Mahavidya

Mahavidya er innen hinduismen en betegnelse for gudinnen Adi Parashaktis ti aspekter, ti gudinner som alle ses som en del av gudinnen Parvati.[1]

Mahavidyaer

De ti gudinner som utgjør Mahavidya er:

  1. Kali
  2. Tara
  3. Tripura Sundari (også kalt Shodoshi)
  4. Bhuvaneshvari
  5. Tripura Bhairavi
  6. Chhinnamasta
  7. Dhumavati
  8. Bagalamukhi
  9. Matangi
  10. Kamala

LitteraturRediger

  • David Kinsley: Hindu Goddesses. University of California Press, 1986, ISBN 0-520-05393-1.
  • Sarbeswar Satpathy: Dasa Mahavidya & Tantra sastra. 2. Auflage. Punthi Pustak, Calcutta 1992, ISBN 81-85094-58-6.
  • David Kinsley: Tantric Visions of the Divine Feminine. The Ten Mahavidyas. University of California Press, 1997, ISBN 0-520-20498-0.
  • David Frawley: Tantric Yoga and the Wisdom Goddesses. 12. Auflage. Mothilal Banarsidass Publishers, Delhi 2012, ISBN 978-81-208-1357-1, S. 59–155.
  • Som Ranchan: Das Mahavidyas. A contemporary discourse. 1. Auflage. Abhinav Publications, New Delhi 2012, ISBN 978-81-7017-526-1, S. 19–109.

ReferanserRediger

  1. ^ Kinsley, David R (1997). Tantric Visions of the Divine Feminine: The Ten Mahavidyas. Berkeley: University of California Press. ISBN 9780520204997.