Siddhipradayaka, Siddhi-pradayaka, Siddhipradāyaka: 3 definitions


Siddhipradayaka 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

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

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

Siddhipradāyaka (सिद्धिप्रदायक) refers to “one who bestows accomplishments”, according to the Śrīmatasāra.—Accordingly, “I will explain the unchanging (reality), Śākta, Śāmbhava and Āṇava. The purpose of Śāmbhava is liberation. Śākta bestows accomplishments [i.e., siddhipradāyaka]. Āṇava is on the paths of worldly benefits (bhoga). The ‘unchanging’ is considered to be (thus) threefold. Once know the unity (of these three), which is like space, (one realises) the unchanging and (ever) equal womb (bhaga)”.

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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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Yoga (school of philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Siddhipradayaka in Yoga glossary
Source: ORA: Amanaska (king of all yogas): A Critical Edition and Annotated Translation by Jason Birch

Siddhipradāyaka (सिद्धिप्रदायक) refers to “that which gives (all) Siddhis”, according to the Niśvāsakārikā verse 32.149cd-152.—Accordingly, as the Lord teaches the Yoga of detachment to the Goddess: “O goddess, listen to the supreme secret [teaching] and its unsurpassed Siddhi. It has no form, no colour and no meditation. It is both with and without aspects. It lacks anything through which it can be acted upon and it has no location. [This] great no-mind yoga is not a division of [mantra] recitation, is free from form and colour [but] gives all Siddhis (siddhipradāyaka)”.

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Yoga is originally considered a branch of Hindu philosophy (astika), but both ancient and modern Yoga combine the physical, mental and spiritual. Yoga teaches various physical techniques also known as āsanas (postures), used for various purposes (eg., meditation, contemplation, relaxation).

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Languages of India and abroad

Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Siddhipradayaka in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Siddhipradāyaka (ಸಿದ್ಧಿಪ್ರದಾಯಕ):—[adjective] giving, bestowing what a devotee has aimed at or the ability to achieve it.

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Siddhipradāyaka (ಸಿದ್ಧಿಪ್ರದಾಯಕ):—[noun] he who bestows that a deveotee has aimed at or the ability to achieve it.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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