KIRAN ATMA: Abhinavagupta
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Hinduism And Hindu Theology - What Is Abhinavagupta?

Abhinavagupta is an Abhinavagupta (10th c. C . E.) Kashmiri poet and writer known for his poetry and artistic works. 

  • Abhinavagupta was a key person in the formation of Trika Shaivism, a sect of Hinduism dedicated to the deity Shiva. 
  • The Tantraloka, a twelve-volume book explaining the metaphysics and rituals of Trika Shaivism, is the writer's most renowned religious work. 
  • His Dhvanyaloka is equally concerned with aesthetics and poetics. Also see Shaiva and Kashmir.


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