- (Shaiva)See Shaivism.
Encyclopedia of Hinduism. A. Jones and James D. Ryan. 2007.
Look at other dictionaries:
shaivite — noun see saivite * * * Saiˈvite or Shaiˈvite noun • • • Main Entry: ↑Saiva * * * Shaivism, Shaivite vars. Saivism, Saivite … Useful english dictionary
shaivite — shai·vite … English syllables
Shaiva — Shaivite, n. /shuy veuh/, n. Hinduism. a Bhakti sect devoted to Shiva. Also, Saiva. * * * … Universalium
chronology — 3600 B.C.E. to 1700 B.C.E. Indus Valley civilization, including sites at Mohenjodaro and Harappa, prospers. Archaeo logical finds include a seal that some scholars identify as a proto Shiva. 2050 ¶ Indo Iranian people settle in Iran (Persia) and… … Encyclopedia of Hinduism
Indonesia — /in deuh nee zheuh, sheuh, zee euh, doh /, n. 1. See East Indies (def. 1). 2. Republic of. Formerly, Netherlands East Indies, Dutch East Indies. a republic in the Malay Archipelago consisting of 13,677 islands, including Sumatra, Java, Sulawesi,… … Universalium
Shaivism — Shaivism is the formal name for the group of tradi tions that worship SHIVA as the supreme divinity. A person who worships Shiva will be called a Shaiva in India or a Shaivite in academic parlance. This loose sect, which encompasses by far the … Encyclopedia of Hinduism
Dalit saints of Hinduism — Dalits who are a section of Hindu society, generally referred as lower castes, have produced several influential saints in Hindu tradition. Some of the most notable Dalit Hindu saints are Ravidas, Kabir, Namdev, Chokha Mela, Sant… … Wikipedia
Lakshmanjoo — (1907–1991) teacher of Kashmiri Shaivism Rajanaka Lakshmana, known as Lakshmanjoo, was a popular and widely respected scholar and yoga master in the tradition of KASHMIRI SHAIVISM. He was the last living representative of the great lineage… … Encyclopedia of Hinduism
Saiva Siddhanta Church — (est. 1957) Founded in 1957 in San Francisco, California, by Satguru SUBRAMUNIYASWAMI (1927–2001), the Saiva Siddhanta Church promotes temple worship and propagates the teachings of SHAIVITE Hindu ism through a temple/school complex. The… … Encyclopedia of Hinduism
Sharabha — Shiva as Sharabha subduing Narasimha (Lord Vishnu), panel view from Munneswaram temple in Sri Lanka. Devanagari शरभ Sanskrit Transliteration … Wikipedia