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5 Iswara Tattvas

In Saivism tattvas 1 -5 of the 36 True Entities (36 Tattvas) belong to the Pure Worlds. They are also called the 5 Suddha Tattvas.
They are followed by the 5 Shakti Tattvas.
 
In the Suddha Tattvas the numbering is
Tattva 01. Shiva
Tattva 02: Shakti
Tattva 03: Sadashiva
Tattva 04: Ishvara
Tattva 05a: Sudya Vidya Tattva
 
In some versions of Saivism which class using the Iswara Tattvas to express the mystery that Shiva and Shakti are 1, there are two Tattva 2 and Tattva 4 is omitted: Tattva 01. Shiva
Tattva 02: Sadashiva
Tattva 02: Shakti
Tattva 03: Ishvara
Tattva 05: Sudya Vidya Tattva
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