Shaktinirupana, Śaktinirūpaṇa, Shakti-nirupana: 1 definition

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Shaktinirupana 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 Śaktinirūpaṇa can be transliterated into English as Saktinirupana or Shaktinirupana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Pancaratra (worship of Nārāyaṇa)

[«previous next»] — Shaktinirupana in Pancaratra glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Pāñcarātra

Śaktinirūpaṇa (शक्तिनिरूपण) [=astrasvarūpa-tacchaktinirūpaṇam] refers to one of the topics dealt with in the fortieth chapter of the Ahirbudhnyasaṃhitā: an ancient Pāñcarātra Āgama scripture dealing with the symbology of the Sudarśana weapon while also dealing with iconography, philosophy and Vaiṣṇava rituals.

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Pancaratra (पाञ्चरात्र, pāñcarātra) represents a tradition of Hinduism where Narayana is revered and worshipped. Closeley related to Vaishnavism, the Pancaratra literature includes various Agamas and tantras incorporating many Vaishnava philosophies.

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