Mandalapuja, aka: Maṇḍalapūjā, Mandala-puja; 1 Definition(s)
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Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)
Maṇḍalapūjā (मण्डलपूजा, “mandala-worship”).—Each maṇḍala has its own principal deity and attendant deities directly or indirectely related to the five gross elements. So the rituals which involve maṇḍala-pūjā are highly efficacious in energizing and sanctifying the environment conditions by the gross elements. Because of such importance, the Śaivāgamas have specifically set forth the details of maṇḍala-worship in connection worth monthly festival.
In the month of meṣa (Aprill-May), sarvatabhadra-maṇḍala should be worshipped.
In the month of bṛṣabha (May-June), svastika-maṇḍala.
In the month of mithuna (June-July), navanābha-maṛḍala.
In the month of karkaṭa (July-August), sarvatobhadra-mandala.
In the month of siṃha (August-September), svāyambhuva-maṇḍala.
In the month of kanyā (Setember-October), subhadrā-mandala.
In the month of tulā (October-November), gaurīlatā-maṇḍala.
In the month of vṛṣcika (November-December), sarvatobhadra-maṇḍala.
In the month of dhanu (December-January), svastika-maṇḍala.
In the month of makara (January-February), umākānta-maṇḍala.
In the month of kumbha (February-March), padma-maṇḍala.
In the month of mīna (Maarch-April), svastika-maṇḍala.
Apart from these, there are numerous maṇḍalas such as anata vijaya ṭaṅka, prākāra, latāliṅga, etc.(Source): IGNCA: Āgamic Treatment Of Mahābhūtas In Relation To Maṇḍalas And Arts
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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