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vIrashaiva siddhAnta – 7

The pupil is then led through a solemn process of initiation known as mahA shaivI dIkShA which results in snapping asunder the bonds of ignorance, effecting the union of anga with linga and removing the three-fold impurity. dIyate li~NgasaMbandhaH kSh… more »

bhakti mImAmsA

Dear members of Kamakoti Mandali, shrI lalitA sahasranAma, which is nothing less of a vishva-kosha of shrIvidyA, is a shAstra, tantra and a prayoga paddhati - all combined into one. The importance of bhakti towards the upAsya in every aspect of upAsanA… more »

vIrashaiva siddhAnta – 2

It may be of interest to note that in the vAyavIya saMhitA of the shiva purANa (section I, chapter 28, verses 15-16), upamanyu is mentioned with three others, viz. ruru, dadhIchi and agastya as the original propounders of shaiva doctrines and authors of… more »