra), endowed with knowledge and wisdom, one who praises (the observance of) vows and Tantric practice (caryā) resides in the sacred seat of the great Bhairava, his form fashioned from energies (kalā). His mind intent on (the practice of) that Yoga, he impels the sacred seat of mantras”.

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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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