Paracatti, Parācatti, Para-catti: 1 definition


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Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Parācatti (பராசத்தி) [parā-catti] noun < parā +.

1. (Śaiva Philosophy) Śiva’s supreme energy which is all intelligence; ஞானமயமான சிவசத்தி. [gnanamayamana sivasathi.] (சிவஞானசித்தியார் சுபக்ஷம் [sivagnanasithiyar supagsham] 1, 61, சிவஞா. [sivagna.])

2. (Śaiva Philosophy) Śiva’s supreme energy which manifests itself in four forms, viz., irattai, cukkilai, acitai, kiruṣṇai, one of pañca-catti, q.v.; பஞ்சசத்திகளுள் இரத்தை, சுக்கிலை, அசிதை, கிருஷ்ணை என்ற நாற்பிரிவுள்ள சிவசத்தி. [panchasathigalul irathai, sukkilai, asithai, kirushnai enra narpirivulla sivasathi.] (சைவசமய நெறி பொது [saivasamaya neri pothu], 74, உரை. [urai.])

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