Utpadyapratiti, Utpādyapratīti, Utpadya-pratiti: 1 definition
Utpadyapratiti 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.
Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (philosophy)
Utpādyapratīti (उत्पाद्यप्रतीति) refers to “an object of which the perception has yet to occur” [?], according to the Nyāyamañjarī, vol. I, 326.—Accordingly, “Inference is of two sorts: one [concerns an object] the perception of which has [already] occurred [at some point]; the other [concerns an object] the perception of which has [yet] to occur (utpādyapratīti). But the inference of [entities] such as God [concerns an object] the perception of which has [yet] to occur (utpādyapratīti). [...]”.
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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