Pratisamhitakramalakshana, aka: Pratisaṃhitākramalakṣaṇa, Pratisamhitakrama-lakshana; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Pratisaṃhitākramalakṣaṇa can be transliterated into English as Pratisamhitakramalaksana or Pratisamhitakramalakshana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

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Pratisaṃhitākramalakṣaṇa (प्रतिसंहिताक्रमलक्षण) or simply Pratisaṃhitā refers to one of the two principles pertaining to origin and relationship of Āgamas in the Śaiva school of philosophy.—In the pratisaṃhitākramalakṣaṇa-sambandha Sadāśiva has revealed the Āgamas by way of creating ten recipients who were (technically) called as Śivas and imparted them the same. The above mentioned ten āgamas are collectively called as Śivabhedāgama. Then Sadāśiva also created eighteen recipients they are Rudras and imparted them the eighteen Āgamas starting from Vijayāgama to Vātulāgama. They are grouped as Rudrabhedāgama. This Upadeśakrama is called as Pratisaṃhitā, i.e. imparting individually the holy texts.

Source: Shodhganga: Iconographical representations of Śiva
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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.

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