Trikarana, Tri-karana, Trikāraṇa: 3 definitions
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Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram
Trikāraṇa (त्रिकारण) [=Kāraṇatraya?] refers to the “three causes”, according to the Kulakaulinīmata.—Accordingly, “[...] Called knowledge, (she is Kuṇḍalinī and) her form is (round like) an earring (kuṇḍala). Called action, she is the mother of the letters (varṇamātṛkā). Called will, (her) form is mantra. She is (both) the object of denotation and the denotator. Associated with (both) cause and effect, she emerges from within the pure (energy of the Moon). She has three natures, she resides on three paths, she is endowed with the three causes [i.e., kāraṇatraya-saṃyutā] and the three energies. She is associated with the letter E. (As) the Supreme Power, she resides within Śiva”.
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.
General definition (in Jainism)Source: HereNow4u: Jain Dharma ka Maulika Itihasa (2)
Trikaraṇa (त्रिकरण) refers to “thought, word and deed”, according to the Upāsaka Daśā, one of the Dvādaśāṅgī (twelve Aṅgas) of Jainism.—[...] All these upāsakas described in the scriptures are householders following the twelve vows (vratas). Except Mahāśataka, all others had only one wife each. For 14 years each of them abided the holy vows meant for the householder and during the fifteenth year, with an intention to get closer to asceticism (śramaṇadharma), they entrusted the household responsibilities to their eldest sons, while still in the garb of a householder, slowly & steadily relinquished all their previous possessions and finally as a mendicant (śramaṇabhūta), by thought, word and deed (trikaraṇa) and controlling all the three types of activities (triyoga), they practised spiritual-exertion (sādhanā) to renounce their sins.
Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.
Languages of India and abroad
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Trikaraṇa (ತ್ರಿಕರಣ):—[noun] the triad of three faculties the body, speech and mind.
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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The Religion and Philosophy of Tevaram (Thevaram) (by M. A. Dorai Rangaswamy)
Chapter 25 - Thirupachilachiramam or Tiruppaccilacciramam (Hymn 17) < [Volume 3.3 - Pilgrim’s progress: to Chola (later?)]
Introduction < [Volume 3.2 - Pilgrim’s progress: to Chola]
Chapter 1 - The Tondar or Tontar (devotees) and their religion < [Volume 4.1.2 - The conception of Paramanaiye Paduvar]