Gorakshasiddhantasamgraha, aka: Gorakṣasiddhāntasaṃgraha, Goraksha-siddhanta-samgraha; 1 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Gorakṣasiddhāntasaṃgraha can be transliterated into English as Goraksasiddhantasamgraha or Gorakshasiddhantasamgraha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

[Gorakshasiddhantasamgraha in Shaivism glossaries]

Gorakṣasiddhāntasaṃgraha (गोरक्षसिद्धान्तसंग्रह).—The Gorakṣa-siddhānta-saṃgraha is another important Tāntric text which says that the Kaula Tantras were introduced on earth by the nine Nātha teachers. It is a collection of short tracts of the Nātha sect such as Matśyēndranāth, Gōrakṣnāth, Jālandharanātha and Bhṛtrhari etc.

(Source): DSpace at Pondicherry: Siddha Cult in Tamilnadu (shaivism)
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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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