Saubhagyacandratapa, Saubhagya-candratapa, Saubhāgyacandrātapa: 1 definition



Saubhagyacandratapa 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Saubhagyachandratapa.

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

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Source: Google Books: Hindu Pluralism

Saubhāgyacandrātapa (सौभाग्यचन्द्रातप ) (“the moonlight of auspiciousness”) by Nīlakaṇṭha Dīkṣita is a paddhati, or ritual manual of the Śrīvidyā Śākta Tantric tradition, in which Nīlakaṇṭha was initiated by the Śaṅkarācārya ascetic he names as his guru, a certain Gīrvāṇendra Sarasvatī.

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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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