Shaivatantra, Śaivatantra, Shaiva-tantra: 2 definitions
Shaivatantra 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 term Śaivatantra can be transliterated into English as Saivatantra or Shaivatantra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
1) Śaivatantra (शैवतन्त्र) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Oppert. 6800. Quoted in Śāktānandataraṅgiṇī Oxf. 104^a, by Gaurīkānta Oxf. 108^b.
2) Śaivatantra (शैवतन्त्र):—Gov. Or. Libr. Madras 98.
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