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Ṣat kañcukas

In Kashmir Shaivism 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 1. kalā 2. vidyā 3. rāga 4. kāla 5. niyati These become Tattva 07: kalā Tattva 08: vidyā Tattva 09: rāga Tattva 10: kāla Tattva 11: niyati omnipotence - sarvakartṛtva limited power - kalā omniscience - sarvajñatva limited knowledge - vidyā fullness, perfection - pūrṇatva limitation of desire - rāga eternity - nityatva limitation of time or life - kāla omnipresence - vyāpakatva limitation of space - niyati
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