Tejaskandha, Teja-skandha: 1 definition


Tejaskandha 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.

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Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

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Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Tejaskandha (तेजस्कन्ध) refers to the “shoulders of fire”, according to the Śrīmatottara-tantra, an expansion of the Kubjikāmatatantra: the earliest popular and most authoritative Tantra of the Kubjikā cult.—Accordingly, as the Goddess (i.e., Kubjikā) said to Caṇḍākṣī: “[...] As you have purified (saṃskṛta) this (place) with the Yoga of the Equinox (viṣuva-yoga) you will indeed be the mistress of (this) sacred seat in every Age. (You will be given) authority at the end of the Dvāpara Age. The seat on the shoulders of fire (tejaskandha-āsana) (will be given) to you and your consort in the world will surely be Cakrānanda. He is the Lord of Kula, the foundation of the Knots and his form is that of the maṇḍala, completely full (with all that is sacred)”

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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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