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Vira Saivism

Oct 22, 2010 We have referred already to the five divisions of what is called outer Saivism, that groups them together under the designation of Virasaivism.

Vira Saivism is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Vira Saivism books and related discussion.

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12 Beliefs Of Saivism
Siddhanta, pashupatism, Kash mir Saivism, Vira Saivism,. Siddha Siddhan ta and Siva ad vaita.
Nandinath, S.C.: Handbook of Vira Saivism.
comprehended by a critical study of the progress of Virasaivism in the North Karnataka and Vira-Vaishnavism in South Karnataka from 14th century onwards.
B.A. Philosophy – Course Structure under CBCS
Unit 5: A General Survey of Kashmira Saivism – Vira Saivism. BOOKS FOR REFERENCE: 1. Baskaran, N.
~~' tIniqueness, of the ,Saiva ,Siddhanta Concept Or God
Kashmir ,Saivism., in. Northern ",India, " Vira iSaivismin ,.

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Bach, Tyagaraja, and the spirit of Bhakti
Its next home was modern day Karnataka, where it got radicalized in 12th century in the form of Virasaivism, which was opposed to Brahmins and the caste system. However, the Bhakti movement saw its heyday from the 13th to the 17th century.

Suggested Web Resources

Vira Saivism, Philosophy, and Practices
Vira Saivism accepts Lord Siva as the Supreme Lord and the self as its indistinguishable reality. Siva is linga and the individual jiva is anga.
In Search of Shiva: Mahadeviyakka's Virasaivism (Thom Brooks
Mahadeviyakka was a radical 12th century Karnataka saint of whom surprisingly little has been written.
Vira Shaivism - Theory and Practice
Vira Shaivism or Saivism, Lingayata sect, Saivism in Karnataka.
Virasaivism, Caste, Revolution, Etc - JSTOR
VIRASAIVISM – Lingatat Movement

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