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12 Higher Tattvas

The 24 Tattvas are sometimes supplemented with the 12 Higher Tattvas to become 36 tattvas, which include:
 
1. Shiva Tattva 2. Shakti Tattva 3. Sadakhya Tattva 4. Ishvara Tattva or Bindu Tattva 5. Shuddhavidya Tattva. 6. Maya
 
Tattva 7-11
5 Kancukas Kaala: time limitation Niyati: consciousness dependency Raaga: attraction to objects Vidya: limited knowledge or wisdom Kalaa: limited action 12. Purusha or Prakriti Tattva
 
The first five of these 12 Higher Tattvas bear close resembance to the 5 Suddha Tattvas.
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