Melalavattai, Melal-avattai, Mēlālavattai: 1 definition


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Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Mēlālavattai (மேலாலவத்தை) [mēlāl-avattai] noun < idem. +. (Śaiva Philosophy) The five avattai which the soul, seated in the forehead, undergoes, viz., cākkirattiṟ-cākkiram, cākkirattiṟ-coppaṉam, cākkirattiṟ-cuḻutti, cākkirattil-turiyam, cākkirattil-turiyātītam; லலாடத்தில் ஆன்மா தங்கிநிற்கும் நிலைகளாகிய சாக்கிரத்திற்சாக்கிரம், சாக்கிரத்திற் சொப்பனம், சாக்கிரத்திற்சுழுத்தி, சாக்கிரத்தில்துரி யம், சாக்கிரத்தில்துரியாதீதம் என்ற ஐந்தவத்தைகள். [laladathil anma thanginirkum nilaigalagiya sakkirathirsakkiram, sakkirathir soppanam, sakkirathirsuzhuthi, sakkirathilthuri yam, sakkirathilthuriyathitham enra ainthavathaigal.] (சிவஞானசித்தியார் சுபக்ஷம் [sivagnanasithiyar supagsham] 4, 35, நிரம்ப. [niramba.])

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