Guhyakubji, Guhyakubjī: 1 definition


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Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Ṣaṭsāhasra-saṃhitā

Guhyakubjī (गुह्यकुब्जी):—The central female deity of the Mātṛcakra (third of the five cakras), according to the Ṣaṭsāhasrasaṃhitā. He is the consort of Piṅganātha. She is also described as the fifth of the four female deities attendanding Piṅganātha. She is the goddess of the pītha named Mātaṅga.

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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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