Samgamakankshi, Samgama-akankshi, Sangama-akankshi, Sangamakankshi, Saṃgamākāṅkṣī, Saṅgamākāṅkṣī: 1 definition


Samgamakankshi 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.

The Sanskrit terms Saṃgamākāṅkṣī and Saṅgamākāṅkṣī can be transliterated into English as Samgamakanksi or Samgamakankshi or Sangamakanksi or Sangamakankshi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Samgamakankshi in Shaktism glossary
Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Saṃgamākāṅkṣī (संगमाकाङ्क्षी) refers to “one who craves for union”, according to the according to the Kularatnoddyota, one of the earliest Kubjikā Tantras.—Accordingly, as the God says to the Goddess: “[...] When the Himalaya will have a divine daughter born of an aspect of you, she will crave for union (saṃgamākāṅkṣī) with my incarnation (aṃśa) and (so) will perform terrible austerity. Assuming of her own accord the form of a servant, she will be offered (by her father to him). O Kuleśvarī, she will worship him most excellently. [...]”.

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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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