Trika

(‘science of the three’)

Śaivism which primarily deals with three fundamentals—Pati (God), paśu (individual soul) and pāśa (bondage)—is generally called Trika also. It has three aspects: Śaivāgamas, Spandaśāstra and Pratyabhijñāśāstra (or Kashmir Śaivism).

See ŚAIVĀGAMAS, SPANDA and Kashmir Śaivism under ŚAIVISM.