Muktidayaka, Muktidāyaka, Mukti-dayaka: 2 definitions


Muktidayaka 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

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

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

Muktidāyaka (मुक्तिदायक) refers to “that which bestows liberation”, according to the Ṭīkā (commentary) on the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—Accordingly, “[...] That accomplished supreme state of reality is the state of reality that has been achieved. How else is it? It bestows liberation (muktidāyaka) [muktidāyakaṃ mokṣadaṃ] and should be worshipped. This is the connection (between the words). Where (should the one who is in that state be worshipped)? With this question (in mind he says that) one should think that he is in the Place of Wrath. The Place of Wrath is the centre between the eyebrows. [...]”..

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Kannada-English dictionary

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

Muktidāyaka (ಮುಕ್ತಿದಾಯಕ):—[adjective] emancipating the soul and bestowing salvation.

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Muktidāyaka (ಮುಕ್ತಿದಾಯಕ):—[noun] that which or he who emancipates the soul and bestows salvation.

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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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