Lakulagama, Lākulāgama, Lakula-agama: 2 definitions


Lakulagama 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.

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Lakulagama in Shaivism glossary
Source: Shodhganga: Iconographical representations of Śiva

Lākulāgama (लाकुलागम) refers to one of the four classifications of Śaivāgamas: one of the three classes of āgamas (traditionally communicated wisdom).—The śaivāgamas represent the wisdom that has come down from lord Śiva, received by Pārvatī and accepted by Viṣṇu. The śaivāgamas are divided into four groups viz. Śaiva, Pāśupata, Soma and Lākula.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Lakulagama in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Lākulāgama (ಲಾಕುಲಾಗಮ):—[noun] the āgama of the Śaiva sect known as Pāśupata, founded in the second century (a.d.) by Lakulīśa.

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Lākuḷāgama (ಲಾಕುಳಾಗಮ):—[noun] = ಲಾಕುಲಾಗಮ [lakulagama].

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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