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Appendix - Index Saivism - A Survey
Mysticism Of The cosmic Dance Emblems Of Siva
Temple Visit
Major Sections
Temples Of India
Lord Siva To Be Adored The Devalayas Of Karnataka
Palani Dhandhayudhapani The Kovils Of Kerala
The Temples of North-West India Temples For The Triple Sects
Mata Kanakadurga of Vijayawada The Legend Of Mata Kanyaka Parameswari
The Temples Of North-East India Mantralya Mahakshetra
The Aalayas of Andhra Pradesh The Mandirs Of Maharastra
Mighty Atoms For Tiny Tots Lord Siva Of Sri Kalahasthi
Bhagawan Vithoba Of Pandharpur Bizarre Beliefs And Odd Traditions
Asoka Priyadarsin The Mother Of Melmaruvathur And Her Miracles
Vishnu Mayam Jagat Sarvam Sakti Mayam
The Temples Of Tamilnadu Hindu Ethos In Capsules - Vol I

Hindu Ethos In Capsules - Vol II

Hullo Tirupathi !
Uthuthshta Govinda Cum Jo Jo Mukunda The Miracles Of Gods For The Debacles Of Humans
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Saiva Siddhanta school draws its inspiration and sustenance more from the Saivagamas than the Vedas, and they are written in Tamil. It proclaims that the Vedas are meant for all, where as Saiva Siddhanta concerns with the advanced souls only. The psalms and teachings of Saiva saints are the principal source of the Saiva Siddhanta, and the saints are called Navalars - the regenerators of the Saiva creed, who championed the cause of Bhakti cult. The Meikanda sutras - twelve in number called Tirumuris form the basis of this Siddhanta. The twelve are condensed into four parts. The first three assert the existence of three eternal entities called `pati, pasu and pasam'. Next three are confined to their nature and inter relationship existing among them The other three explain the means for attaining emancipation - mukti. And the last three envisage the nature of mukti. These sutras are akin to Brahmasutras. Their logical reasoning and systematic presentation of truth won the appreciation of scholars and laymen alike. Simplicity and clarity are its plus points. This school is although widely ,prevalent in the south, it could not command as much following and popularity as that of the Advaitha Philosophy of Jagadguru Sankara, which attained global importance. And chronologically it is older also. For full grasp, we have to go back to the time of Sankara. A brief account of Sankara and the nature of the age he lived in becomes expedient now.

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Saivism - A Survey..Pg3
You are Here! Saiva Siddhanta School..Pg1
Advaitha School..Pg1
Advaitha School..Pg2
Advaitha School..Pg3
Virasaiva School...Pg1
Its Special Features..Pg1
Its Special Features..Pg2
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