Shunyavyapini, Śūnyavyāpinī, Śūnyavyāpin, Shunya-vyapini, Shunya-vyapin, Shunyavyapin: 1 definition


Shunyavyapini 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 terms Śūnyavyāpinī and Śūnyavyāpin can be transliterated into English as Sunyavyapini or Shunyavyapini or Sunyavyapin or Shunyavyapin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Shunyavyapini in Shaktism glossary
Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Śūnyavyāpinī (शून्यव्यापिनी) refers to “she who pervades the Void”, according to the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—Accordingly, “[...] Above, in the reality without defects, (she is) the will (icchā) which is the Gander (haṃsa i.e. Unstruck Sound). She knows the mantra, which is mad with the passion for expansion. She is the power of consciousness (cicchakti) and her nature is consciousness. Established in the End of the Sixteen, she pervades the Void [i.e., śūnyavyāpinī] and discerns (cinoti) (reality) in the Darkness (of Māyā). [...]”.

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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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