Shaivism vs Saiva - What's the difference?

shaivism | saiva |


As nouns the difference between shaivism and saiva

is that shaivism is a sect comprising the worshipers of the god siva while saiva is (hinduism) a worshiper of siva or practicer of shaivism.

shaivism

Alternative forms

* Saivism * Sivaism * Shivaism

Noun

(en proper noun)
  • A sect comprising the worshipers of the god Siva.
  • Derived terms

    * Shaivite

    Anagrams

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    saiva

    English

    (wikipedia Saiva)

    Alternative forms

    * Shaiva * Saivite

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (Hinduism) A worshiper of Siva or practicer of Shaivism.