Mulavidya, aka: Mula-vidya, Mūlavidyā; 1 Definition(s)
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General definition (in Hinduism)
Mūlavidyā (मूलविद्या).—There are four main or mūla-vidyās in Śrī-vidyā:
- Gāyatri: Vedic Gāyatri, the primary Vidyā that one is initiated into, before the Śrī-Vidyā mantras like Bāla or Pancadāsi.
- Bāla: The three lettered Vidyā. The presiding devata, Bāla Mahā Tripura Sundari, is a child. Bāla is said to be one of the most attractive and wonderful forms of Devi.
- Pancadāsi: Pancadāsi is the famous fifteen lettered Śrī-Vidyā mantra. Dakśiṇamūrti is said to be the seer of Pancadāsi.
- Śodasi: Śodasi is the sixteen lettered Śrī-Vidyā. Pancadāsi with an additional bīja (usually Śrībīja) becomes Śodasi.
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Search found 650 books containing Mulavidya, Mula-vidya or Mūlavidyā. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the 20 most relevant articles:
- · Brahma Sutras (Shankara Bhashya) > ... > Adhikarana XXXIII - Vidyas like the Sandilya Vidya, Dahara Vidya, etc.
- · Yoga Vasistha Volume 1 > ... > On the Original Cause (mūla-kārana)
- · The Jataka, Volume II > ... > No. 245. Mūla-Pariyāya-Jātaka
- · Brahma Sutras (Shankara Bhashya) > ... > Adhikarana V - Unity of the Prâna Vidyâ
- · Brahma Sutras (Shankara Bhashya) > ... > Adhikarana XIII - The Purusha Vidyâ in the Chhândogya and the Taittiriya are not one
- · Brahma Sutras (Shankara Bhashya) > ... > Adhikarana XXIV - Brihadâranyaka 5. 4. 1 and 5. 5. 2 treat of one Vidyâ about Satya Brahman
- · The Garuda Purana > ... > The Tripura Vidya
- · A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 > ... > Mahā-vidyā and the Development of Logical Formalism
- · Brahma Sutras (Shankara Bhashya) > ... > Adhikarana XXI - Mundaka 3.1.1 and Katha 1.3.1 form one Vidyâ
- · Brahma Sutras (Shankara Bhashya) > ... > Adhikarana XXIX - The fires in Agnirahasya of the Brihadâranyaka are not part of the sacrificial act, but constitute a separate Vidyâ
- · The Garuda Purana > ... > The Vishnu-Dharma Vidya
- · The Garuda Purana > ... > The Garuda Vidya
- · Brahma Sutras (Shankara Bhashya) > ... > Adhikarana XXII - Brihadâranyaka 3.4.1 and 3.5.1 constitute one Vidyâ
- · Brahma Sutras (Shankara Bhashya) > ... > Adhikarana XIV - Detached Mantras that do not form part of the Brahma-vidya
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- · Brahma Sutras (Shankara Bhashya) > ... > Adhikarana IV - Specializing the ‘Om’ of the Udgitha Vidyâ is apt, as ‘Om’ is common to all the Vedas
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