Gorakshavacanasamgraha, aka: Gorakṣavacanasaṃgraha, Goraksha-vacana-samgraha; 1 Definition(s)


Gorakshavacanasamgraha 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 term Gorakṣavacanasaṃgraha can be transliterated into English as Goraksavacanasamgraha or Gorakshavacanasamgraha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Gorakshavachanasamgraha.

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

[Gorakshavacanasamgraha in Shaivism glossaries]

Gorakṣavacanasaṃgraha (गोरक्षवचनसंग्रह).—The Gorakṣa-vacana-saṃgraha is also believed to be a medieval Sanskrit work consisting of the summaries of the discourses of Gorakṣanātha encompassing such complex philosophical ideas such as non-duality of God, Śiva and Śakti, evolution of the cosmic body of Śiva, non-duality of jīvātma and paramātma, the secrets of premival sound, breath, samādhi, sadaṅga-yoga; characteristics of an avadhūta-yogi.

(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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