Sauvarnalinga, Sauvarṇaliṅga, Sauvarna-linga: 1 definition


Sauvarnalinga 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)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Śaivism

Sauvarṇaliṅga (सौवर्णलिङ्ग) is spelling variant of Suvarṇaliṅga, a Sanskrit technical term referring to a “golden liṅga”. The term is used thoughout Śaiva literature.

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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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