Saiva

[ sahy-vuh ]
/ ˈsaɪ və /

noun Hinduism.

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Origin of Saiva

From the Sanskrit word śaiva

OTHER WORDS FROM Saiva

Saivite, noun

Words nearby Saiva

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British Dictionary definitions for Saiva

Saiva
/ (ˈsaɪvə, ˈʃaɪ-) /

noun

a member of a branch of Hinduism devoted to the worship of Siva, but rejecting the notion of his incarnations

adjective

of or relating to Saivism or Saivites

Derived forms of Saiva

Saivism, nounSaivite, noun
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