Kashmir Shaivism, Kaśmir Śaivism: 1 definition
Kashmir Shaivism 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.
Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)Source: DSpace at Pondicherry: Siddha Cult in Tamilnadu (shaivism)
The Kaśmir School of Śaivism was sponsored by Vasugupta of the 9th century C.E. who is said to have derived his spiritual impulses from Śiva-Śrīkaṇtha known as the founder of the Āgama literature and the author of Śivasūtra.
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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Lal-Ded: Saint Poetess < [October – December, 2006]
The Concept of Shakti in Indian Thought < [January – March, 1978]
Reviews < [July – September, 1987]
Cidgaganacandrika (study) (by S. Mahalakshmi)
Part 5 - Three Upayas (means to enter universal God consciousness) < [Philosophy of Kashmir Tantric System]
Lakulisha-Pashupata (Philosophy and Practice) (by Geetika Kaw Kher)
The Bhagavata Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 28 - The Essence of the Path of Knowledge (Jñāna Yoga) < [Book 11 - Eleventh Skandha]