Written Tradition

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Kashmir Shaivism - Classification of The Written Tradition
... The first Kashmiri Shaiva texts were written in the early ninth century CE ... In general, the whole written tradition of Shaivism can be divided in three fundamental parts Āgama Śāstra, Spanda Śāstra and Pratyabhijñā Śāstra ... their extremely high spiritual and intellectual level, this part of the written tradition of Shaivism is the least accessible for the uninitiated ...

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