Nandishvaraprasada, aka: Nandīśvaraprasāda, Nandishvara-prasada; 1 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Nandīśvaraprasāda can be transliterated into English as Nandisvaraprasada or Nandishvaraprasada, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

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Nandīśvaraprasāda (नन्दीश्वरप्रसाद) or Nandīśvaraprasādamūrti refers to one of the twenty-three forms (mūrti) of Śiva mentioned in the Pūrvakāmikāgama (pratimālakṣaṇavidhi-paṭala): first and foremost among the Mūlāgama. The forms of Śiva (eg., Nandīśvaraprasāda) are established through a process known as Sādākhya, described as a five-fold process of creation.

Source: Shodhganga: Iconographical representations of Śiva
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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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