Haritasamhita, aka: Hārītasaṃhitā, Harita-samhita; 1 Definition(s)

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Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

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Hārītasaṃhitā (हारीतसंहिता) is an ancient treatise whose precise date is unknown. Meulenbeld distinguishes between an old version and a new version, and assigns the latter to between AD 700 and 1000.80 Its fifty-sixth chapter is entitled “Treatise on Poison” (viṣatantra), and although short, it presents several mantras of note.

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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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