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a·gam·ic

(ā-gam'ik),
Denoting nonsexual reproduction, as by fission or budding.
Synonym(s): agamous

agamic

(ā-găm′ĭk)
adj.
Occurring or reproducing without the union of male and female cells; asexual or parthenogenetic.

a·gam′i·cal·ly adv.

agamic

[āgam′ik]
reproducing asexually, without the union of gametes; asexual.

a·gam·ic

(ā-gam'ik)
Denoting nonsexual reproduction, as by fission or budding.
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The remaining papers in this section include Bettina Baumer's essay, "Unmanifest and Manifest Forms According to the Saivagamas," in which the author analyzes the agamic background of the three levels of meaning that Stella Kramrisch identified in her classic interpretation of the Elephanta cave: (1) avyakta (transcendent, unmanifest), linked with the linga; (2) vyaktavyakta (partly manifest, partly unmanifest), linked with the great sculpture of Sadasiva/Mahadeva; and (3) vyakta (manifest), represented by the eight sculptures of Siva in different manifestations.
The explanation most consistent with the intellectual undertaking represented by the book would probably be the one according to which Trika refers to the triad of Malini, Siddha and Namaka agamas, in view of the claim that schools based on the agamic tradition attach relatively more importance to the modes of spiritual discipline or sadhana than those based on the Vedic tradition.