Adimana, aka: Ādimāna; 1 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Vastushastra (architecture)

[Adimana in Vastushastra glossaries]

Ādimāna (आदिमान):—Additional unit of measurement, on top of the “six iconographic measurements”, according to the Mānasāra (sanskrit literary treatise on vāstu-śāstra, or, ‘architectural science’). The ‘ādi’ in Ādimāna refers to “first”.

(Source): Wisdom Library: Vāstu-śāstra
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Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.

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