Christopher Wallis bhairava11 at gmail.com
Thu May 23 18:16:58 UTC 2013

The term is very frequently used in Tantric Śaiva literature, often as an
equivalent for "tantra" amongst Kaula works. I don't know of a word study
on it though.


On 22 May 2013 15:43, Patrick Olivelle <jpo at uts.cc.utexas.edu> wrote:

> A colleague who is not a member of Indology asked me to post this. Does
> anyone know of work done on the term "mata" -- as view, ideology,
> philosophy, religion (often used this was in 19th century Indian writing).
> Perhaps you all know a word study on this ubiquitous term. Thanks.
> Patrick
> _______________________________________________
> INDOLOGY mailing list
> INDOLOGY at list.indology.info
> http://listinfo.indology.info

-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <https://list.indology.info/pipermail/indology/attachments/20130523/fec9fd04/attachment.htm>

More information about the INDOLOGY mailing list