Kramadiksha, Krama-diksha, Kramadīkṣā: 1 definition


Kramadiksha 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.

The Sanskrit term Kramadīkṣā can be transliterated into English as Kramadiksa or Kramadiksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

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

Kramadīkṣā (क्रमदीक्षा) refers to “initiation into the transmission”, according to the Ciñcinīmatasārasamuccaya.—The Accomplishment of the Command (ājñāsiddhi) is said to have the form of an “unbroken circle”. It pierces through a fettered soul at a distance of 100 leagues in an instant. It is liberation itself attained by initiation into the transmission (kramadīkṣā), that is, the consecration of the Command. Initially it spreads to the sacred seats where the Siddhas who propagate the three transmissions reside. This process is symbolized by the triangle in the centre of the maṇḍala that represents the goddess’s Yoni, which is said to be “threefold, divided by the three traditions”. [...]

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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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