Prasannasya, aka: Prasannāsyā; 3 Definition(s)
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Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)
Prasannāsyā (प्रसन्नास्या):—Sanskrit name of one of the twenty-four goddesses of the Sūryamaṇḍala (first maṇḍala of the Khecarīcakra) according to the kubjikāmata-tantra. The Khecarīcakra is the fifth cakra (‘internal mystic center’) of the five (pañcacakra) and is located on or above the head. She presides over the pītha (‘sacred site’) called Parastīra.Source: Wisdom Library: Kubjikāmata-tantra
Prasannāsyā (प्रसन्नास्या) is the name of a Goddess (Devī) presiding over Parastīra: one of the twenty-four sacred districts mentioned in the Kubjikāmatatantra (chapter 22). Her weapon is the vajra and śṛṅkhala. Furthermore, Prasannāsyā is accompanied by the Kṣetrapāla (field-protector) named Trijaṭa. A similar system appears in the 9th century Vajraḍākatantra (chapter 18).Source: academia.edu: A Critical Study of the Vajraḍākamahātantrarāja (II) (shaivism)
Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.
Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)
Prasannāsyā (प्रसन्नास्या) is the name of a Goddess (Devī) presiding over Jayantī: one of the twenty-four sacred districts mentioned in the 9th century Vajraḍākatantra (chapter 18). Her weapon is the vajra and śṛṅkhala. Furthermore, Prasannāsyā is accompanied by the Kṣetrapāla (field-protector) named Trijaṭa and their abode is a divine place.Source: academia.edu: A Critical Study of the Vajraḍākamahātantrarāja (II)
Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.
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Jayantī (जयन्ती) refers to one of the twenty-four sacred districts mentioned in the Kubjikāmata...
Trijaṭa (त्रिजट) is the name of a Kṣetrapāla (field-protector) and together with Prasannāsyā th...
Sūryamaṇḍala (सूर्यमण्डल) or Sūryyamaṇḍala.—n. (-laṃ) The orb or disc of the sun. E. sūrya and ...
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