Rajanirajana, Rājanīrājana, Rajani-rajana: 1 definition


Rajanirajana 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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Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

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Source: Shodhganga: Temple management in the Āgamas

Rājanīrājana (राजनीराजन) is the name of a ceremony described in the Kāmikāgama.—Rājanīrājanavidhi of Kāmikāgama describes a ritual called Rājanīrājana prescribed to be performed annually, in the evening pradoṣa of the śuklapakṣa dvādaśī tithi of the Kārtika month or whenever any of the four castes are afflicted with disease. The ritual is said to bestow health, happiness and prosperity on the king.

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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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