TRIKA (‘Triad’ Lineage)

TRIKA (‘Triad’ Lineage)

* A prominent pan-Indian, śākta (Goddess-oriented) lineage which prospered in Kashmir, largely due to the gnosticized adaptation of its ritual praxis by Abhinavagupta. * Central revealed scriptures include the Siddhayogeśvarīmata, the Mālinīvijayottara Tantra, and the Parātriṃśikā Tantra. Trika scriptures (‘divinely revealed’)— Mālinīvijayottaratantra. Parātriṃśikā. Trika related (human-authored works)— Śivasūtra of Vasugupta. Śivasūtravārtika (commentary by Bhaṣkara) Śivasūtravṛtti (anon. commentary) … Continue reading