Jnanasampanna, Jñānasampanna, Jnana-sampanna: 1 definition

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Jnanasampanna 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.

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Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Jnanasampanna in Shaktism glossary
Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Jñānasampanna (ज्ञानसम्पन्न) refers to “one possessing knowledge” (representing a characteristic of a true teacher or Guru) , according to the Kubjikāmata-tantra, the earliest popular and most authoritative Tantra of the Kubjikā cult.—Accordingly, “One should make an effort to seek a teacher who brings about eternal bliss and awakens (his disciples) to what is beneficial. (The true teacher is) is fortunate and pleasing to see. He behaves well, as does one from an auspicious caste, and he is born in an auspicious country. He possesses knowledge [e.g., jñānasampanna] and wisdom and is skillful in everything. [...]”.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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