- The Trika Tradition
- Shiva is shown as synonymous with the Purusha principle, the underlying Self of the universe, from whom emanates the manifest world, the Prakriti-Shakti principle, and into whom everything dissolves back to.
- Symbolism behind Lord Shiva's Ardhanarishwara form
- The male part of Ardhanarishwar represents the passive force of the universe which is called Purusha while the female part is Prakriti or the active force. The two opposite forces must unite and work in tandem to allow creations to exist.
- First Purusha, Then Prakriti Manifested
- But if you look at it as a symbolism of creation, then these two dimensions—Shiva and Parvati or Shiva and Shakti—are known as Purusha and Prakriti. The word “Purush” is today commonly understood as “man”, but that is not what it means.
- തമിഴ്നാട്ടില് 'ബാഹുബലി' ശിവന്..!
- Linga is Linga in copulation, by Shiva and Shakthi or Prakrithi and Purusha. Male and Female principles. In Astrology, natal chart is called 'kundli' which is kundalini meaning both man and woman are born in kundli/kundalini.
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