Vishvatejas, Viśvatejas, Vishva-tejas: 1 definition


Vishvatejas 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.

The Sanskrit term Viśvatejas can be transliterated into English as Visvatejas or Vishvatejas, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Vishvatejas in Shaktism glossary
Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Viśvatejas (विश्वतेजस्) refers to “vital channels”, according to the commentary on the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—Accordingly, as Bhairava promises Himavat: “[...] (As) the cosmic energy (viśvatejas) in the middle of the eyebrows (between) the two Drops at the extremity of the Supreme, merged into the plane Beyond the Fourth (of the liberated state), you (will be) said to be the vital breath. O Lord of the Mountains, these are the five boons I have given you”.

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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.

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