Samvidrupa, Samvid-rupa, Saṃvidrūpa, Samvidrūpa: 2 definitions

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Samvidrupa 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.

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Samvidrupa in Shaivism glossary
Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions

Saṃvidrūpa (संविद्रूप) refers to a “form of awareness”, according to the Īśvarapratyabhijñāvimarśinī (KSTS vol. 65, 330).—Accordingly, “When one begins to contemplate ‘What is the reality of the body, etc.?’ [and subsequently realizes] “it is simply a form of awareness (saṃvidrūpa), replete with the Light of Consciousness,” then those [levels] from the Void to the body manifest as [they really are,] of one essence with Awareness, as if transmuted by its elixir. [...]”.

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context information

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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Languages of India and abroad

Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Samvidrupa in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Saṃvidrūpa (ಸಂವಿದ್ರೂಪ):—[noun] the Supreme Being, the personifcation of knowledge.

context information

Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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