Paraparavastu, Parāparavastu: 1 definition


Paraparavastu 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

General definition (in Hinduism)

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Source: Google Books: Genealogy of the South Indian Deities

Parāparavastu is Ens Supremum, i.e., the one ever-existing, supreme or highest divine being and is considered:

  1. an immaterial being that has no form, can be compared with nothing, has no beginning or end, but is the beginning of all things, from which everything has emanated, into which everything will flow back, on which the deities depend, and which is in everything that is and who is the one god.
  2. a material being which has introduced itself as a visible being in order to create visible things, to be recognized by visible creatures.
  3. as such a being which in itself has separated the male energy from the female energy but has become in its external form man and woman.

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