Parashuramakalpasutra, Parashurama-kalpasutra, Paraśurāmakalpasūtra: 1 definition


Parashuramakalpasutra 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.

The Sanskrit term Paraśurāmakalpasūtra can be transliterated into English as Parasuramakalpasutra or Parashuramakalpasutra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

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Source: DSpace at Pondicherry: Siddha Cult in Tamilnadu (shaktism)

Paraśurāmakalpasūtra (परशुरामकल्पसूत्र).—The Paraśurāmakalpasūtra is an earlier work composed in c.1300 C.E. Its commentary is known as Saubhāgayodaya [Saubhāgyodaya] written by Rāmeśvara. The special features of this work are the āmnāya classifications, insistence on the secrecy of the knowledge conveyed by the preceptor and worship of the five makāras, thirty-six tattvas including those of the Sānkhya system, āsana, maṇdapa, kuṇda, maṇdala, dīkṣā, etc. It states that after initiation the preceptor is to give a name to the disciple which should have the suffix ‘Ānandanātha’.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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