Shiva and the primordial tradition from the tantras to the science of dreams by Alain DanieМЃlou

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Published by Inner Traditions in Rochester, Vt .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Śaivism.,
  • Hinduism -- Rituals.

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StatementAlain Daniélou with Jean-Louis Gabin ; translated from the French by Kenneth F. Hurry.
ContributionsGabin, Jean-Louis.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL1280.522 .D3613 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 129 p. ;
Number of Pages129
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17950821M
ISBN 101594771413
ISBN 109781594771415
LC Control Number2006028258

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Shaivite philosophy does not oppose theology, cosmology, and science because it recognizes that their common aim is to seek to understand and explain the nature of the world. An extensive examination of the underpinnings of the Shaivite Tradition• Reveals the influence of Shaivism on the Western world• Discusses Shaivism’s understanding of sacred sexuality• Presents the connections between Vedic poetry and metaphysicsIn Shiva and the Primordial Tradition, Alain Daniélou explores the relationship between Shaivism and the Western world.

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Shiva (/ ˈ ʃ iː v ə /; Sanskrit: शिव, ISO: Śiva, lit. ''the auspicious one'') also known as Mahadeva (lit. ''great god'') is one of the principal deities of is the supreme being within Shaivism, one of the major traditions within contemporary Hinduism.

Shiva is known as "The Destroyer" within the Trimurti, the Hindu trinity that includes Brahma and en: Ganesha, Kartikeya, Ashokasundari.

Shiva begins immediately following the burial and lasts for seven days, ending after the morning service on the seventh day. Shiva is not observed on the Sabbath (Friday at sundown through Saturday at sundown) or on holidays.

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“An intimate portrait of Shiva, that most complex of Hindu Gods. Reading this book is like finding an oasis in the desert of monotheism.” Claudia Mueller-Ebeling, Ph.D., and Christian Rätsch, Ph.D., coauthors of Shamanism and Tantra in the Himalayas and Witchcraft Medicine “Discusses the roots and the manifestations of Shiva, the original mystic, and his relevance to modern life.

Shiva (Hebrew: שִׁבְעָה, literally "seven") is the week-long mourning period in Judaism for first-degree relatives. The ritual is referred to as "sitting shiva" in ionally, there are five stages of mourning in Judaism.

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The Primordial Tradition is a school of religious philosophy which holds its origins in perennialism, or perennial philosophy, which is in turn a development of the prisca theologia of the Middle Ages. The Primordial Tradition seeks to establish a fundamental origin of religious belief in all authentic religious teachings, adhering to the principle that universal truths are a cross.

Shiva (or Siva) is one of the most important gods in the Hindu pantheon and, along with Brahma and Vishnu, is considered a member of the holy trinity (trimurti) of Hinduism.A complex character, he may represent goodness, benevolence and serve as the Protector but he also has a darker side as the leader of evil spirits, ghosts and vampires and as the master of.

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tantra – understood not simply as a tradition of yogic philosophy and practices but as the absolute reality which that philosophy and its practices are designed to reveal. In his book on ‘The Specific Principles of Kashmir Shaivism’ B.N.

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