Shubhadamshtra, Śubhadaṃṣṭrā, Shubhadanshtra: 1 definition
Shubhadamshtra 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 Śubhadaṃṣṭrā can be transliterated into English as Subhadamstra or Shubhadamshtra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)Source: Wisdom Library: Śāktism
Śubhadaṃṣṭrā (शुभदंष्ट्रा):—Name of one of the goddesses to be worshipped during Āvaraṇapūjā (“Worship of the Circuit of Goddesses”), according to the Durgāpūjātattva (“The truth concerning Durgā’s ritual”). They should be worshipped with either the five upācāras or perfume and flowers.
Her mantra is as follows:
ह्रीं ओं शुभदंष्ट्रायै नमः
hrīṃ oṃ śubhadaṃṣṭrāyai namaḥ
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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