Lingayata

[ ling-gah-yuh-tuh ]
/ lɪŋˈgɑ yə tə /

noun Hinduism.

a Saiva cult emphasizing devotion and faith.

Origin of Lingayata

From Kannada; see origin at Lingayat
Also called Vira Saiva.
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