Umasahita, Umāsahita, Uma-sahita: 1 definition
Umasahita 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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Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)Source: Shodhganga: Iconographical representations of Śiva
Umāsahita (उमासहित) or Umāsahitamūrti refers to one of the twenty-three forms (mūrti) of Śiva mentioned in the Pūrvakāmikāgama (pratimālakṣaṇavidhi-paṭala): first and foremost among the Mūlāgama. The forms of Śiva (e.g., Umā-sahita) are established through a process known as Sādākhya, described as a five-fold process of creation.
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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Starts with: Umasahitamurti.
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The Religion and Philosophy of Tevaram (Thevaram) (by M. A. Dorai Rangaswamy)
Chapter 1.3 - Umabhaga-murti (depiction of the Mother Goddess) < [Volume 2 - Nampi Arurar and Mythology]
Chapter 4.6 - (b) Symbology of Man (the deer) < [Volume 2 - Nampi Arurar and Mythology]
Chapter 4.6 - (e) Symbology of Malu (the axe) < [Volume 2 - Nampi Arurar and Mythology]
Middle Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)