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Which verse(s) from the Srimad Bhagavatam was/were quoted by Acharya Abhinavagupta in his commentary on the Bhagavad-Gita?

One of the most iconic objections against the authenticity of the Srimad Bhagavatam is that it was not written by Vyasa but a thirteenth century Vaishnava, named Vopadeva. The substance for this ...
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How many verses are there in Sri TantrAloka?

Sri tantrAloka is a magnum opus text in the Kashmir Shaivism. How many verses and chapters are there? Are there any commentaries available ?
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Was Acharya Abhinavgupta initiated in Vedanta as well?

Acharya Abhinavgupta a renowned Shaiva-Shakta enlightened master of Kashmiri Shaivism had numerous Gurus. While reading introductory part in one of the works of Swami Lakshman Joo, I found the ...
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Explain this "hidden secret" of the gita by abhinava gupta

So in abhinavagupta's commentary on the bhagavata gita called "gitartha samgraha" (link for pdf given at the end of the question), on page 125 ,which is also linked below, abhinavagupta is ...
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Need to know something about semen in tantras

https://sci-hub.scrongyao.com/10.2307/3176673 this is a research paper on a tantric text which basically says that mixing of semen and menstrual blood was used in initiation rituals in tantra or to ...
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