Trikagnikalaya, Trikagnikala, Trikāgnikālāya: 1 definition


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In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Śaivism

Trikāgnikālāya (त्रिकाग्निकालाय, “Three sacrificial fires”):—One of the eleven epithets of Rudra, as adressed to in the second chapter of Śrī-rudram. These names represent his various attributes.

The three sacrificial fires are:

  1. gārhapatyāgni,
  2. āhavanīyāgni,
  3. dakṣiṇāgni.
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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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