Shiva Advaita

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Shiva Advaita (Devanagari:शिवाद्वैत, Kannada: ಶಿವಾದ್ವೈತ, Śivādvaita), also known as Śiva Viśiṣṭādvaita or Shaivite qualified nondualism is a Shaivite school of philosophy from Southern India that was founded by Srikanta Sivacharya during 11th or 12th century and followed mostly by Veerashaivas[1][2] According to this doctrine, the Shiva and the Brahman are the one and the same.[3]

References

  1. Roshen Dalal (2014). Hinduism: An Alphabetical Guide. Penguin Books. ISBN 9788184752779. Entry: "Shivadvaita"
  2. Subramuniyaswami, Satguru Sivaya (2003). Merging with Śiva: Hinduism's contemporary metaphysics. Himalayan Academy Publications. pp. 924 pages(see page:844). ISBN 978-0-945497-99-8.
  3. W. J. Johnson (2009). A Dictionary of Hinduism. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-861025-0 – via Oxford Reference. closed access