Vijahuti, Vijāhutī, Vijāhūtī: 2 definitions

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Vijahuti 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.

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Śaivism

Vijāhutī (विजाहुती) is the consort of Khagendranātha, an incarnation of Siddhanātha in the first yuga, belonging to the Pūrvāmnāya (‘eastern doctrine’) tradition of Kula Śaivism, according to the Ciñcinīmatasārasamuccaya. Siddhanātha incarnates as a Kaula master in each of the four yugas.

Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram (shaivism)

Vijāhūtī (विजाहूती) is the name of the consort of Khagendra or Khagendranātha: one of the “four Lords (teachers) of the Ages” (Yuganātha), according to the Ciñcinīmatasārasamuccaya.—Matsyendranātha is worshipped as the teacher of this Age along with three other teachers and their consorts who brought the Kaula Tantra into the world in the previous three Ages. These four Lords of the Ages (yuganātha) are highly revered in the Kālīkrama and came to be considered to be embodiments of the basic states of consciousness. Consort of Khagendranātha: According to the Kulakrīḍāvatāra-tantra: Vijjambā; According to the Ciñcinīmatasārasamuccaya: Vijāhūtī; According to the Devīpañcaśatikā: Vijñāmbā.

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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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