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Śāktāgamas
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Āgamas are a special class of Hindu religious literature devoted to the propagation of the various sects centred round
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the cult-deities. They are generally classified into three groups viz., Śaivāgamas,
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Śāktāgamas and Vaiṣṇavāgamas, dealing with the three deities Śiva, Śakti (or the Divine Mother, usually an aspect of Pārvati) and Viṣṇu.
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The Śāktāgamas are also called Tantras. See TANTRAS for details.
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore
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== OLD CONTENT ==
 
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Revision as of 05:12, 15 November 2014

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Saktagamas, ZAktAgamas, shaaktaagamas


Śāktāgamas

Āgamas are a special class of Hindu religious literature devoted to the propagation of the various sects centred round

the cult-deities. They are generally classified into three groups viz., Śaivāgamas,

Śāktāgamas and Vaiṣṇavāgamas, dealing with the three deities Śiva, Śakti (or the Divine Mother, usually an aspect of Pārvati) and Viṣṇu.

The Śāktāgamas are also called Tantras. See TANTRAS for details.

References

  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore

OLD CONTENT

By Swami Harshananda

Śāktāgamas

Āgamas are a special class of Hindu religious literature devoted to the propagation of the various sects centred round

the cult-deities. They are generally classified into three groups viz., Śaivāgamas,


References

  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore

OLD CONTENT

Śāktāgamas Āgamas are a special class of Hindu religious literature devoted to the propa¬gation of the various sects centred round the cult-deities. They are generally clas¬sified into three groups viz., Śaivāgamas,Śāktāgamas and Vaiṣṇavāgamas, dealing with the three deities Siva, Śakti (or the Divine Mother, usually an aspect of Pārvati) and Viṣṇu. The Śāktāgamas are also called Tantras. See TANTRAS for details.