Jalandhari, Jālandhari, Jālandharī: 2 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Jalandhari means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

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Source: DSpace at Pondicherry: Siddha Cult in Tamilnadu (shaivism)

Jālandhari (जालन्धरि), better known as Hādi-pā wrote some treatises in Sanskrit on Tāntric cults, such as Vajrayoginīsādhanā, Śuddhivajrapradīpa (a gloss on Hevajrasādhanā) Śricakra-sambhara-garbha-tattva-vidhi and Huṃkāracittavindu-bhāvana-krama. These are mentioned in Tañjāvūr catalogue.

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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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In Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

Source: academia.edu: Holy Sites in Buddhist Saṃvara Cycle

Jālandharī (जालन्धरी) refers to one of the sixty-four inner channels running through the nirmāṇacakra, according to the 10th century Ḍākārṇava chapter 15. Nirmāṇacakra is an inner circle of the shape of a lotus with sixty-four petals. This inner circle is visualized in one’s abdomen. The inner channels [viz., Jālandharī] run through the petals of these inner circles.

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Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.

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