Jñānaśakti

From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Jnanasakti, JJAnaZakti, Jyaanashakti


Jñānaśakti literally means ‘power of knowledge’.

Hiraṇyagarbha[1] is the second aspect of Brahman after īśvara. He has three powers from which jñānaśakti[2] is also the one. By this power he knows everything.


References

  1. Hiraṇyagarbha means of golden womb.
  2. Jñānaśakti means the power of knowledge.
  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore