Divyarupata, Divya-rupata, Divyarūpata: 1 definition


Divyarupata 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»] — Divyarupata in Shaktism glossary
Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Divyarūpata (दिव्यरूपत) [=Divyarūpa?] refers to “divine form”, according to the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—Accordingly, “[...] In the beginning, the supreme Kubjā in her supreme form is Kālikā. This supreme energy has descended in order to grace the worlds. She came into the mortal world as the division into the three lineages. In the lineage of the eldest, in the Transmission of the Aged that Kuleśvarī abides in a divine form [i.e., divyarūpata] and is enveloped by the twenty-seven depositions. Once one has learnt the iconic form of the lineages, one should deposit the sequence of the deposition. [...]”.

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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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