Padmakunda, aka: Padmakuṇḍa, Padma-kunda; 2 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

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Padmakuṇḍa (पद्मकुण्ड) refers to one of the six kinds of kuṇḍa (fire-pit) mentioned in the Tattvacintāmaṇi (7.1-13).

Source: Shodhganga: Mantra-sādhana: Chapter One of the Kakṣapuṭatantra
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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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Pancaratra (worship of Nārāyaṇa)

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Padmakuṇḍa (पद्मकुण्ड) refers to one of the various kuṇḍas “fire-pit” described in the twenty-fifth chapter of the Īśvarasaṃhitā, dealing with the classification of the places for building the fire-pits. The Kuṇḍa (eg., Padmakuṇḍa) is used for cooking and offering oblations to the sacred fire.

Source: archive.org: Isvara Samhita Vol 5
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Pancaratra (पाञ्चरात्र, pāñcarātra) represents a tradition of Hinduism where Narayana is revered and worshipped. Closeley related to Vaishnavism, the Pancaratra literature includes various Agamas and tantras incorporating many Vaishnava philosophies.

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