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5 Kancukas

In Tantra The 5 Kancukas (which become the next five Tattvas) are: 1. Kaala time limitation 2. Niyat consciousness dependency 3. Raaga attraction to objects 4. Vidya limited knowledge or wisdom 5. Kalaa limited action
 
In Kashmir Shaivism the order is different: 1. kalā 2. vidyā 3. rāga 4. kāla 5. niyati
In Tantra and Kashmir Saivsm, Maya comes before the 5 Kancukas.
 
In some forms of Shaivism these are the 5 Shaktis and Maya comes after as part of the 5 Atma Tattvas. Ṣat kañcukas 6.1 niyati - spatial limitation 6.2 kāla - limitation in time 6.3 rāga - incompleteness, the limitation of desire 6.4 vidyā - the limitation of knowledge 6.5 kalā - limitation in power 6.6 māyā - the origin of illusion and duality
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