Devatasamketa, Devatāsaṃketa, Devata-samketa, Devatāsaṅketa, Devata-sanketa, Devatasanketa: 1 definition


Devatasamketa 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)

[«previous next»] — Devatasamketa in Shaktism glossary
Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Devatāsaṃketa (देवतासंकेत) refers to the “(place where is the) meeting with the deity”, according to the Mahānayaprakāśa by Śitikaṇṭha page 50.—Accordingly, “[...] (Now) the sacred seat Oḍḍiyāna is explained. Externally, it is that sacred seat of praṇava (i.e. the syllable OṂ), the place where (one meets the deity) [i.e., devatāsaṃketa-sthāna]”.

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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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