Shaivism glossary, starting with ‘a’

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The Shaivism glossary, starting with the letter “a”, contains 718 definitions, select a phrase below for the definitions and references.

  1. Abaddhamala
  2. Abala
  3. Abda
  4. Abdardha
  5. Abhagna
  6. Abharana
  7. Abharanabhushita
  8. Abhasa
  9. Abhasabhuva
  10. Abhasatmaka
  11. Abhasavaicitrya
  12. Abhasavishranta
  13. Abhashaka
  14. Abhashamana
  15. Abhashita
  16. Abhata
  17. Abhatapurva
  18. Abhava
  19. Abhavana
  20. Abhaya
  21. Abhayahasta
  22. Abhayapanika
  23. Abhayasamanvita
  24. Abhibhava
  25. Abhijapta
  26. Abhilakshita
  27. Abhilashaniya
  28. Abhilashita
  29. Abhimantrita
  30. Abhimantrya
  31. Abhinivishta
  32. Abhinna
  33. Abhipsita
  34. Abhirakshita
  35. Abhisammantrya
  36. Abhishapta
  37. Abhishecana
  38. Abhisheka
  39. Abhishikta
  40. Abhishta
  41. Abhyantara
  42. Abhyasa
  43. Abhyasayoga
  44. Abhyuccaya
  45. Abhyukshana
  46. Abhyupagama
  47. Abja
  48. Acala
  49. Acalalinga
  50. Acamana
  51. Acamaniya
  52. Acara
  53. Acarana
  54. Acarya
  55. Acchadita
  56. Acchadya
  57. Accheda
  58. Acetana
  59. Acidrupa
  60. Acintyavishvasadakhya
  61. Acit
  62. Acyuta
  63. Adarsha
  64. Adbhuta
  65. Adhara
  66. Adharashakti
  67. Adharma
  68. Adharmarupin
  69. Adhas
  70. Adhi
  71. Adhikara
  72. Adhikarika
  73. Adhikarin
  74. Adhikatara
  75. Adhikrita
  76. Adhipati
  77. Adhivasita
  78. Adhodish
  79. Adhuna
  80. Adhvabhoga
  81. Adhvamadhyaga
  82. Adhvan
  83. Adhvapancaka
  84. Adhvapuja
  85. Adhvashuddhi
  86. Adhyatma
  87. Adhyatmasamsthita
  88. Adhyatmika
  89. Adhyatmikakriya
  90. Adhyavasaya
  91. Adhyayana
  92. Adikalpa
  93. Adimandala
  94. Adinatha
  95. Adishaiva
  96. Adishakti
  97. Adishastra
  98. Adisiddha
  99. Adivira
  100. Adivyakalpa
  101. Adiyaga
  102. Adri
  103. Adrishta
  104. Adrishtavastu
  105. Adrishya
  106. Adrishyata
  107. Adruta
  108. Advaya
  109. Advayavigraha
  110. Adyanta
  111. Adyayaga
  112. Adyeshtaka
  113. Agadatantra
  114. Agama
  115. Agamabhedita
  116. Agamajanita
  117. Agamaphala
  118. Agamasharira
  119. Agamika
  120. Agappey
  121. Agaru
  122. Agastya
  123. Agha
  124. Aghora
  125. Aghoragama
  126. Aghoramurti
  127. Aghorashiva
  128. Aghoreshi
  129. Aghori
  130. Aghrata
  131. Agneya
  132. Agneyi
  133. Agni
  134. Agnibhavana
  135. Agnijihva
  136. Agnijvala
  137. Agnika
  138. Agnikarya
  139. Agnimatara
  140. Agnipuja
  141. Agnipujaka
  142. Agnitattva
  143. Agnivadana
  144. Agnivaktra
  145. Agriha
  146. Agriharupa
  147. Aguru
  148. Agurucarcita
  149. Agurulepita
  150. Ahambhava
  151. Ahamkara
  152. Ahankaratattva
  153. Ahava
  154. Ahindra
  155. Ahnika
  156. Ahvana
  157. Aikatmya
  158. Aindra
  159. Aindrani
  160. Aindri
  161. Airudi
  162. Aishana
  163. Aishani
  164. Aishvarya
  165. Aishvaryaguna
  166. Aja
  167. Ajada
  168. Ajadatma
  169. Ajagava
  170. Ajagavakarmuka
  171. Ajesha
  172. Ajina
  173. Ajita
  174. Ajitagama
  175. Ajna
  176. Ajnana
  177. Ajnanarupa
  178. Ajogandha
  179. Akalanka
  180. Akalastha
  181. Akalotpanna
  182. Akama
  183. Akampa
  184. Akanksha
  185. Akara
  186. Akararupin
  187. Akarshana
  188. Akasagamana
  189. Akashagangatirtha
  190. Akashamatara
  191. Akashatattva
  192. Akirna
  193. Akrama
  194. Akramana
  195. Akranta
  196. Akranti
  197. Akrantikrit
  198. Akrishta
  199. Akrishti
  200. Akruresha
  201. Aksha
  202. Akshama
  203. Akshapata
  204. Akshapramana
  205. Akshapramanaka
  206. Aksharavarna
  207. Akshasutra
  208. Akshasutradhara
  209. Akshasutrahasta
  210. Akshasutraka
  211. Akshasutrin
  212. Akshata
  213. Akshi
  214. Akta
  215. Akula
  216. Akulapada
  217. Akulaviratantra
  218. Akulesha
  219. Ala
  220. Alaka
  221. Alamgrasa
  222. Alamkara
  223. Alamkrita
  224. Alankrita
  225. Alarandhra
  226. Alasya
  227. Alaya
  228. Alayadharma
  229. Alayalakshana
  230. Alayesha
  231. Alcohol
  232. Alinatha
  233. Alingana
  234. Alugani
  235. Alupta
  236. Ama
  237. Amakala
  238. Amala
  239. Amaleshvara
  240. Amamamsa
  241. Amara
  242. Amaranatha
  243. Amarapada
  244. Amaravati
  245. Amardaka
  246. Amaresha
  247. Amareshvara
  248. Amari
  249. Amarirasa
  250. Amba
  251. Ambara
  252. Ambaracchada
  253. Ambaradhara
  254. Ambarasamvita
  255. Ambhapurna
  256. Ambhas
  257. Ambika
  258. Ambu
  259. Ambuja
  260. Ambupurita
  261. Ameya
  262. Amita
  263. Amitaujas
  264. Amitaujasa
  265. Amnaya
  266. Amnayadarshana
  267. Amnayanidarshana
  268. Amoda
  269. Amogha
  270. Amoghashakti
  271. Amoha
  272. Amrata
  273. Amratikeshvara
  274. Amrita
  275. Amritadhyana
  276. Amritakandala
  277. Amritakundali
  278. Amritalakshmi
  279. Amritamanthana
  280. Amritamudra
  281. Amritapurita
  282. Amritarasa
  283. Amritarnava
  284. Amritatva
  285. Amritesha
  286. Amriteshatantra
  287. Amritikarana
  288. Amritormi
  289. Amsha
  290. Amshaka
  291. Amshu
  292. Amshumadagama
  293. Amshumanagama
  294. Amshumat
  295. Amurta
  296. Amurtasadakhya
  297. Amurtatva
  298. Anabayan
  299. Anabhasamana
  300. Anabhata
  301. Anabhatapurva
  302. Anadi
  303. Anadirudra
  304. Anadishaiva
  305. Anadyagama
  306. Anagha
  307. Anahata
  308. Anakhya
  309. Anala
  310. Analagama
  311. Analasya
  312. Anamaya
  313. Anamsha
  314. Anana
  315. Ananda
  316. Ananda Ranga Pillai
  317. Anandamekhala
  318. Anandanirbhara
  319. Ananga
  320. Ananta
  321. Anantamekhala
  322. Anantaparamanu
  323. Anantara
  324. Anantasamvid
  325. Anantasana
  326. Anantasanamudra
  327. Anantesha
  328. Ananteshvara
  329. Anapeksha
  330. Anava
  331. Anava Mala
  332. Anavacchinna
  333. Anavamala
  334. Anavamantra
  335. Anavarana
  336. Anavarta
  337. Anavrishti
  338. Anayasa
  339. Ancita
  340. Andhakasura
  341. Aneka
  342. Anekabhuja
  343. Anekastra
  344. Anekavaktra
  345. Anga
  346. Angada
  347. Anganyasa
  348. Angashatka
  349. Angikrita
  350. Angushtha
  351. Anila
  352. Anilanta
  353. Anima
  354. Anindita
  355. Ankura
  356. Ankusha
  357. Ankushadhara
  358. Ankushordhva
  359. Annadana
  360. Annapana
  361. Annaprashana
  362. Anrita
  363. Antahpraroha
  364. Antahsharira
  365. Antahsthita
  366. Antahsthitasamskara
  367. Antaka
  368. Antar
  369. Antara
  370. Antargata
  371. Antargatalocana
  372. Antarhita
  373. Antariksha
  374. Antarikshasiddhi
  375. Antarita
  376. Antarlina
  377. Antarvartin
  378. Antaryaga
  379. Antra
  380. Antyashaiva
  381. Antyeshti
  382. Anu
  383. Anubandha
  384. Anubhava
  385. Anubhavasamskara
  386. Anubhuta
  387. Anudita
  388. Anudvigna
  389. Anuga
  390. Anugraha
  391. Anugrahaka
  392. Anugrahakatva
  393. Anugrahanigraha
  394. Anugrahashakti
  395. Anugraheshvara
  396. Anugrahishana
  397. Anuguhita
  398. Anulepa
  399. Anulepana
  400. Anulepita
  401. Anumana
  402. Anumanakala
  403. Anumanata
  404. Anumanika
  405. Anumantra
  406. Anumatra
  407. Anumatraka
  408. Anumeya
  409. Anumita
  410. Anumitatva
  411. Anupapanna
  412. Anupapatti
  413. Anupaplava
  414. Anupaya
  415. Anupayogin
  416. Anuragini
  417. Anuranjita
  418. Anurupa
  419. Anurupaka
  420. Anusandhi
  421. Anushaiva
  422. Anushthana
  423. Anusmriti
  424. Anuttama
  425. Anuvedha
  426. Anuviddha
  427. Anvesana
  428. Anvita
  429. Anyatha
  430. Anyonya
  431. Anyonyarupa
  432. Apadana
  433. Apaha
  434. Apaharana
  435. Apaharin
  436. Apaharini
  437. Apahaya
  438. Apamarga
  439. Apamrityu
  440. Apani
  441. Apanoda
  442. Apara
  443. Aparajita
  444. Aparamrishta
  445. Aparashiva
  446. Aparishranta
  447. Apasmara
  448. Apatattva
  449. Apatti
  450. Apavada
  451. Apavadavidhi
  452. Apavarga
  453. Apavarjana
  454. Apaya
  455. Apeksha
  456. Apini
  457. Apita
  458. Aplavita
  459. Apradhrishya
  460. Aprakashana
  461. Aprameya
  462. Aprameyaguna
  463. Aprasiddha
  464. Apratishthita
  465. Apti
  466. Apurita
  467. Apuritadhara
  468. Apurna
  469. Apyaya
  470. Apyayana
  471. Ara
  472. Aradhana
  473. Aradhanavarjita
  474. Arakta
  475. Arala
  476. Aram Uraitha Peruman
  477. Arambhin
  478. Arbuda
  479. Arcaka
  480. Arcana
  481. Arcanarata
  482. Arcita
  483. Arddhacandrakunda
  484. Ardha
  485. Ardhacandra
  486. Ardhacandrashiras
  487. Ardhajata
  488. Ardhalaka
  489. Ardhanarisha
  490. Ardhanarishvara
  491. Ardhanarishvaravrata
  492. Ardhapurusha
  493. Ardhastri
  494. Ardhastrivesha
  495. Ardhatryambaka
  496. Ardita
  497. Arevata
  498. Argha
  499. Arghesha
  500. Arghya
  501. Arishta
  502. Arishtacihnita
  503. Arjuna
  504. Arka
  505. Arkamandala
  506. Arnava
  507. Arogya
  508. Arohana
  509. Aropya
  510. Arpaṇa
  511. Arshakalinga
  512. Arshalinga
  513. Arshas
  514. Artha
  515. Arthacarini
  516. Arthadarshana
  517. Arthakriya
  518. Arthakriyakarin
  519. Arthakushala
  520. Arthin
  521. Arudha
  522. Arunagiri
  523. Asadisa
  524. Asadita
  525. Asadya
  526. Asahaya
  527. Asamkhya
  528. Asamkhyata
  529. Asamlagna
  530. Asamskrita
  531. Asamvedana
  532. Asamvedanarupa
  533. Asana
  534. Asanasina
  535. Asanasthita
  536. Asani
  537. Asanka
  538. Asankya
  539. Asat
  540. Asatprakashana
  541. Asatya
  542. Asava
  543. Asesa
  544. Asharira
  545. Ashaya
  546. Ashayashuddhi
  547. Ashin
  548. Ashodhya
  549. Ashraya
  550. Ashritya
  551. Ashta
  552. Ashtabandha
  553. Ashtabhairava
  554. Ashtabhuja
  555. Ashtadala
  556. Ashtadasha
  557. Ashtagraha
  558. Ashtaka
  559. Ashtamangala
  560. Ashtamatri
  561. Ashtangarghya
  562. Ashtapatra
  563. Ashtastra
  564. Ashubha
  565. Ashubhamsha
  566. Ashubhojjhita
  567. Ashuddhatattva
  568. Ashuddhatva
  569. Ashuddhi
  570. Ashva
  571. Ashvaja
  572. Ashvaraksha
  573. Ashvaratha
  574. Ashvarohana
  575. Ashvarudha
  576. Ashvattha
  577. Ashvopari
  578. Asi
  579. Asiddha
  580. Asidhara
  581. Asidharavrata
  582. Asina
  583. Asita
  584. Asitanga
  585. Asitatirtha
  586. Asitavati
  587. Asiteshvara
  588. Asma
  589. Aspada
  590. Asparagus Racemosus
  591. Asparsha
  592. Asparsharupa
  593. Aspashta
  594. Asprisha
  595. Asthi
  596. Astra
  597. Astradeva
  598. Astradhara
  599. Astrakrida
  600. Astramantra
  601. Astrasiddhi
  602. Astrayaga
  603. Asurabhi
  604. Asuralinga
  605. Asvikrita
  606. Ata
  607. Atapa
  608. Atapatra
  609. Atasi
  610. Atasipushpa
  611. Atidatta
  612. Atikalaka
  613. Atikranta
  614. Atimarga
  615. Atindriya
  616. Atindriyatva
  617. Atishta
  618. Atita
  619. Atitapta
  620. Atithi
  621. Atithisha
  622. Ativitata
  623. Ativrishti
  624. Atmadravya
  625. Atmajnana
  626. Atmaka
  627. Atmalankara
  628. Atmarthapuja
  629. Atmashakti
  630. Atmashuddhi
  631. Atmasvarupa
  632. Atmayoga
  633. Atmi
  634. Atmordhva
  635. Atnalankara
  636. Atodya
  637. Atrisha
  638. Attahasa
  639. Atula
  640. Atura
  641. Atyagati
  642. Aucitya
  643. Audasinya
  644. Audumbara
  645. Aunmukhya
  646. Aushadhi
  647. Aushadhisamyukta
  648. Aushanottara
  649. Avabhasa
  650. Avabhasamana
  651. Avabhashana
  652. Avabhata
  653. Avacchinna
  654. Avadharana
  655. Avadhuta
  656. Avadhutatanu
  657. Avadya
  658. Avagraha
  659. Avahana
  660. Avajati
  661. Avakirana
  662. Avakunthana
  663. Avalambana
  664. Avalokana
  665. Avantarakalpa
  666. Avantarashaiva
  667. Avapti
  668. Avarana
  669. Avarananavarana
  670. Avaranapuja
  671. Avaroha
  672. Avarta
  673. Avartapratishtha
  674. Avasara
  675. Avasaya
  676. Avasesa
  677. Avashtambha
  678. Avastha
  679. Avasthapana
  680. Avasthita
  681. Avatara
  682. Avatarana
  683. Avatirya
  684. Avayava
  685. Avayavin
  686. Avesana
  687. Avesha
  688. Avimukta
  689. Avinashvara
  690. Avirbhavana
  691. Aviruddha
  692. Avis
  693. Avisaamvadaka
  694. Avisamvada
  695. Avishat
  696. Avishishta
  697. Avishkarana
  698. Avishta
  699. Aviyoga
  700. Avva
  701. Avvai
  702. Avvakrama
  703. Avyabhicara
  704. Avyakta
  705. Avyatireka
  706. Ayas
  707. Ayasa
  708. Ayata
  709. Ayatekshana
  710. Ayoga
  711. Ayudha
  712. Ayudhadhari
  713. Ayudhadharini
  714. Ayudhapanika
  715. Ayurveda
  716. Ayurvedaprakasha
  717. Ayus
  718. Ayuta
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