What is another word for shaivism?

Pronunciation: [ʃˈe͡ɪvɪzəm] (IPA)

Shaivism is one of the major sects of Hinduism, which holds Lord Shiva as the supreme being. It is also known as Shaivaism, Shaiva religion, or Shaivism sampradaya. In India, it is one of the most ancient sects of Hinduism that originated around the 4th century. Some synonyms for Shaivism are Shaiva tradition, Shaivism sect, and Shaiva philosophy. The main purpose of Shaivism is to attain the ultimate goal of life, which is to escape the cycle of birth and death and become one with Lord Shiva. It is believed that Lord Shiva is the creator, preserver, and destroyer of the universe.

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What are the hypernyms for Shaivism?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
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    dharma, hinduism, Indic Religions, Nastika (non-believers).

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