Picumata, Picu-mata: 1 definition

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Picumata 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Pichumata.

In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

Source: Google books: Genesis and Development of Tantra (Shaktism)

Picumata (पिचुमत) (also known as the Brahmayāmala) is the name of an ancient Sanskrit text devoted to cults of Goddesses as the Vidyāpīṭha or Vidyā Corpus.—The Picumata teaches the cult of the goddess Caṇḍā Kāpālinī and numerous related Kalpas.

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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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