Mulavidya, Mula-vidya, Mūlavidyā: 7 definitions
Mulavidya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Mūlavidyā (मूलविद्या):—[(mūla + vi)] f. Hauptspruch, Bez. eines best. Spruchs (= dvādaśākṣara [Scholiast]) [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 8, 16, 40.] — Vgl. mūlamantra .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Mūlavidyā (मूलविद्या):—f. Hauptspruch , Bez. eines best. Spruchs.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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Starts with: Mulavidyavinashaka.
Search found 4 books and stories containing Mulavidya, Mula-vidya, Mūlavidyā, Mūla-vidyā; (plurals include: Mulavidyas, vidyas, Mūlavidyās, vidyās). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 13 - The greatness of the five-syllabled Mantra (2) < [Section 7.2 - Vāyavīya-saṃhitā (2)]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 20 - The Nirguṇatva of the Śiva Liṅga: The Manifestation of Bhavānī < [Section 1 - Kedāra-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 11 - Procedure of Gaṇeśa Worship: Manifestation of Lakṣmī < [Section 1 - Kedāra-khaṇḍa]
Shakti and Shakta (by John Woodroffe)
Chapter XXXI - Conclusions < [Section 4 - Yoga and Conclusions]
Chapter XIX - Creation as explained in the non-Dualist Tantras < [Section 2 - Doctrine]