Pindayoga, Piṇḍayoga, Pinda-yoga: 1 definition

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Pindayoga 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.

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Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Pindayoga in Shaktism glossary
Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Piṇḍayoga (पिण्डयोग) refers to the “Yoga of the Body”, according to the Ṣaṭsāhasrasaṃhitā, an expansion of the Kubjikāmatatantra: the earliest popular and most authoritative Tantra of the Kubjikā cult.—Accordingly, “O dear one, Piṇḍakubjī who has arisen in the first Wheel is established in the Body, she is called Samayā and she bestows the fruit of the Yoga of the Body (piṇḍayoga-phalapradā). Siddhakubjī is in the second (Wheel) in the middle of the Sequence of the Parts. Vajrakubjī is in the third (Wheel). She is the Great Mother who is Established in Form. [...]”.

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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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