Vyaptibhuta, Vyāptibhūta, Vyapti-bhuta: 1 definition


Vyaptibhuta 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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Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

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

Vyāptibhūta (व्याप्तिभूत) refers to the “pervasive state”, according to the Ṣaṭsāhasrasaṃhitā, an expansion of the Kubjikāmatatantra: the earliest popular and most authoritative Tantra of the Kubjikā cult.—Accordingly, “I will tell you how (this group of four) abides in its pervasive state [i.e., vyāptibhūta]. (The sacred seats) Oḍḍiyāna, Jālandhara, Pūrṇagiri, and Kāmarūpa that are in the middle are (situated) on the left, right, in front, and above, respectively. One should worship all this, including the Siddhas, in (their) pervasive state [i.e., vyāptibhūta] from below the navel (upwards). [...]”.

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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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