Sarvapriyamkari, Sarva-priyamkari, Sarvapriyaṃkarī, Sarvapriyaṅkarī, Sarva-priyankari, Sarvapriyankari: 1 definition

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Sarvapriyamkari 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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Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Sarvapriyamkari in Shaktism glossary
Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (shaktism)

Sarvapriyaṃkarī (सर्वप्रियंकरी) refers to one of ten Kula Goddesses (kuleśvarī), according to the Kāmasiddhi-stuti (also Vāmakeśvarī-stuti) and the Vāmakeśvaratantra (also known as Nityāṣoḍaśikārṇava).—[...] The next four verses, 17–20 [of the Kāmasiddhistuti], respectively praise the set of ten Kula goddesses (kuleśvarī). The list can be completed with the help of the Vāmakeśvaratantra (1.169-171), but these goddesses [i.e., Sarvapriyaṃkarī] are here simply called śaktis.

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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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