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Definition of Agamas

Agama
Agama Ag"a*ma, n.; pl. Agamas. [From the Caribbean name of a species of lizard.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of lizards, one of the few which feed upon vegetable substances; also, one of these lizards.

Meaning of Agamas from wikipedia

- Shakta Agamas. The Agama literature is voluminous, and includes 28 Shaiva Agamas, 77 Shakta Agamas (also called Tantras), and 108 Vaishnava Agamas (also...
- Texts Āgama (Hinduism), a collection of scriptures of several Hindu devotional schools Jain Agamas (Digambara), texts of Digambara Jainism Jain Agamas (Śvētāmbara)...
- lizard to hold to smaller prey. Male agamas are territorial and must fight other males to claim their space. Agamas live in social groups including a lead...
- is a known predator of these agamas. The mongooses are most successful during early mornings on cold days when the agamas are less mobile. Other predators...
- be less colourful than the males of the species. According to species, agamas live in forest, in bush, among rocks and on crags, but where their habitat...
- In Buddhism, an āgama (आगम Sanskrit and Pāli for "sacred work" or "scripture") is a collection of Early Buddhist Texts. The five āgamas together comprise...
- Jaina Agamas or canons. These are believed to have originated from Rishabhanatha, the first tirthankara. The earliest versions of Jain Agamas known were...
- Jain literature comprises Jain Agamas and subsequent commentaries on them by various Jain ascetics. Jain literature is primarily divided between Digambara...
- The tropical spiny agama (Agama armata) is a species of lizard from the family Agamidae, found in most of sub-Saharan Africa. The species is found in South...
- larger reptiles. Under attack the Agamas go into hiding and will only return once the danger is over. Some Agamas are kept as household pets and generally...
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