Saiva

[sahy-vuh]

Origin of Saiva

From the Sanskrit word śaiva
Related formsSai·vite, noun
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Saiva

noun
  1. a member of a branch of Hinduism devoted to the worship of Siva, but rejecting the notion of his incarnations
adjective
  1. of or relating to Saivism or Saivites
Derived FormsSaivism, nounSaivite, noun
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