Prajvalyamana, Prajvalyamāna, Pra-jvalyamana: 1 definition


Prajvalyamana 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)

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Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Prajvalyamāna (प्रज्वल्यमान) refers to “burning brightly” according to the Ṭīkā (commentary) on the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—Accordingly, [while discussing the syllables of Navātman]: “[...] And as such what does (that) venerable Śrīnātha do? He burns brightly (prajvalyamāna) up to (the level of) Uḍḍīśa. Who is that Śrīnātha? Ciñciṇīkula, the nature of which is Caryānātha. This is one extraction (of Navātman).[...]”.

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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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