Kashmir Shaivism
Kashmir Shaivism (Kaśmir Śaivism) is a school of Śaivism consisting of Trika and its philosophical articulation Pratyabhijña, one of the various Hindu philosophies. It is categorized by various schola...
Shaivism
Shaivism or Saivism is one of the four most widely followed sects of Hinduism, which reveres the God Shiva as the Supreme Being. It is also known as śaiva paṁtha (Sanskrit: शैव पंथ; lit. "pantha a...
Vaishnavism
Vaishnavism (Vaisnava dharma) is one of the major branches of Hinduism along with Shaivism, Smartism, and Shaktism. It is focused on the veneration of Vishnu. Vaishnavites, or the followers of the Vis...
Haridwar district
Haridwar district ( pronunciation ) also spelled as Hardwar is a district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. It is headquartered at Haridwar which is also its largest city. The district is ...
Veer Hambir
Veer Hambir, also known as Bir Hambir, was the ruler of the Kingdom of Bishnupur in south-western Bengal from 1565-1620. He adopted Vaishnavism as the primary religious sect of his realm.
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Historical Vishnuism
Historical Vishnuism as early worship of the deity Vishnu is one of the historical components, branches or origins of the contemporary and early Vaishnavism, which was subject of considerable study, ...
Pusalar
Pusalar (also spelt as Poosalar), also known as Pusalar Nayanar (Poosalar Nayanar) and Pusala Nayanar, is an eighth-century Nayanar saint, venerated in the Hindu sect of Shaivism. He is generally coun...
Pañcaratra
Pāñcarātra are Vaishnava Sanskrit Agamic texts. Literally meaning five nights (pañca: five, rātra: nights), the term Pancharatra has been variously interpreted. The term has also been attributed to th...
Pithapuram
Pithapuram or Peetha Puram is a town and a municipality in East Godavari district in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.Pithapuram railway station is on the Chennai–Howrah Railway line. Pithapuram is ...
Pratyabhijna
Pratyabhijna (IAST Pratyabhijñā; Sanskrit: प्रत्यभिज्ञा), a branch of Kashmir Shaivism, is an idealistic monistic and theistic philosophy originating in the 9th century A.D.The name of the system is d...
Rudrastakam
The Rudrashtakam (Sanskrit: रुद्राष्टकम, Rudrāṣṭakam) is a Sanskrit composition in devotion of Rudra, composed by the Hindu Bhakti poet Tulsidas (Sanskrit: तुलसीदास). Tulsidas composed in the ...
Dharmapuram Adheenam
Dharmapuram Adheenam is a Saivite mutt or monastic institution based in the town of Mayiladuthurai,kodumudi magudeswara temple India. As of 1987, there were a total of 27 Shiva temples under the cont...
Mudaliyandan
Swami Mudaliyandan was a Hindu Vaishnava religious figure who lived in the 11th century CE.Swami Mudaliyandan (alt Muthaliandan, Muthaliyandan) was a relative, disciple and associate of Sri Ramanuja, ...
Govardhan Puja
Govardhan Puja, also called Annakut (meaning a heap of grain) , is celebrated as the day Krishna defeated Indra by lifting the Govardhan hill. It is the fourth day of Deepawali (Diwali), the Hindu fes...
Madhvacharya
Madhvacharya ([məd̪ʱʋɑːˈtʃɑːrjə]; 1238–1317 CE), also known as Purna Prajña and Ananda Tīrtha, was an Indian philosopher who was the chief proponent of the Dvaita school of Vaishnavism and Tattvavad...
Tantraloka
Tantrāloka is the masterwork of Abhinavagupta on Kashmir Shaivism, who was in turn the most revered Kashmir Shaivism master.
On account of its size and scope it is a veritable encyclopedia of nond...
Aralumallige Parthasarathy
Aralumallige Parthsarathy (born 22 March 1948 in Bangalore, India) is an international scholar and expert in the field of Dasa Sahitya, which preaches the values and culture of the historic Bhakthi mo...
Mayapur
Mayapur is located on the banks of the Ganges river, at the point of its confluence with the Jalangi, near Navadvip, West Bengal, India, 130 km north of Kolkata (Calcutta). The headquarters of IS...
Narayaniyam
Narayaniyam is a medieval Sanskrit text, comprising a summary study in poetic form of the Bhagavata Purana. It was composed by Melpathur Narayana Bhattathiri, (1560-1666 A.D.) one of the celebrated Sa...
Trika
Trika, a concept of Kashmir Shaivism, refers to the 3 goddesses Parā, Parāparā and Aparā which are named in the Mālinivijayottata-tantra, a Bhairava Tantra. This gives Kashmir Saivism its other name, ...
Kagapujandar
Sri Kagapujandar (Tamil:காகபுஜண்டர்) is considered to be an eminent siddha in Siddhar tradition of the Hindu religion, a saint who has reached particularly exalted a high degree of physical and spiri...
Ekagrata
Ekāgratā (Sanskrit: एकाग्रता, "one-pointedness") is intent pursuit of one object, close and undisturbed attention. Yoga emphasises regular practice (Abhyasa) meditation and self-imposed discipline t...
Mahabali
Mahabali (IAST: Mahābalī, Devanagari: महाबली, Malayalam: മാവേലി, മഹാബലി) is also known as Bali or Māveli was a benevolent Asura King, and the grandson of Prahlada in Indian scriptures. The festival o...
Munitraya Sampradayam
Munitraya Sampradayam is a Vaishnava denomination. The word Munitraya is derived from the words "three sages". The followers of Munitraya Sampradayam are affiliated to mathas founded by Srinivasa, Ran...
Kalamukha
The Kalamukha were a medieval Shaivite sect of the Deccan Plateau who were among the first professional monks of India. Their earliest monasteries were built in Mysore.Information regarding the Kalamu...
Vishnuswami
Vishnuswami was a Hindu religious leader. He is primarily known for having started the Rudra sampradaya.
Shiva
Shiva (/ˈʃivə/; Sanskrit: Śiva, meaning "The Auspicious One"), also known as Mahadeva ("Great God"), is a popular Hindu deity. He is the Supreme god within Shaivism, one of the three most influential...
Bhatta Kallata
Bhatta Kallata also referred as Kallata was a notable 9th-century Shaivite thinker who may have written the Spanda-vritti, and Spanda-karika. He was a pupil of Vasugupta, another possible author of t...
Shri Guru Madiwaleshwara
Shri Guru Madiwaleshwara - saint whose resting place is small town called Garag near Dharwad, Karnataka state in India.According to religious books, Shri Guru Madiwaleshwara is an incarnation of Veera...