Selections from the shAkta upanishads- 2
anandhudli at HOTMAIL.COM
Mon Apr 27 10:28:10 CDT 1998
>> 3) She is the vidyA beginning with "ka" in the ShrIvidyA. This is
>> called the prathama-khaNDa of the shrIvidyA. It consists of
>> the syllables, ka, e, I, la, and hrIM.
>> 4) She is the vidyA beginning with "ha" in the ShrIvidyA. This is
>> called the dvitIya-khaNDa. It consists of the syllables ,
>> ha, sa, ka, ha, la, and hrIM.
>> 5) She is the vidyA beginning with "sa" in the ShrIvidyA. This,
>> called the tR^itIya-khaNDa, consists of the syllables,
>> sa, ka, la, and hrIM.
>This is funny. KadividyA, HadiviyA and SadividyA are otherwise the
>three different versions of the entire ShrIvidya mantra, the version
>consisting of the the three khaNDas given above is the KadividyA. The
>HadividyA is the Lopamudra version, which has three khaNDas, the first
>khaNDa starting with 'ha' and sadividyA is a verson with three khaNDas,
>which the first khaNDa starts with 'sa'.
>Greetings and Om
Greetings. Presumably, there is some tradition somewhere which
assigns each khaNDa of the ShrIvidyA mantra to a vidyA.
Maybe, this is what the commentator (upaniShad brahma yogin) is
referring to. I have heard of the ka-Adi vidyA, ha-Adi vidyA and
sa-Adi vidyA being defined as you have. I felt the definition of
upaniShad brahma yogin was interesting. That is why I noted it in
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