information about siddhantam
The term is made of a compound word. It is Siddha and Antam. “Siddha means the establishment of truth. “Antam” means the end. So, Siddhantam means end to the ends, an absolute intellectual finality. The term Saiva Siddhantam is found in Kaamigaagamam 119-120. The term is also found in Thirumantiram -1421 for the first time. Siddhantam is the systematic way of life in Saivism which is called Saiva Siddhantam.