Mangalajyoti, Maṅgalājyotī, Maṅgalājyoti, Mangala-jyoti: 2 definitions
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Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)Source: Wisdom Library: Śaivism
Maṅgalājyotī (मङ्गलाज्योती) is the consort of Kūrmanātha, an incarnation of Siddhanātha in the second yuga, belonging to the Pūrvāmnāya (‘eastern doctrine’) tradition of Kula Śaivism, according to the Ciñcinīmatasārasamuccaya. Siddhanātha incarnates as a Kaula master in each of the four yugas.Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram (shaivism)
Maṅgalājyoti (मङ्गलाज्योति) is the name of the consort of Kūrma or Kūrmanātha: one of the “four Lords (teachers) of the Ages” (Yuganātha), according to the Ciñcinīmatasārasamuccaya.—Matsyendranātha is worshipped as the teacher of this Age along with three other teachers and their consorts who brought the Kaula Tantra into the world in the previous three Ages. These four Lords of the Ages (yuganātha) are highly revered in the Kālīkrama and came to be considered to be embodiments of the basic states of consciousness. Consort of Kūrmanātha: According to the Kulakrīḍāvatāra-tantra: Maṅgalā; According to the Ciñcinīmatasārasamuccaya: Maṅgalājyoti; according to the Devīpañcaśatikā: Maṅgalāmbā.
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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