Ghoraraktakshi, Ghoraraktākṣī, Ghora-raktakshi, Ghoraraktākṣin, Ghora-raktakshin, Ghoraraktakshin: 1 definition
Ghoraraktakshi 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 terms Ghoraraktākṣī and Ghoraraktākṣin can be transliterated into English as Ghoraraktaksi or Ghoraraktakshi or Ghoraraktaksin or Ghoraraktakshin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram
Ghoraraktākṣī (घोररक्ताक्षी) refers to one of the eight Yoginīs (yoginī-aṣṭaka) associated with Tisrapīṭha (located in the ‘end of sound’—nādānta), according to the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—[...] The eight Yoginīs (yoginyaṣṭaka): Rākṣasī, Ghoraraktākṣī, Viśvarūpī, Bhayaṃkarī, Dhvāṃkṣī, Raudravetālī, Śuṣkāṅgī, Narabhojanī
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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