Sadakhya, aka: Sādākhya; 1 Definition(s)
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Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)
Sādākhya (सादाख्य).—The process of assuming the form by the transcendental god is termed as Sādākhya in Śaiva school of thought. The Tattvabhedapaṭala of Vātulāgama elaborately describes the process of Sādākhya and the Śaivotpattipaṭala of Rauravāgama describes the same process in a short manner. The Sakalaniṣkala form is known as Sādākhya, which is fivefold. Śiva with all these five is called Sadāśiva.
The five Sādākhyas are:
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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