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Trinity 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.
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: Apam Napat: Indian Mythology
The Trinity is the group of the most powerful Gods in Hinduism. They are all considered various aspects of the ultimate truth, the ultimate force of Brahman, which encompasses all things, both animate and inanimate.
The Trinity consists of
- Shiva the destroyer,
- Brahma the creator
- and Vishnu the protector.
They are sometimes worshipped in their combined form, that of Dhattatreya.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text (+28): Shiva, Tripura Rahasya, Brahma, Mahabodhitaru, Shabdacandika, Brahmavadin, Anusuya, Citrakuta, Brahman, Buddha, Kalki, Tilaka, Rama, Matsya, Kurma, Nrisimha, Varaha, Vamana, Ratnatraya, Krishna.
Search found 41 books and stories containing Trinity; (plurals include: Trinitys). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) (by Somadeva)
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 43 - The Arrangement in Dakṣa’s Sacrifice < [Section 2.2 - Rudra-saṃhitā (2): Satī-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 8 - The span of life of the trinity < [Section 7.1 - Vāyavīya-saṃhitā (1)]
Chapter 2 - The problem of the sages < [Section 7.1 - Vāyavīya-saṃhitā (1)]
Yoga Vasistha [English], Volume 1-4 (by Vihari-Lala Mitra)
The figures < [The om tat sat]
Chapter CII - On the indivisibility and immortality of the soul < [Book III - Utpatti khanda (utpatti khanda)]
Chapter CI - Story of the boy and three princes < [Book III - Utpatti khanda (utpatti khanda)]
A Manual of Khshnoom (by Phiroz Nasarvanji Tavaria)